It means that they’ll be a time-pressed Millennial who has never seen a 1990s version of the Internet, but has spent the last 10 years of their life skimming through web content at warp speed. They’ll be used to interfaces being intuitive and easy to internalise.
It’s also likely that the first time they’ll see your resume will be on their mobile device, while they’re driving to/from work, waiting for a client, etc.
Most importantly, it has to pull a reader in – one bit of information at a time.
Don’t jeopardise your chances of getting noticed by making your resume look like it belongs to someone who is out of touch with the times. (By the way, for more help with your resume check out my library of resume writing guides here).
A Great-Looking Resume Is Just The Beginning.
An effective design simply gets you in the door; it takes away one of the key reasons why recruiters stop reading your resume.