August 15, 2011

Vizualize.me: Résumé as Infographic

BusinessInsider recently published 13 Insanely Cool Résumés That Landed Interviews at Google and Other Top Jobs. One in particular by graphic designer Greg Dizzia caught my eye:



According to Greg, his CV has received mixed reactions, mostly positive from creative people, less so from HR.

This week brings news of a start-up Vizualize.me, who aim to provide tools for sprucing up your résumé with visual depictions of your work experience, education and qualifications.

I've signed up for the beta but in the mean time you can gain an impression of the services provided by Vizualize.me by visiting their blog. Here's Ashton Kutcher's résumé given the Vizualize.me treatment:




The success of Vizualize.me will depend to a large extent on the success of the CVs produced using their tools. Good visualizations are founded on good data, so before you start dressing up your CV, start with a good credentials.

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