Job Search Masterclass 2020 #2 – Elements of a Successful Job Search

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Hello and Welcome back to the Job Search masterclass 2020 series. I’m Cynthia Okonkwo. This is job search masterclass #2. During Masterclass #1, we learned about the two most important elements of a successful job search… a success mindset and resilience. So today we are looking at the next two elements of a successful job search, which are an “Killer” resume/CV and an Awesome Cover Letter…your pathway to authority.
The job market is hot! During a recent webinar that I attended, the presenters shared that there is currently a 2% unemployment rate in some career fields. As I tell my clients, your resume and cover letter are the perfect partners. They are like peanut butter and jelly.

If you have an old resume/CV, find it, dust it off, and update it.Begin by making sure that your header includes, at a minimum, your full, legal name; a business-appropriate email address and your best contact telephone number.
Next, develop a two-to-three-line summary that provides a high-level overview of your experience and/r education that relate directly to your career field or position of interest.
Now, have you ever considered the resume’s purpose in a job search? Knowing the purpose of this document that is at the core of a successful job search will make writing/updating yours easier. The purpose of the resume is to highlight your most relevant career impacting accomplishments and experience. Think of it as the peanut butter and as you kick off your career search, know that yours is one of the following four (4) types:
1. Chronological
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Functional
4. Hybrid
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