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Summer Series: Resumes and LinkedIn

  • Houston Marriott West Loop by the Galleria 1750 West Loop South Freeway Houston, TX, 77054 United States (map)
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Each day of our summer series offers a 2-part workshop designed to help job seekers gain more than the essential skills to move forward with success. With the flexibility to attend the morning workshop, the afternoon workshop, or both, our series allows you to select the content you need.

On June 22nd, we will be offering the following workshops at the Marriott West Loop: 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Your Resume Has 6 Seconds: What Does It Say?
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch on your own
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Using LinkedIn to Network and Apply for Jobs

Your Resume Has 6 Seconds: What Does It Say?
This interactive 3-hour workshop includes: 

  • An overview of what happens when a resume is reviewed; 
  • The various structures of a resume;
  • The critical information to highlight;
  • How to establish what is your critical information;
  • Where and how to highlight critical information within the structure of the resume; and
  • Active editing time with guided assistance from the expert consultant.

Using LinkedIn to Network and Apply for Jobs
This interactive 3-hour workshop includes: 

  • An overview of the various ways participants can utilize LinkedIn for networking and job applications; 
  • A group analysis of profiles of various employees in different roles at diverse organizations that cover the spectrum of careers in various fields to understand the traits and content of an effective LinkedIn profile;
  • An examination of messages sent to recruiters, hiring managers, and department leaders to understand what appropriate and inappropriate messages contain; 
  • Participants will learn the how to leverage LinkedIn groups for effective networking;
  • An overview of how social media can be used for personal branding, and how to effectively do so on LinkedIn; and
  • Individuals will conduct practice searches for relevant contacts to specific, currently open job opportunities.  

Upon completion of our workshops, each participant will have the opportunity to participate in a virtual “Ask Me Anything” session with one of The Wilbanks Consulting Group’s Expert Consultants.

*Our workshops focus on active, real-time editing. Participants should bring a laptop, or alternatively, a smartphone. If one is not available, we recommend bringing a printed copy of your resume and/or LinkedIn profile. 

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