The CV (Curriculum Vitae) or Resume, is a central component to any jobseeker’s modern day job search, but have you ever wondered about this professional document’s origins? Did you know for example that the first professionally penned CV was created in 1482 by none other than Leonardo Da Vinci? The slideshow below charts the history of this documents existence from origin, to its format in today’s modern day job search via infographics from the UK Government’s National Careers Service, take a look!

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