Register and initiate a focused job search using industry key words and archive results using Fresh Transitions
Use Optimal Résumé to complete two specific activities: the résumé builder and interview preparation.
Conduct a practice interview either on your own (using flashcards with prepared questions).
Then develop a well-written paper that includes the following:
- The results of your job search
- A summary of what you learned in building a résumé
- An assessment of your experience in a practice interview, including what you learned that you could apply to a real-life interview.
Building a Resume and Practice Interview
While building a resume using OptimalResume learned that resume is not a generic document that can be floated against different job openings across industries. The practice of building a resume has become easier and one can actually build a high quality resume for every job opportunity. I did not have to build a resume starting with scratch. Instead I selected sample resume from several professionally certified resume samples and replaced their text with my information. I repeated this for every section and my resume was ready for review by a team of professionals. Again, I did not have to think much on deciding on the keywords as there are proprietary resume keywords and action verb lists.
Another important functionality which was very helpful was that ...
This solution of 558 words discusses the usage of an application to build resume and prepare for interview. It highlights three example applications and their uses: OptimalResume, OptimalInterview and Fresh Transitions.