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WRITING FOR THE ROBOT: HOW EMPLOYER SEARCH TOOLS HAVE INFLUENCED RÉSUMÉ RHETORIC AND ETHICS

This article covers the conventional dos and don’ts of resume writing as it would come from a business communication teacher.  Then it moves into how things have changed over the years, and now that most large companies scan resumes into a system to allow them to become searchable.  With that change, now prospective employees have to change the word choice to make sure this new system picks up on their application.  With job market becoming ever more competitive, everyone needs a leg up.  This article argues it has become the word choice.

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Infographic Resume Tips

This article discussing how the infographic resume may be here to stay, and not just a “passing fad.”  It follows by going over tips of how you can use an infographic resume in a fashion that will help you and to stay away from things that could hurt you.

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Infographic Resume (India viewpoint)

This article from the Economic Times takes the perspective of the growth of infographic resumes in India comparing them to the growth in the “west.” It covers how they can be very beneficial, but also can hurt you if you are not careful.  The author describes how the infographics are gaining steam and becoming more and more common, making recruiters pay close attention to them for the time being.