Samples of resume or portfolio sites I came across on the Web.  They may give you addition insights or ideas.

Not all of these are WordPress sites and some may be (subject of future advanced discussion) sites on a hosted site.  Please let me know if any of these disappear (404 error pages) or if you find others to submit. Free Sites

Lloyd E. Duncan (site and link no longer available 5/5/11) done with the theme Caroline.

Lloyd Duncan HeaderNote:  You can upload a custom header for the Twenty Ten theme also. Hosted Sites

Hard to tell, but I think these are resume or portfolio sites:

Vinh Boy

Leisa A. ReFalo