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Super Resume

What is actually a super resume?
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“It's not about how smart you are-it's about how you capture minds.”
–Richie Norton

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Agenda
1) Let’s discuss!
2) Myths about resume
3) What’s a good resume?
3.1) The main components
3.2) The right components...
Myths About Resume:
1. Your resume must have an objective.
2. 1 resume for all jobs.
3. Includes everything about you.
4. ...
What’s a good
resume?

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Let’s discuss!

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“Writing a resume is like dressing up for a job.
It’s about the purpose; where do you want to work,
why do you want to wor...
The Components

Main

Right

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The Main Components

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The Main Components
1. Header: Name and contact information
2. Education: University + High school
3. Work experience: Int...
The Right Components

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The Right Components
Why?
Why you?
Why you now?
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So what makes a good resume?
1. Content (Experience!)
1. Accomplishments (What did you do?)
2. Quantify. (How much? Out of...
Responsibilities vs. Achievements
Responsibilities:
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Manage a team of 30 call centre agents who advise

consumers on gar...
Responsibilities vs. Achievements
Achievements:
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Recruited, trained and established a start up team

that was fully oper...
“And there’s no such thing like a perfect resume,
there’s only the right resume to the right job.”

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Example Analysis

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Executive
Summary

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References
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http://www.careercup.com/resume

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http://www.businessinsider.com/why-this-is-an-excellentresume-2013-11

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Done!
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How to Create a Super Resume

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How to Create a Super Resume

  1. 1. Super Resume What is actually a super resume? 1
  2. 2. “It's not about how smart you are-it's about how you capture minds.” –Richie Norton 2
  3. 3. Agenda 1) Let’s discuss! 2) Myths about resume 3) What’s a good resume? 3.1) The main components 3.2) The right components 4) Example Analysis 5) References 6) Question & Answers 3
  4. 4. Myths About Resume: 1. Your resume must have an objective. 2. 1 resume for all jobs. 3. Includes everything about you. 4. Separate the achievements 4
  5. 5. What’s a good resume? 5
  6. 6. Let’s discuss! 6
  7. 7. “Writing a resume is like dressing up for a job. It’s about the purpose; where do you want to work, why do you want to work, what qualifies you, and who are you trying to impress.” 7
  8. 8. The Components Main Right 8
  9. 9. The Main Components 9
  10. 10. The Main Components 1. Header: Name and contact information 2. Education: University + High school 3. Work experience: Internships 4. Skills/Certifications : Language, awards, etc. 5. Community/Charity: Volunteers 10
  11. 11. The Right Components 11
  12. 12. The Right Components Why? Why you? Why you now? 12
  13. 13. So what makes a good resume? 1. Content (Experience!) 1. Accomplishments (What did you do?) 2. Quantify. (How much? Out of how many?) 3. Results. (What did you achieve?) 2. Relevancy (to the job) 1. Employer-centric 2. Top 3 skills 3. Formatting (For the eyes) 1. Easy to read (1 - 2 pages) 2. Short bullet points. 13
  14. 14. Responsibilities vs. Achievements Responsibilities: • Manage a team of 30 call centre agents who advise consumers on garment care, product updates and where to purchase particular garments. • Update and distribute new research to call centre agents; manage technology suppliers. • Plan and project manage technology and service improvements. 14
  15. 15. Responsibilities vs. Achievements Achievements: • Recruited, trained and established a start up team that was fully operational within a month - one week ahead of schedule. • Introduced technical efficiencies that resulted in an improved customer response time of 150 percent. • Worked with the sales team to create new products and services that resulted in a 40 percent increase in our customer base in 2004-2005. 15
  16. 16. “And there’s no such thing like a perfect resume, there’s only the right resume to the right job.” 16
  17. 17. Example Analysis 17
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  20. 20. Executive Summary 20
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  22. 22. References • http://www.careercup.com/resume • http://www.businessinsider.com/why-this-is-an-excellentresume-2013-11 • http://susanireland.com/resume/how-to-write/ • http://career-advice.careerone.com.au/resume-coverletter/resume-writing/resume-writing-thebasics/article.aspx • http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/resume-action-words 22
  23. 23. Done! 23

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