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How to Create a Successful Infographic Resume

How to Create a Successful Infographic Resume
From Recruiter - January 12, 2017

Put yourself in the shoes of a hiring manager for a moment.

Youre looking through applications for an open position at your company. Odds are, youre looking at somewhere around74 applications maybe even more. What would help you screen these applications more quickly and efficiently?

How about a visual resume?

In a poll conducted by Beyond.com, more than57 percent of HR professionals said that an infographic or visual resume would help them evaluate candidates more quickly. When done well, an infographic resume can set candidatesapart from the competition while also showcasingtheir design, data visualization, and copywriting skills.

Infographic resumes do come with one major caveat, though: They should not be used to replace traditional resumes. The fact is that some companies stillprefer traditional resumes, and applicant tracking systems (ATSs)cant read your resume if its an image instead of a text document.



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