Don’t wait to build an infographic resume. You don’t need a fancy graphic design package- these templates make it easier. From online design to good old PowerPoint, there’s a solution to fit your style and needs!
Canva Infographic Templates
Canva debuted their infographic templates recently and some would work really well for your infographic resume. No design skills required, but an eye for design will help! You can see the infographic templates here. To edit this for your own purposes, you’ll need a free Canva account.
This infographic is 800 pixels wide- that’s the recommended width. Click on the image to see it full size. There isn’t a recommended length, but 2,000 pixels (like this) ought to do it.
Just edit your details, add icons and photos and it’s your own. Download it to your computer and add it to your LinkedIn profile summary section! (Literally, this only took me 10 minutes. Imagine what you could do if you invested 30 minutes!)
There are other templates for bio infographics, however, they will cost you. Consider them design inspiration. Speaking of which, here are 10 infographic resumes to get your creative juices flowing.
Visme Infograhic Resume Template
Visme is a powerful tool. It is also a bit more time consuming to pull together your infographic resume. You’re in luck, there are several templates here. (To access the free infographic resume template you will need to create a free Visme account.)
Yes, Venngage has infographic resume templates, but you need to pay to use them. I modified one of the free infographic templates to get this result… (Create your own with a free Venngage account) and you can see more templates here.
Create free infographics with Venngage.
HubSpot Infographic Template
If PowerPoint is more familiar to you, try using one of the 10 HubSpot templates. You will have to enter your email to get them, but it is worth it!
- Infograhic resumes are a supplement to the traditional text resume.
- Quality of wording matters A LOT. Don’t forget accomplishment statements!
- The real secret is in how you publicize/share your infographic!
How To Use Your Infographic Resume
The best times to use your infographic resume are while networking and in an interview.
Applicant tracking systems (ATS) can’t read images so don’t try and apply online with one.
Here is more help on how to use your infographic resume the right way!
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Better yet, order your copy of “The Infographic Resume” You’ll find more examples, stories and best-practices for creating and sharing infographic and visual resumes.