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4 Reasons Job Seekers Should Have a Personal Website – US News

And how to build an impressive site.


I heartily endorse this! This is something I’ve said for years, and I’d like to think that I’m proof of this. Granted, I have two websites that spell out who I am, namely my blog and my e-portfolio. Each shows a different side of me. I also use all the features of LinkedIn, and will often tell people to use that instead of my resume, because it’s so much richer than my resume, and it does include links to my blog and e-portfolio. There are so many easy-to-use web editors out there now, that there’s hardly a reason not to do this, especially among anyone in the technical communications field. 


Read this. 


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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who currently employed at Cox Automotive, Inc., and freelances as her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog,, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. She is very active in the STC, as a former chapter president for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, and is currently serving on three STC Board committees. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog. All content is the owner's opinions, and does not reflect those of her employers past or present.

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