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Flc Resumes

  1. 1. FLC Resume Workshop<br />By Atul and Daniel<br />November 23, 2009<br />
  2. 2. What should be on my Resume?<br />Name, Email, Cell & Home #’s<br />Education<br />University name, degree, major<br />High School is not necessary, up to you<br />Work experience<br />Unpaid Work experience<br />Volunteer experience<br />Any relevant technical skills to the job<br />
  3. 3. How is it different from a CV?<br />CV = Curriculum Vitae (Means Course of Life)<br />It contains... EVERYTHING about your life!<br />
  4. 4. What’s wrong with that?<br />CV = Curriculum Vitae (Means Course of Life)<br />It contains... EVERYTHING about your life!<br />
  5. 5. What’s wrong with that?<br />CV = Curriculum Vitae (Means Course of Life)<br />It contains... EVERYTHING about your life!<br />Employers don’t care about what you did in Gr. 3<br />
  6. 6. A Resume Should be a Summary<br />CV = Curriculum Vitae (Means Course of Life)<br />It contains... EVERYTHING about your life!<br />Employers don’t care about what you did in Gr. 3<br />Your Resume should highlight your <br /> BEST accomplishments<br />Your Resume should only contain information “relevant” to the job you are applying for<br />
  7. 7. What NOT to do on a Resume!<br />Elaborate designs and colours<br />
  8. 8. No More Objectives!<br />Elaborate designs and colours<br />“I wish to obtain a position as a _____ to maximize my _______ skills”<br />
  9. 9. Don’t Summarize your Skills<br />Elaborate designs and colours<br />“I wish to obtain a position as a _____ to maximize my _______ skills”<br />Not as effective as writing your skills into your descriptions of various experiences<br />
  10. 10. Example<br />Instead of Listing<br />Relevant Skills:<br />Great attention to detail<br />Exceptional leadership skills<br />Ability to work well under pressure<br />Try...<br />Barista Starbucks<br />- Efficiently processed customized orders during morning rush<br /> - Exceeded monthly sales target in March<br />
  11. 11. Don’t waste space!<br />Elaborate designs and colours<br />“I wish to obtain a position as a _____ to maximize my _______ skills”<br />Not as effective as writing your skills into your descriptions of various experiences<br />Stating “References available upon request” is useless... They assume you will do so regardless<br />
  12. 12. Don’t make it too long!<br />Elaborate designs and colours<br />“I wish to obtain a position as a _____ to maximize my _______ skills”<br />Not as effective as writing your skills into your descriptions of various experiences<br />Stating “References available upon request” is useless... They assume you will do so regardless<br />As a student, 1 page resumes are preferred<br />This applies to many career paths regardless of experience or age<br />
  13. 13. How do I compress my Resume?<br />Ask the following question:<br />Would having this on my resume get me a job?<br />If the answer is NO, take it out!<br />Be efficient with your wording<br />
  14. 14. Example<br />Don’t do this:<br />President of Student Council<br />Led a team of 5 Executives<br />Planned various social and academic events<br />Chaired the School Senate as part of Presidential duties<br />Student Rep on Parent’s Council, Music Council and Athletics Association<br />Instead<br />President of Student Council<br />Led a team of 5 Executives in the planning of various school events<br />Chairman of the Student Senate, mediating a group of 25 students<br />
  15. 15. How do I compress my Resume?<br />Ask the following question:<br />Would having this on my resume get me a job?<br />If the answer is NO, take it out!<br />Be efficient with your wording<br />Use margin’s and tables properly <br />
  16. 16. Other Tips?<br />Quantify AS MUCH as Possible<br />
  17. 17. Remember this Example?<br />Instead of Listing<br />Relevant Skills:<br />Great attention to detail<br />Exceptional leadership skills<br />Ability to work well under pressure<br />Try...<br />Barista Starbucks<br />- Efficiently processed customized orders during morning rush<br /> - Exceeded monthly sales target in March<br />
  18. 18. Lets Quantify the Results!<br />Try...<br />Barista Starbucks<br />- Efficiently processed customized orders during morning rush<br /> - Exceeded monthly sales target in March<br />
  19. 19. Lets Quantify the Results!<br />Try...<br />Barista Starbucks<br />- Efficiently processed 4 customized orders per minute the during morning rush<br /> - Exceeded monthly sales target of $30,000 by 5.6% in March <br />

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