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ashley- resume timeline
⟶ Updated 13 Nov 2017 ⟶
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The resume was invented
The first resume was used by the Lord of England.
Resumes were just formalities. Most resumes were written on scraps of paper.
Resumes are like Facebook profiles. Resumes had personal information.
Resumes are no longer just formalities, they are now expected.
Resumes start to include outside interests .
Digital typesetting and word processors make resumes more professional .
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.
Enter, fax machines -- the new, cool way to send resumes.
The Internet and World Wide Web go public. Monster.com goes live, and CareerBuilder is founded.
Email is the new, cool way to send a resume.
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
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.
the first resume was used by the Lord of England.
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