Traditional text resumes highlight experience, but downplay a candidate's potential. With unemployment rates at their highest rates in years, career seekers are forced to market their skills in compelling and engaging ways, and that's exactly what our exclusive portfolio product does.
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2008
WorkBlast.com, the web's leading professional marketing website, has announced the release of the company's exclusive career portfolio product. The portfolio, which combines text and video with samples of work and other supporting materials, is free to career seekers on the WorkBlast.com website.
WorkBlast members can upload, share, and distribute videos, documents, resumes, and samples of their work showcasing their talents to employers with jobs to fill. With the job market in turmoil, countless professionals are looking for new ways to showcase their skills to get noticed by hiring managers.
WorkBlast Co-Founder Travis Cloyd believes the market is primed for his company’s newest product launch. "So often WorkBlast.com is labeled a 'video resume website,' but its much more than that. WorkBlast is a professional marketing platform. What working professionals need is free, global marketing of their unique skills. WorkBlast provides the marketing tools and each user chooses the best way to showcase their unique skills as they see fit."
CEO Nick Murphy adds, "Traditional text resumes highlight experience, but downplay a candidate's potential. With unemployment rates at their highest rates in years, career seekers are forced to market their skills in compelling and engaging ways, and that's exactly what our exclusive portfolio product does."
WorkBlast has pioneered technology that enables career seekers to create professional portfolios to market their skills to the world. WorkBlast is the online destination for career seekers interested in increasing the marketing of their skills to employers with positions to fill. Users can create free career portfolios, link to their portfolio in blogs, social media sites, emails, resumes, and personal websites. A robust professional network also helps users connect with peers, employers, and other resources relevant to their unique professional goals.
Teressa Foglia, 310.774.0909
This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: http://www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.
# # #