Are paper resumes becoming a relic of the past? Quite possibly, now that Jobrary is around. The resume and portfolio management application not only helps users create customized resumes from scratch, but also offers the tools to distribute resumes to potential employers online. Rather than limiting the contents of a resume to what can fit on an 8.5″ by 11″ piece of paper, people who use Jobrary can create web-based resumes and portfolios that are as unique as they wish and filled with as many eye catching photos and images as they choose to include.
Using Jobrary is free, which means there’s no credit card information or sign up fees that need to be paid in order to join. Start using the service by uploading your personal information and creating a new resume from scratch—because Jobrary resumes are fully customizable, you can include only the information that’s most pertinent to your specific career field or industry. Once you’ve created a resume that fits your needs, post it on your Facebook or LinkedIn page, print it out, or download it as a PDF file and email it to your business contacts. You can also use the unique URL provided by Jobrary to send potential employers directly to your resume page, which is especially helpful when dealing with hiring managers who dislike receiving email attachments.
For professionals working in creative fields, Jobrary also offers the ability to create online portfolios filled with all your best photographs and images. In addition, Jobrary users are always given the option to set their resumes and portfolio pages to private, which may be a good idea if you don’t want your current boss to know you’re on the hunt for a new job. In a tough job market where first impressions count, having a professional-looking resumes designed with Jobrary can definitely give job seekers a competitive edge.
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