I have formatted my resume in HTML coding. Now when you click on certain keywords, such as my employers and colleges, they bring you to those respective websites. For example, if you want to know more about my current organization, BronxWorks, you can now click on it and a link will bring you to the agency’s website. I want this site to be very interactive. Part of that is allowing the employer to have a little background about who I am as a person and what kinds of experience I have. I feel that there are certain things that do not come across on a “flat” resume or even a cover letter. I believe in showing rather than telling.
Of course, as always, any feedback you have is welcome!
Those who know me know how much I love learning new things, especially when it comes to technology. Since high school I have been experimenting with free websites, such as Webs, but have always been disappointed with the limitations they have. For years I have worked with the “one size fits all”, “no HTML needed” model. Creating my dream website with generic layouts and having no HTML knowledge proved daunting.
I had a blog at Blogger, but even that wasn’t quite what I wanted. I wanted more than a blog, I wanted a space on the internet to play with and make my own. This all changed when I discovered WordPress, a Content Management System (CMS) that some of my friends were using to host their blogs. What I liked about WordPress was that you could choose from a myriad of themes and layouts. Only issue? To create my dream site, I realized I needed to learn at least some HTML. Continue reading “My “Inauguration””