|Staples Offers Easy Tips to Help New Graduates Dress a Resume for Success|
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With summer half over and the graduation parties now just a memory, recent college graduates across the country are getting serious about completing their journey from college to the real world with their first professional job search. One of the most difficult tasks in this transition is presenting a professional resume and related materials in a way that stands out from the competition. According to the Copy & Print Center experts at Staples, Inc., (Nasdaq: SPLS), the world's largest office products company, many new job seekers neglect the importance of a resume's appearance and do not take appropriate steps to create a lasting impression.
"A prospective employer's first glance at a resume can mean the difference between being considered or removed from a job candidate list," said John Burke, Senior Vice President of Business Services at Staples. "The appearance of a resume is critical and by following a few simple guidelines, anyone can create an eye-catching resume."
To help new college graduates and all other job seekers impress potential employers, Staples offers the following easy tips for creating an attractive resume:
According to Burke, job seekers who want to make their resume look its best can also get help from professional designers, without breaking the bank. "Expert design definitely makes a difference. At Staples' Copy & Print Centers, our design services experts will work with you to discuss printing and finishing options, and then help create a great-looking, professional resume, in most cases within 24 hours," he said.
Located at over 1,250 Staples stores across the country, Staples Copy & Print Centers offer full-service copying and printing services with a 100% quality guarantee. Signature services include digital color copying, printing of customized letterhead, envelopes and business cards, lamination, various binding capabilities and more. Additional services for small business owners include wide format color printing capabilities for high-quality photo enlargements, posters, signs and banners. For added convenience, customers can also visit the online Staples Copy & Print Center at http://www.staples.com to upload digital files and submit print and copy jobs to any store location. Visit the Staples web site for a complete list of store locations.
Staples, Inc. invented the office superstore concept in 1986 and today is the world's largest office products company. With 69,000 talented associates, the company is committed to making it easy to buy a wide range of office products, including supplies, technology, furniture, and business services. With 2005 sales of $16.1 billion, Staples serves consumers and businesses ranging from home-based businesses to Fortune 500 companies in 21 countries throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples operates 1,786 office superstores and also serves its customers through mail order catalog, e-commerce and contract businesses. More information is available at http://www.staples.com.
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