You have your eye on a competitive position. You know that the application you send in will be your first official presentation of candidacy—and maybe your one shot to get noticed. To stand out from the pack, you’ve decided to submit a creative job application. You’re hoping a bold, innovative approach will be just the thing to get the recruiter’s attention.
And sometimes, that’s exactly the thing that’ll snag you that interview. But, stepping out of your traditional comfort zone means you also need to learn some new best practices—as well as the common mistakes to avoid. To make sure your application is memorable for the right reasons, here’s what not to do.
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