Why do I need a web resume?
Having a website used to be for the creative types, the techies, and the occasional niche blogger sharing recipes for bundt cake on the weekends. Over time, website creation became more accessible and people from all walks of life began carving out their own little corner of the web.
As a hiring manager, receiving a link to a personal website demonstrates professionalism on behalf of the applicant. Web resumes are more convenient and more memorable than a traditional pdf, so they increase your chances of getting noticed and improve your overall impression by making it clear that you can get with the times.
What’s more, almost every employer will Google your name these days. And rather than finding a boring old LinkedIn profile, imagine their surprise when they find your very own website. “How wonderful, how magnificent, how cutting-edge and bold!” they’ll say, right before inviting you to an interview…