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11 months ago
Leonardo DeVinci created first official resume.
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 with employers.
Resumes are like Facebook profiles. They include weight, height, martial status, and religion.
Resumes were no longer formalities, they were expected.
Resumes start to include outside interests like sports and clubs.
Digital typesetting and word processors make resumes more offical.
The first VHS portfolios are recorded and used. Books on resumes and career counseling boom.
Online checking accounts begin.
Microsoft releases an RTF universal block.
Fax machines enter, the new, cool way to send resumes.
The internet and World Wide Web goes public. Monster.com goes live and Career.Builder is founded.
Email is the new, cool way to send a resume.
Dot.com hits full stride.
Interactive resumes begin and mark the beginning of
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