Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 8th and 9th, 2011.session
Powerful Resume & Cover Letter Writing.
About This Session
What makes recruiters and hiring managers take notice of a resume/cover letter or hit the delete button?
Topics to be covered include presentation/formatting of information, effectively stating your objective, how do recruiters scan resumes to determine if a detailed review is warranted, distinguishing accomplishments from skills, how to present your skills, using chronological or skills summary style, how far back in time to go, dealing with short job stints and employment gaps, how to determine if your resume is ready for prime time, writing effective cover letters, and more depending upon time and questions.
Bring your resume for self-evaluation and to take notes. For all levels of employment experience.