Short of sending in CVs etched in gold leaf, what can you do to make your job application stand out from the crowd? Here are our top eight standout tips:1. If you’re aiming for a creative job (design, website design, PR or advertising etc. ), why not set up a website to show examples of your work? Or attach case studies to your CV? You could even make an online CV. What about creating a Facebook CV if you’re applying for a social networking marketing job? 2.