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Summer of Tech - resume bootcamp and workshop 2011

  1. Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  2. How to write a better resume + Resume Workshop John Clegg - ProjectXWednesday, 20 July 2011
  3. When I was in India, An ad for a Java programmer got >1500 responses in the first dayWednesday, 20 July 2011
  4. DisclaimerWednesday, 20 July 2011
  5. Why am I doing this ?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  6. The process of getting a job sucksWednesday, 20 July 2011
  7. Your CV is the first contact with a companyWednesday, 20 July 2011
  8. I’m here to help you get to the top of the pileWednesday, 20 July 2011
  9. From last Tuesday... 1. What are you good at? 2. Participate and create a track record 3. Take opportunities to learn 4. Your career has already started! 5. Find a mentorWednesday, 20 July 2011
  10. BackgroundWednesday, 20 July 2011
  11. How long do does a recruiter read a resume ?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  12. You’ve got 20 seconds to You have 20 seconds to impress impressWednesday, 20 July 2011
  13. Why do you need a good resume?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  14. Recruiters: Friend or foe?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  15. Bots - Resume terminatedWednesday, 20 July 2011
  16. Bots HR Dept - The gatekeepersWednesday, 20 July 2011
  17. Networking....Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  18. Who do you know ?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  19. What is the purpose of a resume ?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  20. To get you an interview !Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  21. What does a typical resume tell me about you ?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  22. Example: Bad CV :-(Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  23. Example: Bad CV :-(Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  24. Example: Bad CV :-(Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  25. Example: Bad CV :-( TextWednesday, 20 July 2011
  26. Your resume tells me... 1. What you are ? 2. Where you have been ? 3. What you have done ? ...Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  27. Your resume tells me... ... Job –> Role -> ResultsWednesday, 20 July 2011
  28. Houston, we have a problem!Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  29. Resume doesn’t show what you’re good at !?!?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  30. Analogy...Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  31. What if you looked for a date the same way you wrote your resume ?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  32. So what do companies really want to know ?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  33. What are your core skills?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  34. So what does a good resume look like ?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  35. Example: Good CV :-)Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  36. Why was it good? The resume told me ... 1) Who he is 2) What core skills he has 3) Where / How he has done those skills repeatedlyWednesday, 20 July 2011
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  41. OK Now what ?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  42. Whats in a resume ?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  43. Your “resume” should have... 1. One - Two page resume 2. Technical summary 3. Qualifications summary 4. ReferencesWednesday, 20 July 2011
  44. Your 1 pager should have... 1. Your personal promise 2. 4-5 core competences / skills with proof 3. Career HistoryWednesday, 20 July 2011
  45. OAAR approach Objectives - What were the goals? Analysis - What did analysis did you make? Actions - What action did you take ? Results - What were the results?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  46. OAAR approach leads to Behaviours => Core competenciesWednesday, 20 July 2011
  47. Example - Summer of Code ProjectWednesday, 20 July 2011
  48. Examples of behaviours Determined, Problem Solver, Challenges convention, Consistent, Lateral Thinker, Passionate, Results driven, Finds PatternsWednesday, 20 July 2011
  49. Technical Skills Resume Provide one page about your technical skills: –Skill –Examples –Level of Experience –Is experience current Drop anything that isn’t relevantWednesday, 20 July 2011
  50. Technical Skills ExampleWednesday, 20 July 2011
  51. 5 resume tipsWednesday, 20 July 2011
  52. Tip #1 Resume must be one - two pagesWednesday, 20 July 2011
  53. Tip #2 Adapt your resume to EVERY jobWednesday, 20 July 2011
  54. Tip #3 Tip #3 Put other stuff in the backWednesday, 20 July 2011
  55. Tip #4Tip #3send PDF OnlyWednesday, 20 July 2011
  56. Tip #5 Make sure it prints wellWednesday, 20 July 2011
  57. Summary... • Put the important stuff first • Resume only 1-2 pages and PDF • Resume contains - Your Goals / Aspirations - 5 core skills / attributes - Education Summary • 1 page qualifications • 1 page technical skills summaryWednesday, 20 July 2011
  58. Bonus tipsWednesday, 20 July 2011
  59. How do I beat the myths ?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  60. Recruiters: Call them Always ask where you’re being representedWednesday, 20 July 2011
  61. Bots Keyword match specfic rolesWednesday, 20 July 2011
  62. Bots HR Dept Call them, talk to the Team LeadWednesday, 20 July 2011
  63. Networking.... UP or NZCS ???Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  64. QuestionsWednesday, 20 July 2011
  65. End of Part 1Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  66. RESUME SMACK DOWNWednesday, 20 July 2011
  67. WARNINGWednesday, 20 July 2011
  68. Coming up • Resume Smackdown - a look over 100 resumes - A look at the Good, the Bad and the Ugly • OAAR technique in practice - Guest Fictional Character - One of your comp courses.Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  69. Findings from 100 student resumes • Overall not bad. Better than I thought. - Grammar / Spelling are OK. (BUT I’m not a grammar nazi) • Lack of Depth - What are you good at with APPLIED examples ? • Relevance • Not answering - Who are you? - Why are you good at what you do? - What you can do for me?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  70. Results - 100 student resumes Excellent OK BAD Resume 36% 32% 32% Structure Grammar 82% 16% 2% SpellingWednesday, 20 July 2011
  71. Results - 100 student resumes Excellent OK BAD Who are you 21% 39% 40% What are you 13% 38% 49% good at What can you 11% 28% 61% do for me Depth 8% 51% 41%Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  72. Results - 100 student resumes Excellent OK MISSING Career 16% 68% 16% History Technical 13% 11% 76% Referees 22% 39% 39%Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  73. Results - 100 student resumes YES NO Follow instructions 95% 5% BONUS 21% 79%Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  74. OAAR Practice - #1Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  75. Luke Skywalker - Star WarsWednesday, 20 July 2011
  76. 1. What did he do ? 2. What behaviours did he show 3. “Career” History 4. “Education”Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  77. 1. What did he do ? 2. What behaviours did he show 3. “Career” History 4. “Education”Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  78. OAAR Practice - #2Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  79. Some personal strengths Achiever Activator Adaptability Analytical Arranger Belief Command Communication Competition Connectedness Consistency Context Deliberative Developer Discipline Fairness / Empathy Focus Futuristic Harmony Ideation Inclusiveness / Includer Individualization Input Intellection Learner Maximizer Positivity Relator Responsibility Restorative Self-Assurance Significance Strategic WooWednesday, 20 July 2011

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