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9 months ago
Leonardo da Vinci writes the first official resume.
Resume were only formalities.
Resumes become like FACEBOOK profiles.
Resumes become now expected.
Resumes now include outside interests.
Technology makes resumes more professional and salesy.
First VHS resumes are recorded and used.
Online background checking begins.
Microsoft releases RTF.
Enter, fax machines -- the new, cool way to send resumes.
Email is the new, cool way to send a resume.
The Internet and World Wide Web go public.
Dot Com boom hits full stride.
Interactive resumes begin and mark the beginning of Optimal Resume.
Optimal Resume releases an online resume builder.
Video resumes pick up, more and more high school students begin sending them to colleges.
Video resumes hit YouTube.
Resume objectives are out, Summaries and position statements are in. Social Media enters the picture, LinkedIn dominates employment and networking. Personal branding via SEO and keywords become a worry; nearly all employers google prospective employees.
- Resumes contain social media links. They're now shorter but with more visuals and multimedia. Digital CVs and Infographic resumes are trending.
An England Lord offers a resume to acquaintances.
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