How to tailor a resume<br />By Anne-Marie Dieters<br />UCLA Extension Paralegal Training Program <br />Career & Graduate S...
What You Will Need	<br />A basic chronological outline of your past jobs<br />Dates (Mo/Year), Job Title, City, State, Com...
Improve your chances of landing a job in just 5 steps<br />Highlight<br />Number<br />Example<br />Translate<br />Plug<br />
Highlight<br />Walk through the job description and highlight everything that you can do or have done in the past<br />
PARALEGAL<br />Job Number: 23447442 Company Name: Westfield Location: Los Angeles, CA US Salary:Career Focus: Real Estate ...
Number<br />Number your past jobs<br />Mark Education as “Ed”<br />
Example<br />(Return to the description)<br />Go through each highlight and place a number next to the related experience<...
Translate<br />Create a solid sentence or phrase that puts your example and the skill it underlines in bullet form<br />to...
Plug<br />   Using a chronological outline of your work history, plug in each corresponding bulleted sentence or phrase in...
5 x 5<br />TIP: If you desire to apply to more than one job at a time, follow this suggestion:<br />Print out 5 job descri...
5 Steps To Tailoring A Resume<br />Highlight<br />Number<br />Example<br />Translate<br />Plug<br />
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How To Tailor A Resume

  1. 1. How to tailor a resume<br />By Anne-Marie Dieters<br />UCLA Extension Paralegal Training Program <br />Career & Graduate Services Coordinator<br />
  2. 2. What You Will Need <br />A basic chronological outline of your past jobs<br />Dates (Mo/Year), Job Title, City, State, Company Name<br />A job you are interested in<br />Job Description, Company, Law Firm, etc.<br />
  3. 3. Improve your chances of landing a job in just 5 steps<br />Highlight<br />Number<br />Example<br />Translate<br />Plug<br />
  4. 4. Highlight<br />Walk through the job description and highlight everything that you can do or have done in the past<br />
  5. 5. PARALEGAL<br />Job Number: 23447442 Company Name: Westfield Location: Los Angeles, CA US Salary:Career Focus: Real Estate & Building Maintenance Apply to Job<br />Updated: 4/9/2010 <br />PARALEGAL PARALEGALJob Title: PARALEGALJob Type: Full-TimeLocation: Los Angeles, CAJob Description:QUALIFICATIONS:· Post high school education and paralegal certification preferred. · Concise grammatical skills, excellent oral and written communication skills. · Capable of thriving in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. · Ability to meet tight deadlines. · Detail-oriented and well organized. · At least five years law firm corporate experience and/or in-house paralegal experience preferred. · Experience forming corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies. · Able to interact diplomatically with corporate senior executives and staff.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:· Assist in the organization of the Legal Department electronic document database and paper records. · Maintain corporate minute books. · Maintain corporate records database. · Process and track annual report filings for corporate entities. · Monitor, log and process Legal Department invoices. · Form corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies. · Respond to various inquiries from mall managers on a wide variety of issues. · Maintain log of incoming lawsuits and distribute accordingly. · Assist in interfacing between internal departments and outside counsel with respect to due diligence relating to financings, dispositions, acquisitions and litigation. · Assist in compiling documentation in response to interrogatories and document production requests. · Draft board resolutions. · Other duties as assigned.We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer.<br />
  6. 6. Number<br />Number your past jobs<br />Mark Education as “Ed”<br />
  7. 7. Example<br />(Return to the description)<br />Go through each highlight and place a number next to the related experience<br />
  8. 8. Translate<br />Create a solid sentence or phrase that puts your example and the skill it underlines in bullet form<br />to be…<br />
  9. 9. Plug<br /> Using a chronological outline of your work history, plug in each corresponding bulleted sentence or phrase into your resume<br />
  10. 10. 5 x 5<br />TIP: If you desire to apply to more than one job at a time, follow this suggestion:<br />Print out 5 job descriptions of jobs you really want<br />Run through steps 1-4<br />Take a glance at all 5 job descriptions, discard duplicates and then proceed to step 5, and plug all bullets into your resume<br />You can send this one resume to all five jobs!<br />
  11. 11. 5 Steps To Tailoring A Resume<br />Highlight<br />Number<br />Example<br />Translate<br />Plug<br />

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