The FRESH Resume Schema
A rational schema for your résumé or CV. Based on FRESH.
The FRESH résumé schema is an open source, standards-friendly, JSON/YAML-driven format for résumé / CVs and other employment artifacts.
What It Does
FRESCA establishes an optimized, human-readable, computer-friendly representation for your résumé and career data based on JSON or equivalent YAML...
// Pared-down FRESH/FRESCA resume representation (JSON)"name": "Jane Doe""info": /* Basic info */"contact": /* Contact information */"location": /* Location / address */"meta": /* Resume metadata */"employment": /* Employment history */"projects": /* Project history */"skills": /* Skills and technologies */"education": /* Schools, training, certifications */"affiliation": /* Clubs, groups, and associations */"service": /* Volunteer, military, civilian service */"disposition": /* Disposition towards work, relocation, schedule */"writing": /* Writing, blogging, and publications */"reading": /* Books and publication a la StackOverflow Careers */"speaking": /* Writing, blogging, and publications */"governance": /* Board memberships, committees, standards groups */"recognition": /* Awards and commendations */"samples": /* Work samples and portfolio pieces */"social": /* Social networking & engagement */"references": /* Candidate references */"testimonials": /* Public candidate testimonials */"extracurricular": /* Interests & hobbies */"interests": /* Interests & hobbies */"languages": /* languages spoken */
...which you can use to generate resumes and other career artifacts in specific concrete formats (HTML, LaTeX, Markdown, PDF, etc.) as well as enable 21st-century analysis of your resume and career data in a way that's not possible with traditional, 20th-century resume tools and formats.
Anatomy of a FRESH Resume
FRESH resumes are:
- Computer-friendly / easily parsable by tools.
- Built from JSON or equivalent YAML.
- Used to generate specific formats like HTML, PDF, or LaTeX.
- Free from proprietary structures or site- and/or tool-specific lock-in.
The FRESH resume schema is licensed under MIT. Go crazy.