Resume Writing For Advertising And Marketing Roles

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Resume Writing For Advertising And Marketing Roles

  1. 1. Project Greenhouse’s Resume Writing for Advertising and Marketing Roles Craig Hodges Recruitment Manager, Account Niche Adele Wootton Account Director, Creative Niche
  2. 2. 1. Skills Assessment <ul><li>Do an inventory of your skills, abilities, accomplishments and achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Create sample case studies of your contributions to clients and employers </li></ul><ul><li>Create PARs – Problem, Action, Result </li></ul>Resume Writing: Process
  3. 3. 2. Research <ul><li>Read career and business related publications (print and online) for market trends </li></ul><ul><li>Carefully read the job descriptions of your desired positions </li></ul>
  4. 4. 3. Writing <ul><li>Consider either leaving out an objective or simply adding a quick statement including your title or how your skills can impact the company </li></ul><ul><li>Be concise but specific regarding accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Create an image that matches you and the company to which you are applying </li></ul>
  5. 5. 4. Format <ul><li>Determine the layout, format, structure and content </li></ul><ul><li>Begin by moving your accomplishments under various categories </li></ul><ul><li>Consider a skills-based versus chronological resume </li></ul>
  6. 6. 5. Edit <ul><li>Grammatical phrasing is consistent </li></ul><ul><li>Design/layout is appropriate for the role/company </li></ul><ul><li>Review, proofread and spell-check your final document </li></ul><ul><li>Save various copies and track where you have applied </li></ul>
  7. 7. 1. Who are you? <ul><li>Name </li></ul><ul><li>Title </li></ul><ul><li>Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Objective </li></ul>Resume Writing: Best Practices
  8. 8. 2. What do you want? <ul><li>Communicate what position you are applying to </li></ul>
  9. 9. 3. What can you do? <ul><li>Highlight your experience, skills and projects </li></ul>
  10. 10. 4. What have you accomplished? <ul><li>Detail past achievements and successes </li></ul>
  11. 11. 5. With whom have you worked? <ul><li>Mention brands, clients, companies and agencies </li></ul>
  12. 12. Creative Niche and Account Niche are committed to matching the right advertising, design, interactive and marketing professionals with the right employers. For more information, visit us at www.creativeniche.ca Or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CreativeNiche or www.twitter.com/AccountNiche

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