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Your resume and covering application letter has to stand out because it not only creates the first impression, but tells them how well you fit their job.


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AICM - 8th September 20041By : Bally ChohanIncrease your chances of Success!!! What is a Rsum???

What is the main purpose of a


What is a Rsum???Rsum A summing up; a summary

Essentially it is a sales tool for applicants to put forward their strongest case as to why they are the best for the position.

By : Bally ChohanThe Main Purpose of a Resume is to: Get you an interview!

By : Bally ChohanFirst Impressions CountYour resume and covering application letter has to stand out because it not only creates the first impression, but tells them how well you fit their job.

By : Bally ChohanWhat do Employers want??? Put yourself in their shoes. Imagine you are the Marketing Manager of the your dream company who has to fill a Marketing Officer position. How would you go about selecting the right person?

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When writing your rsum put yourself in the shoes of the employer and always ensure that you address the requirements.

By : Bally ChohanSkills are much easier to teach than attitudesIf you lack exact experience orit is your first job, a potential employer may well be swayedby a show of enthusiasm, high values, flexibility and self-motivation.

By : Bally ChohanAn Employer would need to: Know what is required for the position

Write an advertisement to fit this requirement

Write a job description and a person specification

Shortlist and interview

Ensure person selected fits the requirements specified

By : Bally ChohanWhen reading a Resume an Employer is looking for proof that an applicant has: Intelligence Motivation Other interests outside work Stability Adaptability and Dependency Appropriate attitudes and values Leadership potential Decision making ability Organisational skills Effective communication skillsBy : Bally ChohanWhat to leave off a resume? The major factor that applicants leave off their resumes, which can distinguish them from other applicants, is their achievements.

Never! Never! Never leave achievements off your resume!

If you have written proof of your achievements so much the better.

By : Bally ChohanFor Example:I won the Employee of the Month Award for the past three months Outstanding Academic results Semester 1 and 2Organised our Annual Charity event and raised 200k Brisbane Grammar School Certificate of Merit (2011, 2012)Deans List AwardNetball Finalists 2009I have a 6.208 GPADeveloped a company newsletter including writing, editing, and graphic design

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Try to keep these elements in mind when writing your resume

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Know your Referees Well!You are usually required to give three referees Always ask permission before you use someone as a refereeKeep them updated on the progress on your job hunt

By : Bally ChohanFunctional Format ResumeThis format lists skills and experience under particular categories or headings without specifying when or where these are obtained. Employers and dates of employment are not listed. Personal information need not be included at all.

The Functional format highlights what you are capable of doing.By : Bally ChohanThe Functional Format is Used:When returning to the workforce after a long break

Lack qualifications or obvious experience

Wanting to emphasise the skills and experience you have

Are Concerned that your age may be a barrierBy : Bally ChohanChronological Format ResumeThis lists employers and experience gained in date order.

Use when:

You have had a few jobs at a similar levelYou want to show progression in a certain field

By : Bally ChohanResumes for Every Occasion!Write the resume in away that it is relevant to the role you are applying for.

It is more work but it increases your chances of success.

Keep your resume to four pages. By : Bally ChohanResume Writing!Pick either a Functional or Chronological format.

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Remember to put yourself into the shoes of the Employer!

By : Bally ChohanJob Hunting made EasyYou should be doing it now!


By : Bally ChohanShould I put these on my Resume?AgeArrest recordMarital StatusMarital plansCitizenshipDate of Birth

By : Bally ChohanWe have coveredWhat a Resume is and why it is important?

What employers want and how a Resume matches their needs.

Two types of Resumes that you can use.

The Importance of Referees

Job Hunting the Easy Way

By : Bally ChohanGood Luck with the Job Hunting!!!

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