EFFECTIVE WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SERIES
When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Time: 6:00pm – 9:30pm (EDT)
Where: 25 Sheppard Ave. W. (Yonge & Sheppard), Ste.300, Toronto, ON M2N 6S6
Have you ever wanted a professional looking resume? Well now is your chance!
Do you apply for jobs online? Did you know your resume could be automatically deleted without anybody knowing you applied? Learn the strategies you need to get through online job systems and in front of hiring managers from Best-selling Author Pamela Paterson, author of Get the Job: Optimize Your Resume for the Online Job Search.
In this presentation, you will learn how to:
- Transform a “print” resume into an “online” resume
- Identify keywords that will appeal to potential employers and their HR systems
- Include keywords correctly in your resume, LinkedIn profile, and cover letter
- Predict how HR staff and recruiters analyze resumes and select candidates
- Navigate through the online hiring process and become top-ranked in HR systems
SPECIAL OFFER: FREE resume critique on the spot! Pamela will critique one resume live. If you would like to receive this live demo, then bring your resume on a USB. (Please change all information that would identify you, as this is a class demo).
6:30-6:45pm – Introduction & Networking
6:45-7:45pm – Part One: The Game Has Changed
7:45-8:00pm – Networking Break
8:00-9:00pm – Part Two: The Real Deal
9:00-9:30pm – Q&A, Conclusion and Networking
About Pamela Paterson
Pamela Paterson, BJ, MS, is an award-winning writer, speaker, and publishing consultant. For over 20 years, Pamela has provided strategic communications and writing expertise to Fortune 500 companies in IT, financial, and health sectors. She is a Member of the Board of Directors, past SIPOconference speaker, and leads the foundation’s resume and career workshops.
Pamela is the bestselling author of Get the Job: Optimize Your Resume for the Online Job Search, which jumped to the #1 spot on the Amazon bestselling list of resume books. She uses a unique, scientific approach to resume writing that she teaches to HR professionals and job seekers across Canada and the U.S. Pamela claims a 90% success rate in helping her clients find jobs through her innovative methods that have been reported in the national media (for more information, click here).
Pamela holds Bachelor of Journalism and Master of Science (Chemistry/Life Sciences) degrees, and has been inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. Pamela is a passionate teacher, and has taught college courses for over 10 years. She cites her greatest achievement to be the satisfaction of her students, who gave her courses a 99% recommendation rating. Pamela is also the founder of the Pamela Jean Paterson bursary, a fund that assists financially challenged students pursue their education. Click here to connect with Pamela on LinkedIn!