Today’s students will in the future be sending their resumes to employers online. Just as resume delivery has evolved from the letter, to fax, to email, tomorrows resume will be readily accepted online by a new generation of employers who have grown up with Facebook, Google, YouTube and Twitter.
Students will need to transition themselves from paper to online resume presenting both in the interim. MyResume Builder merges paper and web based resume writing.
MyResume launches today. This is what it will do for you and your students…
- Adds personality to resumes and helps students articulate who they are, giving them the right words and phrases to use in their resumes
- Takes student’s paper resumes and builds them online – step by step with tips and instructions with the MyResume Builder for Students
- Students use online tools they are already familiar with.
- Students will find resume writing rewarding, confidence boosting and no longer a daunting experience.
- Careers Advisers get an innovative, easy to use resume writing product that gives students a competitive advantage.
MyResume is the first of its kind to combine personal strengths, resume and cover letter essentials, online Resume Builder with tips and suggestions, and a comprehensive collection of ‘must know’ information in a ‘Rock Your Resume!’ eBook written especially for students. View Student page.
How it works
1. Student Report
You are already familiar with MyCareerMatch and it’s the same process. Students are given a school code, go online and complete their survey. Within minutes they receive a 16 page MyResume report by email that gives them personal content about themselves to add to their resume; a professionally written resume template all ready to go; essential resume writing tips and examples including how to read a job ad and how to write a cover letter that gets them an interview. View sample report
2. eBook Resource
Included in their email is a link for students to download their own 34 page “Rock your Resume eBook … a Student Guide to Writing the Perfect Resume”. Inside the eBook students discover the trade secrets of professional resume writers and receive the very latest in resume writing techniques. It includes action words; resume headings; how to impress employers with their employability skills; how to target their resume with key words; how to build a career brand; tips for nailing the interview; a career planner; a resume checklist and marketing strategies for getting their dream job. There’s a section on social media, Google and Facebook.
The eBook is a unique and valuable resource that you can also use to build class career lessons and for one-on-one counselling.
3. Online Resume Builder
Students receive a link to MyResume Builder. MyResume Builder is an online resume and cover letter writer created especially for students in partnership with ConnectCV. Students login and create an account. Doing this transfers their key personal content from their MyResume report automatically across to MyResume Builder. The Builder allows students total control of their account and fully protects their privacy. Students are guided through each resume heading with tips and examples and total freedom of presentation. They can create multiple resumes and choose the format to publish either as a Word, PDF or online to a private secure URL.
To manage and monitor your students’ resumes, we’ve provided access for Careers Advisers to view and comment on a student’s resume. Using a master school login you can login to all your students’ resumes and leave comments for students. This is a useful feature enabling you to monitor student progress and offer practical suggestions and help.
If you’d like more information or apply for a trial of MyResume, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
ConnectCV is the world’s most advanced online resume and career management platform by far! Our technology powers a growing community of exciting and innovative career, professional association, and alumni websites. The team at ConnectCV live-and-breath online resumes and career management. We are constantly dreaming up fantastic new features and functionality to ensure that the process of managing your career online becomes ever more convenient, and above all, delivers maximum reward.
MyResumeTM is a product of MyProfile Pty Ltd founded in 2000 by Nathan Chanesman and Dr Ilan Kogus to help people
fulfil their career ambitions and to help companies find candidates with talent. For more than 10 years, MyProfile has earned a reputation as an industry leader in online assessments for careers and job matching. Our assessments are used by thousands of Recruitment Consultants, Employers, HR Managers, Job Services Providers, Careers Advisers, Schools, Colleges and Universities – worldwide.