The subject of the relevance of CV's is still seemingly still going on and brought to light again in this article posted on Recruitment Grapevine.
For what my opinion is worth I believe that CV's in there current guise are very dated and I believe does not truly represent candidates. We put ourselves out there so much through social media and LinkedIn that I feel they are pretty much redundant.
LinkedIn can easily demonstrate someones skills and experience (providing people have bothered to update and detail properly) and Facebook + other social platforms show someones Personality, Culture and potential Fit for a company.
If not the above then there must be a better way of replacing the CV with something a little more real and transparent and that fits within the super techie world that we now live in.
Have a read and see what you think.
Okay, so some recruiters have been saying the CV has been dead for years. With automatic applications via LinkedIn, job boards and Tinder-style job apps challenging the paper-based status quo, some put the CV in a shallow grave a long time ago. So, it won’t surprise many to find that another CEO is saying that the CV is at the end of it’s lifespan. Yet, is he right? Posting on LinkedIn, Josh Mastel, CEO of UpRoar Partners, asked: “Is the resumé, as we have always known it, facing its eminent demise? [sic]”