Writing Resumes That Get The Job
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  • 1. Resumes that Get the Job Marissa Garcia Writer and Educator
  • 2. Writing a Resume is like going on Vacation
    • Before you get started you have to ask yourself:
    • Where are you going?
    • How are you going to get there?
    • Why are you going to go to Las Vegas and not Miami Beach?
  • 3. Resume Goal
  • 4.
    • Where do you want to go?
    • What kind of job are you looking for?
    • Research job title description.
    • Keywords, Keywords Keywords, Keywords
  • 5.
    • How are you going to get there?
    • What skills do you have to qualify you?
    • What transferrable skills do you have?
    • What is your potential employer looking for?
  • 6.
    • Why are you going?
    • Resumes must have purpose.
    • Why do you want this job and what qualifies you?
    • What makes you different?
  • 7. Standing out in a crowd: Personal Branding
    • Being qualified is NOT enough
    • Why hire you ?
    • Differentiating yourself from the competition
  • 8. A Bad Resume
  • 9. Writing resumes that get the job
    • Good Resumes
    • Purpose-driven
    • Keywords
    • Focus on Accomplishments
    • Research company, job description
    • Bad Resumes
    • TOO Long
    • Spelling Mistakes
    • No purpose
    • Not Qualified
    • Writing task list instead of summary of skills
    • Personal information on a resume
  • 10.