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13 Nov 2017
First resume; written by Leonardo da Vinci
Lord in England writes a letter of introduction to his acquaintances, calling it a resume.
Resumes were just formalities. Most were written on scraps of paper during breaks.
Resumes became similar to social media profiles. Included things such as age, weight, height, marital status, and religion.
Resumes became expected. Not just formalities.
Resumes start to include hobbies, such as sports and clubs.
Digital typers make resumes look for professional.
First VHS resumes are recorded and used. Demand on books about career counseling and resumes increase.
Online background checking.
Microsoft released an RTF universal doc.
Fax machines become the cool new way to send resumes.
Internet goes wild. Monster.com goes live. CareerBuilder is founded.
Emails become to new cool way to send resumes.
Dot Com boom hits full stride.
Interactive resumes marl the beginning Optimal Resume.
Optimal Resume released an online resume builder.
Video resumes become popular again, and more high school students send them to colleges.
Video Resumes hit YouTube.
Summaries and Position statements are in. Social media enters, LinkedIn dominates.Nearly all employers google prospective employees.
Resumes are shorter, with more visuals. They contain Social media links.Digital CVs and infographic resumes are trending.
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