Beautiful markdown resume. Posted on march 5 2016 by steve in r markdown what my cv looks like with this template. Each example below contains a link to the source code within the dashboard. Markdown is a plain text formatting syntax for writers. However resume is also acceptable makes more sense to me so thats what i use.
To start simply fork the markdown cv repo. Use a simple pre processor to define per format operations on the markdown input or its parts such as moving contact information to the top right of the page in both html and pdf output. Ive offered an argument why you should consider doing everything in r markdown with posts about my academic manuscript template and my integration of r markdown with beamer see updated beamer r markdown template. Adding your skills jobs and education.
It allows you to quickly write structured content for the web and have it seamlessly converted to clean structured html. The key to a great markdown based resume is the subsequent styling writing lists and headings in markdown isnt a big issue. Dashboard with gauges and value boxes use flexdashboard to create dashboards with gauges and value boxes. And then edit directly in github the indexmd file.
Note that wikipedia prefers resume. Thats where the other markdown resume generators break down i simply did not like the styling and did not want to change all the css myself at the time needing something decent quickly. Combine r markdown with the flexdashboard package to quickly assemble r components into administrative dashboards. Make your academic cv look pretty in r markdown.
Delete the existing gh pages branch from your fork. It allows you to quickly write structured content for the web and have it seamlessly converted to clean structured html. If youve been paying really close attention youll notice that it was unnecessary in the previous section to convert cvmd to cvhtml as were doing the same thing herei dont mind though as it makes the first section easier to write it doesnt add any. Why arent you using r markdown already.
Raw text pdf microsoft word etc. It will only contain this webpage. Now unfortunately nobody reads printed resumes employers just want something to copy and paste into a database field so they can search for whatever isolated skill set theyre looking for. 1 using github pages to publish it online.
Compounding this is the fact that resumes are regularly requested in different formats.