Write Résumé Right
By: Hussain Aftab Changi
T2

A journey of a thousand miles begin with a single step - Lao Tzu
TRAINER BY PASSION
MARKETER BY PROFESSION
BUSINESS GRAD BY CHOICE
HUMAN BEING BY CHANCE
Notable Clientele

Corporate and Development

Academic
Disclaimer
There is NO such thing as best resume
This training program doesn’t promise success but it will
increase your c...
Strength Standards

Physical

Kingship

Finances

Information
Cross Training
Complementing Competency
Knowledge
Skill
Attitude

+
Visible Behavior

=
Competency
Your Problems?

Your Expectations?
Competition begins
Stand up – Out stand – YOU
Standout
Hire Me!
I have completed my MBBS and aspire to
become a Fashion Designer in Software
House because I always wanted to be ...
3Q’s to self
• Where you want to work?

• Why you want to work there?
• Why they should select you?
Alla perfect average
Rounder
Be
Activities

Write well

Sports

Speak well

Societies

Knowledge

Grades

Soft skill
Status
Money
Security

IDEA

Knowledge x Skills x (Attitude) = Success
Employer is in “talent supermarket” and looking for best
product in 7 seconds
BE A SUPERMAN

•
•
•
•

Know yourself
Bring out your core strength
Don’t Vomit pleaseeeeee
Achievement: Less is more.

•

...
Undo –Do – Redo

No connection to
employer need

Lack of focus and
direction

Be honest or die

No clear
objective stateme...
Undo –Do – Redo

Sequence

Failure to showcase your
most important skills

No customization
(JD differences)

No Keywords
...
Résumé Flow
• Chronological order

(Current First)

• Personal info

(Name, ID, Contact etc.)

• Objective
• Education

(M...
Objective
• Use 7C’s of communication
• Don’t copy if you can’t paste
• Be specific to position
Objective Examples

Hmm. Novel?
You are going no where

Ehsaan mat kero
Objective Example
I am seeking a position as a marketing specialist in
pharmaceutical company that will utilize my
current...
What was your role?
S.T.A.R. technique

Situation . Task . Action . Result
WORK EXPERIENCE
XYZ Pakistan Limited
Project Intern –Marketing Department
6 weeks: Sept2013 – Oct2013
Responsibilities: As...
Action Verbs
Marketed
Organized
Participated
Raised
Recommended
Accommodated
Accomplished
Assigned
Assisted
Broadened

Dem...
Picture
• Avoid, Avoid & Avoid
• If yes, then be decent
• Blue/cloudy background
• Note: No rishta pose
X

To whom it may concern
Go to website
Note down company’s number
Call
Ask for HR Manager’s name & ID
Shoot E-mail
Care is better than cure
• Keywords (Read JD carefully)
• E-mail Address
• Grammar & typo check
Proofread, Proofread & Pro...
Keywords
Advertising/Communications
• advertising
• creativity
• image campaign
• media buying
• media planning
• multimed...
Cover Letter
• AIDA (Attention-Interest-Desire-Action)
• Elevator pitch
• Your best snapshot
Formatting
For text: Times, Arial, Tahoma or any regular
Font Size: 10 - 12 point
Note:
Don’t use non-standard fonts like ...
Steve Jobs’ Résumé
Shift Happens
Career Alignment
•
•
•
•
•

Exposure
Mindset
Applied learning
Behavior
Guidance
Treasure Box
Will & Skill
Your Best Version
Skill & Will
• Skill-Will Do
•
•
•
•

Training & experience
Role perception
Understanding
Experience

• Will-Can Do
•
•
•
...
Take Away Insights
is signing off
Hussain Aftab Changi
Learning Consultant/Trainer
hussain@plugforlife.com
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Just graduated?
Looking for internship/job?
Want to be called for interview?
Resume rejected?
Received another no call?

Cease your struggle with these scenarios now. ‘Write Resume Right’ is learning module exclusively designed for last year graduating students who are about to enter into job market. It encompasses tools and techniques for making your resume visible and eligible.

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  • -Take views from audience to have a fair idea how you have to run this program-Engage audience
  • Why you?What is that thing that sets you apart?Why you are important to this world?
  • Be good in activities, sports, societies, grades, write well, speak well,
  • These creative resume reflect competencies
  • Know yourself (make picture and write your attributes)Less is more: don’t write small achievements
  • Nike videoAisaybanjao k company khud call kerkebolaeMaking a living is norm. Making a fortune is somethingDon’t condition yourselfBe the commodity of kings- connect anthonyrobbins
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    1. 1. Write Résumé Right By: Hussain Aftab Changi
    2. 2. T2 A journey of a thousand miles begin with a single step - Lao Tzu
    3. 3. TRAINER BY PASSION MARKETER BY PROFESSION BUSINESS GRAD BY CHOICE HUMAN BEING BY CHANCE
    4. 4. Notable Clientele Corporate and Development Academic
    5. 5. Disclaimer There is NO such thing as best resume This training program doesn’t promise success but it will increase your chances of becoming successful
    6. 6. Strength Standards Physical Kingship Finances Information
    7. 7. Cross Training Complementing Competency
    8. 8. Knowledge Skill Attitude + Visible Behavior = Competency
    9. 9. Your Problems? Your Expectations?
    10. 10. Competition begins Stand up – Out stand – YOU Standout
    11. 11. Hire Me! I have completed my MBBS and aspire to become a Fashion Designer in Software House because I always wanted to be a cricketer which will polish my dancing skills and will foster my career in Brand Management
    12. 12. 3Q’s to self • Where you want to work? • Why you want to work there? • Why they should select you?
    13. 13. Alla perfect average Rounder Be Activities Write well Sports Speak well Societies Knowledge Grades Soft skill
    14. 14. Status Money Security IDEA Knowledge x Skills x (Attitude) = Success
    15. 15. Employer is in “talent supermarket” and looking for best product in 7 seconds
    16. 16. BE A SUPERMAN • • • • Know yourself Bring out your core strength Don’t Vomit pleaseeeeee Achievement: Less is more. • Note: Company’s don’t remember your name. They remember your competencies
    17. 17. Undo –Do – Redo No connection to employer need Lack of focus and direction Be honest or die No clear objective statement one-size-fits-all resume Where applying?
    18. 18. Undo –Do – Redo Sequence Failure to showcase your most important skills No customization (JD differences) No Keywords Wrong mailing address Typo & Grammar
    19. 19. Résumé Flow • Chronological order (Current First) • Personal info (Name, ID, Contact etc.) • Objective • Education (MBA, BBA, Inter, Matric) • Work experience (Name, Designation, Tenure) • Achievements (Don’t write just for the sake) • Extra curricular activities
    20. 20. Objective • Use 7C’s of communication • Don’t copy if you can’t paste • Be specific to position
    21. 21. Objective Examples Hmm. Novel? You are going no where Ehsaan mat kero
    22. 22. Objective Example I am seeking a position as a marketing specialist in pharmaceutical company that will utilize my current skills in the development of advertising, website design and writing. At the same time, I hope to gain experience in market research and market segmentation
    23. 23. What was your role? S.T.A.R. technique Situation . Task . Action . Result
    24. 24. WORK EXPERIENCE XYZ Pakistan Limited Project Intern –Marketing Department 6 weeks: Sept2013 – Oct2013 Responsibilities: Assisted in ABC’s brand launch 123 Private Limited. Project Intern – Sales Service Department 8 weeks: July2012 – Sept2012 Responsibilities: Designed and implemented accelerated easy pre-sell plan on distributors of south region
    25. 25. Action Verbs Marketed Organized Participated Raised Recommended Accommodated Accomplished Assigned Assisted Broadened Demonstrated Earned Edited Enhanced Established Handled Hired Honored Identified Illustrated Gained Generated Governed Grouped Implemented Improved Led Learned Maintained Managed Revised Summarized Supervised Trained Utilized Volunteered Won Worked Budgeted Cataloged Chaired Coordinated Created Decided Defined Delegated Exceeded Facilitated Formulated Founded
    26. 26. Picture • Avoid, Avoid & Avoid • If yes, then be decent • Blue/cloudy background • Note: No rishta pose
    27. 27. X To whom it may concern Go to website Note down company’s number Call Ask for HR Manager’s name & ID Shoot E-mail
    28. 28. Care is better than cure • Keywords (Read JD carefully) • E-mail Address • Grammar & typo check Proofread, Proofread & Proofread
    29. 29. Keywords Advertising/Communications • advertising • creativity • image campaign • media buying • media planning • multimedia campaigns • promotional materials • public relations • sales promotion Banking/Finance • account settlement • asset valuation • bank reconciliation • commercial loan operations • commercial/retail banking • credit guidelines • dividend reinvestment • estate planning • investment management
    30. 30. Cover Letter • AIDA (Attention-Interest-Desire-Action) • Elevator pitch • Your best snapshot
    31. 31. Formatting For text: Times, Arial, Tahoma or any regular Font Size: 10 - 12 point Note: Don’t use non-standard fonts like Comic Sans or Lucida Handwriting
    32. 32. Steve Jobs’ Résumé
    33. 33. Shift Happens
    34. 34. Career Alignment • • • • • Exposure Mindset Applied learning Behavior Guidance
    35. 35. Treasure Box
    36. 36. Will & Skill Your Best Version
    37. 37. Skill & Will • Skill-Will Do • • • • Training & experience Role perception Understanding Experience • Will-Can Do • • • • Desire to achieve Incentive Security Confidence
    38. 38. Take Away Insights
    39. 39. is signing off Hussain Aftab Changi Learning Consultant/Trainer hussain@plugforlife.com Facebook | Twitter | Linkedin
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