Resume Search Optimization

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A brief summary on what's covered at a ProLango Resume Search Optimization seminar.

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  • @ZaidAlkhayyal I agree with the sugesstion. Jobscan is a great tool!
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  • The site http://www.jobscan.co is also a great place to identify keywords for your resume. All you do is paste in your resume plus the job description, then Jobscan analyzes your job description for you automatically and identify the most important keywords for you! it literally takes seconds and it so worth the copy and paste. Saved me so much time AND I got more interviews using Jobscan! I recommend as well!
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  • I suggest everyone to use Jobscan this is the website http://www.jobscan.co it will fix up your resume to match the employers needs, it helped me a lot so i just had to share it with everyone
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Resume Search Optimization

  1. 1. Go the distance<br />We’ll point you in the right direction<br />ResumeSearch Optimization<br />
  2. 2. Feature by:<br />
  3. 3. Previous Hiring Experience<br />
  4. 4. Success Stories<br />In 2009 We Helped over 1,500 job seekers<br />…Personally, Paul’s program really helped me to create a good target company search strategy and improve my networking and interviewing skills. Through his program, I was able to do very well in several interviews making it to the “final round”, got several offers and landed a fantastic job that came about 100% through networking.<br />…Following Paul’s advice, I focused on building rapport, learning about the business problems which I could help solve, and making sure that the hiring manager knew I really wanted this job. And I got the job, Paul, thank you!<br />
  5. 5. Would you like toreceive phone callswhen you submit your resume?<br />
  6. 6. What’s going on in the marketplace right now?<br />
  7. 7. On average 900 Resumes/position<br />
  8. 8. 400+ Resume / hour(as of July 2009)<br />
  9. 9. For every open position, 6 job seekers are actively looking for work.<br />
  10. 10. What happens to your resume once you hit submit?<br />
  11. 11. 1. Applicant Tracking System(ATS)<br />
  12. 12. Heat Maps<br />
  13. 13. Top 10 List<br />
  14. 14. How to score high on the ATS<br />
  15. 15. What’s the story on Keywords?<br />
  16. 16. Exercise:<br />Identify the important keywords on the job description<br />Document the frequency<br />Contrast your resume against the job description<br />
  17. 17. Behavioral Analysis<br />
  18. 18. Exercise:<br />What changes do you need to make on your resume today?<br />
  19. 19. Should you mass-mail your resume?<br />
  20. 20. It becomes Junk Mail<br />
  21. 21. The Wall Street Journal Story<br />
  22. 22. 2. Recruiter Scan<br />
  23. 23. Exercise:<br />Exchange Resumes<br />Flip Them Over<br />
  24. 24. What did you learn in 7 seconds?<br />
  25. 25. Structure vs. Content<br />
  26. 26. Every Recruiter’s Fear<br />
  27. 27. 3. Hiring Manager Review<br />
  28. 28. What are Values?<br />
  29. 29. Exercise:<br />What are your values?<br />
  30. 30. What’s the story on Cover Letters?<br />
  31. 31. Enjoyed the seminar?<br />
  32. 32.
  33. 33. Our Program<br />Attend the Free Seminars<br />Complete the Hands-On Workshops<br />Participate in the 1-month Boot camp<br />OR<br />Private Coaching (Free 15-minute consultations)<br />
  34. 34. What’s Covered? (brief summary)<br />Identify Hidden Opportunities within your target employers<br />Get a meeting with any decision maker<br />Learn how to optimize your resume for different positions<br />Take control of the interviewing process<br />Handle difficult situations<br />
  35. 35. Cost<br />Half-day Workshops<br />Job Seeker 2.0<br />Resume Writer 2.0<br />Interviewing Mastery<br />Only $398 (corporations pay $1,500)<br />
  36. 36. Schedule<br />Classes start next week! Seats are Limited!<br />Register now!<br />Job Seeker 2.0: Building Strategic Relationships through Social Media 2/22/2010<br />Resume Writer 2.0: Your Success in Your Hands 2/24/2010<br />Interviewing Mastery: Take Control! 2/26/2010<br />Boot camp starts after workshops<br />
  37. 37. Are you our next Success Story?<br />As an academic researcher of social networks and a teacher, I know how difficult it is to “teach” someone how to build networks and relationships in any meaningful way. Paul did this masterfully. I whole-heartedly recommend him as a speaker to any audience who is interested in career development or just wants to create and maintain better relationships.<br />- Mina Yoo (Assistant Professor at UW Foster School of Business)<br />Paul is dynamic, a surge of experience regarding the new wave, up to date job search strategies. His presentations have covered Social Media, Interviewing and Resume Writing to mention a few. Paul has spoken to the Professional Networking Group in Lynnwood WorkSource every time captivating and engaging his audience. Paul will always set the pace. All will be smart to follow.<br />- RoneeZurdo (Facilitator at PNG - WorkSource Lynnwood)<br />

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