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April 27, 2018A good resume is your best weapon when you’re on the job hunt. To help you on this quest, the May Green Careers event is our annual “Speed Up-Dating Your Resume” workshop. In timed sessions with resume critics, you’ll receive constructive, personalized feedback on how to present your skills and experience in the best way possible. This year, we’re adding in a bonus! In addition to sprucing up your resume, you can also get your photo taken for LinkedIn or other uses if you like. So come dressed for the job you want and we will snap a pic and email it to you after the event. Attendees are expected to: -Be prompt! The event starts at 6:30pm, so be sure to arrive early. -Bring at least five hard copies of your resume for review. -Be prepared to discuss your resume and contribute to evaluating others. Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm with networking afterwards Location: Steven Winter Associates, 307 7th Avenue 17th Flr, New York, NY 10001 Register Here!
August 14, 2014Green Light New York on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. The evening included advice from Andy Padian, Vice President for Energy Initaitives for The Community Preservation Corporation and Board Member of GreenHomeNYC. Mr. Padian, who has more than 30 years of sustainable energy experience, shared his insights on how to get a resume past the human resources gate. He reminded participants that a resume is a 1 page magazine advertisement that should bring people back for more. He emphasized the importance of having a clean resume and cover letter free of grammar and spelling errors.
Photo by Keith WongBomee Jung, Interim Director for Enterprise Community Partners and founder of GreenHomeNYC cautioned against using new or unfamiliar vocabulary in your resume or cover letter. Instead, Ms Jung recommended using your own words and following basic paragraph structures in cover letters. On interviewing, “Have a clear story of who you are, what you want and why you want to be there,” advised Ms. Jung. If you are unsure of what you want to do, spend time conducting informational interviews with those in your networks. (more…)