April 3, 2012 – Visual Resumes With a Personal Feel

The job market is tough right now, and motivated job seekers are pulling out all the stops to land the most coveted gigs. is an application that people can use to ensure their resumes get noticed by hiring execs. The online tool turns resumes and CVs into a visual infographics that showcase each job applicant’s career milestones, personal background information, and online presence in a stylish way. resumes work best for people in data or design-centric fields – basically, any occupation where hiring managers would appreciate a resume with a unique edge. Enter your email address, choose a password, and select a URL where your resume will appear. You can speed up the process of building a resume with by connecting with LinkedIn and importing your information from the social network directly to your account. If you don’t use LinkedIn, or if you just prefer typing information in by hand, then you can skip that step and manually add all the data that needs. Add some personal information, type up a brief biography, and include a timeline of your past jobs and freelance gigs. will guide you through the process of creating infographics that represent your vital stats, job duties, skill evolution, languages, interests, pastimes and more. You’ll also want to upload a traditional resume for employers who prefer taking a more basic look at your skills and qualifications.

The resulting page that you end up with after creating your profile is both professional and stylish. Hiring managers should be able to see all the necessary business and personal information about a candidate with one glance across the screen. The web-application also offers useful analytics tools that make it easy to track how many people are checking out your resume at any time.

Practical Uses:

  • Get your resume noticed by hiring managers
  • Give potential employers links to all your social networking accounts
  • Create a stylish and professional looking CV
  • Find out how many people have been looking at your resume online

Insider Tips:

  • Users can import their professional information from LinkedIn
  • gives people a dozen themes to choose from when designing their pages
  • People can upload PNG, JPG, or GIF files to the Portfolio section
  • Writers can upload PDF, DOC, DOCX, or PPT files to show examples of their work

What we liked:

  • helps people make accurate and good-looking infographics
  • is a great tool for people in all types of creative fields
  • People in more buttoned-up professions can still upload a traditional CV for employers to download
  • Users can choose the design theme that best fits their personal aesthetic

What we didn’t like:

  • Some hiring managers may still prefer traditional CVs and resumes


Company Info:

  • Launched: June 2011 (Beta)
  • Privately Held
  • Headquarters: Fresno, California
  • Founded by: Stephen Years, Bart Clarkson, and Mike Harding
  • Web site:


  • Free

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