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This was a presentation I did for YearUp in Washington DC. For more information on YearUp please visit http://www.yearup.org. The presentation covers resume, career building, and success topics.

This was a presentation I did for YearUp in Washington DC. For more information on YearUp please visit http://www.yearup.org. The presentation covers resume, career building, and success topics.

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  • My dedication to you before I begin. By the end of this you will have gained 3 things. It might be new knowledge, it might be a new method but you MUST gain 3 things by the end. If you don’t my first challenge to you is to stalk me, hunt me down and make sure you get 3 things from me. Because I owe you 3 things! This is meant to help you. 
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Tips for Success (Resume and Career Development) - YearUp Tips for Success (Resume and Career Development) - YearUp Presentation Transcript

  • Tips for Success
    How To: Networking, Communities, and Resume Tips Presented By: Richard Harbridge
    Richard Harbridge
  • Who Am I?
    • Richard Harbridge is a…
    • Business Analyst
    • Project Manager
    • Technology Specialist
    • Professional Speaker
    • Consultant
    • Trainer
    • Entrepreneur
    • Community Builder
    • Blogger/Tweeter
    • Programmer/Developer
    • Architect
    • Administrator
    • Account Manager
    • Sales Manager
    • Blah blahblah
    Richard Harbridge
  • More Important: Who Are You?
    • The Single Most Valuable Takeaway From Today Is…
    Knowing Your Value
    Which leads to…
    • Presenting Your Value
    • Proving Your Value
    • Improving Your Value
    Richard Harbridge
  • Knowing Your Value
  • Knowing Your Value
    • What are yourbiggest strengths?
    What are you good at? What do you enjoy doing?
    Richard Harbridge
  • Knowing Your Value
    • What are your biggest weaknesses?
    What are you bad at? What do you dislike doing?
    Richard Harbridge
  • Knowing Your Value
    • What Experience and Education do you possess?
    Richard Harbridge
  • Knowing Your Value
    • What are your accomplishments? Achievements? Certifications?
    Richard Harbridge
  • Knowing Your Value
    • How Much Should You Be Paid?
    Richard Harbridge
  • Knowing Your Value
    • Tip #1: Your Value Changes
    Richard Harbridge
  • Knowing Your Value
    • Tip #2: Comparisons Help Identify Value
    Richard Harbridge
  • Knowing Your Value
    • Tip #3:
    Everyone Will Not Know Your Value
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
  • Presenting Your Value
    • What are some ways we present our value?
    • Resumes
    • Cover Letters
    • Referrals
    • Letters of Reference
    • Recommendations
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • Step 1 – Outline and Refine
    • Positive Language
    • Be Clear
    • Be Targeted
    • Does the Reader Care About This?
    • Focus on What You Have (Skills vs Education vs Experience)
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • Step 2 - Broadcast
    • Monster
    • Workopolis
    • LinkedIn
    • VisualCV
    • Your Blog
    • Twitter
    • Etc…
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • Step 2 – Add Creativity
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • Presentations?
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • YouTube?
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • PodCast or Audio Version?
    • This can be added to your normal resume.
    • Make it ‘accessible friendly’ – Stands out.
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • Make an Excel Version?
    • Use Charts
    • Use Graphs
    • Make it more interesting /dynamic
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • Mind Mapping?
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • IBIS Mapping?
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • Get Creative?
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • Tip #4: Have more than one ‘Resume’
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • Tip #5: Be Creative and Get Attention
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • Tip #6: Present Your Value in Many Different Ways
    Richard Harbridge
  • Presenting Your Value
    • So now everyone knows your value. What next?
    Richard Harbridge
  • Proving Your Value
  • Proving Your Value
    • Record Your Accomplishments
    • Be Proud Of Your Accomplishments
    • Never Stop Presenting Your Value in New and Better Ways
    • Ask for Recommendations
    • Ask for Referrals
    Richard Harbridge
  • Proving Your Value
    • Tip #7: Always Ask For Recommendations and Referrals
    Richard Harbridge
  • Improving Your Value
  • Improving Your Value
    • It is always harder to improve a weakness than it is to improve a strength.
    So spend more time improving strengths.
    Richard Harbridge
  • Improving Your Value
    • Tip #8: Improve Strengths
    Richard Harbridge
  • Improving Your Value
    • What is a big part of your value?
    Who You Know
    Which really is a result of…
    • Putting Yourself Out There
    • Networking
    • Building Relationships
    • Etc…
    Richard Harbridge
  • Improving Your Value
    • Tip #9: Improve Your Value Through Relationships
    Richard Harbridge
  • Improving Your Value
    • Tip #10: Always Be Soft Recruiting
    Recruitment Companies also make for wonderful friends.
    Richard Harbridge
  • Improving Your Value
    • Step 1 – Explore What’s Out There
    • User Groups
    • Conferences
    • Events
    • Web Meetings
    Richard Harbridge
  • Improving Your Value
    • Step 2 – Get Involved
    • Share Business Cards (be creative)
    • Connect with People Before and After
    • Contribute
    Richard Harbridge
  • Tips for Success
    • Tip #1: Your Value Changes
    • Tip #2: Comparisons Help Identify Value
    • Tip #3: Everyone Will Not Know Your Value
    • Tip #4: Have More Than One ‘Resume’
    • Tip #5: Be Creative and Get Attention
    • Tip #6: Present Your Value in Many Different Ways
    • Tip #7: Always Ask For Recommendations and Referrals
    • Tip #8: Improve Strengths
    • Tip #9: Improve Your Value Through Relationships
    • Tip #10: Always Be Soft Recruiting
    Richard Harbridge
  • Thank You!
    Let’s talk, and/or tweet!
    • Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/rharbridge
    • LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/rharbridge
    Send me your emails, and let me know your feedback!
    • Email me at: harbrich@hotmail.com
    • Let me know if you have more questions!
    Richard Harbridge