When my infographic was published on Mashable last week, it went completely viral. It had over 7,000 shares and over 100 comments.
Among the comments was a clever job seeker who turned his resume into a nice looking infographic. He wasn’t a designer, and although the concept was really great, it didn’t do him any service.
But still. What a killer idea. To represent your career in an easy to read, visually interesting way.
And by total coincidence, that’s exactly what Brazen Careerist just announced in their most recent newsletter, a new app called, “The Infographic Resume“.
Basically, you access your LinkedIn profile and it will generate a graphic summarizing what it finds.
Then you can export it into a .pdf and use it instead of a resume.
In their own words:
The idea behind the app is to give you 1) a way to easily visualize your personal profile information; 2) a unique and creative way to show an employer who you are and what you bring to the table so you can stand out from the crowd; and 3) career feedback and advice that highlights your strengths and areas you can improve.
Whether you actually use it in your job search or not, I don’t know. But it’s cool enough to check out and see if it could work for you.