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Career- Where is your resume taking you?

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Looking for a job but found yourself at a stopping point? "Land the Job" has a mini map to help you overcome these hurdles. Whether its resume or personal branding tips, you've come to right place for career advice.

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Career- Where is your resume taking you?

  1. 1. WHERE IS YOUR RÉSUMÉ TAKING YOU? Written By Gala Jackson
  2. 2. U.S. LABOR MARKET HAS A DEFICIT OF MORE THAN 7 MILLION JOBS *Source: Economic Policy Institute
  3. 3. MILLION JOB DEFICIT!
  4. 4. MILLION JOB DEFICIT! Are you freaking out yet?
  5. 5. NOW ASK YOURSELF ONE SIMPLE QUESTION.
  6. 6. WHERE IS YOUR RÉSUMÉ TAKING YOU?
  7. 7. YOUR GUIDE TO:
  8. 8. A CLEANER SOCIAL PROFILE LANDSCAPE YOUR GUIDE TO:
  9. 9. A CLEANER SOCIAL PROFILE LANDSCAPE MAXIMIZATION OF LEADERSHIP SKILLS YOUR GUIDE TO:
  10. 10. A CLEANER SOCIAL PROFILE LANDSCAPE MAXIMIZATION OF LEADERSHIP SKILLS WHERE NUMBERS SHOW PRODUCTIVITY YOUR GUIDE TO:
  11. 11. A CLEANER SOCIAL PROFILE LANDSCAPE MAXIMIZATION OF LEADERSHIP SKILLS WHERE NUMBERS SHOW PRODUCTIVITY 15 SECONDS OF PERFECT CANDIDACY YOUR GUIDE TO:
  12. 12. 94% OF RECRUITERS USE, OR PLAN TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO HIRE. 30% OF ALL GOOGLE SEARCHES (300 MIL/ MONTH) ARE EMPLOYMENT RELATED. IT’S TRUE *Source: JobInvite
  13. 13. Keep your social profiles clean and make it an extension of your résumé. You never know who will search for you online. Advertise yourself in the best light possible. HI, I’M HIREABLE. No.1
  14. 14. SHOW ACTION. I executed... I created... I managed... I coordinated...
  15. 15. I’M A LEADER.
  16. 16. Use your résumé as a story of your professional career; highlight the verbs that end with results and show motivation. MAXIMIZE LEADERSHIP No.2
  17. 17. SPARK PRODUCTIVITY.
  18. 18. SPARK PRODUCTIVITY. Recruited volunteers for community service projects Recruited 500 volunteers through social media marketing for three annual community service projects. to
  19. 19. Employers use your previous professional experience as an indication of your ability to deliver future results. The ability to quantify your work and give a quick overview of how you completed the task will transform the content in your résumé. PRODUCTIVITY IS KEY No.3
  20. 20. BE DYNAMIC.
  21. 21. BE DYNAMIC. 1. Work in a team structure 2. Make decisions and solve problems 3. Communicate verbally with people inside and outside an organization 4. Plan, organize and prioritize work 5. Obtain and process information TOP 5 SKILLS TO HAVE IN 2015 *Source: Forbes
  22. 22. You got 15 seconds of fame and it starts with your profile statement. Tell your future employer upfront why you’re the right candidate for the job by highlighting specific skills that sets you apart. PERFECT CANDIDACY No.4
  23. 23. PREP YOUR MAP T0
  24. 24. A time-honored and storied brand of fine résumé paper, Southworth Papers by Neenah is the most popular brand of retailed-package premium cotton papers for business and personal communications. By mixing tradition and digital methods together, Land the Job helps millennials in their job search through shareable informative content. @SWLANDTHEJOB NICE TO MEET YOU. TWITTER BLOG LANDTHEJOB.COM
  25. 25. Gala Jackson, M.Ed. is a Millennial Expert & Career Management Consultant with InterviewSnob, a career consulting boutique for millennials. Connect with Gala @interviewsnob and check out her website at www.interviewsnob.com

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