Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

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Ms Resume Help - teaches you step-by-step how to revitalize and optimize your resume for today's new job market. Whether you're looking for a new job or applying for a new position, her effective techniques can breathe new life into your resume. Presentation is a short excerpt of the resume workshop series.

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Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

  1. 1. Resume and Job Search Workshop Presented by: Holly Bunn Ms. Resume Help holly@msresumehelp.com www.msresumehelp.com
  2. 2. Welcome to a short excerpt from the “Resume and Job Search Workshop”Enjoy the following information and I look forward to seeing you at our next workshop.
  3. 3. About Ms. Resume Help Holly Bunn is a resume writer and project manager. She has 13 years Human Resources and Human Capital consulting experience working directly with recruiters and hiring managers. In her current position as project manager, she works with Fortune 500 companies to implement the leading technology used to find your resume. She has managed two career management offices helping clients get back to work after being laid-off. Follow her on Twitter @msresumehelp @hollybunn Holly BunnMs. Resume Help “Like” the Facebook fan page: www.facebook.com/msresumehelp
  4. 4. FACT:A recruiter will decide if a candidate is going to get an interview within the first 10 seconds of reviewing his or her resume. Source: LinkedIn Poll via Ms. Resume Help http://linkd.in/PEEwAA
  5. 5. What a resume is NOT• Not an autobiography or a confessional.• Not a tell all – only what is marketable and relevant to the position.• It is NOT going to get you a job (only an interview!).
  6. 6. Top 5 Common Resume Mistakes• Object statement instead of Professional summary• Duties instead of accomplishments• No action verbs• One size fits all• Typos and grammatical errors
  7. 7. Tips for Success (Webinar Excerpt)• Personalize your link: www.linkedin.com/in/hollybunn• Make Contact, Work & Education sections public on Facebook• Tweet that you are looking for a job• Create Pin Boards for your Resume, and Careers you’re curious aboutSources: LinkedIn Press Center; CNN.Money.com; Mashable.com; Techcrunch.com
  8. 8. Next Steps• Create your resume (2 versions: Word and ASCII)• Create Social Media profiles (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest)• Send a job search email to your contacts. Re: your are looking for a job• Set up job search agents on job boards and aggregators• Keep track of and nurture your network to find your next opportunity
  9. 9. “Like” me on Facebook Connect on LinkedIn Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Pinterestwww.facebook.com/msresumehelp www.linkedin.com/in/hollybunn @MsResumeHelp http://pinterest.com/msresumehelp/ Contact me at holly@msresumehelp.com (305) 791 -6965 for more information or to schedule a resume consultation.
  10. 10. “Like” me on Facebook Connect on LinkedIn Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Pinterestwww.facebook.com/msresumehelp www.linkedin.com/in/hollybunn @MsResumeHelp http://pinterest.com/msresumehelp/ Contact me at holly@msresumehelp.com (305) 791 -6965 for more information or to schedule a resume consultation.

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