Conducting a Summer Job search. Why do you want a job?. Are you using the job to get money to pay for school? Are you using the job to get career related experience? Are you using the job to get networking contacts?. Decide on what you want to do?. Are you interested in working with kids?
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Are you using the job to get money to pay for school?
Are you using the job to get career related experience?
Are you using the job to get networking contacts?
You need to research the needs of the local economy where you will be spending your summer.
Identifying Key Skills – You have to identify your skills prior to writing your resume
Types of Resumes prior to writing your resume
There are several types of resumes: Skills based, Chronological, Functional, Accomplishments based
Skills Based resumes highlight and demonstrate key skills appropriate to the job being applied for.
Chronological resumes are used to demonstrate experience in a career field one wants to enter into or remain in.
Functional resumes are combined skills based/chronological resumes.
Accomplishment Resumes are chronological resumes highlighting results / outcomes from past experience
Formatting a Resume prior to writing your resume
SKILLS RESUME prior to writing your resume
18 Sunshine Rd. Sunnyvale, Ontario A1B 2C3 Tel: (519) 999-9999 firstname.lastname@example.org
SEEKING REGISTERED NURSE POSITION
Nursing graduate with clinical experience in healthcare centers and hospitals. Committed to the medical profession and providing quality patient care. Pro-active nursing style blending professionalism, capability, and compassion to truly integrate patients' medical and emotional care. Self – directed, enthusiastic nurse with a passionate commitment towards patient care and recovery. Communicate well with doctors, colleagues and patient families insuring continuity of patient care. Active nursing team member who effectively collaborates with all levels of staff members and establishes quality relationships.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BScN.), University of Windsor
Windsor, ON (September 2006 - May 2010)
Accomplishments: GPA 10.27/12 (3.78/4)
Received University of Windsor & Faculty of Nursing entrance scholarships
Professional Licenses and Certifications: Completed CRNE (June 2010) successfully
CPR Health Care Provider (BLS-C)
Continuing Professional Development: 3rd Biennial University of Windsor Nursing Conference (January 2010)
Contraceptive Option Conference with Dr. R.Victory OB/GYN (March 2010)
Member of the RNAO (student/new graduate)
CLINICAL NURSING EXPERIENCE
Windsor-Essex County Teen Health Centre Windsor, ON (Jan - Apr 10)
7 North Urology/Medical Surgical
Windsor Regional Hospital Windsor, ON (Sep - Dec 09 / Sep - Dec 07)
4 West Oncology
Windsor Regional Hospital Windsor, ON (Jan - Apr 09 / May 09)
Community Health Care Windsor, ON (Sep - Dec 08)
8 East Neuro/Spinal Injury
Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital Windsor, ON (Aug 08)
Windsor Regional Hospital Windsor, ON (June 08 /Jan- Apr 08)
Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital Windsor, ON (May 08)
Harrowood Seniors Community Harrow, ON (Jan - Apr 07)
CLINICAL TRAINING prior to writing your resume
Uphold high standards of nursing care for a diverse population of patients ranging from newborn to geriatric in a variety of settings including Medical Surgical, Pediatrics, ER, OR, NICU, and Ambulatory surgery.
Pleased to provide upon request
CHRONOLOGICAL RESUME prior to writing your resume
Windsor, ON N8P
Dedicated entry-level Business Management and Marketing professional with extensive co-op and internship experience with a full spectrum of management, public relations, and marketing programs, services, and functions. Strong knowledge and experience in change management, project management, negotiating, new venture formation, strategic leadership, and ERP design and implementation . Proven success in business management, public relations and marketing, customer loyalty initiatives, and employee recruitment and staff development initiatives to achieve corporate goals. Strong communicator with demonstrated ability to resolve conflicts and negotiate win-win outcomes.
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) – Business Administration
University of Windsor, Windsor Ontario (2003-2007)
Achievement: 11.0 GPA (out of 13)
Computer Skills: Significant experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and have done some statistical analysis work with SPSS. Experience in Search Engine Optimization, and Internet/Digital Marketing.
RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
MANAGER, Mongolian Grill
Windsor, Ontario (2006-Present)
Change Management: Researched, planned and consulted on the purchase of new Point-of-Sale system. A theoretical understanding of ERP design, implementation, and change management was drawn upon to allow for the seamless introduction of the new system.
Public Relations: Created Press Kit for a Public Relations and Promotional Campaign designed to replenish shortages at Windsor-Essex Food banks. This initiative positively influenced restaurant image by demonstrating social responsibility to the community.
Customer Loyalty Program: Researched, launched and managed customer loyalty program. Loyalty program provided an ideal platform to promote restaurant/brand, and allowed for direct communication with members. Since its introduction, sales have increased by 15%.
Product, Inventory and Cost Control: Introduced inventory control system to monitor all inventory levels. New system streamlined the purchase and control of perishable and non perishable goods and led to a significant reduction in loss due to waste and theft, resulting in increased savings.
Leadership: Created a positive and nurturing environment for employees by initiating open door approach allowing two way communications between management and employee, on-going coaching, and recognition program for outstanding performance. These initiatives resulted in increased employee satisfaction and guest experience.
JUNIOR PROJECT MANAGER (INTERNSHIP), Quvex prior to writing your resume
Nottinghamshire, England (2008)
Client Liaison: In charge of all internal and external communication. Took over all project management practices, and was responsible for the rebuilding of client relationships.
Expansion of Company Network: Increased organizations client base. Demonstrated cold calling skills, sold Search Engine Optimization and Digital Marketing Solutions and was able to generate $20,000 in additional revenues.
Work Proposals: Co-authored work proposals for potential clients detailing experience, cost, and product specifications.
Online Marketing Management: Provided clients with business solutions with a focus on online marketing management. Increased client visibility online through search engine marketing, organic optimization, link building, social media channels, and content management. E-commerce clients experienced an increase in product turnover.
MARKETING INTERN, Harris Marketing Communications
Windsor, Ontario (2006)
Research and Analysis: Researched industry trends and appropriate marketing strategies for clients. Used comparative analysis and drew upon strengths of various advertising campaigns in order to develop effective marketing strategies.
Media Planning: Assisted project manager with media planning, buying and quoting. Consulted and assisted management in decision making process.
Presentations to Senior Managers: Created PowerPoint presentations to illustrate research findings to management. Management would later report findings to clients.
Media Writer: Solely responsible for all copy on promotional materials utilized in marketing campaign for client.
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
FUNCTIONAL RESUME prior to writing your resume
401 Sunset Ave
Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4
Phone (519) 253-3000 Cell (519) 666-6666
E-Mail – email@example.com
Dedicated entry-level HR professional with extensive co-op and internship experience with a full spectrum of human resour
programs, services, and functions. Strong knowledge of employment laws, compliance issues, benefit plans, and union/non-union
environments. Proven success introducing job development initiatives, recruitment programs, and staff development initiatives to achieve corporate goal attainment. Strong communicator – able to resolve conflicts and negotiate win-win outcomes.
* HR Generalist Affairs * Legal Issues and Compliance
* Benefits / Payroll Administration * Confidential Record Keeping
* HRMS Database Administration * Mediation / Dispute Resolution
* Program and Event Management * Staff Recruitment and Retention
* Labour / Employee Relations * Disciplinary Procedures
* HR Policies and Procedures * Employee Development and Training
* Team Building / Morale Building * Contract Negotiations / Administration
* Employee Counselling
Computer skills- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Lotus Notes, SharePoint
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) - Business Administration Co-op
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (2004-2008)
Concentration – Human Resources / Minor – Psychology
Employer Relations Coordinator(Intern), University of Western Ontario: Centre for Career Education
London, Ontario (2007 – Present)
Successfully solicited and recruited employers for participation in University’s co-op programs. Provided co-op program information, program policies, and handled questions and inquiries.
Managed co-op recruitment through targeted placement of employer job advertisements on university job bank.
Created and Maintained co-op database to track employer and student progress throughout co-op program.
Conducted Career Counselling Training to students to prepare for co-op positions by providing instruction on resume writing, job search techniques, and interview skills development.
Employer Relations Coordinator (Co-op), prior to writing your resume University of Windsor: Centre for Career Education
Windsor Ontario (2007 – Present)
Liaised with and Coordinated co-op interviews with employers and candidates. Created interview schedules and timetables, tracked and monitored interview progress.
Created and Maintained Excel spreadsheet and database to track procedures for each round of the competition so university program administrators could monitor progress and success of program.
Monitored and tracked program process by maintaining contact with employers and students to evaluate and report on program process throughout the work term.
Created and delivered professional development workshops designed to educate and prepare students for transition from school to work placement
Youth Leaders on Board Program
United Way, Windsor-Essex County Ontario
Member of Board of Directors for a Non-for-profit organization.
Assisted in policy decision making for Centres for Seniors Windsor
AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Cover Letters prior to writing your resume
Cover Letter Structure prior to writing your resume
Sample Cover Letter prior to writing your resume
3250 Victory Cres.
Mississauga, ON, CANADA, L4T 1L9.
October 28th, 2008.
CORE Services Inc.
Burlington, ON, Canada.
Dear Hiring Manager:
Please find enclosed a copy of my resume which I submit for your review and consideration for the position of Electrical Technical Support Representative (Afternoon Shift).
I posses a B.Sc. Electrical Engineering degree with two years of co-op experience. Through my co-op placements, I have been working on research and development projects, voltage applications, and customer service efficiency. I have also been given the responsibility for the development of automated testing procedures and development of database systems for storage of test results. I also possess experience applying different testing formats (including Eddy Current, X-ray, Ultrasonic) in the casting for GM and Ford motor products to detect defects in engine blocks and heads.
I have been given the opportunity to develop and exercise my creativity, intelligence and leadership abilities in challenging environments as a result of my co-op experience. I am a hard worker and valued team member who is capable of working on his own when required. I am willing to learn and take on increasing technical support roles. I possess good oral and written communication skills, and am experienced in preparing and writing detailed analytical reports.
I would like to speak with you about the Electrical Technical Support Representative position you have available within your company. Please feel free to contact me at (647) 878 7283 and via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. I am able and willing to relocate anywhere in Canada as required, and I possess a valid work permit.
Thank you for your review and consideration of my resume. I look forward to speaking with you about this opportunity.
Summer Job Programs for Students
Ontario Government Student Hiring
Ontario government ministries and agencies provide a wide range of interesting summer jobs for students throughout Ontario. Students in secondary school, college, or university can participate. Each ministry decides what summer positions will be available. Each ministry is also responsible for hiring, which usually takes place sometime in the spring, depending on starting dates of the positions. Jobs range from 6 to 16 weeks in length. http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/YNPS.asp
City of Toronto Parks and Recreation
HOW TO CONTACT CAREER RESOURCES prior to writing your resume
Centre for Career Education
111 Dillon Hall (519) 253-3000 ext 3900
Services Available at CCE:
To access services and events register on myCareer via the student portal at https://my.uwindsor.ca. Alternatively, you may also access myCareer by visiting https://career.uwindsor.ca