I was talking to a recruiter last month and showed him a 1 page CV I did. He told me that it was too colourful and I’ve heard that a couple times Right now I am sending 2 different ones, the one page CV called metro inspired by Windows 8 preview from awhile back and a cleaner …Continue reading "The Thoughts Behind my Suit CV"
So creating a cover letter is not always easy. While a CV will get you to the door the cover letter is what will open it for the next step which is the interview. It is all about what you are saying in those few paragraphs that will be the difference between the trash can …Continue reading "Cover Letter and CV Thought and Format"
I have spent the last day or two working on Illustrator trying to take my resume and make it into an infographic. I am not sure how much good it will do but I thought it would be a good way to learn how hard it is to actually create something along those lines. So …Continue reading "My #resume as a #infographic – The Story So Far"
Download now or preview on posterous eric floresca cv 1.pdf (270 KB) So this is it, stick a fork in this sucker because it is done. I have two versions of this cv, one with the TFC stuff and one without. The main difference being that the one without has more white space. Favourite part …Continue reading "The final cv (YAY) I know I got at least one hit too :)"
Creating these took time but I really like them. I know I can’t please everyone but it is a start, a good one I think. Download now or preview on posterous eric_floresca_cv.pdf (270 KB) This one stripes out as much as I could have in order to simplify it without having the cv loose it’s …Continue reading "I think this #cv #resume is it… beyond an edit or two this one is finished. (YAY!)"
The cv or resume is a a brief snapshot into who you are as a worker when you’re applying for a job. A good resume or cv as I call it will usually never land you a job but it can open the possibilities for one. It is the first impression that someone gets of …Continue reading "What do you think of my #resume #cv thingy? (I hope it is not that bad)"
What I write here has a lot of undercurrents of my own regrets, failures, hopes and dreams. I know people who have gotten into the industry that I am still seeking to break into (advertising) but what I have come to understand about myself is that I will not be content just working a job. It …Continue reading "Thoughts on the CV Take 2"
I can never every check over my cv correctly there is always something I miss. It is kind of like when you write something you see it the way you wrote it when in reality you see what you want to see. I have been making it in illustrator and I just miss small things …Continue reading "My CV Screw Up – Hey as long as I can laugh about I am cool :) (At Least it Got Caught Early – That is a WIN)"
So it’s 6:37 am and I am up have not slept and worked all night on a portfolio type document. Well it isn’t really a portfolio just a doc with images and links to where I am online. I know I should get a web site but until I do this will have to do. …Continue reading "Didn’t Sleep Tonight Oh Well…"