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WOMEN IN BUSINESS. Resume Workshop. Special Thanks & Acknowledgments. CONGRATUALTIONS TO LINDSEY FOSTER – Selected to represent SCU Leavey School at the Hatton W. Sumners Student Leadership Conference THANK YOU TO Megan Kraus, Sara Vierra , Joanne Hoang

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Women in business

WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Resume Workshop


Special thanks acknowledgments

Special Thanks & Acknowledgments

  • CONGRATUALTIONS TO

    • LINDSEY FOSTER –

      • Selected to represent SCU Leavey School at the Hatton W. Sumners Student Leadership Conference

  • THANK YOU TO

    • Megan Kraus, Sara Vierra, Joanne Hoang

    • Jaclyn Gochoco, Megan Harrison

    • AnaisyTolentino, Desiree Daniels


Why is a resume so important

Why is a Resume so Important?

Dean Ku, Career Center – ACE Sophomore Resume Workshop


The resume overview

The Resume: Overview

A resume should be

  • Concise (1 page)

  • Targeted for a specific job

  • Results oriented

  • Well formatted

Dean Ku, Career Center – ACE Sophomore Resume Workshop

Career Center

www.scu.edu/careercenter


Format

Format

ONE PAGE ONLY

Margins= 1 inch all around

Consistent Formatting

Section Titles = BOLD

Company/Organization Names = BOLD

Use real bullets, not minus signs

Black/White; unless creative/marketing opportunity (COULD add watermark – SCU logo)

SAVE AS A PDF, SUBMIT AS A PDF. NOT WORD DOC


Heading

Heading

  • Include:

    • Full Name

    • LinkedIn Profile URL (Customize your URL)

    • SCU Vs. Local Address (location of job)

    • Cell Phone Number

    • Professional Permanent Email

      • [email protected]


Objectives

Objectives

  • Outdated

  • Could hurt, if not tailored

  • Takes up space

  • Include only if:

    • Very tailored to opportunity

    • Strong and powerful


Education

Education

  • Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CABachelor of Arts/Science (in Commerce), Expected June 20XX

    • Tip: If Sophomore or below, don’t include graduation year/class

      • IF ASKED, be straightforward about your grade

        Major, Minors, (School in SCU)GPA: X.XX, (Academic Honors Received)

  • Study Abroad / High School (Pick most recent)

    • Name, Location

    • (Diploma/Certificate Received), Year

    • If High school, (GPA, Academic Honors)


  • Experience

    Experience

    • What is experience? Anything and everything that involved any “transferable” skills

      • Internships

      • Part Time Jobs

      • Volunteer

      • Club Positions (Hint, hint, WIB positions)

      • Projects

      • Immersion Trips


    Experience format

    Experience Format

    • Reverse chronological order

    • CompanyLocationTime PeriodYour Position & What you accomplished there/What made you stand out

      • Ex)

        • Marketing Intern (Manager of social media platforms)

        • Financial Representative (Top Quartile Intern for Summer 2012)

        • Tutor (Specializing in Statistics, Assisted 50+ students)


    Resume content accomplishments

    Resume Content: Accomplishments

    Use C.A.R. Technique (Context, Action, Result)

    • Focus on things you did and what impact your actions had on the organization

    • Emphasize results and use numbers where you can

    • Provide lots of detail to keep the reader’s interest

    Dean Ku, Career Center – ACE Sophomore Resume Workshop

    Career Center

    www.scu.edu/careercenter


    C a r examples

    C.A.R. Examples

    Management Trainee Internship at Gap, Inc:“Learned to execute marketing activities”

    • Implemented and coordinated activities for product displays, special sales promotions, and annual events that helped to increase sales by 25% within 6 months.

    • Improved efficiency within department by setting up and monitoring a sales tracking database.

    Dean Ku, Career Center – ACE Sophomore Resume Workshop


    C a r example

    C.A.R. Example

    Facility Supervisor at SCU: “Help monitor MalleyCenter Operations”

    • Responsible for ensuring safe and responsible operation of Campus Recreation facilities for 5000 students

    • Managed a staff of 5 students to ensure a professional, friendly, service-oriented environment for all users

    • Mediate and resolve participant conflicts and disputes

    • Trained in American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid to ensure safety of all patrons

    Dean Ku, Career Center – ACE Sophomore Resume Workshop


    Keeping it relevant

    Keeping it Relevant

    • One relevant experience > Three non-relevant experiences

      • Student Observer at Stanford Hospital > 5 years worth of babysitting

      • If you have one relevant experience… JUICE IT.

    • No more than 3 experience blurbs – too spread out.

    • RELEVANT ≠ Marketing Experience for a Finance Internship

    • Don’t be afraid to be mysterious…

    • Other Work Experience (Inquire for further details)-HipSwap: First Marketing Intern (June 2012-September 2012)-Santa Clara University: Accounting Assistant, Specializing in Reconciliations (October 2012-Current)


    Activities

    Activities

    • Anything that included membership

    • Things not included in your experience section

      • OK to repeat honors/awards from Education

    • Title of Club/Organization/Etc.

      • Position (What made it special)

        Santa Clara University ACE Leadership Program Cohort 2015One of Twenty-Five Selected Members

        Santa Clara University LeaveyScholarsHighest Ranking GPAs in the Business School

        Alpha Delta Pi Sorority- Theta Pi Chapter at Santa Clara UniversityFounding Member


    Skills

    Skills

    • DON’T OVERLOOK THIS PART (TRANSFERABLE SKILLS)

    • http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/2135-job-skills-resume.html

    • Personal Skills: Communication, Public speaking, Ability to work in team settings, Meets Goals/Deadlines, Solves Problems, Develops strategies, Punctual, Coordinates Tasks, Leadership, Implements Decisions, Adaptable

    • Technical/Computer Skills:

      • ≠ Microsoft, Social Media

      • = Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Photoshop Version XX, Adobe Illustrator Version XX, Social Media Management (Facebook, Twitter, Blogging, Instagram, Etc.), Social Media Analysis (Hootsuite, Followerwonk, Crowdbooster, Etc.), Salesforce,


    Submitting your resume

    Submitting Your Resume

    • Career Fair

      • Do research beforehand, pick your top companies – include a cover letter with resume

    • Online:

      • Follow directions

      • If through e-mail: Subject: Interest in XX Position

        • “Dear ____,

          My name is XX and I was referred/noticed your intern/career/job positing. I am very interested in the position and would love to be apart of your team. Attached is my resume, I hope that my qualifications meet your needs. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me….. I will connect with you again next week to see if we can schedule an interview. I look forward to speaking with you soon.

          Best,


    Always follow up

    ALWAYS FOLLOW UP

    • Email/Phone

      • Email – No connection

        • Job posting online/career fair introduction

      • Phone -Connection

        • Referral, personally know recruiter, met with them one on one already

    • Dear XX,

      I am emailing/connecting with you to inquire about any progress made on the job posting you listed on XX/XX/20XX. I sent in my resume a week ago and was hoping that we could schedule an interview soon. Yet, if this position has already been filled I would hope that you could keep me in mind for future opportunities. Thank you so much for your time.

      Best,


    Resumes due 3 3

    Resumes due 3/3

    • If you want them reviewed, turn in 2/23

    • Go to Dropbox.com

      • Log in: [email protected]

      • Pw: br0nc0pride

    • Upload Resume to Resumes_Winter2013

      • FirstName_LastName_EmailAddress


    Women in business

    LINKEDIN WORKSHOPWITH COLLEGIAL SERVICESSPONSPORED BY SCU WIB6:00PM-7:00PMPARLOR B (BENSON)Bring your laptops!


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