Put Your Resume On Line

This article emphasizes the benefits of putting your resume on line and reinforces my plea to you to use this tutorial site to at least get up a free WordPress.com resume or portfolio Web site.

James Alexander writes on Career Rocketeer that “… digital resumes are probably the way the job search is headed” and why you need to follow suit. He continues with:

  • Employers are searching for you.
  • Online resumes are more efficient.
  • They allow you to reveal more.
  • Green friendly.

I try to strike home myself and especially like his remarks with regards to revealing more about yourself, oir what I call “tooting your own horn” is when he says: “…you don’t really have to limit yourself to one piece of paper, online resumes allow you to reveal more. Apart from your online platforms, online resumes allow you to add more information like work history, putting more meat on the document. You don’t have to worry about cutting out valuable information just so you can abide by traditional resume rules. Remember, the more positive work examples you can give an employer, the better.

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About diywebjem

I am a Web coach, mentor and tutor and also offer free information for do it yourselfers trying to grow their businesses on the Web.  I work closely with self employed small business owners who want to take a hands on approach in marketing their businesses on line. Like me when I started, you may be limited to a shoestring budget.  Anyone who has a small business Web site or is interested in one, can benefit from this free information. Additionally, I offer advice and counseling on planning and starting a successful business Web site. My expertise is in using the WordPress publishing platform and recommend Themes (templates) as well as a user friendly Web host.  I work step by step with you in learning the concepts and practices of successful Web marketing. I am also skilled at strengthening LinkedIn profiles and showing you how to use LinkedIn and other Social Media platforms to grow your business.  I took 30 years of professional, consultative sales, marketing and networking skills and successfully adapted them to marketing on the Web starting in 2006.
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