This is a rather unusual question for this site, but it seems UX enough for me.
I have read this article, Things I (honestly) don’t want to see in your portfolio, and the one point that struck me the most was "skill charts":
I always had the impression these were helpful to the HR person / recruiter, as an easy & quick way to get a grasp of the applicants skills. But in the comments section of this article a lot of people seemed to agree especially with this message.
Which way of visualization is more fit?
I now started thinking if a simple [word + years] format would be better. Something like:
I'm eager to hear what other ideas people have for this.
Just to make it clear, I'm not asking about the opinion of the article's author or why he thinks like that. I'm asking about the usefulness/helpfulness of the skill-visualization for the recruiter.