Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark


While we’re waiting…

Introduce yourself!

Indust...


From Paper to In Person: 

A Resume & Cover Letter Workshop



Presented by 

Emily Miethner Founder, President

Resume ...
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 cou...
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:

fin...
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 ...
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. Love...
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 event...
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/e...
Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark


Stay

in

touch!

emily@findspark.com
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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 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

  1. 1. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 While we’re waiting…
 Introduce yourself!
 Industry, links to
 LinkedIn, website, etc
  2. 2. 
 From Paper to In Person: 
 A Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
 
 Presented by 
 Emily Miethner Founder, President
 Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark
  3. 3. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Let’s meet!
 Name
 Dream job
 Professional hero
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 FindSpark Premium Membership
  6. 6. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Before we start, Be aware of…
  7. 7. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Preferences
  8. 8. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Applicant 
 Tracking 
 Systems
  9. 9. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Networking
 (yes, we have an event for that:
 findspark.com/events)
  10. 10. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 A few common
 practices
  11. 11. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 One page resumes…
 ALWAYS
  12. 12. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 One page resumes…
 ALWAYS
  13. 13. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Give them what they
 ask for
 (ie, pay attention)
  14. 14. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 No experience?
 Go out and get it.
  15. 15. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 The biggest tip?
  16. 16. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Customize 
 everything
  17. 17. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 My Resume Story

  18. 18. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Find a job that fits
  19. 19. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Find the highlights
  20. 20. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Talk about what they want you to
  21. 21. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Talk about what they want you to
  22. 22. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Talk about what they want you to
  23. 23. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Include results in your bullets
  24. 24. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Make your experience relevant
  25. 25. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Copy & Language

  26. 26. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Use strong verbs
  27. 27. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Let the listing guide your resume
  28. 28. 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.”
  29. 29. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Formatting

  30. 30. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Before
  31. 31. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 After
  32. 32. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Include appropriate links
  33. 33. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 How it
 might go down

  34. 34. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Find your opportunity
  35. 35. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Pick out the important stuff
  36. 36. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Use LinkedIn to learn more
  37. 37. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Use LinkedIn to learn more
  38. 38. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Use LinkedIn to learn more
  39. 39. 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
  40. 40. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 And go out
  41. 41. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 What
 now?
  42. 42. Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Q&A
 Set goals
 Join FindSpark
 Come to our events

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

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