DIGITAL RESUME FOR CAREER BUILDING Presented by Rodeena Stephens
WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE   TRADITIONAL RESUME?• Recruiters are inundated with thousands  of resumes every week• Resumes sit i...
SKILL ASSESSMENT EXERCISE • If your resume is reviewed, what sets   you apart from all of the rest? • Does your resume sho...
WHY DIGITAL?• It is an effective method for  sharing information with  potential employers and allows  you to market yours...
ALTERNATIVES TO TRADITIONAL            RESUME • Video Resume  • Enhance online presence• VisualCV  • Curation tool – All o...
WHY DIGITAL?• Multi-dimensional.• Visually pleasing.• Share a view of your skills that  is beyond the traditional  resume....
WHY DIGITAL?• Readily available to the public.  allowing hiring managers will be  able to locate you easily.• Can incorpor...
DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING         WEBSITES• Flavors.me• VisualCV.com• Do You Buzz.com• OPResume.com       Presented by Rodee...
DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING          WEBSITES• www.zerply.com  • More socially-shaped,    interactive and engaging.        Pre...
DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING          WEBSITES• www.resumebaking.com  • Includes job search and    notification ability. Allows...
DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING         WEBSITES• www.resumebear.com • Comes with a complete build and track   solution. Includes ...
DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING         WEBSITES• www.resumup.com • A service that builds your visual CV. • Creates eye-catching i...
DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING          WEBSITES• www.infinitycvbuilder.com  • An iPhone app that allows you to build your    res...
DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING         WEBSITES• LinkedIn Resume Builder • Transform your LinkedIn profile   into a resume in sec...
DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING          WEBSITES• The Facebook Timeline Review   • Illustrate your career history.   • The chrono...
PERSONAL PAGES & WEBSITES  THAT ARE ALL ABOUT YOU!!• About.me • One page website that may be used   to direct people to yo...
RESUME BUILDING EXERCISE    Resume Building Exercise      Presented by Rodeena Stephens
CREATIVE DIGITAL RESUMES        www.brandonkleinman.com      http://flavors.me/alishainthebiz   http://nkouri.beyondcreden...
DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING          WEBSITES• An importance of having a dynamic  digital resume is your online presence.  Tak...
DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING          WEBSITES• Use of social networks such as Twitter,  Facebook, YouTube, Instagram,  Google+...
DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING          WEBSITES• Websites such as Storify  (www.storify.com) allows its users to  share stories ...
DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING          WEBSITES• If you have an online presence, why not  use it to your advantage.• Be creative...
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Digital Resume Building Workshop

  1. 1. DIGITAL RESUME FOR CAREER BUILDING Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  2. 2. WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE TRADITIONAL RESUME?• Recruiters are inundated with thousands of resumes every week• Resumes sit in a pile with the hopes of being reviewed by a hiring manager.• On paper you look just like everybody else. Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  3. 3. SKILL ASSESSMENT EXERCISE • If your resume is reviewed, what sets you apart from all of the rest? • Does your resume show a true reflection of your skills and past achievements? • What skills do you offer that aren’t being offered by other candidates? • How can you articulate your skills digitally? Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  4. 4. WHY DIGITAL?• It is an effective method for sharing information with potential employers and allows you to market yourself effectively in this age of social media. Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  5. 5. ALTERNATIVES TO TRADITIONAL RESUME • Video Resume • Enhance online presence• VisualCV • Curation tool – All of your digital work displayed in one easy to find location• Social Resume • Convey how you think & communicate• LinkedIn Profiles • Showcase professional network & involvement Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  6. 6. WHY DIGITAL?• Multi-dimensional.• Visually pleasing.• Share a view of your skills that is beyond the traditional resume.• Can prove creativity.• Can add value to your personal brand. Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  7. 7. WHY DIGITAL?• Readily available to the public. allowing hiring managers will be able to locate you easily.• Can incorporate links to published work (articles, portfolios, websites). Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  8. 8. DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING WEBSITES• Flavors.me• VisualCV.com• Do You Buzz.com• OPResume.com Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  9. 9. DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING WEBSITES• www.zerply.com • More socially-shaped, interactive and engaging. Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  10. 10. DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING WEBSITES• www.resumebaking.com • Includes job search and notification ability. Allows for social sharing Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  11. 11. DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING WEBSITES• www.resumebear.com • Comes with a complete build and track solution. Includes real-time tracking capability; which can give you a sense of how popular your resume is. • Allows you to see who opened your resume. This gives you an excellent opportunity to reach out to them while your name/resume is still fresh in their mind. • Also available for iPhone Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  12. 12. DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING WEBSITES• www.resumup.com • A service that builds your visual CV. • Creates eye-catching infographics by pulling information from your social networks such as LinkedIn and/or Facebook profiles. Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  13. 13. DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING WEBSITES• www.infinitycvbuilder.com • An iPhone app that allows you to build your resume right from the palm of your hand Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  14. 14. DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING WEBSITES• LinkedIn Resume Builder • Transform your LinkedIn profile into a resume in seconds. • www.linkedin.com Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  15. 15. DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING WEBSITES• The Facebook Timeline Review • Illustrate your career history. • The chronological timeline display and ability to back- date milestones is a great feature and effective use of Facebook. Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  16. 16. PERSONAL PAGES & WEBSITES THAT ARE ALL ABOUT YOU!!• About.me • One page website that may be used to direct people to your content around the web.• Flavors.me • Can incorporate social media updates, photos, videos into a single web presence. Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  17. 17. RESUME BUILDING EXERCISE Resume Building Exercise Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  18. 18. CREATIVE DIGITAL RESUMES www.brandonkleinman.com http://flavors.me/alishainthebiz http://nkouri.beyondcredentials.com http://www.kelliecamuso.com http://tim-ho.com/2011/04/interactive- resume-with-qr-code Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  19. 19. DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING WEBSITES• An importance of having a dynamic digital resume is your online presence. Take advantage of your social networks, websites and more to promote your creativity and strategic innovation. Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  20. 20. DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING WEBSITES• Use of social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Google+ may be used to show the world you’re the perfect candidate for any job. Tweet tips, post useful content, produce video blogs, share interactive content as a way to brand yourself as an industry expert Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  21. 21. DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING WEBSITES• Websites such as Storify (www.storify.com) allows its users to share stories by curating social media. It’s a great platform that allows you to curate your favorite tweets, posts, videos and more from across the web and put them in a easy to read social story. Presented by Rodeena Stephens
  22. 22. DIGITAL RESUME BUILDING WEBSITES• If you have an online presence, why not use it to your advantage.• Be creative and strategic.• Realize that every single post, tweet and online update can be strategically used to help you land that dream job. Presented by Rodeena Stephens

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