UTeach Conference 2014 Austin, TX. Because You Are the Best: Developing Résumés and Interview Skills. Mbbenzon.wikispaces.com. Setting a Purpose. Rate the quality of your resume. 0 = non-existent 1 = started, but not willing to show 2 = decent, willing to show
UTeach Conference 2014
0 = non-existent
1 = started, but not willing to show
2 = decent, willing to show
3 = pretty confident, ready for the job interview
RésumésWriting (45 min)
Interviewing Skills (30 min)
Share Out: Person who Sat Down First at the Table
Focuses on strengths and skills areas and de-emphasizes positions and dates
Skills presented in categories before the Work History section
Maximizes impact in important job duties without “paid” experience
More flexibility in organizing information (e.g. interests, skills)
Plays down direct job-related experience with specific employers
Confusing for employers to read
Copy & Paste…. Don’t buy the resume!
On 1 post-it note, write as many synonyms of the word(s) as possible in 1 minute.
Compare ideas with a partner.
Volunteer to share list.
PAGE LAYOUT TAB
Display for Review
Final Showing Mark-Up
Original Showing Mark-Up
First Line Indent
Font Effects: Small Caps
Work w/ Table for 5 min
Share Out Results:
Who Sat Down Last at the Table
Example:Why did you decide to become a teacher?
Need to Self-Reflect
Need to Research
Why are you a good fit for this job and our school district?
What makes you qualified for this teaching position?
What extra curricular activities would you be interested in sponsoring or participating in after school?
To what extent should students be able to use calculators in the classroom?
Do you have any questions for me?
Share-Out & Jot-Down