How to Stand Out in Your Job Hunt

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How to stand out when searching for jobs and internships. Presented by Emily Miethner, Founder of FindSpark.

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How to Stand Out in Your Job Hunt

  1. 1. How to Stand Out in the Job Hunt #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 From Paper to In Person: 
 How to Stand Out in the Job Hunt
 
 Presented by 
 Emily Miethner Founder, President

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 Let’s meet!
 Name
 Major
 Dream Job
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 About
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 Events all Year Round
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 Companies We Help You Meet
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 FindSpark Membership
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 Before we start, Be aware of…
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 Preferences
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 Applicant 
 Tracking 
 Systems
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 Networking
 (yes, we have 
 an event for that:
 findspark.com/events)
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 A few common
 practices
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 One page resumes…
 ALWAYS
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 One page resumes…
 ALWAYS
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 Give them what they
 ask for
 (ie, pay attention)
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 No experience?
 Go out and get it.
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 The biggest tip?
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 Customize 
 everything
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 My Resume Story

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 Find a job that fits
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 Find the highlights
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 Talk about what they want you to
  22. 22. How to Stand Out in the Job Hunt #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Talk about what they want you to
  23. 23. How to Stand Out in the Job Hunt #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Talk about what they want you to
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 Include results in your bullets
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 Make your experience relevant
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 Copy & Language

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 Use strong verbs
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 Let the listing guide your resume
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 And your cover letter “A large part of my job is to educate clients on emerging trends, the mediums through which have ranged from weekly breakthrough emails to quarterly presentations on future-focused digital trends and opportunities.
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 Formatting

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 Before
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 After
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 Include appropriate links
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 How it
 might go down

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 Find your opportunity
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 Pick out the important stuff
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 Use LinkedIn to learn more
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 Use LinkedIn to learn more
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 Use LinkedIn to learn more
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 Do something to stand out Hofstra Class of 2016. Loves #Prada, high heels, and @OfaKind. Also, coffee addict. Brooklyn, NY | elainetrevorrow.com
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 And go out
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 What
 now?
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 Q&A
 Set goals
 Join FindSpark (free!)
 Come to our events

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 Premium 
 Membership
 findspark.com/premium
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 Stay
 in
 touch!
 emily@findspark.com

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