Many Â of the objective statements below areÂ short, but thatâs about all they have going for them. Â Most are too general. You can and should change your resume to fit every employer and job you apply for.
Top 5 Reasons Job Seekers Should Use Google Docs When Applying For Job Positions
Google Docs offers ways to edit, upload, publish, and share documents from any computer with an online connection making it an excellent no-cost resource for the job seeker community to utilize.
Google Docs makes it possible for job seekers to upload their current rÃ©sumÃ© in a variety of formats and convert it to the Google Doc format, which allows for simple rÃ©sumÃ© editing options. Since a number of files can be housed with in a Google Docs account, job seekers can easily upload multiple rÃ©sumÃ©s targeted to different job positions and make as few or as many updates as they desire.
Instant Web Publishing
In addition to housing their rÃ©sumÃ©s on Google Docs, job seekers are able to publish their rÃ©sumÃ©s to the web, allowing them to be indexed by Googleâs Own Search Engine, making it possible for recruiters and employers to find them online.
RÃ©sumÃ© & Cover Letter Templates
No rÃ©sumÃ©? No problem. Google Docs comes with built in rÃ©sumÃ© and cover letter templates to assist job seekers with building professional and well-organized documents.
Easy Export Options
Google Docs also allows job seekers to export rÃ©sumÃ©s to a number of different formats including .pdf, .doc, .docx and more. Since employers and recruiters often request job applications via email, this is a handy feature to be able to provide the employer or recruiter with the format he/she requests.
Safe and Secure
Because Google Docs is housed primarily online, job seekers no longer have to worry about losing rÃ©sumÃ©s through computer failure or accidental deletion of files. RÃ©sumÃ©s can now stay safe and secure and rely on Googleâs technology to house them.
Google Docs offers a a very wide range of free resume and cover letter templates. Here are the top 2 according to their ratings.
You have to be a registered userÂ to use a Google Docs template. Accounts are free.
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