Beyond the Resumé

In the past couple of years, we’ve noticed a ton of college students signing up for about.me in the autumn and spring as they kick off their search for internship or permanent employment post graduation. I think one of the reasons why is that about.me is ideally suited for this demographic as they’re leveraging a 360 degree view of themselves to get traction – ie, who are, what makes you tick, what do you want to do, where you’re active on the web in addition to your academic and summertime internship experiences.

The about.me Blog

The leaves are changing hue, NCAA football is getting interesting, and students everywhere are prepping for exams: college is in full swing.

Schoolwork and the various opportunities of college life require loads of time and energy. With that in mind, what can a career-minded college student do online to maximize their future success?

More and more frequently, formal recruiting and informal introductions happen through social networks. As a student, it is important to not only be online but also maintain an employer-friendly public presence. Since we launched about.me two years ago, we’ve noticed an annual surge in college students joining our platform each Autumn and Spring as they start their search for Internships or their first job post graduation.

Phil and Sierra

Square Peg, Round Hole

The desire to have a flattering online presence might send you and the students you know running to update resumés/ CV and professional networks online –  worthwhile…

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