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Resume makeover: How to add multimedia

In today’s multimedia world, some job seekers are creating elaborate video game resumes, or adding infographics, video, audio or design-intensive documents to their traditional resumes. So, is your old-fashioned text-based document passé?

The answer, according to recruiters and hiring managers, is to tread carefully when considering how to add multimedia sparkle to your resume. Judicious use of hyperlinks and non-text devices can provide candidates with an edge, but just because you “can” spruce up your resume with bells and whistles doesn’t mean you should.

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