6/3/2011 10:05:00 PM
Prospective employers are looking for potential employees that stand out from the crowd, that's a fact. Today's job seeking market is extremely competitive because of the current economic situation worldwide. A resume website is a platform to promote past work experience that is easily customizable looks professional and can be enhanced with a portfolio and blog. This article demonstrates how effective the service can be.
Very quick to set up with step by step instructions, a drag and drop interface for rearranging appearance and import pictures or videos from a variety of sources to enhance the visual appearance of the page will have a professional presence up and running quickly.
With a variety of templates and styles to choose from finding the correct look and feel to match that of the job being applied for is at your fingertips. This feature will give much needed personality a prospective employer can identify with, and separate it from all the generic black and white hard copy applications.
Finding the right tone and style of writing for a job one wishes to obtain is extremely important. This service enables you to have multiple resume's customized to each specific job being applied for. Employers will see the customization and appreciate that one is not firing the same thing in application to every position available that can be found, giving a sense that their position is important to you.
If an employer requests a hard copy this can easily be converted to to a printable document. After converting simply open the document then print it out or email it to the employer if requested. No need to copy and paste everything from your site into a word editor and no danger of losing anything due to accidentally deleting documents or forgetting to backup your information when a computer breaks. Everything is securely saved.
Having an online presence dedicated for the specific task of promoting yourself for a position shows a great deal of dedication and professionalism. It also opens ups new realms of opportunity to showcase skills to the world. There are millions of computers in offices all over the world connected to the internet. It makes sense and is more cost effective to view an application online than print one out wasting paper.
Really personalize that application with a video. It will not match every type of position being applied for but it may also give an edge when difficult decisions need to be made. The video could be taken of oneself talking about a position, or it could be scrolling text and graphics with background music. Get creative.
People love to read about people. Blog about past work and give everyone the chance to read about past successes and failures. Training received, funny mishaps at work, how effectively one performed tasks and worked within a team and good ideas put forward that were implemented. Don't talk too negatively though or about those Christmas parties!
To conclude a website dedicated to promote oneself enables an application to include a lot more information, is more customizable and personable than paper. The future of the resume is online. More and more people are connecting to the web everyday. This means more employers and more job seekers. Stay ahead of the game and get an online presence. It can make the difference.