I wrote a post a few months ago about “What To Capitalize on a Resume,” but from the number of emails I receive it’s obvious I didn’t go into enough detail.
All lines parallel with the viewer's line of sight recede to the horizon towards this vanishing point.
This is the standard "receding railroad tracks" phenomenon.
For information on my mystery/suspense books, go to More from this author. Cover letters are your chance to shine (or look like an ass). Rule Number One Don’t Include the Articles “The”, “A”, or “An” […] When to Use Compound Modifiers on Résumés Compound modifiers play an important part in the English language, particularly when written.
For everyone reading this, I’ve got news for you: good résumés do not earn you interviews. The following is an excerpt from my book No Mistakes Resumes. Many people pay no attention to them, but it’s important to know when to use compound modifiers—especially on résumés—because some of the people who screen résumés do pay attention.
And of all the places where […] How to Make Your Résumé Perfect It sounds ridiculous to say writing a résumé is difficult, but it is—difficult, not ridiculous. It’s your life that the résumé reflects, and it’s only a couple of pages.
But it’s your life encompassing many years, and you need lots of facts and […] How to Read a Résumé Waiting to hear back from a company regarding your candidacy for a job can be frustrating.
At last count we had 45 animals—11 dogs, 1 horse, 6 cats, and 26 pigs. Using a cover letter is like […] I’ve mentioned time and again about making no mistakes on your résumé, but there are certain grammar rules you should break when writing a résumé.
Oh, and one crazy—and very large—wild boar named Dennis who takes walks with me every day and happens to also be my best buddy. First, let’s look at the differences between a good resume and a great résumé. Great Résumés Get […] Every résumé needs a cover letter. Résumés have their own set of rules, and they should be adhered to if you want your résumé read.
Linear perspective always works by representing the light that passes from a scene through an imaginary rectangle (realized as the plane of the painting), to the viewer's eye, as if a viewer were looking through a window and painting what is seen directly onto the windowpane.
If viewed from the same spot as the windowpane was painted, the painted image would be identical to what was seen through the unpainted window.
Gatekeepers take note of the little things when they screen resumes, and proper (or improper) capitalization is one of the things they notice. Giacomo Giammatteo is the author of gritty crime dramas about murder, mystery, and family.