What should go on your resume and cover letter? Learn how to write a resume when you don't have a lot of job experience. Communicate your genuine passion while staying professional.
- How many times have you heard…you need a great resume to get a great job?…Many job seekers focus everything on the resume…yet many jobs are not posted or job boards are ineffective…and hires are actually made…a lot of times through networking.…So do resumes still matter?…Well yes and no.…If your resume looks and sounds like everyone else's…then the chances of landing a dream job off a piece of paper…is pretty unrealistic.…On the other hand, if your resume…is a personal promotion and marketing piece…for brand you, then you're in a great position.…
Let me share with you some of my best practices…for creating a branded resume.…First start with the why.…When I review resumes, the most common mistake I see…is the candidates list the what, how and where…of every part of their experience,…but they forget to relay the why.…By default, a resume is a listing…of everything you did in your past,…from your college achievements…to your jobs, even including extracurricular roles.…
But a resume should highlight why you're passionate,…
Personal branding expert Lida Citroën shows you how to present yourself to employers in the best light, from your resume to your social media presence, to your interview attire. Lida also shares best practices for finding and applying to jobs, and setting yourself up for success before graduation. She helps you understand how to use social media strategically to network with future coworkers and mentors, and research the companies you really want to work for. Her advice is focused on helping you find a good fit with an employer that matches your passion, salary requirements, and values.
- Selling "you" and building your brand
- Leveraging an internship
- Finding your network
- Identifying your ideal employer
- Finding jobs online and in person
- Competing with others
- Writing resumes and cover letters
- Acing the interview