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ResumUP

Create Infographic Job Resumes


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Published 06/05/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Adam Brown
What can you use the app for?

You can use this app to create an infographic-style resume. ResumUP combines profiles and other information from social networks such as LinkedIn and Facebook. It then combines them in a visual resume in the style of an infographic. Employers can also use this app to recruit new workers. The app also lets users compare career achievements to others, set career goals, and display their work history on a colorful timeline.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

The app was created in 2011 in St. Petersburg, Russia, by the ResumUP recruiting company. Within months of its creation, the app won several awards, including in the Webready and Pruffi Startup Team contests. The app received positive reviews in the web-based media shortly after launch, including at TheNextWeb.com. A full-time team of designers and technicians is employed and working on the app from Russia, headed by founder Eugene Barulin. Within months of its launch, the app expanded to included several thousand monthly users.

What are the differences to other apps?

The concept of a visible, infographic-style resume sets ResumUP apart from other apps. The design allows employers to see the scope of a candidate's experience easily. It also allows for easy comparison between candidates. It creates a resume that includes color coding and dialogue boxes to expand on the candidate's experience.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The resumes created by ResumUP are visually stimulating. The creation of a profile is simple. The information is based on your Facebook profile. You can also edit your profile information within the ResumUP app if you prefer to keep some of the information off of your Facebook profile. As with any resume builder, it takes some time to create your profile. You must include information such as minimum pay expected, countries where you worked, and more.

How does the registration process work?

To register, you can sign in through your Facebook account. The app requires permission to access your data any time and post on your behalf. Once you register, you can immediately start creating your profile. The app will give you a basic profile design with some of your information. You must make sure the information provided is complete and correct. It is automatically arranged into a stimulating visual resume.

What does it cost to use the application?

The app is free.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Any job seekers can use this app to supplement their current job search. Many employers may prefer a more traditional approach but some may be impressed by a ResumUP profile. People who are looking for work within the realm of the internet may find this particularly useful. It is an internet-based tool and using it shows some internet savvy. Creative professionals may also benefit from it, as potential employers may appreciate the visual aspect.

  • One-click profile creation.
  • Compare your career rating with others.
  • Helps set career goals.
  • Visual recruiting for employers.


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