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Job search resume strategies

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Unique simple steps to follow for improving your profile. Job Search resume strategies are not something complex rather important to understand before you position yourself for work. It helps in answering how decisions are made in hiring process and pitfalls which can be avoided by job seekers? Unique opportunity for learning for project managers in understanding and writing resumes

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Job search resume strategies

  1. 1. JOB SEARCH RESUME STRATEGIES Hujaj Ali Khan | + 61 406 598 254 | Khan.hankali@gmail.com
  2. 2. Qualitative Review • Subjective qualities • Remove/eliminate Red Flag Be Honest Truthful Respectful Work Hard Be Human Born 1981 Schooling 1985-1998 Degree in Commerce IT 1998-2002 Employement 2003-2013 RMIT University 2013-2014 Job Search Resume Strategies
  3. 3. •Proficiency with Tools such as MS Project Direct skills •Relocation, commuting, distance, salary, or schedules Work context •Resume Name •Industry Sector (Job Category) •Job Title Keywords JOB SEARCH RESUME STRATEGIES Hujaj Ali Khan | + 61 406 598 254 | Khan.hankali@gmail.com Job Search
  4. 4. Follow Order JOB SEARCH RESUME STRATEGIES Hujaj Ali Khan | + 61 406 598 254 | Khan.hankali@gmail.com
  5. 5. JOB SEARCH RESUME STRATEGIES Hujaj Ali Khan | + 61 406 598 254 | Khan.hankali@gmail.com Decision Points
  6. 6. Understanding the job description and requirements JOB SEARCH RESUME STRATEGIES Hujaj Ali Khan | + 61 406 598 254 | Khan.hankali@gmail.com Screening Process Process of elimination Keywords Use Synonyms - closely related terms Perform the initial sort Evaluation Second order criteria Level of education Years of experience Salary range Current location Formatting Guidelines Header and Footer Information killed Sans-Serif font Verdana or Tahoma Avoide lines from margin to margin STEPS
  7. 7. First Expectation - Usually last Step JOB SEARCH RESUME STRATEGIES Hujaj Ali Khan | + 61 406 598 254 | Khan.hankali@gmail.com Qualitative Review • Subjective qualities • Remove/eliminate Red Flag
  8. 8. Red Flags JOB SEARCH RESUME STRATEGIES Hujaj Ali Khan | + 61 406 598 254 | Khan.hankali@gmail.com RED FLAGS Gaps in employment Job hopping Multiple moves Locations Using years instead of months/years College and degree program without indicating graduation Significant drop in responsibility Completely new career direction
  9. 9. SELECTION Similar Experience Correct Industry Experience Advancement - Responsibility and challenge WHY ? SALARY DROP IN RESPONSIBILITY OVERQUALIFICATION Be Honest Truthful Respectful Work Hard Be Human
  10. 10. Life and Work Timeline Hujaj Ali Khan | + 61 406 598 254 | Khan.hankali@gmail.com Born 1981 Schooling 1985-1998 Degree in Commerce IT 1998-2002 Employement 2003-2013 RMIT University 2013-2014 2003 Customer Support 2003-2007 Graduate Management Trainee Airlines •E solutions •Marketing & Sales •Projects •Systems •Products 2007-2012 ICT Sales Projects Products Channel Business Analysis •Mobile Financial services •M2M •Kiosks •Retail •Construction •CRM,ERP,Analytics 2013-2014 Projects Programs Training Mentoring Education •PMP •ITIL •Construction Cert IV Projects/ Constracts Research in Projects (BIM SCM)

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