If you don't have an infographic resume, you may be missing out on a chance to prove to hiring managers just how creatively you can think.

With millions of job seekers submitting resumes online, it can be hard to make yours stand out.


So what if you told your career story in bright colors, charts and pictures instead of just plain old black-and-white words like everybody else? Yep, that's a thing. And an increasingly popular thing thanks to our data-obsessed culture. 

As creative pros know, a visual representation of your “work self” can be a fantastic way to get noticed. In fact, it may just be a better way to get your message across, depending upon the person on the other side of the desk.    

“About 65% of the population are visual learners,” says Rochester, New York career coach Hannah Morgan, author of The Infographic Resume. “Before written language, our brains were hardwired to look at images, not read words.”

Before you toss your standard C.V., here are a few tips to make the most of a visual resume. (continue)