Day 4 (PF)

FAST FACTS…

  • The average recruiter spends 5 to 8 seconds looking at a resume (Business 2 Community).
  • More than 1 in 4 high school students age 16 and older work. That’s more than 3 million workers nationwide. (US Census)
  • President Obama got his first job scooping ice cream at a Baskin-Robbins in Honolulu, where he lived with his grandparents as a teenager. (Time)

GOAL: Today you will:

  • Explain key strategies to maximize the effectiveness of a resume and cover letter
  • Analyze real examples of resumes and cover letters to determine their effectiveness
  • Create their own resume and cover letter that meet the criteria for success

BEGIN TODAY:

  1. OPEN THIS DOC & MAKE A COPY & SHARE IT WITH MRS. WEBER
    • #1–Do this on your own first and then discuss with a partner–5 min
    • #2–Do as a small group & report to the class what your group learned–10 min
    • #3–Do this on your own–20 min (10 for resume & 10 for cover letter)
    • #4–Do this on your own–Print your resume & cover letter when it is complete–do this for a local job that you could get right now
    • #5–Do this on your own–5 min

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