Career Series: Resume Writing
Move your career search forward. Join us and find out how to write a resume that will effectively articulate your fit and secure the job want!
Creating your personal marketing collaterals on paper and on-line is the first accomplishment to move your search and career forward. Your resume is your first impression in most cases - but the age old question still persists: How can you make the biggest impact?
This session will help you effectively communicate and differentiate. This review of the best of breed in resume writing and professional website content enables you to articulate your core competencies as arguments for your next position(s). Some of the areas that will be covered in this session will include:
- Articulating your fit by writing a marketing tool not an obituary
- Tips to differentiate your resume from the pile
- Cover letters vs marketing letters
- Using a portfolio and a bio effectively
** If you would like your resume critiqued by Patti during the session, bring a copy of your resume on a transparency. **
Patti Wilson, Founder, The Career Company
Patti Wilson, owner of the Career Company empowers individuals with her expert knowledge, inspiration and motivation to go after and get the rewards and fulfillment they want in their work lives. This year, Patti has been interviewed by CBS's Early Show, PBS Radio's California Report, KGO and KPIX TV, NBC3's Business News, Fortune Magazine, the Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Jose Mercury News.
Featured as a resource in "What Color is Your Parachute" since 1988,and with a Masters Degree in Career Development, Patti has coached literally thousands of Bay Area professionals to choose the perfect career, find the right job and thrive in any workplace. She has worked for Fortune 500 Bay Area companies in human resources as an Employment Manager at Sun Microsystems as well in recruiting at Apple and AMD and a director in career services at Santa Clara University.
12:00pm-2:00pm Brown Bag Session
111 W. Saint John, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113
Cost (Refreshments included; NOT lunch, please bring your own!)
$15 SDForum and SVCWireless Members
Pre-registration unavailable. Please register at the door.