Presentation on theme: "A mini-resume JIST Cards. JIST Small version of a résumé. Leave behind Format: 3x5 or postcard size."— Presentation transcript:
A mini-resume JIST Cards
JIST Small version of a résumé. Leave behind Format: 3x5 or postcard size
They work! 90% of people receiving JIST cards form a positive impression of the writer within 30 seconds 80% of employers say they would be willing to interview the person behind the JIST card, even if they did not have a job opening. They make you stand out from the crowed– not everyone creates a JIST card.
How to use a JIST card Get your name out there! Attach to your résumé or application Enclose in a thank-you note Given to friends, relatives, etc to hand out to others. Sent to local businesses Posted on supermarket bulletin board Put on car windshields Attached to s
Writing the JIST card Type name at top or center of card Use bold text to make it stand out Give ways for employer to contact you Phone number, Give a broad job objective List years of experience Detail education or training Showcase job-related skills Include accomplishments and numbers to support them End with key adaptive skills