While there is no doubt that resumes are incredibly important for job seekers today, where resumes came from can be quite a mystery. If you dread putting together your CV, it helps to know that our ancestors have been doing something of the same sort for centuries.

We put together this infographic to pay homage to the resume of—the resume. Show some love for all the hard work a resume can do for you by having your CV edited, revised and written by the Chic Resumes Team. Call (803) 831-7444 or email to learn how you can continue your history, by contributing to the ongoing saga of the resume.