How to Post Your Resume on Craigslist

How to Post Your Resume on Craigslist. Craigslist is a free and efficient alternative to sites that charge to post your resume. Follow these simple steps to post your resume on the site.

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Craigslist can post your resume online for free.

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Prepare your resume. Have it saved as a Microsoft Word file or in another common format.

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Open your browser. Connect to the Internet and visit the Craigslist Web site (see Resources below).

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Choose your location. First choose your state from the list on the right, then choose the nearest city on the next page.

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Click on "Post to Classifieds" in the top left corner of the screen. Then select "Resume / Job wanted" on the next list.

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If prompted, select the neighborhood in which you live. This field is not required but it might inform employers that you live nearby.

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Choose a catchy "posting title." In the box labeled "Posting Title," write a brief headline that describes your skills.

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Copy and paste your resume in the large text box labeled "Posting Description." Make sure the entire text is pasted correctly and the formatting looks neat. Include your e-mail address.

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Select contact options. There is an option that will keep your e-mail address anonymous and protect you from spam.

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Click "Continue," add any images that are required and click "Done with Images." Preview your posting and select "Edit Text" if you wish to make revisions. Click "Continue" when done.

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Verify the information shown on screen, which shows the email address where the confirmation link has been sent. You'll need to click on this link to publish the resume.

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Check your e-mail for a message from Craigslist. Click the link contained within the email.

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Publish your posting. Review your resume one last time and click "Publish" once you are confident everything looks good.