The Experiences section is designed to showcase your career background and highlight the responsibilities you have handled throughout your professional journey. In this post, we will guide you on how to configure the Experiences section of your site. For a complete reference, you can refer to the sample experiences.yaml file.

To begin, create a new file named experiences.yaml in the data/en/sections directory of your site. Then, follow the instructions below.

Add Section Information

Add the following section metadata to your experiences.yaml file:

section:
  name: Experiences # Titre de la section (par défaut: "" )
  id: experiences # url id/slug of section *Required*
  enable: true
  weight: 3
  showOnNavbar: true
  # Can optionally hide the title in sections
  # hideTitle: true 

Add Your Experiences

To add an experience, include the respective information under experiences section in the experiences.yaml file as below:

# Your experiences
experiences:
- company:
    name: Example Co.
    url: "https://www.example.com"
    location: Dhaka Branch
    logo: /images/experiences/company.png
    # company overview
    overview: Example Co. is a widely recognized company for cloud-native development. It builds tools for Kubernetes.
  positions:
  - designation: Senior Software Engineer
    start: Nov 2019
    # don't provide end date if you are currently working there. It will be replaced by "Present"
    # end: Dec 2020
    # give some points about what was your responsibilities at the company.
    responsibilities:
    - Design and develop XYZ tool for ABC task
    - Design, develop and manage disaster recovery tool [Xtool](https://www.example.com) that backup Kubernetes volumes, databases, and cluster's resource definition.
    - Lead backend team.

  - designation: Junior Software Engineer
    start: Nov 2017
    end: Oct 2019
    responsibilities:
    - Implement and test xyz feature for abc tool.
    - Support client for abc tool.
    - Learn k,d,w technology for xyz.

Each entry in the experiences section should have the following information:

  • company: Some information about your company. You should provide name, url, location, logo, and a brief overview of the company.
  • positions: A list of positions you have held in the company. You can provide multiple positions if you have changed your position in the company.
  • designation: Represents the role that you were playing at the position.
  • start: Time when you had joined at the position.
  • end: Time when you have left the position. If you are currently working at the position, don’t provide this field.
  • responsibilities: A list of responsibilities you handled at that position. This section is very important as it will give the viewer an idea about the professional responsibilities you are capable to deal with.

You can use markdown syntax in overview field of company section and responsibilities field.