Vizualize.me – Hey, someone finally got the “let’s kill all the resumes” thing right

November 27, 2011
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For at least 15 years, I’ve not taken seriously the idea that a resume could be replaced. Why? Not because I didn’t think it could be done, but because every time someone set me up for a “resume killer” conversation, what they came back with was… well, it was lame. (And look, I take my share of the blame for ugliness of resumes in the early days of the Internet, we could have done better.)

For at least 15 years, I’ve not taken seriously the idea that a resume could be replaced. Why? Not because I didn’t think it could be done, but because every time someone set me up for a “resume killer” conversation, what they came back with was… well, it was lame. (And look, I take my share of the blame for ugliness of resumes in the early days of the Internet, we could have done better.)

Vizualize.me  – you guys did a great job. Combine the data quality of LinkedIn with a decent attempt at improving the user interface, and you come out with a really nice looking visualization. I assume they are not stopping with LinkedIn – reskinning data through interfaces and treating the UI seriously has lots of legs.

Here’s my test 

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