How to Rock at CV Writing

Untitled design (45)Here at Work for Mums we see lots of CV’s ranging from the very bland to the super sublime.

We’ve been scouring the web for some ingenious ideas which turn traditional CV writing on it’s head. If you want to get noticed and really, really want that job, here are some brilliant CV innovations to get you thinking:

The CV you can eat

Designer Matthew Hirsch designed a chocolate bar CV

“In hopes of striking up a dialogue, while giving these creative directors information about my skill set, I created a Hirschy’s Bar”

Check out Hirschy’s Bar on

The CV you can make…out of Lego

Student Leah Bowman created a Lego themed CV using her creative skills and love of lego

“Looking for a job can be a bit frustrating at times,” Bowman tells Mashable. “I’ve applied for dozens of jobs and had a handful of interviews, but sometimes there’s just another candidate that edged you out. I know I’d be a great addition to any team, but I needed a better way to communicate that rather than just sending in a boring resume.”

View Leah’s creation on

The CV you can add to basket

Amazon inspired Philippe Dubost to create his CV themed like he was available to add to cart

“I just thought that if a company thinks that this is fun, then that’s a company I would like to work for”

Take a look at Phillipe’s website to view his resume in full:

Are these a bit too over the top for you?  Check out some more innovative designs online at

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