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Job Preparedness Workshop Session 1: Introduction and Resumes

Sparkbox
July 01, 2020

Job Preparedness Workshop Session 1: Introduction and Resumes

We’ll start by walking through the Job Preparedness curriculum and outline. Then, we’ll move on to discuss in what ways web development resumes can look different from other industries, and how to make yours stand out by fine-tuning and tailoring certain details.

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July 01, 2020
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  1. APPRENTICESHIP
    JOB PREPAREDNESS

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  2. Why are we doing the
    Job Preparedness Workshop?

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  3. You’ve got the coding skills :)

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  4. Now you just need to know how to
    apply for jobs!

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  5. Concrete Things You Will Come Away With
    ‣ Strong Resume
    ‣ Cover Letter Template
    ‣ Knowledge of Web Industry Norms and
    Applying for Jobs
    ‣ Some Salary Negotiation Skills for When
    You Get the Job!

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  6. APPRENTICESHIP JOB PREPAREDNESS
    SESSION 1:
    INTRO & RESUMES

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  7. What makes a
    good (developer) resume?

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  8. SESSION 1: INTRODUCTION & RESUMES
    Developer Resumes: Important Sections
    ‣ Have a Stated Goal or Objective
    -Phrase it with how you can specifically help or
    add to company
    ‣ Have a Technical Skills Section
    -Highlight the technologies you are familiar
    with
    ‣ Have an Extracurriculars Section if Possible

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  9. SESSION 1: INTRODUCTION & RESUMES
    Developer Resumes: Tailoring
    ‣ Tailor your resume (when possible) to each
    job
    -Objective
    -Experience
    -Skills

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  10. Let’s Look at Some Resume Examples!

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  11. SESSION 1: INTRODUCTION & RESUMES
    The Many Resumes of Lindsay..
    ‣ Here are the different resumes I have used
    over my time applying to jobs:
    -Plain, academic one
    -“Designer” one
    -My tried & true :)

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  12. Plain, Academic

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  13. “Designer” One

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