Tuesday, September 06, 2011

500 Year Evolution of the Resume [infographic]

Did you know that the Resume is 500 years old ? Leonardo Da Vinci created the first one in 1482.

In 1983, Microsoft Word set the standard for resumes.

In 1995, the Email becomes the new popular way to send a resume to an employer.

In 1996, Adobe Reader offers a new format with PDF.

In 2007, video resumes hit YouTube.

Founded in 2003, LinkedIn becomes really popular in 2008, paving the way for professionnal social networking on the Internet.

In 2011, job search and recruiting via social media become very popular, although some articles mention that companies are starting to turn their backs on Social Media.

Source: rezscore
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