9 Top Online Resume Resources

I keep everything online from my music to my bills and everything in between. I have practically my life online. Including my resume.  I recently asked a candidate if they had a link to their online resume…all I got was silence. No stuttering, no excuses –just silence. My guess is they didn’t know there could be such a thing. Well there is! Here’s a list of 9 online resume resources! So if you’re ever asked for a link to your online resume you won’t be stuck with your face looking like this–à:-0

1. iResume provides ease and convenience for you to create, manage, and submit your online resume. You have access to your iResume from anywhere in any format, which can be used for any recruitment transaction.. iResume provides a clean, sleek, standardized resume and professional profile solution with the ability to integrate into all of the common recruitment systems. It is easy to use, provides iResume submittal tracking and statistics, and it is positioned to become the most widely accepted standardized resume available.

2. Gigtide is a website that lets you create, publish, manage and track your resumes, contacts and cover letters online. You can store unlimited resumes, contacts and cover letters and there are professional resume templates to help you. You also have the option of creating a social media resume, which includes images, video, direct links and sharing functionality. Another interesting feature is a direct employer contact form, where employers can contact you directly through your resume.

3. Howtowritearesume gives you an easy way to build a professional resume, without being an expert. You get their phrase builder technology, which helps you build compelling headlines, qualifications, achievement statement and more. Their “one-click formatting,” automatically reformats your resume and makes it easy to choose the best layout. Your resume is stored online and is accessible by potential employers. The templates are all predefined, so filling in the blanks is a breeze!

4. Emurse allows you to create, share and store your resume for free online. Their resume builder is job seeker friendly, allowing you to create and maintain a professional resume which can be downloaded in any format, such as PDF. Just like LinkedIn, your resume can have a unique URL linked to your name and the ability to view employers who have seen your resume in the past. You also get statistics and graphs to aid in resume distribution.

5. Razume is a service that enables you to complete your resumes and polish them up with feedback from reviewers in the community. The resume you create using this service is exactly like traditional resumes, but this service allows you to improve your resume so you better your chances at landing your next job.

6. ResumeBucket provides you with a unique URL for your resume and enables you to promote your resume on your website or blog with embeddable ResumeBucket badges, or you can keep your resume private. In addition, resumes are shareable via popular social bookmarking and social networking sites.

7. ResumeSocial is a social resume community, where you can post your resume online and get feedback, just like Razume. Registered users can build a resume through feedback and comments from other users who have similar job experience. You can also be a resume expert and become a valuable member of the community by providing others with assistance. There is also an area for sharing cover letters and follow-up letters. When someone finds your resume on this site, they can print it, quote it, favorite it and email it to other people.

8. VisualCV is a website that provides users with a virtual resume, as well as a database of job openings and networking opportunities. Whether you’re a job seeker, entrepreneur, consultant, student or manager, VisualCV lets you display all of your credentials in an easy to read format, with multimedia integration.

For example, you can upload or embed a video resume or a podcast of you being interviewed.  You can also combine other elements, such as images, charts, awards and recommendations, in addition to traditional resume fields such as “work experience”

Their latest capabilities allow job seekers to integrate their resume with social media sites, such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, to share their qualifications with friends and colleagues. When you update your resume, it can be shared through websites such as Digg and StumbleUpon.

9. Xing is a social network with over 7 million business professionals globally, and is read in 16 languages. Aside from being able to create a profile, the networking part of this site is what shines. There are over 22,000 groups and networking events from London to Beijing advertised.

Xing offers many of the same services as LinkedIn, and like LinkedIn, Xing can serve as your online resume and cover letter. The standard service lets you create a professional profile page, search for people by name and industry, and join groups and events. When you login, you’ll see jobs that might interest you, new members, visitors to your profile and much more.

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