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Resume WritingCAP500: Career Planning
WHERE ARE WE?1RIGHTHERE
LEARNING OUTCOMES2Create a cover letter andresumethatlinks personal,education and work experience to employability skillsin relevant industries in order to apply for jobs throughtraditional job search techniques.
AGENDA1.Announcements2.Resumes3.Resume Assignment4.Next Week3
CLASSDISCUSSIONWhy do you thinkresume writing is animportant topic for usto discuss as itrelates to careerplanning?4
RESUME FACTOIDSYou may be shocked to know that the average recruiterspends a mere6 secondsreviewing a resume.Most important things to look at:Job titlesCompanies you worked atStart/end dates• Education5
RESUME FACTOIDSA single resume error may prevent your resume frommoving on. That is because61 percentof recruiters willautomatically dismiss a resume because it containstypos (Careerbuilder).In a similar light,43 percentof hiring managers willdisqualify a candidate from consideration because ofspelling errors (Adecco).The use of an unprofessional email address will get aresume rejected76percentof the time (BeHiring).6
RESUME DEVELOPMENT: FACTORS TO CONSIDER7ElectronicEyeHuman Eye
8RESUMES THATWORKTHE RESUME IS LIKELY TO GET YOU THEINTERVIEW IF...It outlines how …yourskillsandexperiencesmeetthespecificneeds of the postedposition
RESUME HEADINGThe contact information you provide at the top of your resumeshould make it easy for a hiring manager to reach you.Name: large and bold-so it stands out!If two pages have a header with your name and page # onitAddress: street, town, province & area codeTelephone numberProfessional greeting for your voicemailEmail address: professional lookingCheck e-mail on a daily basis9
EXAMPLE10
1.Career Objective2.Profile Summary3.Education4.Employment History5.Volunteer Experiences6.Associations7.Accomplishments (optional)8.Interests (optional)TYPICAL RESUME OUTLINE
Tells the recruiter where to direct your resume and givessome information about your background related to theposition you are applying to.CAREER OBJECTIVE
1.Position seeking and/or levelAccounting ClerkEntry level Management Trainee2.Skills you wish to useImport/export documentationAdministration3.Field/OrganizationBankingTelecommunicationsCAREER OBJECTIVE CAN STATE….
A freight forwarding position where I can use my import/export skillsto expedite cross-border shipments.Recent college graduate in Accounting seeking a juniorposition in bookkeeping or accounting.Experienced office administrator with strong communication skillsseeking a position with senior management staff in thetelecommunications industry.

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