News: Infographic visual resumes: Job aspirants' new experiment

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Infographic visual resumes: Job aspirants' new experiment

A tough job market, companies shy of hiring, and a growing pile of CVs are increasingly forcing job aspirants to experiment with innovative ideas like infographic CVs, Facebook-styled timelines, photographs, icons and even video resumes in order to showcase their credentials better, Economic Times reported.

A tough job market, companies shy of hiring, and a growing pile of CVs are increasingly forcing job aspirants to experiment with innovative ideas like infographic CVs, Facebook-styled timelines, photographs, icons and even video resumes in order to showcase their credentials better, Economic Times reported.

The plain old curriculum vitae is now getting a makeover with some even doing away with text altogether and relying purely on graphics instead.

"The 'infographic resume' can do to a traditional CV, what Power Point does to a word doc," says Sanjay Modi, managing director, Monster.com (India/Middle East/Southeast Asia).

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