Your Own Visual Style

I recently learned about Visual CV (www.visualcv.com), which is an online secure site where professionals build turbo-charged resumes for use in assignment hunting, career development and networking.

These online CVs start with the data from your Word version resume, and after that it’s amazing what you can do! Attach photos, videos, examples of your work (presentations, documents, scanned materials, code, screen prints of your websites), keyword popups, letters from references, publications, commendations from your mother, whatevah!, etc., to create one or more versions of your public- or private-access Mother-of-all-Resumes.

That's right -- you can create multiple versions of private resumes online, which you can send as a link to potential employers, while keeping all other versions private. You control presentation and access.

And best of all – it’s free!

Visual CV is not a resume database, a job posting site, or a networking site. What it is, is a website where you can keep your resume online and posted all the time with no timestamps telling readers how long it’s been there, where you can keep it up to the minute, and where you can provide potential employers a depth of career information not available in resume databases.

Each of your resumes is given a unique URL, which you can include in emails, on business cards, on your inside your LinkedIn or other social networking profile. I link to my Visual CB from inside this blog and from my LinkedIn profile. The URL can be included in your profile on resume databases.

And Visual CV also provides free lunchtime webinars to help you maximize your CVs potential. Which I'm attending tomorrow -- so you'll notice my VisualCV becoming much more visual in the near future.

Check it out!

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