Presentation on theme: "An Introduction to Styling Your Resume & Creating Your Showcase"— Presentation transcript:
1 An Introduction to Styling Your Resume & Creating Your Showcase Backpack To BriefcaseAn Introduction toStyling Your Resume &Creating Your Showcase
2 What is Backpack To Briefcase? “Backpack To Briefcase” is a Rowan University program that helps you transition from a student to a professional.“Backpack To Briefcase” uses DATA180:Document your college experience and involvement on campusStay organized and on trackFile and store important documentsHighlight your leadership skills
3 What are the Benefits as a Rowan Student to Create a Showcase? Upload Documents & PicturesSave important papers and homework assignmentsSave flyers, reports, and pictures from events of your organizations and student groupsDesign and Personalize Your PortfolioChoose what “pages” or information you’d like to shareDesign your pages to reflect the content – fun or professional?Add color and layout design templates to create your perfect showcase!Have potential employers electronically view your portfolios & resumes
4 How to Edit and Style Your Resume Click your resume title under the “Resumes & Portfolios” TabTab Options to Design your resume:View – check out how your page looksEdit – choose which selections you’d like to include on your pageStyle – design your resume using templates, display banners, and different fontsPublish & Print – edit the accessibility to your pages or print out a copy
5 Styling My Resume or Showcase TemplatesList / Outline Format – Classic, Compact, ModernSections - JeffersonWebsite Format – Story, Website, PresentationViewable Pictures – Scrapbook, PresentationHeader ImageUse a built-in imageAdd a picture from your own added artifactsAdvanced StylingChange font, alignment, and detail of text
6 Creating a Showcase STEP 1: ADD THE TEMPLATE STEP 2: CREATE YOUR PAGES Home Screen Section and Portfolio Templates add the “Portfolio Showcase” templateThis template will now appear under your Input Activities SectionSTEP 2: CREATE YOUR PAGESResumes & Portfolios Tab Click “add” to create a new page Change the name to your desired sectionSTEP 3: DESIGN PAGE INTENTIONClick “Make All Not Shown” Add the one section that you would like to be on your page (ex: athletics, work experience, etc.)When you are finished, click “Return to save your page.You may now style this page the same as a resume.
7 Adding Page Templates to Your Showcase Under the “Input Activities” TabFind “Portfolio Showcase Template”Click ADDThis is where you will design what page templates you’d like to use in your showcase portfolio. Here, you will be able to link back to your created page or an external website (you just need the URL!)
8 After you click ADD, this is what you see. Here is how you input your information to create your page template.Choose a URL link of an existing web page you may have or click to add a resume & portfolio link!Here, select the resume or portfolio (the page you created) that you wish to add.Then, select format: HTML. You can also choose from PDF or DOCRemember to save when you are finished!
9 Adding Artifacts Upload important pictures and documents Academic Work: projects, term papers, lesson plans, annual reports, lab reports, scholarship essays etc.Internship Work: hour logs, evaluation essays, work and reports while on the job, etc.Student Organizations: pictures, flyers, minutes, etc.Personal Interest: photography, artwork, movies, music, poems, short stories, etc.Organize your Artifacts with labeled foldersFUN TIP – attach your artifacts to your different activities under your selections in the “input activities” tab, and they’ll also be added to your created page on your showcase portfolio!!
10 You’ve Created a Showcase Portfolio!! You Can Design your different pages the same way you did your resume.Create a uniform look or give every page a different personality to reflect the contentsTo View“Resumes and Portfolios” Tab and choose your desired page or your showcase that you’d like to viewPublish and PrintSo others may view your page as well, make sure you are clear of any passwords and then hit the save icon next to the link
11 Arrange a Personal Meeting Any Questions or Comments?Need Help?Arrange a Personal MeetingMelissa NovakG.A. Student Enrichment & Family ConnectionsContact Information:Cell Phone: (609) 221 – 4788Office: Student Center, Room 217Monday 1:00 - 6:00Wednesday 10:00 – 3:00Showcase Portfolio Workshops:Mon, Dec 6, 2:00-4:00Mon, Jan 31, 3:30-5:3*PLEASE JOIN ME!*