5 Reasons To Create A Personal Resume Website

Sep 01, 2016

The majority of first impressions are now happening online.  What does that mean for you?  Potential employers are more than likely to search for your online profiles before offering you an interview.  Let me say that again, potential employers are MORE likely to search for your online profiles before offering you an interview.

This is extremely frightening to many job searchers.  What are they going to find?  How do I hide content I do not want employers to see?  What is the best way to promote my positive attributes?  These are all valid questions to the modern job searcher.

Luckily, here at Two Way Resume this is all we do.  We help students, young professionals, and seasoned professionals establish a personal resume website that allows their accomplishments and skills to shine while pushing negative content to the bottom of search results.  We do this by search engine optimizing a personal website that we allow you to fill with content to promote yourself.  Here are five great reasons you should create a personal resume and portfolio website today:

1. Establish Your Online Brand

In todays technology age, you have to think of your name as your own personal brand.  You must make a name for yourself, not only in reality but also online.  The more you build your brand, the more you make a name for yourself.  The more you make a name for yourself, the more irreplaceable your become.  Establishing your own online brand will not happen overnight, but with the help of a personal website and Two Way Resume’s advanced search engine optimization exposure, we will assist in getting your website moved to the top of search engines, thus pushing other non-relevant information further down the results.

2. It’s Easy With Two Way Resume

Luckily for you, establishing a personal website no longer takes advanced website development skills or three months of your time.  In fact, it typically takes less than 30 minutes of your time.  Two Way Resume handles the design, the domain name, the web hosting, the search engine optimization, and everything in between.  You simply sign-up, add your relevant resume and portfolio information, and then let your brand grow.  Over time, your website will begin to rank highly in search engines with the help of Two Way Resume.

3. Establishing Your Domain Name

You may have heard about the presidential controversy earlier this year when Donald Trump’s campaign team realized that the domain jebbush.com had not been registered by the potential Republican candidate, Jeb Bush.  Donald Trump’s campaign quickly purchased the domain name and redirected jebbush.com to donaldjtrump.com’s website.  At that point in time, anybody who visited jebbush.com looking for information on the potential candidate, would instead get a large dose of Donald Trump.  Politics aside, that’s a pretty nifty maneuver.  What does this mean for you?  Only one person can own each domain in the world.  Therefore, it’s important to claim your personal domain name before somebody else does.  If your name is Chris Smith, you may already be out of luck with grabbing chrissmith.com, but it’s still important to secure your online identity through the use of a similar domain such as chrissmithresume.com or chrisrsmith.com.  Owning a domain name on which you can build your personal brand is very important.

4. Your Resume, Always By Your Side

Wouldn’t it be nice if you always had your resume with you?  By that I mean a beautiful, mobile friendly resume and portfolio that you could send to potential employers with a couple clicks on your mobile device?  What if you’re not prepared with a paper resume during a meeting?  A resume website allows your experience, featured work, certifications, recommendations, and much more to be available to yourself and others 24×7.  No matter where you are in the world, whether you have a resume copy with you or not, you can always showcase your skills and accomplishments by pulling up your Two Way Resume.

4. It’s FREE

Yeah, we saved this one for last and it’s pretty straight forward.  Two Way Resume is 100% free, FOREVER.  Yep, no credit card required and there never will be.  Of course we recommend our premium plan as it comes packed with tons of extra templates, features, and most importantly your own custom domain name, yourname.com, which is essential for establishing your personal brand.  However, if you prefer to keep if free for the time being, sign-up now and get started.  You’ll be up and running in a matter of minutes.

We’re excited your stopped by to checkout Two Way Resume.  It’s truly the easiest way to create your own personal resume and portfolio website to claim your personal brand and begin promoting your online presence.  We hope you will give Two Way Resume a try today!

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Did you know? 90% of first impressions are now made online!

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