# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Marketing, Advanced Task 896546636

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Update an electronic résumé and portfolio.

Definition

Updating an electronic résumé should

  • include complete, accurate, and effectively organized information relevant to the job or career desired
  • follow additional criteria specifically related to electronic transmittal of such information (e.g., ensuring security of personal data, inclusion of key words to enhance hits, and use of a scanner-friendly format)
  • incorporate new technologies for online portfolios and using social media to create an online portfolio
  • allow employers to search for and find candidates with a positive web presence.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the benefits and risks of posting one's résumé online?
  • What online resources are available to aid in developing and/or posting an electronic résumé?
  • How does an electronic résumé differ from a traditional résumé? Is one more effective than the other? Why, or why not?
  • What formatting issues are important to consider when updating an electronic résumé?
  • What are keyword matches and why are they vital when submitting a résumé in response to a job posting or job description?
  • What is the effect of applicant tracking software (ATS) and searchable databases on electronic résumé posting?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.6

The student will write in a variety of forms, to include persuasive/argumentative, reflective, interpretive, and analytic with an emphasis on persuasion/argumentation.
  1. Apply components of a recursive writing process for multiple purposes to create a focused, organized, and coherent piece of writing to address a specific audience and purpose.
  2. Produce arguments in writing developing a thesis that demonstrates knowledgeable judgments, addresses counterclaims, and provides effective conclusions.
  3. Organize claims, counterclaims, and evidence in a sustained and logical sequence.
  4. Adapt evidence, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation.
  5. Use words, phrases, clauses, and varied syntax to create a cohesive argument.
  6. Blend multiple forms of writing including embedding narratives to produce effective essays.
  7. Revise writing for clarity of content, accuracy and depth of information.
  8. Write and revise to a standard acceptable both in the workplace and in postsecondary education.

11.7

The student will self- and peer-edit writing for capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, paragraphing, and Standard English.
  1. Use complex sentence structure to infuse sentence variety in writing.
  2. Use verbals and verbal phrases correctly to achieve sentence conciseness and variety.
  3. Distinguish between active and passive voice.

12.6

The student will write in a variety of forms to include persuasive/argumentative reflective, interpretive, and analytic with an emphasis on persuasion/argumentation.
  1. Apply components of a recursive writing process for multiple purposes to create a focused, organized, and coherent piece of writing to address a specific audience and purpose.
  2. Produce arguments in writing that develop a thesis to demonstrate knowledgeable judgments, address counterclaims, and provide effective conclusions.
  3. Use a variety of rhetorical strategies to clarify and defend a position organizing claims, counterclaims, and evidence in a sustained and logical sequence.
  4. Blend multiple forms of writing including embedding a narrative to produce effective essays.
  5. Adapt evidence, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation.
  6. Use words, phrases, clauses, and varied syntax to connect all parts of the argument creating cohesion from the information presented.
  7. Revise writing for clarity of content, depth of information, and technique of presentation.
  8. Write and revise to a standard acceptable both in the workplace and in postsecondary education.
  9. Write to clearly describe personal qualifications for potential occupational or educational opportunities.

12.7

The student will self- and peer-edit writing for Standard English.
  1. Use complex sentence structure to infuse sentence variety in writing.
  2. Edit, proofread, and prepare writing for intended audience and purpose.
  3. Use a style manual, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA), to apply rules for punctuation and formatting of direct quotations.

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Implement job-seeking skills to obtain employment.

 

Participate in career planning to enhance job-success potential.

 

Utilize information-technology tools to manage and perform work responsibilities.

 

Write internal and external business correspondence to convey and obtain information effectively.