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For those of you getting ready to graduate, job hunting is at the top of your list. In today’s competitive society, standing out among other job seekers is crucial. Sites like mashable.com encourage the idea of “online resumes” in addition to the traditional black and white resume.

But before you create an online resume the first step is to create either a website or blog to host this resume. Websites like WordPress and Google Sites are a good place to start and are free to use.

In addition to having the online resume on your site, researchers have found it beneficial to incorporate multimedia such as videos, infographics, slide shows, etc on your site too. Including your social media sites on your online resume are also useful and are something that recruiters look for.

Below is an infographic from Colorado Technical University that highlights the most important elements to include on your online resume:

Spruce Up a Boring Resume

 

Image Credit: Mashable, Colorado Technical University