The idea of the traditional resume is gone. Today employers are looking for something a little different, something that stands out from the crowd. With a world of technology at the fingertips of candidates, there is a greater expectation for them to go the extra mile. Simply producing a safe resume on paper is not enough.

The statistics speak for themselves: one in six job seekers credit social media with helping them land their current job, while a YouTube search on “video resume” throws up 1 million plus hits. These are the mediums that candidates are now using to seek work and it looks like they are paying off.

Our infographic provides upcoming trends for resumes, examples of some unique approaches that candidates have taken around the world to land a job as well some helpful tips from the experts.

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