Skip Nav
Budget Tips
30 Wedding Favors You Won't Believe Cost Under $1
Travel
22 Airport Hacks to Remember Before Your Next Flight
Self Improvement
45 Life Lessons Written by a "90-Year-Old" Woman

Complement Your Resume With a Website

Job Search Tip: Complement Your Résumé With a Website

Posting your résumé online is a piece of cake, but eliciting a response is a whole other issue. There's no replacement for a polished résumé — it's the backbone to any successful job hunt, the tailored suit to an interview, if you will. But there are new online tools that are serving as accessories to the good old résumé and can make your whole professional package more attractive.

The Wall Street Journal tested four services that let you create your own résumé Web sites: Doodlebit, WebResumePlace, InteractiveResumeServices, and VisualCV. They tested the user friendliness of each service and asked Tory Johnson, a career coach and founder and chief executive of New York recruiting company Women for Hire, to judge the presentation of the products generated.

All of the services but one cost money to use, and it turned out that both the WSJ testers and Johnson preferred the free service, VisualCV. Johnson said that these services won't do much good if they aren't executed well, but she thinks using a Web-based résumé can augment your basic one.

Source

Around The Web
Interview Follow-Up Email Template
Best Time of Day to Send in a Job Application
Interview Mistakes
The Best Places to Work in 2016

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

Join The Conversation
MsWalton MsWalton 6 years
This is crazy because I just finished an Electronic Portfolios course and we had to create a website to post our resumes on.
Latest Career & Money
X