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You have about 20 seconds to convince the hiring manager that you are a good fit for the job. Over 50% of that first impression is based on subtle visual cues. Learn how simple design principles can make you appear smarter, more professional and more trustworthy – all without saying a single word.
Whether you are using an existing Word template or not, you will have to make certain design decisions if you want to craft a strong job application. You will have to choose the right fonts, colors and layout to highlight your personality and your strengths. This guide is designed to be followed along as you write your resume and cover letter. Over the course of one night, you will create a finished application package that will make you stand out against your competition. It works with the tools you already have, like Microsoft Word or Google Docs.
By the end of this guide, you will also know what common mistakes hiring mangers see over and over again. And once you know them – they will be easy to avoid.