Six Rules for Personal Resume Web Sites


Since the explosion of the Internet in the 1990s, the number of Web sites and people visiting them increases every year. From eBay to blogs, everyone is using the Web to promote some cause, and job seekers are no exception -- building Web sites to showcase their resumes, skills, portfolios, published work and professional accolades.

The idea of building a personal resume Web site is alluring because it goes beyond the one- or two-page resume. After all, where else does a job seeker have virtually unlimited space to tout details about specific skills and qualifications? Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler are human resource consultants and the co-authors of 'CareerXroads,' a series of directories that list and review career Web sites.