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This tool is available to all registered Illinois workNet jobseekers.

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  • After an exhaustive search Illinois workNet joined forces with Optimal Resume to provide a comprehensive resume tool to our job seekers. Optimal Resume was selected because of the assortment of tools, variety of options, and ease of use AND because they have helped over 2 million job seekers across the country.
  • Industry selections include manufacturing, packaging and transportation

    Job functions include industrial design, installation/maintenance/repair, logistics/transportation, maintenance management, production/operations, project/program management, quality assurance/safety, and transportation and warehousing
  • The same process is applicable to all of the areas on Optimal Resume

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  • 1. Building Your Optimal Impression Illinois workNet and Optimal Resume working together for you
  • 2. How will you make a great first impression? Illinois workNet and Optimal Resume can help. February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 3. Whatwe willcover • Access your Account • Document Center Skills Assessment Resume Letters Portfolios Video Resumes Websites Interviews February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 4. Why Optimal Resume It’s easy to create an account! February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 5. February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume 1. Access ATIM account 2. Log-in using your Illinois workNet account
  • 6. • In your account, access Optimal Resume by clicking here February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 7. February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume 1. Enter your Career Preferences 2. Hold CTRL for Multiple Selections 3. Save 4. You can change Industry at any time
  • 8. Document Center February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 9. DocumentCenter • The Document Center offers storage for files you create or upload • Access it from the Resume home page • Access it from the toolbar. February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 10. Skills Assessment February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 11. SkillsAssessment 1. Select Assessments 2. Pick the type of assessment 3. Name your assessment February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume 1. 2. 3.
  • 12. • Skills listed (35) based upon your industry choice • Experiences by type • Add specific anecdotes by skill & experience February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume SkillsAssessment
  • 13. SkillsAssessment • Hover over a skill to find out the definition • Skills may be added or deleted • Experience categories can be added, deleted or reordered February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 14. SkillsAssessment • Select the skill and category • Click Add • Enter your anecdote in the box • Enhance it with document formatting features like bold or italic February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 15. SkillsAssessment • Next phase is Abilities • Same process as Skills • Abilities listed (52) based upon your industry choice • Add or delete abilities • Add, delete or reorder experience • Select Add to include your anecdotes February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 16. SkillsAssessment • Create multiple assessments by industry or Job Family • Select an occupation from an associated ONET listing • Review the ONET job details to include appropriate descriptions in your assessment February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 17. • Complete the assessment process by adding your Proficiencies • Select Add in Proficiency column • Indicate level of Experience • Rate your Experience February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume SkillsAssessment
  • 18. • Add comments in the next column • Add or delete proficiencies February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume SkillsAssessment
  • 19. SkillsAssessment • After entering your comments, you can return to edit or add at any time February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 20. SkillsAssessment • Manage your assessments from the Document Center • Select any assessment you created to make edits • Delete ones you no longer need February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 21. Resume Builder February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 22. ResumeBuilder • From the Document Center – Select Resume Builder • Select Create New Resume to get started • Select one of your existing resumes to edit or delete February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 23. ResumeBuilder • Create a new resume • Upload an existing resume  You cannot edit a resume that you upload February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 24. ResumeBuilder • Three options are available to create a new resume February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 25. ResumeBuilder • Start from Scratch is for experienced resume writers – you have a blank slate. February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 26. ResumeBuilder • Browse Samples – provides templates from which you can select a resume to use • 145 total samples are available February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 27. ResumeBuilder • Pick from industry category and experience level • Samples appear at the bottom of the screen February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 28. ResumeBuilder • Review the sample thumbnail views February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 29. ResumeBuilder • Review a full-size sample • When you find one you wish to use, Select Use this Sample February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 30. ResumeBuilder • After making your selection, the builder automatically enters your contact information • You can edit the different areas with YOUR information February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 31. ResumeBuilder • The edit tools help you: Style your resume Format Spellcheck Edit, reorder or delete sections Offer tips and instructions February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 32. ResumeBuilder • Browse Section Sets – allows you to set up your resume with only the sections. • Enter YOUR information February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 33. ResumeBuilder • Select from Categories • Select Resume type • Standard sections are recommende d February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 34. ResumeBuilder • Items change based upon category selected February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 35. ResumeBuilder • After making your selection, the blank template opens in the edit screen • To edit an area, hover over sections, select the colored area to edit February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 36. ResumeBuilder • The edit box opens upon selecting a section in all of the editable areas of the document • Section name can be edited • Text formatting is editable with standard features February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 37. ResumeBuilder • Examples • Action Verbs • Infobytes • Help you with suggestions to make your resume stronger February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 38. ResumeBuilder February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 39. ResumeBuilder February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 40. ResumeBuilder February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 41. ResumeBuilder • Experience allows you to add: Employer Name Employer Location Employer website Date range of employment Job Title Job Description • Use WYSIWYG tools February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 42. ResumeBuilder • Tools help you make your resume unique.  Formatting  Spell Check  History • Sections • Resources February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 43. ResumeBuilder • Reorder the sections • Reorder bullets within a section February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 44. ResumeBuilder • The Skills Section helps you by allowing you to include key terms and phrases from your industry • Pull terms from your My Skills • Make use of the ONET tool to help you add the proper keywords February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 45. ResumeBuilder • Using the My Skills section links you to the items from your Skill Inventory February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 46. ResumeBuilder • While in the resume builder you have additional tools  Rename, Clone, GPS, Download, Share, Print Preview, To Do, or Switch Resumes February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 47. ResumeBuilder • GPS - Opt-in to share with employers (covered later) • Download your finished version • Share by email or other system February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 48. ResumeBuilder • Preview the print version • Make a list of things To Do for your resume • Switch between resumes in case you need to make multiple changes February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 49. Letter Builder February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 50. LetterBuilder • Letter Builder helps you build letters in the same way as the Resume Builder • Access letters from the Document Center • Select Create New Letter • Choose from an existing letter February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 51. LetterBuilder • After selecting Create new letter • Name the letter • Select Start Letter • Option to upload a letter  Uploaded letters cannot be edited. February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 52. LetterBuilder • Options include: • Samples • Types • Start from Scratch February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 53. LetterBuilder • Browsing displays samples based upon Categories & Experience Levels February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 54. LetterBuilder • Browsing Letter Types provides types of letters with sample paragraphs February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 55. LetterBuilder February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume • Sections are offered with sample language to use
  • 56. LetterBuilder • The editing tools included as the same across the platform:  Examples  Action Verbs  Infobytes  Style  Formatting  WYSIWYG  Tools February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 57. LetterBuilder • Starting from Scratch provides only your name and address February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 58. Portfolios February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 59. PortfolioBuilder • Access from the Document Center • Compile your collateral materials in one place for easy access February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 60. PortfolioBuilder • Name the portfolio February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 61. PortfolioBuilder • Select from a Template or Start from Scratch February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 62. PortfolioBuilder • From Templates, determine what type of portfolio you want to create February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 63. PortfolioBuilder • Multiple options are available February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 64. PortfolioBuilder • The Portfolio starts with the basics, but you can include specific projects February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 65. February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume Upload a file or add a link to a website Add a file to the portfolio Add special notations
  • 66. PortfolioBuilder • Store files by project February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 67. Video Resume February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 68. VideoResume • Video Resume gives viewers the opportunity to see how you present yourself • Video Resumes are a current technology tool in which you share 2-3 minutes about your career February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 69. VideoResume • Select create your resume • Name your video resume February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 70. VideoResume • Two options are available • With Teleprompter – provides a script that you create to read during your recording • Without Teleprompter February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 71. VideoResume • With script – allows you to name your script February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 72. VideoResume • Optimal offers types of scripts from which you can choose, or • Start from scratch February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 73. VideoResume • Browse Script types provides a synopsis of the type of video resume this would create • Select a type • Basic categories are opened February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 74. VideoResume • Select the type of script • Select the paragraph • Examples are provided from which you can add to your script February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 75. VideoResume • Add the paragraphs and then edit to include your name and specific company information February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 76. VideoResume • Upon completing your script, adjust your camera and microphone • You must approve access for Illinois workNet to access your camera and microphone February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 77. VideoResume • Look at the video sample –  Is your background acceptable?  Is the lighting favorable?  Should you move the camera up or down?  Make adjustments as needed • Test the audio  Is the microphone picking up your voice?  Is the microphone picking up background sounds? February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 78. VideoResume • When all items are appropriately adjusted, you can test the teleprompter • Text size can be adjusted • Scroll speed can be adjusted • Ready – Press Record  3 seconds till start February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 79. VideoResume • After you record a segment using either method, you have an option to: Play Redo Save After Save, the next section can be recorded February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 80. VideoResume • After all sections are recorded: • Add bullet points by section • Select a background video skin color February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 81. VideoResume • In your bullets: Use keywords Use action verbs February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 82. VideoResume • Preview your final video as it will appear on your personal website February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 83. Website Builder February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 84. WebsiteBuilder • One of the best ways to be found is to have a website • Use Website Builder tool to create your own branded website on Illinois workNet February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 85. WebsiteBuilder • Name your website February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 86. WebsiteBuilder • Select the pages that you wish to appear on your website • Enable the sections from which you want to add documents February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 87. WebsiteBuilder • Select a template  Multiple colors  Multiple layouts February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 88. WebsiteBuilder • Enable a sidebar to include your social media profiles Twitter LinkedIn Blog February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 89. WebsiteBuilder • Upon completing the sidebar and pages Activate Website February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume After activation – view hits or make changes
  • 90. WebsiteBuilder • View your website February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume Video ResumeSkills PortfolioResume
  • 91. February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 92. InterviewPrep • Assessment done • Skills done • Resume done • Letters done • Video resume done • Website done • Interviews?? February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 93. InterviewPrep • Optimal Resume offers you the opportunity to practice interview questions and see/hear your response • Name your interview February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 94. InterviewPrep • Select the type of interview you would like to practice • Hover over the category to see what is included February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 95. InterviewPrep • Practice options include: Video – record your voice and image Audio – record your voice only Text – Type your answers Just Listen – listen to the questions from the interviewers February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 96. InterviewPrep • After selecting an interview type • Questions in the Playlist are shown in parentheses February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 97. InterviewPrep • Choose the audio/video and connect to your webcam • Completed recordings are noted with a green flag • Share your questions with a career counselor February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 98. Resume GPS February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 99. ResumeGPS February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume • Open the resume • Select Resume GPS • Check the box to Opt-In
  • 100. ResumeGPS • After you opt-in complete: Keyword Tags Location Photo Education Information Career Preferences • Check for: Messages Statistics Online Interviews Videoconferences February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume
  • 101. Thanksforwatching February2014IllinoisworkNet-OptimalResume • Questions may be directed to:  Illinois workNet– info@illinoisworknet.com To see archived videos about the program: OR: http://www.youtube.com/illinoisworknet To get information on our upcoming webinars, follow us on social media: http://ilworknetmanufacturing.com/ATIM/Pages/ATIMvideos.aspx http://www.illinoisworknet.com/vos_portal/residents/en/Prepare/Videos/#Prepare