Importance of putting your resume online

There are thousands of people that in the past twelve months have received many serious job offers from various places around the world including important companies looking for qualified employees.

Plus, even if this would sound incredible, still many employers hire new employees using Google. In addition, there are many offers for you, some of them your will not qualified for, some you will not want, and some will not pay enough. However, the importance of this is you will be one more employee highly sought from all over the country.

How all this happen? It is simple. Just putting your resume everywhere online will increase your odds of being considered for many jobs; and beyond that, it is also important to place your resume online as XHTML marked up with meta-keywords in order to increase your chances of being found by search engines.

It is not a problem if you work in any other fields, but for those who work as designers and programmers; currently, the Internet is their biggest ally for exposure.

Finally, it is not only important to write an excellent resume, it is also important to put it online, for many more reasons:

  • FIRST IMPRESSIONS ARE LASTING:
  • Posting your resume online will be the first meeting between you and a prospective employer, that is why it is really important a neat and structured resume, remember that there is always an eliminating process.

  • RESUMES TELL STORIES:
  • Every resume tell an employer a great deal about you, but do not forget it must be quickly and clearly inviting to the reader to take a little bit time longer to determinate that you are the one for the job. If not, it could propitiate to create a job for you.

  • RESUMES TELL ABOUT YOURSELF:
  • Despite resumes are yours, sometimes they also tell you a great deal about yourself. Most people do not know exactly what they are capable of; this situation causes an underestimation of the person. However, once you stop and think about it, you will be the first to realize you do know a lot. This only fact gives confidence, which is really important for the next step, the interview.

  • ONE GOAL, ONE INTERVIEW:
  • Once readers feel satisfied reading, they will want to get to know you better personally. There is no other person that knows better your resume than you, so remember that you have the complete control over whatever employer knows about you.

However, if you are of those people who love challenges, it would be much better if you decide to make your own web page, basically because of:

  • POTENTIAL DEMO:
  • Definitely the employers are alert to every single action you take. Still, it is the determinant moment for you to demonstrate signs of pride and to take things the extra mile.

  • PROMOTES ORGANIZATION:
  • Even though having your resume in a Microsoft Word file shows organization, it does not motivates you to keep it up to date as your own web page would do; and not including the facts it can either be copied in any computer of the world, see for everybody in the world and/or serve as a great personal reference for yourself.

  • FINDABLE ANYWHERE:
  • Despite you are not Brad Pitt, you will be capable of to make yourself “googleable” as quickly as you can. The easy way is buying your own name: yourname.com and linking it with many social networking sites in the world; just like that, in short time you will be the number one.

  • VALUING THE INVALUABLE:
  • If you have your business cards, and for some reason you would have to give it to many persons, remember that all those who might want to talk to you at some time, would not be able to do it but they might be willing to check out you website. There, you are winning their mindshare and going further of the invaluable, and that is a valuable thing.