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Available Seminars, Presentations and Workshops

Rejuvenate Your Resume, Reap The Rewards
This is the #1 most frequently requested and attended seminar. Participants will learn how to transition an outdated resume into the 21st century.
Key points addressed include:
• The Changing Face of Resumes
• Resume Types
• Critical Contact Information
• What’s Your WOW Factor?
• Determining Your Brand
• Creating a Pro-jective
• Documenting Accomplishments (The STAR Story)
• Supplemental Information
• Formatting Rules

Building Your Business and Your Brand
At some point, we’ve all made a product purchase based on how it was marketed. The same theory holds true to Hiring Managers when comparing potential employees.  The brand associated with you (or lack of a brand) can have a positive or a negative effect on your “sell-ability”.
Key points addressed include:
• Introduction To Branding
• Why Personal Branding
• The Reach Three-Step
• Process 1-2-3- Success
• Measure and Evolve

Rejuvenation Visibility Optimization
In this workshop, participants will acquire professional resume writing tips to help rejuvenate their resume, discover the top online networking sites to increase their visibility and effectively use these components to optimize their job search.
Key points addressed include:
• Rejuvenate Your Resume
• Resume Formats
• Networking Online and Offline
• Internet Presence – How visible are you?
• Creating Online Profiles
• Optimizing Your Job Search

Career Strategies
Learn how to optimize your job search, eliminating barriers to recruitment.
Key points addressed include:
• Personal Branding
• Target Audience & Competitors
• The Communication Wheel
• Networking & Your Elevator Speech
• Have You “Googled” Yourself?
• Resume Distribution

Create A Winning Resume
This is a comprehensive and interactive ½ or full day workshop. Participants receive an extensive, colour-coded workbook, an invaluable reference tool!
Learn how to create a WOW factor resume encompassing the most highly enticing characteristics employers are looking for.
Key points addressed include:
• Creating Your Pro-jective
• A STAR Story (Situation, Task, Action, Results)
• Effective Use of Action Verbs
• When and What To Include/Exclude
• Resume Bloopers
• Reference Material

Create Winning Cover Letters
As a complement to the Create A Winning Resume workshop, participants continue to build upon the lessons taught in building an effective resume and discover a crucial document that must accompany your resume. Your cover letter brings your experience to the present and delivers a winning message for your employment.
Key points addressed include:
• Types Of Cover Letters
• Customizing Your Cover Letter
• Tips and Techniques
• Incorporating Keywords and Key Phrases

Create A Winning Online Profile
A resume is just the beginning. Establishing an online profile is critical to effective networking as part of your job search strategy. This workshop describes the pertinent social media sites and the steps to establishing your online presence.
Key points addressed include:
• Have You “Googled” Yourself?
• Why You MUST Be LinkedIn
• Creating A Consistent Message
• Making Effective Connections
• Putting It All Together

Contact Martin Buckland Speaks to book your presentation, seminar or workshop.