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Best printables: from paint by numbers to official documents

Printables: Everything You Need to Know It’s no secret. Here at Resumates, we’ve always been all about printing. So it’s no surprise that we love our topic today; printables. What are Printables? Printables are just that; things you can print at home. Typically, printables are free intellectual property that can be downloaded and printed by anyone. That’s a very broad definition, and in fact, printables are an outrageously diverse category. We’ve compiled a list of some of our absolute favorite printable documents we’ve found online. People are printing all kinds of crazy things! Everything from maps to birthday cards to paint-by-numbers to eye charts. Games Word searches. Remember word searches? Word searches come with a grid of letters and a bank...

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Destress from interview prep with custom paint by number services

During the stresses of interview prep its great to have a hobby or project where you can fully focus. Focusing on a project or task allows you to disconnect from the complexities of modern life, and in doing so relax and rejuvenate. To the degree we can build and accomplish something in the process we find it creates really healthy reinforcing feedback. One example of how we can build positive things during stressful times is with some of the new paint by number products out there today. You probably remember paint by number projects from your childhood, such as Schipper paint by number kits. Well, they're back and in many ways quite a bit better than ever. Technology and craftsmanship have made it possible to convert...

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The ultimate guide to resume paper

It is fascinating that some of our most critical professional moments - the ones that can alter the course of our professional careers - occur in the 30-minute interview setting. Despite all of the experience we have built over years, we are tasked with giving the strongest first impression in this short window to our potential future employers. The importance of first impressions Most of us learned growing up that we can only make a good first impression once. This grade-school advice only grows in importance as we enter the workforce and move upward in our careers. As we march towards interviews and career fairs we know how important it is to make our best first impressions. We check all of our...

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The best paper for printing your thesis (and which paper to avoid!)

Resumates offers an online, self-serve self-serve thesis binding tool for professional results without breaking the bank. Simply upload you thesis and specification for easy printing and binding. Outside of your bound version, most universities have certain quality standards for printing thesis and dissertations for formal submission. As the physical embodiment of your academic achievement, your thesis is expected to stand the test of time. Most universities agree that thesis paper needs to be of archival quality, white, and with some cotton composition. Universities tend to have some varying requirements for paper on certain criteria, such as the paper weight (i.e. thickness) of your thesis paper, so you will need to confirm if there are certain unique requirements specific to your university. Archival-quality paper simply means that...

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5 Best Leather Interview Portfolios and for all budgets

Interview preparation can feel a bit daunting, and it's easy to miss some of the basic items you might want to bring on interview day. One item that is often overlooked until the night before is a leather interview portfolio (sometimes also referred to as "leather padfolio" because it holds a notepad) to hold your resume prints, pen, and notepad. In this post we'll help you identify the right leather portfolio for your upcoming interview for any budget. Best Value Leather Portfolio On a Budget (faux leather, under $25): Opus Interview Portfolio and Resume Paper The interview portfolio from Opus Paper Co offers something that other portfolios plainly do not - premium resume paper included. This faux leather product comes in black with white stiching and...

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