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Study skills   Chapter 4
Study skills   Chapter 4
Study skills   Chapter 4
Study skills   Chapter 4
Study skills   Chapter 4
Study skills   Chapter 4
Study skills   Chapter 4
Study skills   Chapter 4
Study skills   Chapter 4
Study skills   Chapter 4
Study skills   Chapter 4
Study skills   Chapter 4
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Study skills Chapter 4

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  • 1. P ROF SSIONAL DE L M NT P E VE OP E ART 2 WRITING A RESUME & LETTER
  • 2. P ROF SSIONAL DE L M NT E VE OP E PART 1 SELF EVALUATION & SETTING PROFESSIONAL GOAL PART 3 ATTENDING JOB INTERVIEW PART 2 WRITING RESUME & LETTER
  • 3. CONTENT OF PART 2 1) WRITING A RESUME 2) WRITING A LETTER
  • 4. 1) WRITING A RESUME WHAT IS A RESUME ? A Resume is a Professional document to show and reveal various information about you to a potential employer: IS WRITING A RESUME THE SAME THING THAN WRITING A REPORT ? They have similarities, a Report & a Resume are professional documents, so they must be : STRUCTURED PROFESSIONALY WRITEN PROFESSIONALY LOOK PROFESSIONAL To make your resume professional, it must have the correct STRUCTURE, the correct CONTENT and the correct FORMAT.
  • 5. LET’S READ & THINK With the documents given to you, you must : - Find the family of information that should appear in a Resume WRITEN PROFESSIONALY LOOK PROFESSIONAL -Find for each family the type of information and details that must be given -Find the Format a resume should follow + + - Find the classic mistake that must not be done in each family STRUCTURED PROFESSIONALY - Find the classic mistake that must not be done for a resume to look professional Example : A resume must have : - Personal details In Personal Details you must write : -Full name -Address Classic Mistake: - Never write your weight, size etc Format of Resume: -A resume must portrait format be in Classic Mistake: -A resume should exceed 4 pages not
  • 6. WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF A RESUME ? A traditional Resume must have the following 7 sections (parts) : Brief Introduction Education Experience Personal Information Generic Skills Affiliation & Contribution Passion What IS THE CORRECT CONTENT FOR EACH SECTIONS ?
  • 7. PERSONAL INFORMATION BRIEF INTRODUCTION - Name - Birth Date and Age - Status (single etc) - Phone Number - Email - Address - ID Picture - No Private Information (ID number etc) - No information on physical attribute (weight..) - No information on health condition - No funky email (ex: coconut@gmail.com) - No funky ID picture - The type of job you are looking for. - Why are you passionate (motivated by this type of job? - What is you professional goal? - Never write you are looking for a specific position - Do not explain your passion for the type of job in an over sweet way. - Write a goal that is reasonable and achievable
  • 8. EDUCATION EXPERIENCE AFFILIATION CONTRIBUTIO N - Month/Year of graduation - Name of qualification - Field of study - Place of study - Never write about your results - Never write the duration of study, only the graduation time (except if you did not graduate) - Write the qualification from the latest to the oldest - Duration of work - Position - Department - Main Duties/Tasks - Achievements - Name of company -Location of company - Never forget to write about any working experience - The Duties/Tasks must be written in a “sexy” way. - Name of Association you are a member - Achievements for this association (if any) - Remove this section if you are not member of any association - This section is for professional membership only
  • 9. GENERIC SKILLS - List the language you can speak or write or read - Indicate your level for each language - List all the software you can use - Indicate your level for each software - Be very carefully when indicating your level. You must give your true level and make sure you can prove your level during the interview. PASSION - List your hobbies - List association your are member or any social activities - Select hobbies that sound “sexy” - Be careful when indicating your hobbies, you must be able to talk about them during the interview.
  • 10. 2) WRITING A LETTER IS A LETTER A PROFESSIONAL DOCUMENT ? Yes a letter can be a professional document if sent for work reason (letter to supplier, letter to inform employee etc. Like Report and Resume, a professional letter must be : STRUCTURED PROFESSIONALY WRITEN PROFESSIONALY LOOK PROFESSIONAL HOW DOES A PROFESSIONAL LETTER LOOK LIKE?
  • 11. Name of sender: Date Address: Topic of the letter Opening Explanation of the situation Reason for the situation to take place Formal apologies Formal ending Closing Greetings Greetings
  • 12. LET’S TRY WRITING A LETTER In group, you must write a letter to : To : Why:

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