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THE RESUME

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Brenda Bridges Respress

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Transcript of THE RESUME

What is a Résumé?
The Résumé
BASICS TO CREATIVE
Components of a Résumé
Creative
RÉSUMÉS


Social Media Résumés
Extra Tips
Stand out- the RIGHT way
Online Portfolios-
http://www.dearlisarudgers.com/
Match your Resume with you career field
For example: Accounting majors wouldn't benefit as much from a Pinterest resume as a Marketing major would.
PROOFREAD
PROOFREAD
PROOFREAD
Utilize Career Services& become a Job Seeking Rockstar!
Conduct a TARGETED job search
Pinterest,
http://pinterest.com/JeanneHwang/jeanne-for-pinterest/
http://themeforest.net/item/awesome-online-resumecv/full_screen_preview/81850?ref=NetPremium
Great sample web-résumé
(creators: www.themeforest.net)
Getting Started
Use MS Word or other word type program(no templates)
Set margins at 1” top, right, left. Bottom margin ½ - 1”
Font size = no larger than 14 points, no smaller than 11 points

EDUCATION
Name & location of college/university
Full degree and major
Date received/expected (month/year)
GPA (optional) if 3.0 or better

HONORS/CERTIFICATIONS
Awards
Scholarships
Special Training
ACTIVITIES
Volunteer Experience
Social/Professional Organizations
Demonstrated Leadership
Community Involvement

EXPERIENCE
Relevant Experiences can
be paid or unpaid
Research/Relevant Coursework
Internships
Campus/Community Involvement related to the desired position
Part-Time jobs
Study Abroad
SKILLS
Technical (include programs and skills useful to the position)
Foreign Languages
Additional knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's)
HEADING
Your name Address
Telephone #
Email address
Website/blog /portfolio link
Objective or Summary
UWG Career Services: Résumé Workshop
Find us & Follow Us
view your résumé
as if you are an employer
ré·su·mé
noun
Why Have a Résumé?
1. See curriculum vitae, CV
2. a brief account of a person's education, qualifications, and previous experience, typically sent with a job application.
Prepared to Apply for a job
Showcase your best skills/talents
Allows you to summarize what you can offer
Interactive Portfolios/Résumés
What is the purpose?
*To creatively showcase your work and relevant experience

Who uses this in the job search and how?
*Applicants in creative careers (Art, Graphic Design, Mass Communication, PR, Marketing etc) but can sometimes work in other fields
How do employers request this information?
http://www.highlands.edu/site/faculty-shepler-about-me
http://www.wix.com (online résumé creator)

http://www.Piktochart.com (Infographic creator)

http://http://www.behance.net/
(online portfolios)


Creative Résumé Resources:
Social Mediums and Examples:
http://www.buzzfeed.com/bennyjohnson/masterfully-creative-resumes
http://leahhaggar.com/
Regardless of the format you choose, use the job description of the desired position to help you with the verbiage in your résumé
MAKE EMPLOYERS FEEL HAPPY TO REVIEW YOUR RESUME, NOT SAD
Infographics-
Video Résumés-
Personal Websites-
Creative-
LinkedIn resume builder,
http://resume.linkedinlabs.com/
Twitter,
(#Twesume), (@TweetMyResume), https://twitter.com/search?q=%20%23twesume&src=typd
About.Me,
https://about.me/
Vine,
https://vine.co/v/b6wxtwrwP7P
Flickr,
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mmahgoub-the-designer/4653607814/
University of West Georgia Career Services
https://twitter.com/UWGCAREER
University of West Georgia Career Services
uwgcareer
http://mashable.com/2011/01/17/tips-video-resumes/

http://loftresumes.com/

http://www.parade.com/59873/heatherhuhman/5-creative-resumes-that-got-millennials-hired/

http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/creative-designer-resume-curriculum-vitae/

http://www.buzzfeed.com/bennyjohnson/masterfully-creative-resumes
Sample Creative Résumés
Questions?
By: Brenda Bridges
http://www.taketheplungeconsulting.blogspot.com/
http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=5087665&trk=anet_ug_hm&goback=%2Enas_*1_*1_*1%2Enas_profile_nsettings*5twitter*5accounts_*1
https://www.facebook.com/UWGCareerServices
http://pinterest.com/uwgcareerserv/
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