Job Search Workshop
Kolby Goodman, Career Coach, TheJobHuntr.com
01
Your Resume
Foundations of a Resume
• Your resume is a snapshot of your career.
• A summary of your work experience, education, profes...
Keys to a Great Resume
• Make it easy to read
• First pass: 7-10 seconds
• Deep read: 30 seconds
Keys to a Great Resume
• Make it easy to read
• 12 point font or larger
• Differentiate font size and style
01
Keys to a Great Resume
• Start with a “Professional Summary”
• 3-5 Sentence Paragraph
• Summarized Professional History
• ...
Keys to a Great Resume
• Give Context to Your Work
• What You Did/Accomplished and How if Affected the
Company/Business/De...
Keys to a Great Resume
• Be aware of easily fixable mistakes
• “61 percent of recruiters will automatically dismiss
a resu...
Keys to a Great Resume
• Bonus Tips
• Resume Paper
• PDF
01
Your Resume
01
LinkedIn
01
Why LinkedIn?
• Online Portfolio
• Professional Online Network
• Positive Search Results
• Job Leads
01
Your Profile
• Profile Picture
• Headline
• Summary
• Professional Experience
• Education
01
Profile Picture
• Professional Attire
• Taken by Someone Else
• Plain Background
• Focused
• Well Lit
01
Profile Picture
• Mobile Phone, OK!
• Keep Camera at Eye Level
• Don’t Over Edit!
• SMILE!
Headline
Positioned Under Name | Next To Picture | Appears in Search
Headline
Desired Job Title | Keywords | Skills | No Fluff!
Summary
• Opening of Your Profile
• Entice Viewer to Keep Reading
• Share Your Story
Summary
• 1-2 Paragraphs
• First Person Perspective
• I, Myself
• Keywords
• “You’re welcome to contact me at email@gmail....
01
Professional
Experience
• Most Like Your Resume
• Include All Past and Present
Professional Experience
• More Dynamic T...
01
Professional
Experience
• Company Name
• Connect with Official
Company Page
• Location
• Time Period
• Bullet Points
• ...
Education
School (Official Page) | Degree/Certification | Dates Attended | GPA* | Classes
01
LinkedIn
Connections
• 1st Degree
• 2nd Degree
• 3rd Degree
• Out of Network
You 1st Degree 2nd Degree
3rd Degree
2nd Degree
Out Of Network
01
LinkedIn
Connections
• Past or Present Jobs
• Past or Present Schools
• Family and Friends
• Go Through Your Facebook
F...
01
LinkedIn
Connections
• Write Short Personal Message
• Don’t Connect with Strangers
• Accept Connection Requests
from St...
01
LinkedIn
Connections
• More Connections the Better
• “There were 3.6 million job
openings at the end of last year.
Abou...
LinkedIn Profile
Put LinkedIn URL on Resume
LinkedIn Profile
Get Recommendations
01
LinkedIn Profile
• Bonus Bonus Tip
• Hide All of Your LinkedIn
Updates
1
2
3
4
5
01
LinkedIn
Your Interview
3 Parts to Your Interview
• Pre-Interview
• Interview
• Post-Interview
Pre-Interview
• Know the Drive Time
• Don’t Always Trust GPS
• Pre-drive There, If Time
Pre-Interview
• Do Your Research
• The Company
• People You Might Interview With
Pre-Interview
• What to Bring
• Extra Resumes
• Resume Paper
Pre-Interview
• What to Bring
• Notepad and Pen
• Prepared Notes
• Questions for Interviewer
Interview
• Show Up Early
• Be Pleasant to Everyone You Meet
Interview
• Smile!
• Nice Firm Handshake
• Be Aware of Body Language
Interview
• Be Aware of Body Language
• Don’t Fidget
• Sit Up Straight
• Eye Contact
Interview
• Take Notes During Interview
• Names of People
• Stats and Numbers
• Anything Else You Find Interesting
Interview
• Ask Questions at End of Interview
• “When should I expect to hear back?”
• “What might the next steps be?”
Post-Interview
• Send Thank You Email/Card
• No More Than 24 Hours After
• Include Talking Point from Interview
3 Parts to Your Interview
• Pre-Interview
• Interview
• Post-Interview
Your Interview
• Questions?
• Kolby Goodman
• TheJobHuntr.com
• TheJobHuntr.com/Blog
• Please Take a Business Card
Resume and Job Search Workshop
Kolby Goodman, Career Coach
JOBHUNTR: Panasonic/Sanyo Job Search Presentation
JOBHUNTR: Panasonic/Sanyo Job Search Presentation
JOBHUNTR: Panasonic/Sanyo Job Search Presentation
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JOBHUNTR: Panasonic/Sanyo Job Search Presentation

  1. 1. Job Search Workshop Kolby Goodman, Career Coach, TheJobHuntr.com
  2. 2. 01 Your Resume
  3. 3. Foundations of a Resume • Your resume is a snapshot of your career. • A summary of your work experience, education, professional highlights, specific skills and certifications, and personal information. • The purpose of your resume is to gain an interview. • Include key words and phrases that are desired qualifications and skills stated by your future employer.
  4. 4. Keys to a Great Resume • Make it easy to read • First pass: 7-10 seconds • Deep read: 30 seconds
  5. 5. Keys to a Great Resume • Make it easy to read • 12 point font or larger • Differentiate font size and style
  6. 6. 01
  7. 7. Keys to a Great Resume • Start with a “Professional Summary” • 3-5 Sentence Paragraph • Summarized Professional History • Intro to Resume, Convinces to Read More • Keywords!
  8. 8. Keys to a Great Resume • Give Context to Your Work • What You Did/Accomplished and How if Affected the Company/Business/Department • Numbers, Numbers, Numbers • $, %, #
  9. 9. Keys to a Great Resume • Be aware of easily fixable mistakes • “61 percent of recruiters will automatically dismiss a resume because it contains typos.” -CareerBuilder • Spelling • Grammar • Word Tense: Present vs. Past
  10. 10. Keys to a Great Resume • Bonus Tips • Resume Paper • PDF
  11. 11. 01 Your Resume
  12. 12. 01 LinkedIn
  13. 13. 01 Why LinkedIn? • Online Portfolio • Professional Online Network • Positive Search Results • Job Leads
  14. 14. 01 Your Profile • Profile Picture • Headline • Summary • Professional Experience • Education
  15. 15. 01 Profile Picture • Professional Attire • Taken by Someone Else • Plain Background • Focused • Well Lit
  16. 16. 01 Profile Picture • Mobile Phone, OK! • Keep Camera at Eye Level • Don’t Over Edit! • SMILE!
  17. 17. Headline Positioned Under Name | Next To Picture | Appears in Search
  18. 18. Headline Desired Job Title | Keywords | Skills | No Fluff!
  19. 19. Summary • Opening of Your Profile • Entice Viewer to Keep Reading • Share Your Story
  20. 20. Summary • 1-2 Paragraphs • First Person Perspective • I, Myself • Keywords • “You’re welcome to contact me at email@gmail.com”
  21. 21. 01 Professional Experience • Most Like Your Resume • Include All Past and Present Professional Experience • More Dynamic Than a Resume
  22. 22. 01 Professional Experience • Company Name • Connect with Official Company Page • Location • Time Period • Bullet Points • Keywords!
  23. 23. Education School (Official Page) | Degree/Certification | Dates Attended | GPA* | Classes
  24. 24. 01 LinkedIn Connections • 1st Degree • 2nd Degree • 3rd Degree • Out of Network
  25. 25. You 1st Degree 2nd Degree
  26. 26. 3rd Degree 2nd Degree
  27. 27. Out Of Network
  28. 28. 01 LinkedIn Connections • Past or Present Jobs • Past or Present Schools • Family and Friends • Go Through Your Facebook Friends
  29. 29. 01 LinkedIn Connections • Write Short Personal Message • Don’t Connect with Strangers • Accept Connection Requests from Strangers? • Reply Back
  30. 30. 01 LinkedIn Connections • More Connections the Better • “There were 3.6 million job openings at the end of last year. About 80% of available jobs are never advertised.” -Forbes
  31. 31. LinkedIn Profile Put LinkedIn URL on Resume
  32. 32. LinkedIn Profile Get Recommendations
  33. 33. 01 LinkedIn Profile • Bonus Bonus Tip • Hide All of Your LinkedIn Updates
  34. 34. 1 2
  35. 35. 3
  36. 36. 4 5
  37. 37. 01 LinkedIn
  38. 38. Your Interview
  39. 39. 3 Parts to Your Interview • Pre-Interview • Interview • Post-Interview
  40. 40. Pre-Interview • Know the Drive Time • Don’t Always Trust GPS • Pre-drive There, If Time
  41. 41. Pre-Interview • Do Your Research • The Company • People You Might Interview With
  42. 42. Pre-Interview • What to Bring • Extra Resumes • Resume Paper
  43. 43. Pre-Interview • What to Bring • Notepad and Pen • Prepared Notes • Questions for Interviewer
  44. 44. Interview • Show Up Early • Be Pleasant to Everyone You Meet
  45. 45. Interview • Smile! • Nice Firm Handshake • Be Aware of Body Language
  46. 46. Interview • Be Aware of Body Language • Don’t Fidget • Sit Up Straight • Eye Contact
  47. 47. Interview • Take Notes During Interview • Names of People • Stats and Numbers • Anything Else You Find Interesting
  48. 48. Interview • Ask Questions at End of Interview • “When should I expect to hear back?” • “What might the next steps be?”
  49. 49. Post-Interview • Send Thank You Email/Card • No More Than 24 Hours After • Include Talking Point from Interview
  50. 50. 3 Parts to Your Interview • Pre-Interview • Interview • Post-Interview
  51. 51. Your Interview
  52. 52. • Questions?
  53. 53. • Kolby Goodman • TheJobHuntr.com • TheJobHuntr.com/Blog • Please Take a Business Card
  54. 54. Resume and Job Search Workshop Kolby Goodman, Career Coach

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