6/3/2011 10:03:00 PM
The resume builder enables anyone to create professional and dynamic portfolios in just a few clicks. By following the wizard, there are no technical procedures involved; there is just a basic step-by-step instruction provided, in designing that professional portfolio . The application is free to use and allows for anyone to develop their portfolio online, providing a more favorable response. Most importantly, an applicant gets a free career website where the portfolio and other relevant information highlighted. In addition, the application does not require the job seeker to download any software, everything is prepared online.
The layout is already predetermined; a sample portfolio and requires only entering information about work history. It is customizable and thus anyone can add pictures, flash content, a contact me slot and certain widgets to enhance the website. In addition, there is a choice of seventeen different themes according to the profession or simply to define applicant.
The online software creates a portfolio for the job seeker. The customer and employer have a detailed idea of the experience and education. Thus, it gives credibility for work-at-home, entrepreneurs and business persons. In addition, he/ she is allowed to store bulky information online. Unlike the computer space that has a limit on the information stored, the online application allows members to save more than one portfolio in their profile.
The application is easy to use and flexible; creating this online takes little time and effort. By filling in the necessary information, a portfolio is created in less than five minutes. The applicant is able to any monitor activity, that is, who visited the career website and if any comments were left. Furthermore, if adding or editing information, the user can easily go to the settings section and disable the profile temporarily to the public.
The resume application gives the member's profile a professional image. Human Resource professionals receive many applications daily and the simplicity of the resume is important. Having the online career website makes it easier for an employer or agency to have easy access to the applicants' portfolios. Also, the portfolios represent applicants' readiness and professionalism in their career.
In using the application, sign-up and automatically the website will require user to create a career profile. In that profile contains a sample portfolio that is edited to the users' preference. Also, in the sample portfolio the user is provided with an about me, contact me and cover letters compartment. Once the necessary information is entered and saved, the information will reflect in the portfolio. The layouts and fonts are automatically predetermined for the recommended portfolio; nevertheless, the user can alter the fonts. The user is then able to save and display it in the online career portfolio or download the resume for print purpose.
The applicant can show actual proof of work completed, especially for those who work primarily online. Samples of users' work online enable them to get immediate employment. Applicants can put their expectations of employers on the portfolio, for example, pay rate. This eliminates dissatisfaction for both parties after employment.
A professional portfolio is important because the recruiter can choose more confidently and therefore the applicant has a better chance of getting an interview. The builder is dynamic; it helps bridge certain gaps in the business world today. It gives the user an edge and assists in developing a professional impression. This reduces any uncertainty that an employee may have in interviewing the prospect.