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.
This article covered how people choose what to put on their resume, based on the arena of people that will see it. For instance, people are more willing to lie about unverifiable things on public resumes when they do not have to explain themselves face to face.
This article covers why more times than not, you should not use an infographic resume. It tells how most jobs in the world are not ‘creative’ jobs and how using it can probably end up hurting you unless you are in very particular fields such as graphic design or interior design.
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.
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.
This is a page from the American University website describing what they see as an infographic resume. It is a very generic definition, but what academic institutions say brings clout because of the amount of students they consult for about how to get a job.