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COMM 100Resumes & Cover LettersEdwards Career Services[email protected]
What is the initialamount of time anemployer takes toreview an applicant’sresume?15 – 20 seconds maximum!
Why do you need aresume?Your marketing toolTo get an interview – not a job!
Assess your situationAre you ready to market yourself?What do you have to offer? Experience?Enthusiasm? What sets you apart from yourpeers?Remember everyone is unique
Are you Career Ready?CommunicationTeamwork & InterpersonalInformation Technology ApplicationLeadershipCreativity/Critical Thinking/ProblemSolvingProfessionalism & ProductivityGlobal Perspective
CriticalThinking/ProblemSolvingExercise sound reasoning to:Analyze issuesMake decisionsOvercome problemsAble to obtain, interpret, and useknowledge, facts, and data
Oral/WrittenCommunicationsArticulate thoughts and ideas clearly andeffectively in written and oral forms topersons inside and outside the organization
Teamwork/CollaborationBuild collaborative relationships withcolleagues and customers representingdiverse cultures, races, ages, genders,religions, lifestyles, and viewpointsAble to work within a team structureCan negotiate and manage conflict
Digital TechnologyLeverage existing digital technologiesethically and efficiently to solve problems,complete tasks, and accomplish goalsDemonstrate effective adaptability to newand emerging technologies
LeadershipLeverage the strengths of others to achievecommon goalsUse interpersonal skills to coach and developothersAble to assess and manage his/her emotionsand those of othersUse empathetic skills to guide and motivateOrganize, prioritize, and delegate work
Professionalism/WorkEthicDemonstrate personal accountability and effective workhabits (punctuality, working productively with others, timeworkload management)Understand the impact of non-verbal communication onprofessional work imageDemonstrate integrity and ethical behaviourActs responsibly with the interests of the largercommunity in mindAble to learn from mistakes
Career ManagementIdentify and articulate one’s skills, strengths, andknowledge, and experiences relevant to the positiondesired and career goalsIdentify areas necessary for professional growthAble to navigate and explore job optionsUnderstand and can take steps necessary to pursueopportunitiesUnderstands how to self-advocate for opportunities inthe workplace
Global/InterculturalFluencyValue, respect, and learn from diversecultures, races, ages, genders, sexualorientations, and religionsDemonstrate openness, inclusiveness,sensitivity, and ability to interactrespectfully with all peopleUnderstand individuals’ differences

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