One looks like a movie poster. Another is a Facebook profile. One even requires a bar code. Are these insanely creative resumes a waste of time? Possibly, but these resumes landed job interview for their creators.
We asked career coaches if and when it pays to be creative. The consensus: It depends where you're applying to.
"Your resume has to dress the part," says career counselor Lynn Berger. "Just like you wouldn't wear a miniskirt to a job interview, you need to match the resume to the job you're looking for."