QuintCareers article on blogs as resumes
FEATURE ARTICLE: USE YOUR BLOG AS A RESUME?
PART I: PROS AND CONS
by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D.
Editor’s note: This article is the first of two parts.
Part II provides tips and examples for using a blog as a resume.
Through the use of a variety of online tools -- blogs, wikis,
social-networking sites, portfolios, podcasts, Youtube videos,
and more -- individuals, especially younger people, are socially
constructing their identities in ways unimagined a dozen or so years
Where a dedicated careerist of old constructed a job-seeking
identity through a resume and a few other printed materials
disseminated to audiences that seem puny by today’s standards,
postmillennial upwardly mobile types are establishing their career
identities to vast global audiences using the tools of the so-called
Web 2.0, defined in part by Web guru Tim O’Reilly as comprising
an "architecture of participation." The concept of Web 2.0 “suggests
that everyone ... can and should use digital media to express and
realize themselves,” writes Andrew Keen in The Daily Standard.
Our full article athttp://www.quintcareers.com/job-seeker_blog_resume.html
considers the pros an cons of the blog as resume.