Create your own Visual Resume with my new Shiny App

January 19, 2015

(This article was first published on R – Nathaniel D. Phillips, PhD, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

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How much do I love R? Enough that I maintain several ‘fun R’ projects. One of my favorites is my Visual Resume generator – which creates an individualised visual resume based on a person’s education and job history (and publications and research interests, etc.). I was inspired by this blog post on infographic resumes to build a version in R. For example, here is a copy of my visual resume (as of January 2014):

Nathaniel Phillips Infographic Resume

Since so many people like this, I decided to create a Shiny application where everyone can create their own. A beta version of the app is now live at Play around with it and please send me feedback and recommendations for improvement!

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