Visual CV - Get The Job You Want

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Visuals get the attention of your potential employers. Learn how to do it and make your CV irresistable!

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Visual CV - Get The Job You Want

  1. 1. International ExposureA map plus a few push pins would be perfect to visualize your internationalexposure. Make sure you don’t just name the places you’ve been to, butcover the following key points:(1) Cultural differences and how you deal with those?(2) How did you deal with the changes in lifestyle, and solve the problemsyou faced?(3) How are you going to apply what you’ve learned in your venture in theposition you are applying for
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  3. 3. Development PathLists are boring! Tables are slightly better. Consider using a GRAPHICTIMELINE to visualize your academic and career development.(1) Show only 3 to 6 milestones, less is more! Your resume is not a memoir!(2) Choose your milestones wisely… Think about the position you areapplying and select appropriate milestones to impress your futureemployer(3) Don’t just focus on academic achievements , they should be covered inyour front page – the typical resume!(4) Insert pictures to make it more eye-catching
  4. 4. John Doe (1982 – present)YearLorem ipsum dolor sit amet,consectetur adipisicing elit,sed do eiusmod temporincididunt ut labore et doloremagna aliqua. Ut enim adminim veniam, quis nostrudexercitation ullamco laborisnisi ut aliquip ex eacommodo consequat.YearLorem ipsum dolor sit amet,consectetur adipisicing elit,sed do eiusmod temporincididunt ut labore et doloremagna aliqua. Ut enim adminim veniam, quis nostrudexercitation ullamco laborisnisi ut aliquip ex eacommodo consequat.YearLorem ipsum dolor sit amet,consectetur adipisicing elit,sed do eiusmod temporincididunt ut labore et doloremagna aliqua. Ut enim adminim veniam, quis nostrudexercitation ullamco laborisnisi ut aliquip ex eacommodo consequat.YearLorem ipsum dolor sit amet,consectetur adipisicing elit,sed do eiusmod temporincididunt ut labore et doloremagna aliqua. Ut enim adminim veniam, quis nostrudexercitation ullamco laborisnisi ut aliquip ex eacommodo consequat.YearLorem ipsum dolor sit amet,consectetur adipisicing elit,sed do eiusmod temporincididunt ut labore et doloremagna aliqua. Ut enim adminim veniam, quis nostrudexercitation ullamco laborisnisi ut aliquip ex eacommodo consequat.YearLorem ipsum dolor sit amet,consectetur adipisicing elit,sed do eiusmod temporincididunt ut labore et doloremagna aliqua. Ut enim adminim veniam, quis nostrudexercitation ullamco laborisnisi ut aliquip ex eacommodo consequat.Fill this shapewith your ownpicture
  5. 5. Your Understanding of the JobShow your future employer that you do have an in-depth understanding ofthe position you are applying. “dissect” the position into 3 to 5 critical successfactors (CSF) and present them in a diagram like those that follow.(1) Consult those who are already in that position(2) Check out the job descriptions posted(3) Make sure those CSFs are linked to your strengths mentioned earlier inyour typical resume. Tell stories to support your claims
  6. 6. You are the best fitNothing is better than a jigsaw puzzle to show that you have what it takes toget the job done. The puzzle pieces are your(1) Attitude / Character / Determination(2) Knowledge(3) Skills(4) Experience
  7. 7. Your AmbitionA stair diagram shows development of increasing difficulty. The developmentcan be in the forms of(1) Skill development(2) Expansion of job scope / Roles and responsibility(3) Geographic locations (moving on to a regional role)Be forewarned, don’t say something like this, “I want to be promoted to CEOof this company in less than 5 years.”
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  9. 9. Visit our official website for more information on the workshops developed in collaboration with Gene Zelazny,Former Director of Visual Communications, McKinsey & Company; download iPhone App – WZP Concept Visualizerand sample Microsoft PowerPoint® templates for free!www.whatzyourpoint.com

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