Thursday, June 18, 2015,
First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan, 178 Oenoke Ridge Road,
New Canaan, CT, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., New Canaan CaTS: “Turn Your Outdated Resume
Into A Modern Marketing Tool” – by Annette Richmond, MA, CARW
Your Outdated Resume Into A Modern Marketing Tool
Every day, employers receive so many resumes that they look for
reasons to eliminate candidates, not reasons to move them forward. If your
resume doesn’t demonstrate value it’s unlikely you’ll be contacted for an
Recruiters spend about 6 seconds evaluating a resume according to
The Ladders. Employers spend longer, more than 2 minutes according to
CareerBuilder. Not much better. That’s if your resume even makes it through the
company’s Applicant Tracking System (ATS).
Most DIY resumes are riddled with outdated information like
Objective Statements and clichés. They focus on what the candidate is looking
for not what he or she can bring to the employer.
This highly instructional session—Turn Your Outdated Resume Into
A Modern Marketing Tool— will teach you how to look at your resume a marketing
tool rather than an employment record.
You will learn how to write a resume that reflects your
accomplishments and skills – what you bring to the table - instead of a resume
that lists responsibilities and job duties. You also will learn how to create a
document that can be easily scanned by employers and ATS systems.
Turn Your Outdated Resume Into A Modern Marketing Tool will
Having changed careers several times, including working as a writer, editor,
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In 2000, I leveraged my experience in publishing and vocational counselling to
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As a Certified Advanced Resume Writer, I bring the talent of a trained writer,
the perspective of a recruiter, and the knowledge of a professional who has
spent over a decade in the career industry to every client I work with. My
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I know my clients are putting their trust in me and I don’t take that
Visit http://careerservices.career-intelligence.com/ to learn more and schedule
an introductory phone call. You may also contact me at email@example.com
or 203 807-4360.
CaTS workshops are held on
Thursdays twice a month throughout the year.".
alternates between St. Mark’s Episcopal (first meeting of the month) and
First Presbyterian (second meeting of the month).
Workshops begin promptly
at 7 PM and adjourn at 9 PM. Please be considerate of our CaTS
If you wish to become a CaTS volunteer or have questions,
contact Anthony Anrig at 203-952-4084.
There is no charge for
Dress is informal.
here - meetings are usually held at St. Mark's Episcopal church on the
first Thursday of the month and at the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan
on the third Thursday of the month except as noted.