When you're presenting yourself to employers, you want to stand out from the crowd. Some people try to use gimmicks, like pink resume paper or a quirky cover letter. These kinds of attempts nearly always backfire; they scream "I'm trying too hard! I don't have any other way to stand out!" and discredit your candidacy. Related: How To Stand Out To Employers When Applying Online Instead of relying on a gimmick, choose one of these ways to stand out to employers and hop head-and-shoulders over the hundreds of "uniquely qualified" candidates.
June 06, 2014