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SUCCESS Workshop

29th March, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Customize Your Résumé for the Job You Want!

This workshop focuses on ways to tailor your résumé to highlight the key components of a job description. By using a hiring company’s own words, reflecting the company’s needs within your accomplishments, and using relevant keywords, you will more easily be viewed as a qualified candidate, and one who stands out from the crowd. During this workshop, you will develop portions of a customized résumé for a specific job description that you’ve selected.

Facilitated by Robyn Winters, TBJL Career Strategist

Workshop Goals:

  • Develop a version of your résumé that closely matches a job description
  • Present your accomplishments as ways to solve company/organizational problems
  • Incorporate keywords in a logical way that is identified by search engines and scanners

 What We Will Cover:

  • How to tailor your résumé to the job description
  • How to customize your summary to the key elements in a job description
  • Ways to successfully modify accomplishment statements
  • Analyze and assess job descriptions for what is most important
  • Identify the keywords that will make your résumé stand out
  • Determine what to include/exclude on your résumé

Materials Needed:
Please bring two copies of your résumé and a recent job description for which you’ve applied or for which you are considering applying.

Workshop Length: 2½ hours.  Participants should plan to arrive 15 minutes early.

Who Should Attend:
Unemployed and underemployed individuals looking to work in a professional environment and seeking relevant and practical information or advice regarding the next steps in their job search or career path. This includes individuals in mid-career transition, women re-entering the workforce after a hiatus, military veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce, recent college graduates launching their careers, and mature workers not ready or able to retire.

Cost to Attend:
Free for TBJL Full Program Participants and $15 for guests.

Dress:
Business casual.

Where:
TampaBay-Job-Links
Jack Roth Center for Career Development
4100 West Kennedy Blvd. Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609

Reservations Required:
Seating is limited. Please register below, or call (813) 344-0200.

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4100 West Kennedy Boulevard Suite #206 Tampa, Florida 33609 Phone: 813.344.0200