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30 Infographic Resumes for Inspiration

30 Infographic Resumes for Inspiration | visual data | Scoop.it

A few years back, presenting an infographic résumé was something completely unthinkable, even if you were applying to a job where creativity and graphic skills were important. It simply didn’t happen. Then, with the rise of the online portfolios and social networks, it became more common to present professional background and skills with a more visual appeal.


Today, infographics seem to be everywhere and web services will transform your social media activity and LinkedIn profile into visual displays, making it possible for those without the necessary graphic abilities to have their own illustrated curriculum.

Though popular, the resume as infographic trend is fairly new to employers, so the best option for most professionals is to look at them as a supplement to the traditional format. If you decide to create your own, look around for examples- they range from the complex to those with a more minimalistic approach. Both types can be effective, if the objective is to stand out from the crowd...


Visit the link for a gallery of varied and creative infographic resumes for creative and graphic design inspiration.

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Vizualize.Me - Visualize your resume in one click

Vizualize.Me is launching soon- make sure to sign up and get in line for an invite!

 

Vizualize.me has built a Web app that ingests a user’s work history and then spits out a design-y timeline, with details about each experience layered in.
Data like this is often messy, so, rather than trying to get users to manually enter their work history, Vizualize.me just connects to LinkedIn, pulls out the already-structured data, and converts it into the visualization.

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A Code of Ethics for Data Visualization Professionals

A Code of Ethics for Data Visualization Professionals | visual data | Scoop.it
Data Visualization is a relatively new field and as such, it has a lot of maturing to do. And part of that process is determining what is acceptable practice.

It is important to have a visible code of ethics because it establishes a standard of quality, helps us garner trust from clients, users and viewers, and gives our team a sense of confidence and pride in their work.

But how do you develop a visualization-specific code of ethics? In many ways, visualization is similar to journalism. In fact, many – if not most – large newspapers have created dedicated visualization departments, which produce some of the highest-quality data visualizations we see today. That’s hardly coincidental. Much like journalists, data visualization professionals have to collect data and information and then represent it to the public in the most truthful way possible...

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Data Science: More Than Mining | Visual.ly

Data Science: More Than Mining | Visual.ly | visual data | Scoop.it

While the concept of data science has been around for decades, the notion of a data scientist has become an in-demand career leading to a rise of a new generation of data scientists. Proliferation of sensors, mobile and social trends provide explosive growth of new types of data. Data scientists are creating the tools that can be used to interpret and help translate the streams of information into innovative new products.

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