There have been some creative ways people have done their resumes over the years but I think this one is the tastiest.
Begley, 32, used the label of a candy bar to sell himself to potential employers, crafting his resume onto a “Resume Bar.”
Using the tagline, “Credentials that will satisfy any organization’s appetite,” Begley sold himself on the bar as an “experienced marketing professional” with a serving size of “1 career.” Instead of calories the bar listed his education level, MBA, and instead of vitamin counts, the bar’s label touted Begley’s 110% work ethic, 100% communication and 100% versatility, among others.
“People are either going to love or hate it,” Begley told ABCNews.com today. “My focus was to find an organization that would embrace it because if they weren’t open to that kind of out-of-the-box thinking, that wouldn’t be a company that I would fit in well with anyways.”
Begley had already found an organization, the Orlando Magic basketball franchise, that embraced his creativity while in graduate school. The team hired him for a summer internship after receiving a “ResumeBar,” which gave Begley all the confidence he needed to try it again.
Story courtesy of ABCnews.com
Have you ever tried something creative with your resume? Did it work?