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Unit 5 Recruitment How long do you think recruiters in a Human Resources department store looking at the average CV or resume for a junior position? If 100 young people with very similar experience and qualifications apply for a job, which elements in a CV or a resume make a difference, and might lead to a job interview? How many times do you expect to apply for a new position during your carrier? How many times do you expect to change jobs?
What to do in the book: Reading: Filling a vacancy, p. 30 Complete the chart in the p. 31 rešenje: H,C,B,A,G,D,E,F,I
CV Student’s Book p.34 Why is it normal in some countries not to include a picture or personal information in a CV? Should a CV be totally honest? Why might an employer want to know about your hobbies and interests? Would you like to work for some people who might be prejudiced against your country or religion? Would you target each your covering letter if you were sending it to 30 companies?
Cover Letter Layout Your Contact Information (space) Date (space) Employer Contact Information (space) Salutation (space) Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name, (space) First Paragraph: The first paragraph of your cover letter should include information on the position you are applying for, including the job title. (space between paragraphs) Middle Paragraph(s): The next section of your cover letter should describe what you have to offer the employer. Mention why you are qualified for the job and how your skills and experience are a match for the position for which you are applying. (space between paragraphs) Final Paragraph: Conclude your cover letter by thanking the employer for considering you for the position. Include information on how you will follow-up. (space) Closing: (space) Sincerely yours, (double space) Signature: Handwritten Signature (for a mailed letter) (double space) Typed Signature
Useful Phrases for your CV and Cover letter (power/action words)... years successful experience in... as... Extensive practical hands- on experience as... Gained hands-on experience in Motivated and enthusiastical (about)... Professional in appearance and presentation Participated in... Assisted in / with... Worked on... Worked as... Worked with... Developed... Organized... Served as... Oversaw the production of... Kept accurate computer records of... Managed / Handled... Managed / Supervised Represented the company at... Instructed... in... Developed expertise in... Received... Award Centralised the management of... Completely redesigned the... Stimulated the growth with... Gained widespread experience in Motivated a group of... Participated in group management... Assisted with the creation of... Examined the benefits of... Established a team of knowledge workers... Obtained the majority of customers...