From Paper to In Person: Resume & Cover Letter Tips

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Published on March 12, 2014

Author: findspark

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Are you wondering how to make your resume stand out? Trying to decide what to highlight for employers? Our workshop is designed to give you tips and insight on how to get that resume perfect and ready to send. We will share insight into what companies are looking for and how to present your experiences in the best way possible.

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 While we’re waiting…
 Introduce yourself!
 Industry, links to
 LinkedIn, website, etc


 From Paper to In Person: 
 A Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
 
 Presented by 
 Emily Miethner Founder, President
 Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Let’s meet!
 Name
 Dream job
 Professional hero

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 
 
 
 Largest Meetup for interns and grads in country 
 
 Recruiters and creatives from NBCUniversal, Warby Parker, Etsy, Bravo, Tumblr, Google, Tribeca Film Festival, ESPN, Marie Claire, and more
 
 Social and educational events all year round

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 FindSpark Premium Membership

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 Before we start, Be aware of…

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 Preferences

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 Applicant 
 Tracking 
 Systems

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Networking
 (yes, we have an event for that:
 findspark.com/events)

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 A few common
 practices

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 One page resumes…
 ALWAYS

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 One page resumes…
 ALWAYS

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Give them what they
 ask for
 (ie, pay attention)

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 No experience?
 Go out and get it.

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 The biggest tip?

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Customize 
 everything

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 My Resume Story


Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Find a job that fits

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Find the highlights

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Talk about what they want you to

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Talk about what they want you to

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Talk about what they want you to

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Include results in your bullets

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Make your experience relevant

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Copy & Language


Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Use strong verbs

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Let the listing guide your resume

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 And your cover letter “A large part of my job is to educate clients on emerging trends, the mediums through which have ranged from weekly breakthrough emails to quarterly presentations on future-focused digital trends and opportunities. ! I also proactively share emerging trends with my entire agency. I’ve become the resident Pinterest expert overnight, consulting multiple brand teams and vetting analytics partners.”

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Formatting


Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Before

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 After

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Include appropriate links

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 How it
 might go down


Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Find your opportunity

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Pick out the important stuff

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Use LinkedIn to learn more

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Use LinkedIn to learn more

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Use LinkedIn to learn more

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Do something to stand out FIT Class of 2016. Loves #Prada, high heels, and @OfaKind. Also, coffee addict. Brooklyn, NY | elainetrevorrow.com

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 And go out

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 What
 now?

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Q&A
 Set goals
 Join FindSpark
 Come to our events


Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Premium 
 Membership
 findspark.com/premium

Resume & Cover Letter Workshop #FindSpark @EmilyMiethner of @FindSpark 
 Networking 
 Workshop
 THURSDAY!
 findspark.com/events

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 Stay
 in
 touch!
 emily@findspark.com

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