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<ul><li> 1. </li> <li> 2. MARKETING<br />YOURSELF<br /></li> <li> 3. 98<br /></li> <li> 4. PERCENTAGE OF ALL RESUMES<br />THAT DONT EVEN GET LOOKED AT<br /></li> <li> 5. 10<br />SECONDS<br /></li> <li> 6. THE AVERAGE TIME YOUR COVER LETTER RECEIVES <br /></li> <li> 7. 20 <br />SECONDS<br /></li> <li> 8. THE TIME <br />YOUR RESUME <br />RECEIVES<br /></li> <li> 9. RESUME BASICS<br /></li> <li> 10. WHAT A RESUME IS<br />A SALES TOOL<br />IT IS NOT <br /><ul><li>A LIFE HISTORY </li> <li> 11. A PROFESSIONAL HISTORY </li> <li> 12. ABOUT YOUR HOBBIES </li> <li> 13. ABOUT YOUR FAMILY </li> <li> 14. ABOUT YOUR SALARY </li> <li> 15. A WORK OF ART </li> <li> 16. A STATEMENT OF YOUR PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY ON LIFE</li></ul>THERE ARE NO RULES<br />THERE ARE EXPECTATIONS<br /></li> <li> 17. FIRST THINGS FIRST.<br />WHO ARE YOU?<br />WHERE ARE YOU?<br />HOW TO GET IN CONTACT WITH YOU.<br /></li> <li> 18. </li> <li> 19. </li> <li> 20. REMEMBER, THAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT MARKETING YOURSELF NOT JUST A LAUNDRY LISTING OF WHAT YOUVE DONE<br /></li> <li> 21. CAREER SUMMARY<br /></li> <li> 22. SELL IT<br />DONT TELL IT<br /></li> <li> 23. PROFESSIONAL<br />EXPERIENCE<br />RELEVANT BUT NOT OVER 10 YEARS OLD<br /></li> <li> 24. </li> <li> 25. </li> <li> 26. EDUCATION<br />CREDENTIALS<br />CERTIFICATIONS<br /></li> <li> 27. BE DETAILED<br />INCLUDE CONTINUING EDUCATION<br />ENSURE RELEVANCY<br /></li> <li> 28. HONORS, AWARDS AND AFFILIATIONS<br />THESE DISTINGUISH YOU FROM OTHERS<br />WILL BE VALUABLE TO YOUR EMPLOYER<br />PUBLIC SPEAKING, AWARDS, IF YOU ARE PUBLISHED, REMEMBER IF IT IS REALLY IMPRESSIVE IT SHOULD BE IN YOUR CAREER SUMMARY<br /></li> <li> 29. ANY <br />QUESTIONS?<br /></li> <li> 30. FORMAT <br />OPTIONS<br />TO CATCH <br />AN EYE<br /></li> <li> 31. FORMAT RULE #1 <br />EYE CATCHING BUT READABLE<br />3CS<br />CLEAN, CONCISE, CONSISTENT<br /></li> <li> 32. FOUR BASIC TYPES<br />CHRONOLOGICAL<br />FUNCTIONAL<br />COMBINATION/HYBRID<br />TARGETED<br /></li> <li> 33. CHRONOLOGICAL<br />STARTS BY LISTING YOUR WORK HISTORY WITH THE MOST RECENT POSITION <br /></li> <li> 34. FUNCTIONAL<br />FOCUSES ON SKILLS AND <br />EXPERIENCE RATHER THAN ON <br />CHRONOLOGICAL WORK HISTORY<br /></li> <li> 35. COMBINATION<br />A COMBINATION RESUME <br />LISTS SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE<br /> FIRST, <br />THEN EMPLOYMENT HISTORY IS LISTED<br /></li> <li> 36. TARGETED<br />IS A RESUME THAT IS TAYLORED <br />OR CUSTOMIZED TO HIGHLIGHT THE EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS A PERSON <br />HAS THAT ARE RELEVANT TO THE <br />JOB THEY ARE APPLYING FOR AND A <br />CHRONOLOGICAL WORK HISTORY<br /> IS PREFERRED.<br /></li> <li> 37. FONT<br />STYLE<br />OPTIONS<br />(BOLD, UNDERLINE, ITALICS)<br /></li> <li> 38. TEN COMMON ERRORS<br />Dont Rely On Outdated Sources<br />Dont Include Every Job Relevancy<br />Listing Only Job Duties Rather Than Accomplishments Answer This Question What Did You Accomplish In This Job That Someone Else Might Not Have?<br />Dont Include Subjective Descriptions Just The Facts<br />Dont leave out volunteer work if its relevant you still did it even if you didnt get paid<br /></li> <li> 39. TEN COMMON ERRORS<br />Dont include inappropriate information family, height, weight, salary history, etc.<br />7) Dont overdo the creativity clarity is more important<br />8) Having tiny inconsistencies attention to detail<br />9) Sending in a resume without a cover letter. Research and customize it for making a compelling case for yourself as a candidate.<br />10) Believing every piece of resume advice you get. Ask 10 times, get 10 answers.<br /></li> <li> 40. ACTIVITY<br /></li> <li> 41. THE COVER LETTER<br />KEY SELLING POINTS<br />UNIQUE<br />CONCISE<br />ACHIEVEMENTS<br /></li> <li> 42. STRATEGY<br />OPENING<br />BODY<br />CLOSING<br /></li> <li> 43. PROOFREAD POLISH - FINALIZE<br />PROFESSIONALISM<br />ATTENTION TO DETAIL<br />ANSWER THE EMPLOYERS BASIC QUESTION<br />WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR ME?<br /></li> </ul>