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From Paper to In Person: Resume & Cover Letter Tips
 

From Paper to In Person: Resume & Cover Letter Tips

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Are you wondering how to make your resume stand out? Trying to decide what to highlight for employers? Our workshop is designed to give you tips and insight on how to get that resume perfect and ready ...

Are you wondering how to make your resume stand out? Trying to decide what to highlight for employers? Our workshop is designed to give you tips and insight on how to get that resume perfect and ready to send. We will share insight into what companies are looking for and how to present your experiences in the best way possible.

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    From Paper to In Person: Resume & Cover Letter Tips From Paper to In Person: Resume & Cover Letter Tips Presentation Transcript

    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 While we’re waiting…
 Introduce yourself!
 Industry, links to
 LinkedIn, website, etc
    • 
 From Paper to In Person: 
 A Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
 
 Presented by 
 Emily Miethner Founder, President
 Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Let’s meet!
 Name
 Dream job
 Professional hero
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 
 
 
 Largest Meetup for interns and grads in country 
 
 Recruiters and creatives from NBCUniversal, Warby Parker, Etsy, Bravo, Tumblr, Google, Tribeca Film Festival, ESPN, Marie Claire, and more
 
 Social and educational events all year round
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 FindSpark Premium Membership
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Before we start, Be aware of…
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Preferences
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Applicant 
 Tracking 
 Systems
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Networking
 (yes, we have an event for that:
 findspark.com/events)
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 A few common
 practices
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 One page resumes…
 ALWAYS
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 One page resumes…
 ALWAYS
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Give them what they
 ask for
 (ie, pay attention)
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 No experience?
 Go out and get it.
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 The biggest tip?
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Customize 
 everything
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 My Resume Story

    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Find a job that fits
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Find the highlights
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Talk about what they want you to
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Talk about what they want you to
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Talk about what they want you to
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Include results in your bullets
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Make your experience relevant
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Copy & Language

    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Use strong verbs
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Let the listing guide your resume
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 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. ! I also proactively share emerging trends with my entire agency. I’ve become the resident Pinterest expert overnight, consulting multiple brand teams and vetting analytics partners.”
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Formatting

    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Before
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 After
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Include appropriate links
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 How it
 might go down

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

    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Premium 
 Membership
 findspark.com/premium
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Networking 
 Workshop
 THURSDAY!
 findspark.com/events
    • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Stay
 in
 touch!
 emily@findspark.com