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Resumes tuesday

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  • 1.
  • 2. MARKETING
    YOURSELF
  • 3. 98
  • 4. PERCENTAGE OF ALL RESUMES
    THAT DON’T EVEN GET LOOKED AT
  • 5. 10
    SECONDS
  • 6. THE AVERAGE TIME YOUR COVER LETTER RECEIVES
  • 7. 20
    SECONDS
  • 8. THE TIME
    YOUR RESUME
    RECEIVES
  • 9. RESUME BASICS
  • 10. WHAT A RESUME IS
    A SALES TOOL
    IT IS NOT
    • A LIFE HISTORY
    • 11. A PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
    • 12. ABOUT YOUR HOBBIES
    • 13. ABOUT YOUR FAMILY
    • 14. ABOUT YOUR SALARY
    • 15. A WORK OF ART
    • 16. A STATEMENT OF YOUR PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY ON LIFE
    THERE ARE NO RULES
    THERE ARE EXPECTATIONS
  • 17. FIRST THINGS FIRST.
    WHO ARE YOU?
    WHERE ARE YOU?
    HOW TO GET IN CONTACT WITH YOU.
  • 18.
  • 19.
  • 20. REMEMBER, THAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT MARKETING YOURSELF – NOT JUST A LAUNDRY LISTING OF WHAT YOU’VE DONE
  • 21. CAREER SUMMARY
  • 22. SELL IT
    DON’T TELL IT
  • 23. PROFESSIONAL
    EXPERIENCE
    RELEVANT BUT NOT OVER 10 YEARS OLD
  • 24.
  • 25.
  • 26. EDUCATION
    CREDENTIALS
    CERTIFICATIONS
  • 27. BE DETAILED
    INCLUDE CONTINUING EDUCATION
    ENSURE RELEVANCY
  • 28. HONORS, AWARDS AND AFFILIATIONS
    THESE DISTINGUISH YOU FROM OTHERS
    WILL BE VALUABLE TO YOUR EMPLOYER
    PUBLIC SPEAKING, AWARDS, IF YOU ARE PUBLISHED, REMEMBER – IF IT IS REALLY IMPRESSIVE IT SHOULD BE IN YOUR CAREER SUMMARY
  • 29. ANY
    QUESTIONS?
  • 30. FORMAT
    OPTIONS
    TO CATCH
    AN EYE
  • 31. FORMAT RULE #1
    EYE CATCHING BUT READABLE
    3C’S
    CLEAN, CONCISE, CONSISTENT
  • 32. FOUR BASIC TYPES
    CHRONOLOGICAL
    FUNCTIONAL
    COMBINATION/HYBRID
    TARGETED
  • 33. CHRONOLOGICAL
    STARTS BY LISTING YOUR WORK HISTORY WITH THE MOST RECENT POSITION
  • 34. FUNCTIONAL
    FOCUSES ON SKILLS AND
    EXPERIENCE RATHER THAN ON
    CHRONOLOGICAL WORK HISTORY
  • 35. COMBINATION
    A COMBINATION RESUME
    LISTS SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
    FIRST,
    THEN EMPLOYMENT HISTORY IS LISTED
  • 36. TARGETED
    IS A RESUME THAT IS TAYLORED
    OR CUSTOMIZED TO HIGHLIGHT THE EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS A PERSON
    HAS THAT ARE RELEVANT TO THE
    JOB THEY ARE APPLYING FOR AND A
    CHRONOLOGICAL WORK HISTORY
    IS PREFERRED.
  • 37. FONT
    STYLE
    OPTIONS
    (BOLD, UNDERLINE, ITALICS)
  • 38. TEN COMMON ERRORS
    Don’t Rely On Outdated Sources
    Don’t Include Every Job – Relevancy
    Listing Only Job Duties Rather Than Accomplishments – Answer This Question – What Did You Accomplish In This Job That Someone Else Might Not Have?
    Don’t Include Subjective Descriptions – Just The Facts
    Don’t leave out volunteer work if it’s relevant you still did it – even if you didn’t get paid
  • 39. TEN COMMON ERRORS
    Don’t include inappropriate information – family, height, weight, salary history, etc.
    7) Don’t overdo the creativity – clarity is more important
    8) Having tiny inconsistencies – attention to detail
    9) Sending in a resume without a cover letter. Research and customize it for making a compelling case for yourself as a candidate.
    10) Believing every piece of resume advice you get. Ask 10 times, get 10 answers.
  • 40. ACTIVITY
  • 41. THE COVER LETTER
    KEY SELLING POINTS
    UNIQUE
    CONCISE
    ACHIEVEMENTS
  • 42. STRATEGY
    OPENING
    BODY
    CLOSING
  • 43. PROOFREAD – POLISH - FINALIZE
    PROFESSIONALISM
    ATTENTION TO DETAIL
    ANSWER THE EMPLOYERS BASIC QUESTION
    “WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR ME?”

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