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HOW TO WOW
Today you’ll learn what I
already know… How to
build a brilliant resume!
Ten Simple Tips
+
Number One
Resumes are about
language, not about math.
If you worked as a beekeeper from Feb.
08 until Dec. 11, and you we...
Number Two
Tell them who you are, not
just what you’ve done.
I’m not just a software engineer, I’m also
a good boy who lik...
Number Three
Resumes ≠ Obituaries
Ellie Fant was a hard worker. He did the
work that others would avoid. Although
he was s...
Number Four
Actions Make The Strongest
Verbs
Shake! Rattle! Roll! Jump! Bump!
Grind! Shout! Spin! Bounce!
STOP!….hammer ti...
Number Five
White Space is Your Friend
My white spots help me
look organized…and
cute!
Number Six
Know Your Audience
I love honey, and my audience will be
full of bears and bees. My discussion of
honey should ...
Number Seven
Have More Than One
Resume
Gentlemen know that no two occupations
require the same skills, that’s why I have
m...
Number Eight
Set Yourself Apart Just a
Little Bit
All rabbits are equal, but
some rabbits are more
equal than others.
Number Nine
Always Tell the Truth
The truth is that even with
these glasses, I still can’t
read because I’m a bear
and bea...
Number Ten
Content is King!
Content may be king,
but I am the queen!
Thank you!
Andrew (@UXAndrew)
helped me get the job of my
dreams, and he can help you
too!
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  1. 1. HOW TO WOW Today you’ll learn what I already know… How to build a brilliant resume!
  2. 2. Ten Simple Tips +
  3. 3. Number One Resumes are about language, not about math. If you worked as a beekeeper from Feb. 08 until Dec. 11, and you were born on 12/7/81, then how old were you when you began keeping bees?
  4. 4. Number Two Tell them who you are, not just what you’ve done. I’m not just a software engineer, I’m also a good boy who likes tennis balls, tummy rubs, and treats!
  5. 5. Number Three Resumes ≠ Obituaries Ellie Fant was a hard worker. He did the work that others would avoid. Although he was sometimes difficult to work with, his co-workers always loved him. May he work in peace! Amen.
  6. 6. Number Four Actions Make The Strongest Verbs Shake! Rattle! Roll! Jump! Bump! Grind! Shout! Spin! Bounce! STOP!….hammer time!
  7. 7. Number Five White Space is Your Friend My white spots help me look organized…and cute!
  8. 8. Number Six Know Your Audience I love honey, and my audience will be full of bears and bees. My discussion of honey should be well received.
  9. 9. Number Seven Have More Than One Resume Gentlemen know that no two occupations require the same skills, that’s why I have more than one resume.
  10. 10. Number Eight Set Yourself Apart Just a Little Bit All rabbits are equal, but some rabbits are more equal than others.
  11. 11. Number Nine Always Tell the Truth The truth is that even with these glasses, I still can’t read because I’m a bear and bears can’t read.
  12. 12. Number Ten Content is King! Content may be king, but I am the queen!
  13. 13. Thank you! Andrew (@UXAndrew) helped me get the job of my dreams, and he can help you too!
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