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A Presentation for Teens
Nancy Anderson
Blackbird Learning Associates, LLC
www.blackbirdlearningassociates.com
Copyright 2...
 To provide the basic resume parts
◦ Focus on You
◦ Focus on the Job
◦ Parts of the resume
 Identify your skills and acc...
A resume is a document that provides a potential
employer with a quick overview of your
employment history.
Copyright 2015...
Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates
LLC
 Heading
◦ Name
◦ Address
◦ Contact number and email
 Education
◦ School Address and Graduation Date
◦ Achievements
 Ex...
 Jot down your job experience
◦ In one or two sentences, what did you do?
◦ What were your achievements?
 Jot down any s...
Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates
LLC
Look at your job experiences, school and
volunteer activities, what skills did you use?
 Communication?
 Organization an...
Name of Activity Role
Swim Team Captain: Leadership, teambuilding
Swimmer: Teambuilding, tenacity,
problem solving
Food Pa...
Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates
LLC
Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning
Associates LLC
 What are the three top words to describe this job?
 What job skills are in this position? (examples can
include communi...
New Position Responsibilities
 
Examples of Your Accomplishments That Support
These
 
1. Plan activities for children
 
 
...
 Heading
◦ Name
◦ Address
◦ Contact number and email
 Education
◦ School Address and Graduation Date
◦ Achievements
 Ex...
Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates
LLC
 Well-written
 Free of typos
 Specific and personalized to the job/situation
 Brief
◦ Purpose for writing
◦ Match your...
 http://www.bls.gov/k12/index.htm
◦ Defines jobs by:
◦ Skills needed
◦ Training and education needed
◦ Average salaries p...
 About.Com (go to Job Search for Teens)
 Monster.com
 Job Hunting for Dummies. Max Messemer IDG
Books Worldwide 1995.
...
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Resume Writing for Teens

This is a program used for high school juniors and seniors to introduce resume writing. Several worksheets are used in the class.

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Resume Writing for Teens

  1. 1. A Presentation for Teens Nancy Anderson Blackbird Learning Associates, LLC www.blackbirdlearningassociates.com Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  2. 2.  To provide the basic resume parts ◦ Focus on You ◦ Focus on the Job ◦ Parts of the resume  Identify your skills and accomplishments  Practice writing a resume  Resources Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  3. 3. A resume is a document that provides a potential employer with a quick overview of your employment history. Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  4. 4. Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  5. 5.  Heading ◦ Name ◦ Address ◦ Contact number and email  Education ◦ School Address and Graduation Date ◦ Achievements  Experience  Volunteer or Community Activities  Activities Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  6. 6.  Jot down your job experience ◦ In one or two sentences, what did you do? ◦ What were your achievements?  Jot down any school activities ◦ What did you do? ◦ What were your achievements?  Jot down any volunteer or community activities ◦ What did you do? ◦ What were your achievements? Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  7. 7. Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  8. 8. Look at your job experiences, school and volunteer activities, what skills did you use?  Communication?  Organization and Planning?  Problem Solving?  Leadership?  Interpersonal Skills? Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  9. 9. Name of Activity Role Swim Team Captain: Leadership, teambuilding Swimmer: Teambuilding, tenacity, problem solving Food Pantry Delegation, organization, communication Year Book Written communication, organization, problem solving, project management Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  10. 10. Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  11. 11. Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  12. 12.  What are the three top words to describe this job?  What job skills are in this position? (examples can include communication, teamwork, customer service…) Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  13. 13. New Position Responsibilities   Examples of Your Accomplishments That Support These   1. Plan activities for children     2. Under supervision, assist with the activities of children at a day camp     3. Excellent communication skills     4. Lead a specific activity (hiking, sports, craft)     5. First aid and/or CPR certification a plus     Strengths Examples of Strengths         Weakness What you have done to correct weakness     Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  14. 14.  Heading ◦ Name ◦ Address ◦ Contact number and email  Education ◦ School Address and Graduation Date ◦ Achievements  Experience  Volunteer or Community Activities  Activities Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  15. 15. Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  16. 16.  Well-written  Free of typos  Specific and personalized to the job/situation  Brief ◦ Purpose for writing ◦ Match your skills/experience with employer needs ◦ Next steps or actions you expect (use bullets) Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  17. 17.  http://www.bls.gov/k12/index.htm ◦ Defines jobs by: ◦ Skills needed ◦ Training and education needed ◦ Average salaries paid  Job Search Sites ◦ Indeed.com ◦ Monster.com Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC
  18. 18.  About.Com (go to Job Search for Teens)  Monster.com  Job Hunting for Dummies. Max Messemer IDG Books Worldwide 1995.  Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov/k12/index.htm  Workforce NJ www.wnjpin.net  NJ Department of labor: www.state.nj.us/labor  www.indeed.com Copyright 2015 Blackbird Learning Associates LLC

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