A Résumé For The Digital Age

A  résumé  is a document used by an individual whom is seeking employment or a higher position within a company. It is a presentation of their backgrounds and skills. The word résumé comes from the French word résumé meaning "summary. Leonard Da Vinci was credited with the first résumé. His version  took the form of a letter written on or about 1481–1482 to a potential employer who went by the name of Ludovico Sforza, Roughly after that, approximately for the next  450 years, the résumé continued to be a mere description of a person, which included their abilities and past employment. In the early 1900s, résumés listed things like weight, height, marital status, and religion. During the1950, the résumé evolved into something more than just mere words written on scraps of paper. By then, résumés were considered to be a mandatory document to be presented to a prospective employer, and included information such as personal interests and hobbies. It was not until the 1970s, the beginning of the Digital age, that résumés took on a more professional look in terms of presentation and content.  In today’s modern day society, With regards to seeking suitable employment, there are four basic types of resumes. They are chronological, functional, combination and targeted. A chronological  résumé  is perhaps the most commonly used and is believed to be the simplest to write. Its convenient format allows employers..........