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Responsive CV got Improved for a better service.

I am Jagan Krishnaraj, the person behind the service ResponsiveCV.com since Feb 2013. Responsive CV just occurred as an idea on FEB 2013, and it first went live on Nov 2013. From that time until now, ResponsiveCV served more than 50,000 people worldwide. The mobile devices were just developing at that time & the mobile screen sizes are too small to create a resume. So the responsive cv was created focused mainly to work on desktop browsers. So much has been changed since then. Now it’s May 2020, Mobile devices have become so much powerful than desktop PC’s and the… Read more »

How to use our resume builder app to create a professional resume?

ResponsiveCV resume builder app can be downloaded for free from the iOS App Store and android play store. Get App from iOS App Store → Get App from Google Play Store → There are times that you need a resume urgently and all you have is a mobile device. Mobile devices in 2020 are so powerful to create & edit a resume. You can use it as a complete resume builder app on the fly and create your resume in minutes either by typing your details or by importing your LinkedIn profile. With our free Resume builder app, you can… Read more »

Advantages of having Personal domain name for your digital Resume

Having a personal domain name for your digital resume creates you personal brand online. For example, you can have a name like https://LeonCV.com, if your name is Leon Anderson. At ResponsiveCV, every resume created can have a primary domain name like LeonCV.com & its very simple to build a resume with our resume builder powered with instant preview. You can leverage the power of search engines to get your CV noticed. You can also use tools such as Google Analytics to track and improve your resume. Some of the advantages of having a domain name are summed up as follows…. Read more »

How to Make a resume website easily with our resume website builder?

Having a resume website such as LeonCV.com gives you an impressive first impresion & it makess you stand out from the majority of job seekers. Why you need a resume website? There are several advantages for having a resume website. You establish a personal brand online. You can do a reverse job search. Your resume website appears in Google search results for your name. You leverage the power of the search engines to work for you. Your resume can be easily shared and viewed online. You can be 100% sure that your resume opens on the recipient regardless of the… Read more »

Is LinkedIn premium worth it? & what are LinkedIn premium benefits?

Is LinkedIn premium worth it for the price you are paying? Let’s discuss it in detail. I’ll also talk about LinkedIn premium benefits & LinkedIn premium cost vs. value ratio on 2 of its plans. Let me assume that the reason you are looking to activate LinkedIn Premium is to get a job offer. I evaluate premium features based on that goal. If you have not optimized your LinkedIn profile, follow this article & optimize your LinkedIn profile first before proceeding for the upgrade. It’s Very important to have your profile optimized for a job search. LinkedIn Premium Plans LinkedIn… Read more »

Linkedin profile optimization in 2020: 7 tweaks to boost profile visibility.

LinkedIn profile optimization is spoken by many of them, but every single one of them does it through a job seeker way. I am going to tell it from a recruiter point of view. Lets think of LinkedIn as a massive search engine, just like Google. Google sorts trillions of pages to show you relevant information, whereas LinkedIn processes millions of candidate profiles. If you want to know the scale at which LinkedIn search engine works, here is the screenshot of candidates who are open for a new position at a time in ONE city for a senior role. The… Read more »

What is reverse job search and how to do it effectively to land a job?

You are probably hearing this term “Reverse job search” for the first time, but many creative people are doing it already and succeed in landing a job through it. It is also termed as reverse job application. The difference between normal Vs. reverse job search is summed up effectively in the image below. Create a Website & attach a domain name like LeonCV.com. Instead of having a resume as PDF, you need to create a website & attach a domain name like YourName.com as a first step. Install an SSL certificate. Submit your resume website to search engines like Google… Read more »

How to find a job during the Coronavirus recession?

You may be applying for 20+ jobs every day but not getting any reverts from anyone. You are sending them E-Mails, Messaging on LinkedIn, trying to connect but still, you are not able to get any positive response. This is Unfortunate! But you have to accept the fact that the worst is even yet to come. COVID has hurt almost every Industry, and new hirings will remain impacted heavily. These are the things that you can’t control. Instead, focus on the things that you can control. Change your approach. Do Reverse Job Search Enhance your LinkedIn profile. Upgrade your email… Read more »

Build a resume website with your LinkedIn profile in 2 simple steps

It’s not going to take a lot of time to build a resume website. You can do that in less than two minutes if you have a LinkedIn profile. If not, you can do it in 30 minutes. Read more to find out how. LeonCV.com is a resume website created with ResponsiveCV. Why you need a resume website? There are several advantages of having your domain attached to a CV.  You create your brand online.  You create an impressive first impression. Your full name appears in Google search results. You can track the search performance of your resume with Google… Read more »

How to submit the CV link to Google & Bing index

This tutorial is applicable only for users who have a platinum account & have a domain name like https://LeonCV.com attached to the CV. Why do you need to submit a CV Link to Google & Bing? Search engines automatically crawl new websites to add it to the index, but the automatic process takes too much time. Once your CV is ready and a domain name is attached successfully you can submit it to their index to expedite the process. You can even request them to re crawl your CV after you made some changes. You are going to use your… Read more »

How to download resume from LinkedIn with mobile app

Downloading resume from official LinkedIn app as PDF is not supported as of now. However, you can use our app ResponsiveCV to download a resume from LinkedIn as a PDF. Official site allows just to download only limited sections, but our app downloads your complete profile including projects, skills & accomplishments. It serves as a complete CV for any job you are applying for & a free LinkedIn resume builder. Don’t delay sending your profile to that opportunity just because you didn’t have a perfect resume done, use this method and send your profile instantly in less than 2 minutes…. Read more »

Advantages of following standard resume format

People want to see standard resume format It’s deeply engraved inside the human brain for years that a resume should follow a standard structure with education/experience/Summary/Contact details etc. If they don’t see that structure or see that in different format, they can get confused & usually they don’t have much time to dig deep or make extra effort to look for the required information & make an effort to contact you. And the filtering system that a resume can go through is so huge, there are software & bots that can read & analyse the resume for relevance and ranks your resume… Read more »

The secret of people who always get job offers

I’m on the other side of the table now but when I was interviewing I’d get job offers over 90% of the time. Here are some of the things I did: Do your Research Before the interview I’d do as much research on the company and position as possible. I’d research the company website, if they are a publicly traded company I’d do research on their annual reporting to their shareholders. If I knew my bosses name I’d research them on LinkedIn to see if someone in my network knew them. If someone knew them then I’d reach out to… Read more »

Should you accept counter offer after resignation ?

The experts will tell you – never – never – EVER accept a counter-offer. Your resignation has already placed you in the outer circle and you will remain there forever. Just leave. A resignation cannot raise your value to the company – he is lying to you. Anecdote: One of our team members – a critical player – wanted a raise and the project boss said no – flat no. So he resigned. Next our project boss took all us leaders into a room to discuss options. He said the project budget had an additional $5000 due to the resignation… Read more »

How to write an interview winning resume?

Are you ready to apply for a job? For most professional positions, you’ll need to do more than fill out a job application or email a resume. It’s not enough to just send in your resume – you need to make sure the documents have been written in such a way that they’ll get you an interview. After all, winning an interview is your main goal when you apply for a job.This information will empower you to write an interview winning resume that will impress the employer. Step One: Keywords Closely match the language listed on the job posting. Pay… Read more »

Perfect Resume Creation: 10 easy steps to create a perfect resume

Writing a perfect resume is crucial to securing an interview with the right people. Luckily, there are tons of resources, offering phenomenal advice regarding resume writing. Your resume must be outstanding, and attention-grabbing, especially if you are looking for a management position, you will need a perfect mission statement as well. In order to build a perfect resume, you will need to appeal to what is important to your prospective employer, and how you can be of service to them. Step 1 : Take fundaes I wrote my first serious resume about 2 years before placement. But before you do… Read more »

Resume’s Bad Signs: Things To Avoid For Writing A Good Resume

To make your resume looking good and perfect,you would have to avoid Resume’s Bad Signs.It would be very helpful to find your desired job.When you read hundreds of CV’s or resume  everyday you quickly pick up on common mistakes. Many of what is listed about the resume’s Bad Signs below are completely superficial which means they are easy for you to fix. You’ve got to get rid of the excess before you can make an impression. Remove Color One piece of advice regularly thrown around about CV’s is that you need it to ‘get noticed’. Without any further explanation this may… Read more »

Your First Résumé: The Ins And Outs Of An Effective CV

College graduates of three years or less have the lowest rate of employment among higher education graduates, meaning that it’s crucial for any recent graduate to have the best possible résumé. If you have little or no previous work experience, putting together a résumé can be a challenge, but with volunteer experience, a good summary of yourself as a worker, education, and references, writing your first résumé doesn’t have to be a headache. These guidelines can help you create a professional, tailored CV that will stand out. Short On Paid Work Experience? Volunteering Helps Employers are always looking for previous experience, but that… Read more »

Difference between CV and resume

If you ever applied for a job some companies instruct you to submit a resume while some other ask for a CV (Curriculum Vitae). Have you ever wondered what is the difference between CV and Resume ? Broad difference is that a resume is a short description of your skill set usually one or two pages in length while a CV is a much detailed explanation of your work experience, skill set, educational qualification, references etc that can extend upto 10 pages. The following table explains best about the difference between a resume and a CV  Image Courtesy : difference.guru… Read more »