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1 Chapter 13 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Building Careers and Writing Résumés

2 Learning Objectives 1.Finding the ideal opportunity 2.Planning your résumé 3.Writing your résumé 4.Completing your résumé Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter

3 Finding the Ideal Opportunity in Today’s Job Market Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter

4 Personal Strategy Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Get OrganizedGet Organized Get StartedGet Started Be PersistentBe Persistent

5 Write Your Story Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Your PassionsYour Passions Your SkillsYour Skills Your AbilitiesYour Abilities Your ExperiencesYour Experiences Your ObjectivesYour Objectives

6 Employer Perspective Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Performance Reliability Motivation

7 Internet Research Internet Research Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter

8 Translate Potential Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Skills Attributes Experience

9 Take the Initiative Target companies of interestTarget companies of interest Contact human resourcesContact human resources Contact company managersContact company managers Describe what you can offerDescribe what you can offer Ask to be considered for opportunitiesAsk to be considered for opportunities Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter

10 Classmates Workplace Contacts Online Sources Student Organizations Trade ShowsVolunteering Build Your Network Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter

11 Network Etiquette Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Protocol Value Judgment

12 Career Counseling Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter College Career Center College Career Center Online Career Planning Online Career Planning

13 Avoiding Mistakes Overlooking résumé errorsOverlooking résumé errors Misspelling the hiring manager’s nameMisspelling the hiring manager’s name Arriving late for an interviewArriving late for an interview Tweeting something unprofessionalTweeting something unprofessional Completing application forms incorrectlyCompleting application forms incorrectly Not doing your own researchNot doing your own research Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter

14 Planning Your Résumé Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter

15 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Situation Information Medium Organization Revise Produce Proofread Distribute Adapt to the Audience Adapt to the Audience Compose the Message Compose the Message PlanningCompletingWriting Three-Step Résumé Process

16 Purpose and Audience Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Interviews Interviews Employers Employers

17 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Gather Information PersonalPersonal EducationEducation EmploymentEmployment

18 Choose the Medium Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter MultipleMedia MultipleFormats

19 Organize the Résumé Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter ChronologicalChronological FunctionalFunctional CombinationCombination

20 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Areas of Concern Frequent Job ChangesFrequent Job Changes Work History GapsWork History Gaps Experience LevelExperience Level

21 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Areas of Concern Long Term w/One FirmLong Term w/One Firm For-Cause TerminationFor-Cause Termination Criminal RecordCriminal Record

22 Writing Your Résumé Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter

23 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Résumé Writing Tips Allocate Sufficient TimeAllocate Sufficient Time Review Good ModelsReview Good Models Minimize FrustrationMinimize Frustration Respect Your RésuméRespect Your Résumé

24 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Keep Résumé Honest WorkplaceReferencesWorkplaceReferencesEmploymentHistoryEmploymentHistory CriminalRecordsCriminalRecordsInterviewQuestionsInterviewQuestions

25 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Adapt to Audience

26 Compose Résumé Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Direct StyleDirect Style Short PhrasesShort Phrases Action VerbsAction Verbs KeywordsKeywords

27 Résumé Components Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Name and contact informationName and contact information Introductory statementIntroductory statement Educational backgroundEducational background Work, skills, and accomplishmentsWork, skills, and accomplishments Activities and achievementsActivities and achievements Personal data and referencesPersonal data and references

28 Completing Your Résumé Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter

29 Traditional Résumé Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Organize background information Identify your unique strengths Generate reusable blocks of text Maximize in-person networking

30 Revise Your Résumé Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Length Issues Hard to Read Poorly Written Uninformed Cheap Paper Grammar & Spelling Boastful Tone Gimmicky Design

31 Produce Your Résumé Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter OrderOrder SimplicitySimplicity White SpaceWhite Space Clear TypefaceClear Typeface

32 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Printed Résumés Traditional Scannable

33 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Digital Résumés

34 Online Résumés Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter

35 Proofread the Résumé Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Headings and Lists Headings and Lists Grammar Spelling Punctuation

36 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter Distribute the Résumé Mail Website

37 Building Careers and Writing Résumés Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Prentice HallChapter


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