Mar

29 2018

TAMPABAY-JOB-LINKS: Customize Your Résumé for the Job You Want!

9:30AM - 12:00PM  

TampaBay-Job-Links 1211 N West Shore Blvd
Suite 300
Tampa, FL

Contact Nikki Trent
nikki@tbjl.org

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 email rsvp@tbjl.org, or call (813) 344-0200.