Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Common Resume Sections In our previous video we tackled some of the bigger-picture questions such as "should I include a summary or statement?" and "is it ok to use a template?" Now we focus on constructing each individual section of a standard, chronological resume. Find out whether or not to include your GPA, where to place your education section, what to exclude...
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Common Resume Questions Writing a resume can be an intimidating process; it's a first impression used by employers to determine whether or not to proceed to an interview. It's natural for first-time job seekers or career-changers to ask, "where do I even start?" /nWe've decided to make the process a bit easier by answering three of the most common questions:/n- "Is it...
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: The biggest resume red flags Some resumes have the "x factor" and some don't. Want to find out what makes a hiring manager toss a resume directly into the garbage? Some reasons may seem obvious but some may surprise you!
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Overstating your experience Mike is the Assistant Manager of Design and Construction Services at California State University Long Beach. He is one of the main points of contact for any construction or design request on the Long Beach campus. From simple carpeting and paint jobs to major construction and renovations, Mike is running anywhere from ten to twelve projects at...
Major: Industrial Education (Bachelor) City: Long Beach State: California
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Missing keywords Keya is the Associate Executive Director of ASI at California State University Fullerton. With a career in university student affairs comes the need to wear many hats throughout the day. Helping to develop students can mean assisting with career exploration, overseeing clubs and organizations, and even approving construction plans for the...
Major: Black Studies/Language Composition (Bachelor), Recreation Administration (Masters) City: Fullerton State: California
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Missing internship Michael is the Marketing and Operations Manager for Innovative Marketing Group. Based out of North Hollywood, CA, Michael manages the company's partnership between American Express and Universal Studios, creative different incentives and marketing campaigns to attract potential customers to American Express.
Major: Communication Studies (Bachelor), MBA (Masters) City: North Hollywood State: California
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Too much information Kalim is a School Principal with the Newport-Mesa Unified School District. With a doctorate degree in Education Administration, Kalim walks us through a busy day at school and explains how her responsibilities extend far beyond just education.
Major: Human Development (Bachelor), Educational Leadership and Policy (Masters), Education Administration (Doctorate) City: Costa Mesa State: California
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Avoid being too general Alysa is a Mechanical Test Engineer with Northrop Grumman, one of the leading aerospace manufacturers in the world. As a test engineer, her main responsibility is to test the electrical systems of her assigned projects, specializing in space satellites.
Major: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Bachelor) City: Redondo Beach State: California
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Too much information Kate is the owner of Lypossage Esthetiques International. Her company has two main objectives: offer continuing education of lypossage technique in the health field as well as manufacture body and skin care products for use in the practice.
Major: French (Bachelor) City: Middletown State: Connecticut
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Expanding and customizing each point Jon is a consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP. Based out of Washington, DC, Jon is currently assigned to the Financial Policy and Planning Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He currently works with the office of the CFO to capture the business processes in order to record them and use them to train the incoming generation.
Major: Sociology (Bachelor), Politics and Government (Bachelor), Public and International Affairs (Masters), MBA (Masters) City: Washington State: District of Columbia
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Create multiple versions of your resume M. Harrison is a consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP. Located in Washington, DC, his main role is to consult with public sector organization in DC on matters ranging from business processes, information technology, and human resources. One of the larger issues his company helps with is a ensuring the changing of the workforce generation...
Major: Media and Professional Communications (Bachelor), Political Science (Bachelor) City: Washington State: District of Columbia
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Tailor your resume for each company Ethan is the President and CEO of DiamondBack Truck Covers, a brand of truck covers made out of diamond plate aluminum. Ethan put his education on hold to launch the company with his classmates after the company idea won several challenges. He later returned to Penn State to finish his degree in civil engineering, a concentration he would urge...
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Well-rounded Experience Jonathan works in the Service Management office of "ITS", the central IT department at Penn State University. Serving all 96,000 faculty and students, Jonathan relates his job to that of an air traffic controlling, regulating the policies and procedures of the IT department.
Major: Information Systems (Bachelor) City: State College State: Pennsylvania
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Show Website Or App You Built Daniel is a system engineer for General Electric's Capital Retail Finance division. Based out of Stamford, CT, Daniel is a member of the mobile development team, working on the mobile sites for the company's retail credit cards. Being charged with innovating mobile technology also means Daniel gets first looks at cutting-edge mobile devices!
Major: Management Information Systems (Bachelor) City: Stamford State: Connecticut
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Be Succinct Thomas is the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for the State of Maryland. As the watch-dog for the entire department, Mr. Russell's office has two main responsibilities: 1. the investigation of fraud, waste, and abuse in the state's Medicaid program, and 2. the internal audit of state employees and contractors...
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Personal Interactions Are What Matter Carl is the owner and CEO of Statera, a leading computer consulting company with offices all throughout the western United States. Carl's company assists clients with developing their strategic direction and then implementing those strategies on a variety of different technology platforms. Listen to what Carl has to say about keeping pace with...
Major: MBA (Masters), Chemistry (Bachelor) City: Denver State: Colorado
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Spellcheck & Specifics Tina is the Senior Vice President of Human Performance and National Customer Operations for Comcast Cable. With an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Tina went back to school shortly after starting her career to earn her Masters in Organization Dynamics. With her new degree she joined Comcast and quickly rose through the ranks,...
Major: Management (Bachelor), Business Administration (Bachelor) City: Philadelphia State: Pennsylvania
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Explaining Your GPA Joe is the manager of mergers and acquisitions and business development for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. After graduating with a chemical engineering degree from Villanova's Navy-ROTC program, Joe spent six years active-duty in the Navy and then transitioned to his current company, maintaining a reserve role with the Navy. Joe speaks very...
Major: Chemical Engineering (Bachelor) City: Allentown State: Pennsylvania
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Highlight Your Interests Colleen is a Standards and Certifications Project Engineer with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. She plays a large communications role in the technical writing of construction codes.
Major: Mechanical Engineering (Bachelor) City: New York State: New York
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Tailor Your Resume To Job Description Stephanie is a Field Marketing Specialist with Becker Professional Education. Traveling 3 out of the 5 weekdays, Stephanie visits schools and runs marketing campaigns for Becker's CPA exam services. Find out how Stephanie's "elevator pitch" landed her a job she loves!
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Deeper Commitments Are Best Brian is an Internal Advisor Consultant with Black Rock. Black Rock is an independent, global investment manager. When on the road, Brian's days are packed with travel and sitting across from potential clients all day long. Brian gives current job-seekers great tips on making first impressions in the work-force!
Major: Finance (Bachelor) City: Princeton State: New Jersey
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Tell Your Story Sean is an advisor to the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan at the US Department of State. He is responsible for shaping US efforts to support Afghan reconciliation and coordinating negotiation of a strategic partnership to guide US-Afghan relations following the withdrawal of combat forces.
Major: International Politics (Bachelor), Media Studies (Bachelor) City: Washington State: District of Columbia
Channel: Resume WritingTopic: Showcase A Project Daniel is the co-founder and chief operating officer of Weebly.com, a San Francisco-based internet company with an intuitive drag-and-drop website creation service geared for non-technical people. The company boasts more than 11 million users since starting up in 2006 and was named one of Time magazine's "50 Best Web Sites" of 2007. Daniel...
Major: Finance (Bachelor) City: San Francisco State: California