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This years installment of the Summer of Tech Resume workshop

This years installment of the Summer of Tech Resume workshop

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  • How to write a better resume + Resume Workshop John Clegg - Summer of TechThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Who am I ?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • John Clegg Bsc, MBA (Victoria University) Founder of Summer of Tech IT Geek / Entrepreneur Work Experience - NZ, UK, Aust, South Africa, IndiaThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Take-aways from Tues 1) Build Track record of projects (SIGN UP FOR GITHUB) 2) Sign up for Linked In 3) Take an interest in the companies 3) Improve communication skillsThursday, 19 July 2012
  • We get students jobs ...Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • When I was in India, An ad for a Java programmer got >1500 responses in the first dayThursday, 19 July 2012
  • DisclaimerThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Why am I doing this ?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • The process of getting a job sucksThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Your CV is the first contact with a companyThursday, 19 July 2012
  • I’m here to help you get to the top of the pileThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Quick thoughts... 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 mentorThursday, 19 July 2012
  • BackgroundThursday, 19 July 2012
  • How long do does a recruiter read a resume ?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • You’ve got 20 seconds to You have 20 seconds to impress impressThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Thursday, 19 July 2012 X You’ve got 20 seconds to impress
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  • Eye Tracking shows Format mattersThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Why do you need a good resume?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Recruiters: Friend or foe?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Bots - Resume terminatedThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Bots HR Dept - The gatekeepersThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Networking....Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Who do you know ?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • What is the purpose of a resume ?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • To get you an interview !Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • What does a typical resume tell me about you ?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Example: Bad CV :-(Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Example: Bad CV :-(Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Example: Bad CV :-(Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Example: Bad CV :-( TextThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Your resume tells me... 1. What you are ? 2. Where you have been ? 3. What you have done ? ...Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Your resume tells me... ... Job –> Role -> ResultsThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Houston, we have a problem!Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Resume doesn’t show what you’re good at !?!?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Analogy...Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • What if you looked for a date the same way you wrote your resume ?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • So what do companies really want to know ?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • What are your core skills?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • So what does a good resume look like ?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Example: Good CV :-)Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • 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 repeatedlyThursday, 19 July 2012
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  • OK Now what ?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Whats in a resume ?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Your “resume” should have... 1. One - Two page resume 2. Technical summary 3. Qualifications summary 4. ReferencesThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Your 1 pager should have... 1. Your personal promise 2. 4-5 core competences / skills with proof 3. Career HistoryThursday, 19 July 2012
  • 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?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • OAAR approach leads to Behaviours => Core competenciesThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Example - Summer of Code ProjectThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Examples of behaviours Determined, Problem Solver, Challenges convention, Consistent, Lateral Thinker, Passionate, Results driven, Finds PatternsThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Technical Skills Resume Provide one page about your technical skills: –Skill –Examples –Level of Experience –Is experience current Drop anything that isn’t relevantThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Technical Skills ExampleThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Example Good CVThursday, 19 July 2012
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  • 5 resume tipsThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Tip #1 Resume must be one - two pagesThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Tip #2 Adapt your resume to EVERY jobThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Tip #3 Tip #3 Put other stuff in the backThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Tip #4Tip #3send PDF OnlyThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Tip #5 Make sure it prints wellThursday, 19 July 2012
  • 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 summaryThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Bonus tipsThursday, 19 July 2012
  • How do I beat the myths ?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Recruiters: Call them Always ask where you’re being representedThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Bots Keyword match specfic rolesThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Bots HR Dept Call them, talk to the Team LeadThursday, 19 July 2012
  • Networking.... Chiasma ???Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • QuestionsThursday, 19 July 2012
  • End of Part 1Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • RESUME SMACK DOWNThursday, 19 July 2012
  • WARNINGThursday, 19 July 2012
  • 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.Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • 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?Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Results - 100 student resumes Excellent OK BAD Resume 36% 32% 32% Structure Grammar 82% 16% 2% SpellingThursday, 19 July 2012
  • 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%Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Results - 100 student resumes Excellent OK MISSING Career 16% 68% 16% History Technical 13% 11% 76% Referees 22% 39% 39%Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Results - 100 student resumes YES NO Follow instructions 95% 5% BONUS 21% 79%Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • OAAR Practice - #1Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • Bruce Wayne - BatmanThursday, 19 July 2012
  • 1. What did he do ? 2. What behaviours did he show 3. “Career” History 4. “Education”Thursday, 19 July 2012
  • 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 WooThursday, 19 July 2012
  • QuestionsThursday, 19 July 2012