Thursday, June 19, 2008

Unit 5. Resume

Resume Writing
Ok, you have located a job in the internet, wrote a cover letter... now it's time to write a resume... a winning resume, of course.

Well, again ... let's go to Google and find some resume samples for your expertise area... For example:,,

Read the article about writing a great resume.Arm Yourself With a First-Rate Resume . This is another interesting article for people who doesn't have any experience: How To Write a Resume (When You Have No Job Experience)

Following the advices in the articles, draw a mind map of your resume.

Write your resume... you can select the kind of resume you want. Make sure your resume includes everything you need to get the job you selected and wrote a cover letter for.

Here you have some Action words and Useful Vocabulary for the Resume and Interview.

Well, that's all for finding a job, writing a cover letter and a resume. Don't forget to post all your work in your blog.Keep on shining!

Announcing our weekly meeting in WizIQ!

Everybody is invited to join us every week! Sessions will take place in WIZIQ Fridays at 9:30 pm... Venezuela Time. We are -4:30 GMT

This week: we will getting familiar with WIZIQ and we will be meeting people from the world. All you have to do is to introduce yourself and tell us about your blogs and school life.

Friday, 20 June, 2008
9:30 PM To 10:30 PM SA Western Standard Time
The link to the session is this: Click here

You can view a recording of a WIZIQ session here. Click on view recording to check what WIZIQ is like.

Monday, June 9, 2008

Unit 4. Writing a cover letter and a resume

Writing your Cover Letter
After you have selected your dream job. You're ready to find examples of Cover Letters in the internet. In order to find a good example go to Google and type: Cover Letter Example for Engineers in the search window. You'll probably find:

This is a powerpoint point presentation with tips and examples on how to write your cover letter.

Uploaded on authorSTREAM by doris3m

Now, you are ready to write your cover letter. Get the job information you found and write a cover letter as you were applying for that job. Here, it's an article about writing a good cover letter. Do Cover Letters Really Matter?. Follow their advice and remember those tips when writing your cover letter.


1. Write a cover letter for the entry level job position you found in unit 3.
2. Follow the guidelines in the article and powerpoint.
3. It's a good idea not to write your real personal information like phone number or home address when writing your cover letter. You are posting it to internet.

If you have any questions .. just ask your partners or your teacher...

Keep on shining Love and Peace!