4 Tips in Creating an Online Resume

Posted: February 25, 2012 in Online Marketing
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Creating an online resume is an effective way for you to market yourself and your professional skills. However, there are still plenty of people who move their traditional paper resume online, more like copying and pasting. So how do you revamp your resume online?

Things you Need to Include

There are key things that employers need to see on your resume such as your complete name, address, contact information, previous work experience, technical skills, certifications, awards and any training programs that you have completed.

Keep it Short yet Complete

Make sure you have an online resume that sums up all your credentials in the right amount of words. Keep your resume as short as possible, with all the essential components.

Personalize it

Make your online resume create a positive impression of you and a good way to achieve this is to put a photo of yourself. This will personalize your resume and give potential employers a better idea of who you are.

Improve readability

Make sure your resume as readable as possible for employers to easily skim through sections. Bullet points are useful for highlighting skills and trainings. It is also crucial that you keep your online resume design simple and clean.

Proofread

It is crucial that you recheck and proofread your resume. Avoid any spelling or grammar errors. Take the time to browse through your resume and make sure you don’t miss any errors. You can also ask professional help from a resume website to proofread and improve your resume.

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