This infographic (from the National Careers Service) shows the history of the CV.
- 1482 – Leonardo de Vinci creates the first professional CV.
- 1950s – CVs become formalised and start to be expected during job interviews.
- 1984 – The first guide to writing CVs is published.
- 2003 – LinkedIn launches, giving a new way for CVs to be presented.
- 2007 – YouTube and other video sites open the door for video CVs to become possible (and sometimes essential).