It the corporate world, the way you present yourself makes a difference. To showcase yourself to your recruiter, it is necessary to have a solid resume or a professional portfolio.
However, most of the people are stuck in a dilemma regarding which platform to choose to make a portfolio that reflects their word impressively.
WordPress, an open source Content Management System, supports some themes that reflect your resume, portfolio or Curriculum Vitae in the best possible manner.
Here is a list of 10 beautiful WordPress themes that will assist you to show off your online resume.
Mak is a minimalistic, elegant yet powerful theme that is best suited for those who believe in Less is More.
It allows you to showcase your personal portfolio, resume, CV, etc. with a tinge of creativity and modern designs.
With vibrant color options, this theme is one of the best ones to showcase your portfolio in the best possible manner.
It has some ready-made demos in various color options which you can use, or you may even choose to customize as per your requirements.
This theme also supports Elementor which is an advanced page builder.
The best part? You have the option to import content in a single click.
Strong performance along with fast speed on all devices is something which makes Mak stand out from the rest of the themes.
This theme is super lively as nearly all the elements used in this theme are professionally animated.
It makes your resume stand out from the rest due to its liveliness which is hard to find.
This theme is highly responsive, and it comes with a unique toggle style resume page which will motivate the right people to hire you.
Also, one of the exciting features is that it includes a full background photo slider which enhances your work in its full potential.
Promotion has an intuitive interface along with a plethora of features that allows you to build your pages instantly without any hassle.
Also, the website will always be translation-ready, so language is no more a barrier to your work.
Unique is one of those themes which are highly-customizable.
It comes with a “drag and drop” page builder that makes it super easy for non-coders to set things up.
Also, it has a one-click demo install. Which means, you can import the exact same look of the Unique theme into your WordPress site within a few seconds.
You get two versions of the theme – Light and Dark with unlimited color customizations.
For those of you wants to have a blog along with your resume page, you can have that too.
All in all, this theme helps showcase your work in a professional manner.
Resume has a modern design coupled with a responsive layout.
Freelancers or individuals who want to build their online presence are the favourites to use this theme.
This theme is well-crafted and primarily divided into four basic sections – About, Portfolio, Blog and Contact.
These few but significant sections can be used to show off one’s details, work or contact information.
Along with its minimal homepage layout, you can determine what you want to display on the front page area. An easy back-end customization panel is also provided.
Creativo is extremely responsive WordPress theme which well optimized for mobile as well as computer devices. It comes with a powerful Visual Composer Page Builder plugin.
It provides a variety of sub-themes along with the default one. Each and every element of a theme can be imported to your site with just one click.
It has integration with Revolution Slider, and Layer Slider plugins which allow you to display your content is the best possible way. A standard menu can be quickly transformed into a mega-menu packed with links to various parts of the page.
With Creativo, you can also create one-page navigation websites easily without writing even a single line of code.
You can make your website translation ready by using PoEdit or WPML plugin. It is very well documented and easily integrates with WooCommerce.
Hired is extremely clean with what it offers. It doesn’t provide a plethora of features. It just acts as an interface to display your resume and contact information elegantly.
It is built with a fluid, responsive and SEO conscious framework. It is well documented and fully translatable.
Personal Page is a responsive theme designed explicitly for resumes and personal websites. Cherry Framework powers it. With the integration of photo gallery and video files, the layout looks very interactive.
It also has a live theme customizer support which allows easy edits.
It has many tools such as advanced theme options, valid code and other services that assist you to build a fully personalized website.
Designer is a fully responsive, minimal theme which lets you create professional looking websites for resumes and portfolios. Designer is best suited for photography and artworks.
You can customize the theme as you want and can also add your CSS styles with the pre-included custom CSS box.
It works seamlessly with various WordPress plugins and is optimized for easy translation.
As the name aptly suggests, Freelancer is one page, highly responsive theme that assists you to show off your work. It is handy for freelancers, developers, and designers.
Freelancer is based on the Fuse Framework which controls the look and interface of the entire theme.
Freelancer is translation ready and supports premium plugins like qTranslate and WPML.
Built-in SEO module takes care of your website’s search engine rankings.
It is built using Bootstrap, an easy, open source front-end web development tool which is maintained on GitHub.
Argent is specifically designed for designers, photographers, painters, etc. with portfolio items featured prominently on the homepage.
It doesn’t include a sidebar but includes support for three footer widget areas. A full-width image carousel of every portfolio item is automatically generated from the first gallery listed in the portfolio post.
However, as of now, this theme is only available for self-hosted WordPress blog owners.
Premium Layers uses a straightforward and clean interface.
Along with the theme, you get eight beautiful readymade skins to choose from. It also offers a filterable portfolio which allows you to manage your content easily. Various CSS3 effects and animations make the content intriguing. It is retina ready and fully responsive.
Electric comes with an abundance of tools and widgets which help you to build a fantastic resume website. With the inclusion of useful plugins, you can create a right looking page within minutes.
There are a lot of videos available to guide you through each step. Along with the theme, you get ten variants of portfolio pages to choose from.
I hope one of the above themes help you to create an outstanding online presence.