Express IT: Upgrading your resume with Web 2.0

Is the traditional resume dead?

In today’s competitive hiring landscape, handing in a boring old sheet of paper listing off your accomplishments in Times New Roman 12 point font might not be enough to get you hired anymore. Especially with today’s rich Web site standards driving up people’s expectations to consume information in more interesting ways – through the use of video and infographics for example.

There’s Web services out there to help you upgrade that resume to Web 2.0 standards – but just because you can do this, doesn’t mean you should. Christine Wong explains in our latest Express IT segment.

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Christine WongChristine Wong is a Staff Writer at ITBusiness.ca. Follow her on Twitter, and join in the conversation on the IT Business Facebook Page.

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Christine Wong
Christine Wonghttp://www.itbusiness.ca
Christine Wong has been an on-air reporter for a national daily show on Rogers TV and at High Tech TV, a weekly news magazine on CTV's Ottawa affiliate. She was also an associate producer at Report On Business Television (now called BNN) and CBC's The Hour With George Stroumboulopoulos. As an associate producer at Slice TV, she helped launch two national daily talk shows, The Mom Show and Three Takes. Recently, she was a Staff Writer at ITBusiness.ca and is now a freelance contributor.

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