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Discuss how volunteer opportunities can enhance and add valuable experience to your resume and portfolio in order to increase the chances of netting your ideal job or promotion that you deserve!

Discuss how volunteer opportunities can enhance and add valuable experience to your resume and portfolio in order to increase the chances of netting your ideal job or promotion that you deserve!

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Carpe Opportunitas! - Seize the (Professional Development) Opportunity

  1. 1.   Carpe  Opportunitas!   Seize  the  (career  development)  moment! Discuss  how  volunteer  opportunities  can  enhance  and  add  valuable  experience  to  your  resume  and   portfolio  in  order  to  increase  the  chances  of  netting  your  ideal  job  or  promotion  that  you  deserve!   Progression  Objectives   • discover  how  various  volunteer  opportunities  can  greatly  improve  your  resume,   •  learn  how  these  opportunities  build  upon  each  other,   • understand  how  networking  increases  your  chances  of  greater  opportunities,   • and  find  out  what  opportunities  other  colleagues  are  pursuing  (during  the  progression   discussion).   Use  these  resources  to  guide  you  with  developing  your  resume  with  volunteer  opportunities. Community  Opportunities   • Volunteer  at  STC  Summit   • Participate  in  a  community  or  chapter   • secretary,  webmaster,  event   coordinator   Writing  Opportunities   Use  these  places  to  add  more  writing   experience  for  your  resume.   TechWhirl   http://techwhirl.com   STC  Notebook   http://notebook.stc.org   STC  Intercom   http://intercom.stc.org   Your  own  blog  or  website     Social  Networking   Network  with  colleagues  to  expand  your   knowledge  and  interests.  Engage  on  LinkedIn,   Twitter,  and  Quora.   LinkedIn   http://linkedin.com   Twitter   http://twitter.com   Follow  #techcomm,  #stc,  #a11y,  #l10n   Quora   http://quora.com   Presentation  Opportunities   • Present  for  your  community  or   chapter   • Lightning  Talks,  Progressions,   Research  Presentations,  Webinars   • Look  for  call  for  presentations  from   STC,  Tekom,  Rochester  Spectrum,   LavaCon,  and  more.  
  2. 2.   Build  your  portfolio   Make  examples  available  for  potential   opportunities.  Add  these  items  to  your   website  or  blog.   • websites   • documents   • posters   • presentation  slides   • handouts   Career  Resources   Career  Sherpa   http://careersherpa.net   Inc.   http://inc.com   Dice  News   http://news.dice.com   LinkedIn  Today   http://www.linkedin.com/today   Contact   Roger  Renteria   Email:  roger.renteria@gmail.com   Website:  writetechie.com   LinkedIn:  linkedin.com/in/rrenteria   Twitter:  @RogerRenteria Notes  

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