Calhoun pp interview

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Calhoun pp interview

  1. 1. What is a Resume? A Resume is a Chronological Snapshot of your Professional Life.
  2. 2. Winning Elements of a RESUME!!!  Name, Address and contact details  Objective statement  Education  Areas of interest  Achievements  Technical skills  Interests and activities  Skills and attributes  References
  3. 3. When creating your resume make sure you are being HONEST!!!You just graduated, being honest about your experience will get your further than making your experiences up.
  4. 4. Display your ACHIEVEMENTS!!! You may not have work experience but you still have achieved a lot. Your achievements may include:  Athletics  Honor roll and Awards  Volunteering  Yearbook Staff
  5. 5. Highlight your ABILITIES!!! Skills that will get your foot in the door Your abilities may include:  Communicator  Leader  Multi-tasking  Team player  Creative  Technical Skills
  6. 6. Emphasize your CHARACTERISTICS!!! Helpful Attentive Patient Kind Honest Loyal Possess a high level of Integrity
  7. 7. Sample of how your resume should LOOK!!!!
  8. 8. What is a Cover Letter? A cover letter should be a narrative of the following:  Who you are  What position you are applying for  What skills, abilities and qualifications you posses.  Why the employer should choose you
  9. 9. Cover Letter Sample (your name) (your address)(your city, state, zip code)(your phone number)(your email ___________________(date) Dear ___________________, I would like to apply for the position as an ___________________ for your ___________________. After being through job search and my conversation with an advisor, I come respecting the papers that you are leading, which always put up professionalism and integrity in every of its news coverage. I feel confident that the objectives and values that become the basic approach of ___________________ complement greatly the enthusiasm and passion that I have. It would be nice if you could consider me for the position as an ___________________, or any other position that allows me to apply my ___________________ skill. The prove of my capabilities in the position can be seen from the commitment that I have to my academic, and the ample of time that I devoted to my school newspaper to deliver a factual news every week. It is definitely a step closer to be a professional journalist, which I am hoping I can achieve in your Newspaper organization. I look forward to discuss this job opportunities with you soon. Thank you for your attention. Sincerely, ___________________(signature) ___________________(your complete name)
  10. 10. With These Winning Elements, You Have Nothing to Worry About… Your Hired!!!

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