This infographic (from Online Colleges) outlines the main reasons why you should dump the normal CV and create a social media version.

Have you got a social media CV? Post it in the comments!


  • 1 in 6 job seekers credit social media for landing their most recent/current job.
  • A social media CV enables you to keep a portfolio of work which you can easily update.
  • Make sure you have built a social media CV on LinkedIn.
  • Recruiters like positivity – so include membership in a professional organisation or examples of volunteering.
  • There are many different ways to create a social media CV and to test whether it’s working.

RELATED: What Does Your Online Persona Say About Your Personal Brand?

Social Resume

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