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Office of Student Affairs Placement Centre Resume
Popular positions interested by HKBU students  2004 Placement Centre Office of Student Affairs Source: HKBU Graduate Emplo...
Distribution of Employed Graduates by Job Nature in 2004 <ul><li>Marketing Purchasing & Supply Business/Management & Relat...
Other requirements Study Fields Position Job Nature <ul><li>Good command of written & spoken English and Chinese  </li></u...
Other requirements Study Fields Position Job Nature ___ <ul><li>Excellent communication and interpersonal skills  </li></u...
<ul><li>Proficiency in Java, JSP, EJB, J2ME, UML, Tomcat, JBoss, Apache </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge in Windows Server 2003...
Other requirements Study Fields Position Job Nature ____ Good communication and presentation skills - Self-motivated and i...
<ul><li>Skillful in MAC Software ( preferably Photoshop, Illustrator, OuarkXpress, Flash and Dreamweaver) </li></ul><ul><l...
General required skills <ul><li>Fluent English, Mandarin and Chinese  </li></ul><ul><li>Good interpersonal & communication...
<ul><li>Reverse Chronological Resume Format </li></ul><ul><li>You have professional experience in the field of interest.  ...
Example
Three Kinds of Resume To Choose From <ul><li>2. Functional Resume Format </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Older workers&quot;, sinc...
Example
<ul><li>3.  Combination Resume Format </li></ul><ul><li>Each position you held involved a  different job description. </li...
Example
A) Identifying Information B) The Objective C) Summary of Qualifications D) Education Background & Academic Achievements E...
  A)    Identifying Information Your full name           Address           Contact Nos.           E-mail address          ...
To Build up your Resume <ul><li>B) The Objective </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Level&quot; of the position. </li></ul><ul><li>  ...
<ul><li>C) Summary of Qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-on experience in all phases of sof...
<ul><li>Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Proven success in  training and development </li></ul><ul><li>Strong  communication and ...
To Build up your Resume <ul><li>D) Education Background & Academic Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to include highe...
Examples Education : BBA, Hong Kong Baptist University, May 2002 Major : Economics GPA: 3.7 / 4.0 Minor : English <ul><ul>...
<ul><li>E) Work Experience   </li></ul><ul><li>Employer Name (especially if it is well-known in the field)  </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>  Work Experience: Marketing Assistant , G2000, Summer 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Responsib...
<ul><li>F) Activities/Interests </li></ul><ul><li>to demonstrate a well-rounded person with more dimensions </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>G) Language/Computer Skills   </li></ul><ul><li>Cantonese, Mandarin and English (Spoken  and writing skills) </li>...
<ul><li>Overall Appearance </li></ul><ul><li>Is the layout/format pleasing to the eye? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the resume l...
<ul><li>  Specific Attributes </li></ul><ul><li>   Relevancy:  </li></ul><ul><li>Is  material sequenced in order of import...
Exercise <ul><li>Personal Particular </li></ul><ul><li>Name ______________(Chi)_________(Eng)___________ </li></ul><ul><li...
4. Academic Achievement 5. Professional Qualification/Scholarship <ul><li>6. Work Experience </li></ul>Exercise
Exercise 7. Extra-curricular Activities 8. Language Abilities 9. Computer Skills 10. Interests/ Hobbies
Exercise <ul><li>________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>________________________________________ </li>...
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  1. 1. Office of Student Affairs Placement Centre Resume
  2. 2. Popular positions interested by HKBU students 2004 Placement Centre Office of Student Affairs Source: HKBU Graduate Employment Survey 2004
  3. 3. Distribution of Employed Graduates by Job Nature in 2004 <ul><li>Marketing Purchasing & Supply Business/Management & Related Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Others : </li></ul><ul><li>Public Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Info. Technology & Computer Sciences Computer Engineering </li></ul>E.g. Sales Executive 1.Marketing/ Sales <ul><li>Accountancy </li></ul><ul><li>Business Studies/Mgt </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resources Mgt </li></ul><ul><li>Business/Mgt & Related Studies </li></ul>E.g. Admin. Assistant 2. Admin/ Mgt Study Fields Position Job Nature
  4. 4. Other requirements Study Fields Position Job Nature <ul><li>Good command of written & spoken English and Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>Fluent in Mandarin will be an added advantage </li></ul><ul><li>Presentable and possess good communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Familiar and sensitive to Local news </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Chi Lang & Lit /Eng Lang & Lit </li></ul><ul><li>Translation </li></ul>E.g. Reporter ( Local News) /Editor 3. Media & Communications <ul><li>Preferably attained English Benchmark or exemption </li></ul><ul><li>have professional training e.g. PGCE, LPAT. </li></ul><ul><li>BA English Language & Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Diploma in Edu </li></ul><ul><li>Postgraduate Dip in Edu. </li></ul>E.g. English Teacher 4. Teaching /Lecturing
  5. 5. Other requirements Study Fields Position Job Nature ___ <ul><li>Excellent communication and interpersonal skills </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent planning and organization skills </li></ul>___ <ul><li>Good interpersonal skills </li></ul><ul><li>Good Team player </li></ul><ul><li>Strong ability in managing and organizing activities </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent in communication skills </li></ul>Business/Mgt & Related Studies E.g. Financial Consultant 8. Banking /Finance Any disciplines E.g. Tax Associate 7. Account /Audit /Taxation Business Studies /Mgt E.g. Merchandiser 6. Merchandising /Purchasing Any disciplines E.g. Project Officer in Soc, Service Centre 5. Recreation /Social Services
  6. 6. <ul><li>Proficiency in Java, JSP, EJB, J2ME, UML, Tomcat, JBoss, Apache </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge in Windows Server 2003, Redhat Linux, Suse Linux </li></ul><ul><li>Good communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Good in English & Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>Experience in using Oracle, Sybase, Mysql </li></ul><ul><li>Good working attitude </li></ul><ul><li>strong communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>able to work under pressure </li></ul>Other requirements Study Fields Position Job Nature <ul><li>BBA - Information Systems Mgt </li></ul><ul><li>Computing Science/ Computing Studies </li></ul>E.g. Programmer 10. Systems Analysis & Computer Programming <ul><li>Communication in PR and Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul>E.g. Corporate Communications Assistant 9. Advertising / Public Relations
  7. 7. Other requirements Study Fields Position Job Nature ____ Good communication and presentation skills - Self-motivated and independent Computing Studies/ Computing Science/ Computer Engineering Application Engineer 12. Engineering <ul><li>Biological Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Studies Allied to Medicine & Health </li></ul>E.g. Medical Sales Executive 11. Medical & Health Services
  8. 8. <ul><li>Skillful in MAC Software ( preferably Photoshop, Illustrator, OuarkXpress, Flash and Dreamweaver) </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge in 3D, Freehand, and Painter would be an advantage </li></ul>____ Familiar with Employees Compensation, MPF and Tax administration Other requirements Study Fields Position Job Nature Digital Graphic Design Communication E.g. Designer 15. Art & Design Any disciplines (depends on research discipline) E.g. Research assistant 14. Scientific & Research Work Business/Mgt / HRM & Related Studies E.g. Human Resources Assistant 13. Human Resources
  9. 9. General required skills <ul><li>Fluent English, Mandarin and Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>Good interpersonal & communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Diligent, polite and pleasant characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent computer skills in MS Office and Chinese word processing </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Reverse Chronological Resume Format </li></ul><ul><li>You have professional experience in the field of interest. </li></ul><ul><li>You can demonstrate measurable results from their work activities (for example, sold 20 mobile phones per day ) </li></ul><ul><li>You've held impressive job titles, and/or have worked for big-name employers. </li></ul>Three Kinds of Resume To Choose From
  11. 11. Example
  12. 12. Three Kinds of Resume To Choose From <ul><li>2. Functional Resume Format </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Older workers&quot;, since it minimizes dates </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Career changers&quot;, since it outlines transferable work skills </li></ul><ul><li>Recent graduates who don't have a lot of professional experience in their field, but DO have relevant coursework or training. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Returning employees&quot; after an absence from the workforce since it minimizes dates. </li></ul><ul><li>You want to emphasize skills you have that haven't been used in recent work experiences. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Example
  14. 14. <ul><li>3. Combination Resume Format </li></ul><ul><li>Each position you held involved a different job description. </li></ul><ul><li>You have held internships or volunteer positions that directly relate to field of interest . </li></ul>Three Kinds of Resume To Choose From
  15. 15. Example
  16. 16. A) Identifying Information B) The Objective C) Summary of Qualifications D) Education Background & Academic Achievements E) Work Experience F) Activities/Interests G) Language/Computer Skills H) Reference To Build up your Resume
  17. 17.   A)   Identifying Information Your full name          Address          Contact Nos.          E-mail address          Age, Sex, Marital status, I.D. No. (Not needed) Examples   Amy Chan Flat D, 12/F, 235 Prince Road, Kowloon 1234 5678 (Home) 9876 5432 (Mobile) Email: amychan@hkbu.edu.hk To Build up your Resume
  18. 18. To Build up your Resume <ul><li>B) The Objective </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Level&quot; of the position. </li></ul><ul><li>    Skills using in that position. </li></ul><ul><li>    Position function. </li></ul><ul><li>    Field or industry </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>An entry level position as a social work assistant in non-profit making organization </li></ul><ul><li>Example 1-- Accounting Assistant </li></ul><ul><li>Seeking a position in administrative support where acquired accounting skills, will be advanced </li></ul><ul><li>Example 2-- Audit Trainee </li></ul><ul><li>An audit management position with the possibility of cross-functional responsibilities in customer services or project development </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>C) Summary of Qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-on experience in all phases of software development including designing and implementing customerised accounting system, expertise in analyzing data and organizational experience including supervision of exhibition helpers. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Successful at organizing promotional events and activities </li></ul><ul><li>Strong writing skills with newsletters & brochures </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive background in communicating with a diverse population </li></ul><ul><li>Experience in researching and analyzing media trends </li></ul><ul><li>Organized, enthusiastic and personable </li></ul>To Build up your Resume
  20. 20. <ul><li>Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Proven success in training and development </li></ul><ul><li>Strong communication and interpersonal skills </li></ul><ul><li>Experience in problem solving and crisis negotiation </li></ul><ul><li>Familiar with a variety of software packages including Windows ME, Microsoft Word, SPSS, Visual Basic </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><li>Flight Attendant </li></ul><ul><li>Summary of qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Broad knowledge of airlines safety </li></ul><ul><li>Positive attitude & patient with challenging & difficult passengers </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent support with children, elderly & handicapped passengers </li></ul>To Build up your Resume
  21. 21. To Build up your Resume <ul><li>D) Education Background & Academic Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to include higher education degrees and certificates, academic awards or scholarships, relevant courses and professional credentials. </li></ul><ul><li>List your university degree(s), the institution(s) you attended, the dates you received your degree(s), and any academic honor(s) you were awarded. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Examples Education : BBA, Hong Kong Baptist University, May 2002 Major : Economics GPA: 3.7 / 4.0 Minor : English <ul><ul><li>Education: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor in Business Administration (Hons), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasis in Finance, 2002 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hong Kong Baptist University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certificate in Information Technology, 2001 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hong Kong Vocation Training Council </li></ul></ul>To Build up your Resume
  23. 23. <ul><li>E) Work Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Employer Name (especially if it is well-known in the field) </li></ul><ul><li>Position Title </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight your experiences (Each bullet begins with an action verb) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>To Build up your Resume
  24. 24. <ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>  Work Experience: Marketing Assistant , G2000, Summer 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibilities included creating advertisements and planning marketing strategies. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Services Assistant, Hutchison Telecommunication, Summer 2000 </li></ul><ul><li> Responsible for attending to customer’s needs and other daily operation duties including telemarketing, stock-checking. </li></ul><ul><li>Professional: Sing Tao Daily News </li></ul><ul><li>Experience: News Editor, May 2002-present </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>* Conceptualize, assign, write, and edit news stories for weekly paper </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>* Meet increasing design and content needs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*Increased average number of news stories covered per issue from less than 3 to 4.4 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*Lay out all news pages using QuarkXPress 3.3 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>To Build up your Resume
  25. 25. <ul><li>F) Activities/Interests </li></ul><ul><li>to demonstrate a well-rounded person with more dimensions </li></ul><ul><li>to point out skills that have been demonstrated in your non-professional life </li></ul><ul><li>to account for gaps in employment </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><li>Copy Editor, Student Journal, Hong Kong Baptist University, Academic Year 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>expanded and polished writing and professional skills by covering a variety of news stories, including community and in-depth pieces </li></ul><ul><li>Edited all copy for clarity, grammar and style </li></ul>To Build up your Resume
  26. 26. <ul><li>G) Language/Computer Skills   </li></ul><ul><li>Cantonese, Mandarin and English (Spoken and writing skills) </li></ul><ul><li>   Other languages </li></ul><ul><li>  Basic office work: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Chinese Character Input….. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>H) Reference   </li></ul><ul><li>   One from university and one from past employer </li></ul><ul><li>   Full name, Title, Company/Institution, Address, Tel. No./ E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>    Remember to get the referees’ approval first </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>To Build up your Resume
  27. 27. <ul><li>Overall Appearance </li></ul><ul><li>Is the layout/format pleasing to the eye? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the resume look as if it fits comfortably within the page </li></ul><ul><li>Is the resume on clean paper, and is the print type clear ? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the resume easily readable? ( bullets used, no long sentences, no obscure fonts, no abbreviations ) </li></ul><ul><li>Does the resume use bold and italics and underlining appropriately to highlight key strengths? </li></ul><ul><li>  Is the information you wish to highlight located on the left side of the page and near the top of the page whenever possible? </li></ul>Evaluation
  28. 28. <ul><li>  Specific Attributes </li></ul><ul><li>  Relevancy: </li></ul><ul><li>Is material sequenced in order of importance and relevance ? Has extraneous material been eliminated? </li></ul><ul><li>   Specificity: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does the resume avoid generalities and focus on specific information about experience, projects, products, etc.? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>    Completeness: </li></ul><ul><li>Is all important information included? </li></ul><ul><li>Quantified Results: </li></ul><ul><li>Are results of your past work experiences quantified when possible? (Supervisor ratings, number of letters of commendation received, customer satisfaction ratings...) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>Evaluation
  29. 29. Exercise <ul><li>Personal Particular </li></ul><ul><li>Name ______________(Chi)_________(Eng)___________ </li></ul><ul><li>Contacts Telephone______________ Email _____________ </li></ul><ul><li>2.Career Aspiration / Objective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you want to do? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What career field are you interested? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are your short-term and long-term career plans? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>_______________________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>_______________________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>_______________________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3. Education Background </li></ul>
  30. 30. 4. Academic Achievement 5. Professional Qualification/Scholarship <ul><li>6. Work Experience </li></ul>Exercise
  31. 31. Exercise 7. Extra-curricular Activities 8. Language Abilities 9. Computer Skills 10. Interests/ Hobbies
  32. 32. Exercise <ul><li>________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>12. Additional Information </li></ul><ul><li>Why are you interested in the position? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are you interested in this company? </li></ul><ul><li>What are your strengths related to the captioned position? </li></ul><ul><li>________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>13. Others (Optional) </li></ul><ul><li>Availability?__________________________ </li></ul>11. References
  33. 33. Q & A
  34. 34. The End
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