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10 months ago
Leonardo Da Vinci writes the first resume.
A traveling Lord in England makes a handwritten letter of introduction to acquaintances and calls it his resume.
Resumes were formalities. Most of them were written on scraps of paper over lunch with employers.
Resumes are almost like Facebook profile. They sometimes include weight, age, height, martial status and religion.
Resumes aren't formalities, they are now just expected.
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 document.
Enter, fax machines--- the new, cool way to send resumes.
The internet world wide web go public. Monster.com goes live, and CareerBuilder
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