Experts give tips on how you can make sure your resume stands out among many others in the same pile. #JobSearch #DeafAtWork #DeafEmployment #EmploymentTip #TipTuesday

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VIDEO DESC & TRANSCRIPT: The NAD logo appears on bottom right corner as a watermark. On-screen graphic with comic style with black and white video footage in background shows title: “HOW TO MAKE MY RESUME STAND OUT?”

On-screen-text ID: ISIDORE / HR MANAGER

ISIDORE: The most important thing to remember is to make sure your resume fits the job requirements.

On-screen graphic with comic style with a “wow” factor spins into frame as the background video freezes in black and white: POSITION DESCRIPTION FIT?

ISIDORE: For example, let’s say I apply for a leadership role but my resume lists all my sales experience. That doesn’t fit – and your resume may be screened out.

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On-screen-text ID: JOHN / NTID CAREER CENTER DIRECTOR

JOHN: It is important that your resume is clean, professional, well organized, and clear.

On-screen graphic with comic style with a “wow” factor spins into frame as the background video freezes in black and white: IS IT CLEAR?

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On-screen-text ID: AMY / RMDS DIRECTOR

AMY: When I review resumes, I look for their college degree, where they’ve worked before, and what ages they have experience teaching.

On-screen graphic with comic style with a “wow” factor spins into frame as the background video freezes in black and white: RELEVANT BACKGROUND?

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On-screen-text ID: JOSHUA / CAREER & TECHNICAL ED. DIR.

JOSHUA: I appreciate it when students include their summer work experience! To me, that shows their variety of job experiences.

On-screen graphic with comic style with a “wow” factor spins into frame as the background video freezes in black and white: RELEVANT EXPERIENCE?

JOSHUA: That way I know what their experience is before they started working professionally.

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ISIDORE: Put your current skills, degree, and position up top, first.

On-screen graphic with comic style with a “wow” factor spins into frame as the background video freezes in black and white: PUT CURRENT THINGS ON TOP.

On-screen-text ID: BROOKE / WORK EXPERIENCE COORDINATOR

BROOKE: Students don’t realize references are important!

On-screen graphic with comic style with a “wow” factor spins into frame as the background video freezes in black and white: INCLUDE REFERENCES.

BROOKE: References can be a staff person or someone you’ve worked with before.

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On-screen-text ID: KEVIN / NC VR STATEWIDE COORDINATOR

KEVIN: You have to ask them if they are okay being your reference.

On-screen graphic with comic style with a “wow” factor spins into frame as the background video freezes in black and white: ASK YOUR REFERENCES.

KEVIN: That person has to be comfortable giving a positive review of your work performance.

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ISIDORE: When you write your cover letter, you want to share how you will help improve the company and their services or products?

On-screen graphic with comic style with a “wow” factor spins into frame as the background video freezes in black and white: COVER LETTER: WHY YOU?

ISIDORE: That’s what I want to see in a resume and cover letter.

Video cuts to grey background with the NAD logo quickly changing in different bright colors from teal to white to black to hot pink to green to orange to teal to yellow to purple to finally the official NAD logo with copyright text underneath “The National Association of the Deaf (c) 2019 All Rights Reserved”.

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