One of the best things about a new year is the prospect of a fresh start. Traditionally, the most popular resolutions are health-related ones, such as “start exercising” and “stop smoking.” And “lose weight,” of course.
Just as sticking to a diet can be tough, so can sticking to business goals. If you’re an entrepreneur (or want to become one), you may be looking at January as an opportunity to make changes or take other action.
If you've been reading this blog for a while, you might remember Chris Schutte, the Hotdog EZ Bun Steamer inventor whose story appeared here in March. Chris is among the many entrepreneurs who are turning to "crowdfunding," an online fundraising method that allows businesses to obtain financial backing from small investors.
Businesses and other entities use crowdfunding for all kinds of purposes.
Resume is a document used by individuals to present their background and skillsets [Wikipedia]. Traditionally Resumes have always been 2-3 page document explaining you to the best. But with the changing times, format of resumes also changed, initially resumes were limited to 2-3 pages printed with typewriter and now resumes are created in digital formats like .doc , .pdf etc. Your resume speaks a lot about you, not just your qualification and experience, but also about you as a person.
So if you wish to stand out of crowd, your resume must also be unique. Now a days visual resumes are gaining popularity. You can even upload your visual resume to slidshare.com and share it with everyone. So what kind of visual resume you should make? Have dilemma? Then first check out these awesome and creative visual resume samples. If youve got hint of what kind of cool resume you can create, then look further for step-by-step guide to creating them.In this article I will share with you, how to create your own Visual Resume and put it up on Slideshare.com.
Creating a Visual Resume
Creating a Visual Resume involves creating a slide show of your resume, so to create a visual resume, you will need Microsoft Powerpoint. And now follow these simple steps.
- Open Microsoft Powerpoint.
- It will look something like this.
- You can add title in Click to add title, Just click there and start typing your title.
- You can also give subtitles similarly.
Inserting Objects In Slides
To insert images in your slides, click on Insert tab and select Picture from the options.
Similarly you can insert many other objects like :-
- Clip Art
- Photo Album
- Arbitary shapes
- Media object like, Movie clip, Sound etc.
Inserting New Slide
To create a new slide, select New Slide option from the Home tab.
Re-Positioning Your Slides
It is required quite often to Re-Position the slides that you have created. To re-position a slide simply select the slide (from the slide panel in the left sidebar) and drag it to the desired position then drop it there.
Designing Your Slides
To design a slide select Design tab.
Under Design tab you can do things like :-
- Customizing Page Setup
- Customizing Slide orientation
- You can also select themes for your slide, from many themes available
- Customize styling features of the slide like Fonts, Color, Effects etc.
- Select Background styles for your slides.
Animating Your Slides
After creating all slides its time to animate them. You can customize the way each slide transits, either by selecting from many pre-defined animating transition schemes or by manually customizing transition schemes of each and every object on your slides. This is how it is to be done.
- First of all select Animation tab.
- Select the slide (from the slides panel) that you wish to animate and then select from many transitions schemes available. You can also add sound in transition schemes and customize transition speed.
- You can also select animation scheme for the slides from the Animate option. And select from different animation schemes available.
- To customize animation for your slides, select Custom Animation option.
To customize animation, simply select the object from the slide and select from many and click Add Effect tab from the right sidebar. Then select animation schemes from the options available under Add Effect tab. You can also remove any animation by clicking on Remove tab just near Add Effect tab.
Similarly you can select animation and transition effects for all slides. If you want to apply same transitions effects to all slides then select Apply to all option.
Uploading Slides to Slideshare.Com
After creating a Visual Resume you can upload it to Slideshare.com, which is basically a huge online collection of slideshows (both public and private). The benefit of uploading visual resume to Slideshare.com is that you can now share you visual resume anywhere you want it to. Also you can embed your visual resume in website or blogs.
So to upload your visual resume to Slideshare.com, login to slideshare.com you can also login via facebook-login (in case you have not signed up at slideshare). Then click on upload tab.
Then select Upload Publicly option. Then fill in the details of your visual resume like Title, Tags, Category, Description etc.
After your visual resume is uploaded, you can share it on Twitter, Facebook, Email etc. also you can get embedding code, to embed it on your blog your website.
You can also edit details of your uploaded Visual Resume, by clicking edit option.
So are you still having a traditional resume? Build a visual resume now and share it on Slideshare.com. I hope it will be a bit easy to do it now.
Also let others know if youve created good visual resume, in comments!
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