Editing Workshop Prepare your documents See step by step video instructions Combine into 1 file with labeled headers (Memo, Cover Letter #1, Resume #1, Cover Letter #2, Resume #2) Create a new file Paste in documents one by one (note the Paste Options) Then for each: Create a Section Break > Next Page (this is different […]
Document Design; Guidelines Basic Visual Design – Fonts Basic – Font Advanced – HATS – Designing Business Docs – More on Design WordDesign Tutorial – Microsoft Word Tutorials – Lynda.com Tutorial Resume Review Overall: Content is Flexible! — consider different organizations and different presentation styles (paragraph, bullet, comma lists, etc) Make an Impact! — 4 to 5 rule, emphasize key […]
Create your Job Application Drafts Complete drafts include: Memo Analysis, Cover Letter #1, Resume #1, Cover Letter #2, Resume #2 Adapt your content and try different approaches across your resumes and cover letters Focus on developing your content and detail; design will be a focus next week See student examples and career services resume examples […]
Business Communication Strategies/Values YOU-focus: focus on audience needs action-bias evidence-based decision making results orientation deductive organization (start with the why) Resume Review Major types: Chronological, Skills, Combination Content keys: Prioritize information — Decide for each application (potential employer) which information is most important. Then emphasize your most important qualifications through organization and strong development of detail. […]
Latest From: Interviews on Northland Morning LISTEN HERE: (02/19/2013) 2/19: Write a resume that separates you from the pack Dr. Abram Anders is an assistant professor of Business Communications at UMD’s Labovitz School of Business and Economics. He’s preparing students to enter a tough job market, beginning with the first impression they make: their resume.
Adapting Content for Resumes QUESTION: I am unsure how to create two resumes that are different without excluding important information. I feel the two resumes I have now are very similar, however, I feel everything on them is important to any job I would apply to. Adapting your resume for different audience does not require leaving […]