Resume and Job Search Strategies
Often we repeat the same mistakes over and over again and expect a different result. Take a moment to answer some questions to see where you could improve with your Resume and Job Search Strategies.

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0-14 Let's watch those videos again and set up some strategies to improve your job search.
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What is your purpose for taking this quiz? *
Do you change and add specific keywords from the job ad for each position you are applying ? *
1 point
Do you have bullet points and short sentences in your resume or long detailed sentences?
1 point
Do you have an Objective at the top of your resume such as: Looking a job where I can add value to an organization with the skills I possess. *
1 point
Do you have a professional looking email such as firstnamelastname@email.com or an email with a nickname or username that does not identify you easily.
1 point
Do you have consistent employment in your resume showing that on average you stay in a job 2-5+ years *
1 point
Does your resume have a bit of color or completely black and white? *
1 point
Does your resume have hyperlinks to your online content like LinkedIn or professional content you created? *
1 point
Do you have all the skills and information on the first 1/2 page (fold test) to show you can do the job your are applying for? *
1 point
Is your work Experience before your Education? *
1 point
Do you have a Hard or Technical Skills checklist on the first half of your resume to show you have the skills to do the job *
1 point
Are you applying in the same city that you are living? *
1 point
Do you have words or content in your resume that identify your: race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religious/political beliefs, age, physical disability, mental disability, marital status, family status, or sexual orientation? *
1 point
Did you write a short personal cover letter explaining what value you can bring to the organization? *
1 point
Do you attend networking events, meetings, social gathers once a month? *
1 point
Do you attend networking events, meetings, social gathers to meet new interesting people? *
1 point
At networking events, do you come up to people and start a conversation? *
1 point
Do you email or message people that you have not seen or spoken to in years to see if they know of any job opportunities? *
1 point
Are you currently volunteering in your community or other professional organizations (Not for Profit, Professional Associations, ect..) *
1 point
Do you reach out to a regular basis to your professional community asking for help, advice, information, assistance or ideas? *
1 point
Do you tend to ignore people in your community that do not look successful or fell that they couldn't help you find a job? *
1 point
Do you have personal business card with your name, number and your technical skills *
1 point
When you meet a new person, do you follow up with an email or Linkedin connection with 24 hours of meeting them? *
1 point
Do you have a preparing 30 second introduction of who you are and what you are doing at an event? *
1 point
Do you ask more questions and listen to the person you are talking to? *
1 point
Do you arrive to networking Events 15-30 minutes early? *
1 point
This is still in the beta testing, Any suggestions, questions, comments, typos, unclear wording or questions greatly appreciated.
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