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KU School of Pharmacy Campus Convention: Resumes/CV February 21 st, 2015.

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1 KU School of Pharmacy Campus Convention: Resumes/CV February 21 st, 2015

2 April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 2 Objectives  Discuss the importance and purpose of a CV  Describe what employers and others look for  Review the sections of a CV  Provide general guidelines for the birth of a good CV  Critically examine real CVs  Evaluate your CV

3 April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 3 Importance/Purpose of a CV  Definitions  Purpose  To get noticed or an interview  Advertise YOU  Importance today!!! CVResume Several pages1-2 pages Complete record of academic, clinical and scientific achievement Highlights of experience and general skills ThoroughSuccinct Includes everythingScanned quickly

4 Your CV Is a Reflection of You  Work ethic  Dedication to the profession of pharmacy  Dedication to patient care  Experience  What you can bring to an organization April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 4

5 April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 5 What Employers Look For  To know you!!!!  How are you a unique fit to my needs?  Obtain information  Work history  Activities  Involvement/memberships  Professional Association Involvement  Community Service  Research experience, presentations and publications  Awards and honors  Leadership experience  Education  Rotations  References  Uses  Make sure you are qualified for a position  Eliminate candidates  Get you an interview

6 April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 6 Required Sections  Contact Information on each page  Educational experiences  Licensure and certifications  Work experiences  Only relevant experience  Skills developed  Rotation experiences  Location  Date  Preceptor

7 Contact Information  Permanent address  Phone number   Be careful with cute ones April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 7

8 Educational Experiences  University  Degree  Minors and certificates  Dates attended  Graduation dates or anticipated dates  GPA (OPTIONAL) April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 8

9 Licensure and Certifications  Technician/Intern license  Immunization certification  Basic life support  Use expiration dates April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 9

10 Work Experiences  Include only work related work experience  What is work related work experience?  Title  Company name and location  Supervisor  Dates of employment  What to do if you had a short experience April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 10

11 Experiential Rotations  APPE  Completed and scheduled  IPPE  Site, preceptor and date  UNIQUE activity and presentations April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 11

12 Optional Sections  Objective/purpose statement  Personal summary  Presentations/publications/posters  Honors/awards  Society memberships  Professional activity/leadership  Community service  Reference section April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 12

13 Objective/Personal Statement  Be concise  Make it the best sentence of you as possible  DO NOT make it too general  Personal summary or biography April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 13

14 Presentations, Publications and Posters  Know how to cite  Cite full citation  List all authors in correct order!!!  Highlight your name  Date of presentation or publication  In progress April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 14

15 Honors/Awards  What is an award?  Most focus on academic honors and scholarships April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 15

16 Society Memberships  Name of organization  Dates of membership  Meetings attended (local, state, regional, national) April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 16

17 Professional Activity/Leadership  Distinct positions on committees  Leadership titles  May want to include a few measurable results or descriptions April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 17

18 Community Service  List things NOT associated with a professional activity  Does not need to be pharmacy related April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 18

19 References  Use a separate page  Make sure the person you select  Knows you  Knows you did this April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 19

20 April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 20 Resumes – General Guides  Make it artwork!  Be consistent–fonts, spacing, heading  Use reverse chronological order  NO ERRORS!!  Grammar or fact  Targeted information  Production  Length  Page breaks  Spelling and verb tense  Names of people  Items to avoid  Personal information  Photographs, DOB, ethnicity, religious or political views, SSN, marital status, etc.  Other advice  Only include information you are willing to discuss  Get as many people to look at it as possible Top 4 Mistakes 1. Misspelling, grammar and typos 2. Distracting structure and format 3. Incorrect information about company or yourself 4. Same item in multiple categories

21 April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 21 Resume Bloopers  My intensity and focus are at inordinately high levels, and my ability to complete projects on time is unspeakable.  Education: Curses in liberal arts, curses in computer science, curses in accounting  Instrumental in ruining entire operation for a Midwest pharmacy chain store.  Personal: Married, 1999 Corvette  I am a rabid typist  Personal interests: Donating blood. 15 gallons so far.

22 April 25, 2015 Add Footer information here 22 Resume Bloopers  I have become completely paranoid, trusting completely nothing and absolutely no one.  Strengths: Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining composer.  Don’t take the comments of my former employer too seriously, they were unappreciative beggars and slave drivers.  I am loyal to my employer at all costs…Please feel free to respond to my resume on my office voic .  Accomplishments: Oversight of entire department.


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