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Resumes and Interviews. What is the Purpose of a Resume? . Hint- it is not to get a job. What are employers looking for?. What are employers looking for?. Communication Flexibility Interpersonal Skills Computer Literacy Honesty Research Team Work Initiative Work Ethic

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what is the purpose of a resume
What is the Purpose of a Resume?
  • Hint- it is not to get a job
what are employers looking for1
What are employers looking for?
  • Communication
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • Honesty
  • Research
  • Team Work
  • Initiative
  • Work Ethic
  • Willingness to Learn
where are the jobs
Where are the Jobs?
  • 1. Personal contacts
  • 2. Placement offices
  • 3. Employers
  • 4. Ads
  • 5. Internet
  • 6. Professional Associations
  • 7. Internships
what not to put on your resume
What NOT to put on your resume
  • Title
  • Salary
  • Weaknesses
  • Reasons for leaving
  • References
creating your resume
Creating your resume
  • Step 1

Name

Address

Phone Number

E-mail

step 2
Step 2
  • Objective
    • Tell the employers the work you are hoping to do
step 3
Step 3
  • Highlights of Qualification
    • Refer to the list of 10
step 4
Step 4
  • Education
    • List most recent first, degrees or anticipated dates
step 5
Step 5
  • Experience
    • Title, Name of Organization, Location, Dates
    • BAQQR
step 6
Step 6
  • Additional Information
references
References?
  • Available upon request
  • 3 Professional, 1 personal
cover letters
Cover Letters
  • 3 paragraphs
    • 1. State why you are sending your resume
    • 2. Sell yourself!
    • 3. Schedule the interview.
interviews why should i
Interviews- why should I?
  • 1. Meet Employer
  • 2. Sell your strengths
  • 3. Learn about position
  • 4. Is a good fit?
how often
How often?
  • Interview as much as possible
    • 1. You need the practice
    • 2. Refine your job search
    • 3. Network
    • 4. Unexpected Opportunities
interviews a skill you can learn
Interviews- a skill you can learn!
  • Step 1. Do your Research
    • Know your resume
    • Know about the company
    • Write a list of questions
    • Directions?
    • Who are you meeting with?
interview questions
Interview Questions
  • Anticipate questions
    • Know your resume, know your worth.
    • Learn to tell your story
      • S T A R
        • Situation
        • Task
        • Action
        • Result
communication is 1
Communication is #1
  • Wordsonly account for 7% of the total message people receive, 93% of the message is contained in our tone of voice and body language.
day of the interview
Day of the Interview
  • Be Early
  • Cell Phone
  • Eye Contact
  • Lean Forward
  • Nod
  • Shake Hands
  • Write Thank You Note
evaluating restaurant managers
Evaluating restaurant Managers
  • Turnover Rate- the # of employees separated from the business divided by the total number of current employees
interviewing applicants
Interviewing applicants
  • 1. Make the candidate as comfortable as possible
  • 2. Offer drink, seat
  • 3. Start with qualifying questions
  • 4. Ask @ resume
  • 5. Let the candidate talk
  • 6. Switch to tell and sell
legal or illegal
Legal or Illegal?
  • What is your marital status?
illegal
Illegal!
  • What are the names of relatives already employed by this company or a competitor?"
legal or illegal1
Legal or Illegal
  • Legal version-
  • Do you live in town?
illegal1
Illegal
  • Legal version-
  • Is there anything that will prevent you from being to work at 9am?
legal or illegal2
Legal or Illegal
  • Do you plan on having any more children?
illegal2
Illegal!
  • Legal version-
  • Is there anything in your future that you for see in having extended absences?
legal or illegal3
Legal or Illegal
  • Do you have any handicaps?
illegal3
Illegal!
  • Legal version-
  • Can you lift 40 lbs?
illegal or legal
Illegal or Legal
  • Do you prefer to be addressed as Mr, Mrs, Miss, or Ms?
illegal4
Illegal
  • Legal version-
  • No legal way to ask
legal or illegal4
Legal or Illegal
  • What languages do you read, write or speak fluently?
legal or illegal5
Legal or Illegal
  • What religious holidays do you observe?
illegal5
Illegal
  • Legal version-
  • Can you work on Saturdays?
legal or illegal6
Legal or Illegal
  • Have you ever been arrested?
illegal6
Illegal!
  • Have you ever been convicted?
legal or illegal7
Legal or Illegal
  • To which clubs, organizations, memberships do you belong?
illegal7
Illegal!
  • Legal version-
  • To what PROFESSIONAL organizations do you belong?
declining applicants
Declining Applicants
  • 1. money
  • 2. schedule
  • 3. standards
  • 4. no interest
homework for next week
Homework for next week
  • Create a Resume and cover letter
  • Due Nov 15th @ 2:00
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