Using Colour in your Resume: Yay or Nay? Neon green is an absurd color and should never even be considered on a resume. However, judiciously used color, such as on borders, bullets, and holding lines, adds interest and should not be discounted on the chance somebody might reject it. I always add a little color to my clients resumes, How can the answer be improved? Dos and Donts to put your resume on the right path The Dos and Donts for Your Resume.
There are many simple dos and donts that you can implement in the resume process that can make a huge difference in the success of Color also indicates to me that I'm looking at the resume of a selfconfident job seeker, and that's a good thing.
HR and recruiter types aren't necessarily looking for wall flowers; we want people confident in their particular skill set. Using color, though not on your resume, to stand out in your next job search will catch a hiring managers eye and separate you from the other candidates. Make your resume into your personal brand.