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Leonardo De Vinci writes the first professional resume.
Leonardo De Vinci
A traveling Lord in England offers a handwritten letter of introduction to acquaintances and calls it his resume.
Resumes were just formalities. Most wrote them on scraps of paper over lunch
Resumes are like Facebook profiles. They include weight, age, height, marital status and religion.
Resumes are no longer just formalities, they are now expected.
Some event happened
Resumes start to include outside interests like sports and clubs.
Digital typesetting and word processors make resumes more professional and salesy
The first VHS portfolios are recorded and used. Books on resumes and career counseling boom.
Online background checking begins
Microsoft releases an RTF universal doc
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