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1 Template Visual Resume Template Marc Gold & Associates

2 Advise for Creating a Visual Resume Think carefully about your Wording and Pictures be sure to: Portray competence Use “employment language” “Works well with diverse populations vs. “Is friendly” Words should match the pictures, use quality photos Ask yourself, “do you look competent? What does the picture portray? Is this the right background?” Are you wearing the same clothes in multiple photos? Before you use it with an employer, ask someone you know to critique it Marc Gold & Associates

3 Using a visual resume Focus on the highlights; don’t read the text Use the pictures to show what you can bring to the employer Stop during the presentation and ask if this makes sense? What are their questions? Marc Gold & Associates

4 Your Name Photo - Usually a good headshot Marc Gold & Associates

5 My Purpose I am a long time resident of _______and would like to obtain employment in my community. I would like to present the contributions I have to offer you and see if there is a match for my skills and your employment needs. Marc Gold & Associates

6 Statement that reflects one of your strengths – Examples: I am Community Oriented, I am Creative, I am a Hard Worker Sample When I see a need, I create a solution: Delivered newspapers at a nursing home so residents could stay informed While still in high school, I set up a coffee delivery business I am a go-getter Energetic Always interested in others Marc Gold & Associates

7 Volunteer Experience Sample Eastside Fellowship, 2008 Greeter – my task was to hand out bulletins and special notices Providence, 2002-2004 Newspaper Delivery, Office Shredder Responsible for delivering morning newspapers Collected and processed items for shredding Retirement Community, 2003-2004 Wrote articles for the resident newspaper Wake up check – verify residents had hung bell on their door to confirm they were awake. Notify staff of missing bells. Marc Gold & Associates

8 Picture (s) of you doing tasks you want the employer to hire you to do Marc Gold & Associates

9 Unique contribution - drawing, graphic design, editing, being bi-lingual, etc.. Include a picture of you using that skill or a sample Marc Gold & Associates

10 Employment - if possible insert a picture of you working Sam’s Eatery, 2006-2007 Hostess Providence, 2003-2006 Office Support Answered phones Greeted customers Light data entry Filing Marc Gold & Associates

11 Work Related Skills Sample ( be prepared to give examples) Meets deadlines Good attention to detail Practical problem solving ability Responsible Excellent time management Strong customer service ability Marc Gold & Associates

12 I am looking for an employer who has needs in the following areas: Sample of tasks Greeting Deliveries Data Entry Sorting Ordering supplies Organizing supply room Tracking inventory Marc Gold & Associates

13 I am: (sample) Easy going Comfortable working with diverse groups Productive Able to see the humor in situations and resolve tension Optimistic A Self-Starter Determined to do a quality job Reliable Marc Gold & Associates

14 Recap (sample) I am looking for tasks that will increase your bottom line and match my contributions Targeting your specific unmet needs with my contribution will be a win/win for both of us My contact information is Thank you for your time Marc Gold & Associates

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