Landing your dream job isn’t just about what is on the paper, but how you present yourself. Today, the online resume is gaining some momentum. It allows you to be found and you can direct a prospective employer to your resume by providing a simple link.

Below, you will read about WordPress-based and non-WordPress resume builders that can help you make the first impression that you need to land a career.

1. WP Resume Builder

WP Resume Builder is a WordPress plugin that enables you to create an attractive resume. You can cover a lot of territory in regards to experience, skills, education, and other qualifications. The resume can be placed on the website without having to write a single line of code. The drag and drop interface makes it simple for practically anyone. Multiple languages are also supported.

2. POWr Resume

POWr Resume is a resume builder that is highly customizable resume builder that runs on a cloud. You can create more than one resume if you are applying to different positions. You can also put your resume anywhere you want on your WordPress site thanks to shortcodes for each resume and the ability to add the resume as a widget.

Furthermore, you can import your Facebook and LinkedIn profiles within seconds so you can highlight yourself even more. There is a free version, but the premium version gives you much more latitude.

3. vCard Resume Theme for WordPress

vCard is a resume theme, which means it is completely focused on your skills, education, work experience, and other job qualifications. This resume building theme is very lightweight and gives you four pages to show yourself off. There are different theme styles to choose from so you can find the one that best defines you.

4. Katya

Katya is another resume theme that gives you the necessary sections to highlight your qualifications. It is a minimalist theme, but it contains every feature you need to make your resume stand out. If you want employers to be able to download your resume, there is a button available for them to do so.

5. Resume.com

Resume.com gives you all the tools you need to build an attractive resume. You simply choose a template and then fill in the details. It is very simple to use so you can have your resume completed in a matter of minutes. When done, you can display the resume online or print it for distribution to employers.

6. Versus

Versus is a one-page minimalist WordPress resume theme that has designated sections for you to profile yourself. You can cover experience, references, education, skills, and your portfolio. There are different theme options and a Visual Composer to make building your online resume website simple for you. It’s responsive so employers can view it on any device they are using.

7. Resumebuilder.org

Resumebuilder.org gives you a resume builder and cover letter builder so you can build a job-winning resume. You can integrate specific key phrases into the resume and use one of resumebuilder.org’s resume templates. There’s also the option to build a great cover letter that works well when applying for positions in any industry.

8. Personage

Personage is a one-page resume theme that has many features that allow you to highlight your qualifications. A print button is available with this theme so employers can print your resume with ease. This is a very easy resume building theme for you to use so you can build your resume quickly.

9. Resume Genius

Resume Genius is an online resume builder that promises a build time of at least 15 minutes. The result is an attractive resume that can secure that first impression you are looking for. Not only can you create a resume, but it is applicant tracking system friendly. You can track the performance of your resume to see how many employers are looking. There is also the option to have your resume reviewed by a human being at a cost. Once the resume is finished, it can be exported to Microsoft Word or PDF in a single click.

10. Flatoo

If you are looking for a more lighthearted WordPress resume theme, Flatoo is that theme. It is a one-page theme that gives you the sections needed to describe your skills, experience, education, and even highlight your portfolio. There are different demos available so you can choose a look and layout that works best for you.

11. Uptowork

Uptowork gives you a resume builder that allows you to create your resume in a matter of minutes. There are 20 resume templates, a cover letter builder, and a flexible text editor. You can also track the performance of your resume. The tracking tools help you determine if employers are downloading or reading it, which is a pretty cool feature if you ask me.

So cool, that we’ve teamed up with the folks at Uptowork to bring you 30 days of free access to their Premium plan. All you’ve got to do is use the code DGST54W. But hurry, because the code expires at the end of June.

12. MongKok

MongKok is a beautiful, yet simplistic, resume theme for WordPress. It is responsive and is designed to show an employer that you are the right choice for the interview. There are timelines for work experience and sections to highlight your education and other relevant facts about you. You can even integrate charts and graphs to highlight your skills.

13. LiveCareer Resume Builder

LiveCareer has been around for a while, so they have everything you need to get the job. There is a resume builder, a cover letter builder, a job board to submit them to, and many resources to help you properly write your resume and cover letter. You can have a resume or two ready in no time for the positions you are applying for.

14. Xpert

The Xpert WordPress theme shows that you’re the expert employers are looking for. It’s a simple theme, but it is very attractive and gets to the point. You can integrate graphs and other attractive elements. However, there are pages that are designed to allow you to show off your skills and experience. This is a responsive theme that employers can view from any device.

15. Resume-Now

Resume-Now is a free online resume builder that gives you access to one-click designs, multiple formats, and the tools you need to write all the right things. There’s also a job board where you can find employers looking for people like you.

We hope you enjoyed this collection of resume builders and themes. Maybe now you can create the perfect resume for landing your dream gig. Best of luck!

Posted by Brenda Barron

Brenda Barron is a writer and WordPress enthusiast from southern California.

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