Futurism: You’re Hired! This Site Generates Random Neural Network Résumés. “A new website can write your résumé for you in just ten seconds — as long as you don’t mind sending employers a document of totally-made-up information and just a touch of gibberish.” This is very funny but I’m worried some of those “generated” Gmail addresses might be real.
ZDNet: CVs containing sensitive info of over 202 million Chinese users left exposed online. “A security researcher has stumbled over an unsecured MongoDB database server that contained highly detailed CVs for over 202 million Chinese users. Who owned the database is still a mystery, said Bob Diachenko, Director of Cyber Risk Research at Hacken Proof, the one who found the server’s data left exposed online.”
How-To Geek: The Best Sites for Building a Resume. “No matter how qualified you are, you need an excellent resume to show it off. We’ve shown you how to create one in Microsoft Word, but you could also try an online resume builder. Here are some of the best.” Quick roundup.
MakeUseOf: 6 Google Docs Resume Templates for All Styles and Preferences. “When it’s time to update or create a new resume, you want one that reflects you and looks professional at the same time. Starting with a template can help with the appearance as well as what you should include. We have many great options for Microsoft Word users, but what about those who need Google Docs resume templates instead?”
Hongkiat: 15 Free Tools to Create Professional Resumes. “If you want your professional skills to be presented through a spectacular CV that perfectly fits for a particular job or industry, take help from these free online resume creation tools that I’m reviewing in this post. You’ll be amazed at the many features these tools can offer that help in creating just the right resume. Let’s take a look.”
The Next Web: Facebook tests LinkedIn-like resumes so you can flaunt work experience. “Taking a cue from Facebook, earlier this year LinkedIn redesigned its website to make it a bit less confusing and a tad more suitable for social interactions. But it seems Facebook too is paying attention to LinkedIn. The social media giant is currently testing a new Resume / CV feature that lets users share their work experience with their friends. The new addition expands on the standard ‘Work and education’ section, but won’t publicly display all information about your credentials.”