Interview / Resume Workshop

Interview / Resume Workshop

Interview / Resume Workshop for the students of the Web Design & Development Program at the Pinellas Technical Education Center (PTEC).

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Omar Bravo

April 09, 2013
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    BRAVO DMS BRAVO DMS Agenda 1. Introductions 2. Resumes Rules

    3. Interview Skills 4. Always Be Closing 5. Questions
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    BRAVO DMS BRAVO DMS Qualifications • Santa Clara University -

    Computer Engineering • IBM - Software Engineer (1999 - 2002) • Texas Instruments - Sales Engineer (2002 - 2008) • Bravo DMS - Digital Marketing (2008 - Present) • 14 Years Web Development Experience • 14 Years Photoshop Experience • 14 Years Digital Photography Experience • Purpose: To Inspire / Empower / Engage Passion...
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    BRAVO DMS BRAVO DMS Resume Definition A written document that

    lists your work experience, skills, and educational background. It is used as a marketing tool for job seekers
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    BRAVO DMS BRAVO DMS Resume Essentials • The purpose of

    a Resume is to get you an Interview. • 5 Seconds: Name, Education, Company, Position • 1 Page for every 10 Years of RELEVANT Experience • No color, no pictures, no graphics. • Search Engine vs. Personal Contact • Objective: To obtain a position as a __________ at __________ Inc. • Developed, Created, Managed, Facilitated, Designed, Implemented, Maintained, Increased, etc. • Multiple Versions, Never ending process.
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    BRAVO DMS BRAVO DMS Differentiate Yourself What You Do: •

    Skills • Knowledge • Abilities Why You Do It • Beliefs • Personality • Personal Story
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    BRAVO DMS BRAVO DMS Interview Essentials • The Rule of

    12s: 12 Seconds, 12 Feet, 12 Words • “Tell me about yourself?” • Research the company • Behavioral Questions • Know your background • Have versatile examples ready • Take notes • Have questions prepared for the interviewer • Be ready with a joke (non-offensive) • ASK FOR THE ORDER!!!!! “I WANT THIS JOB.”
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    BRAVO DMS BRAVO DMS Always Be Closing • Definition of

    Luck • Act As If... • Chicken or the Egg • Investment vs. Liability • Think “Yes” [when]