3.1 Career Path and Resume Tips

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just jumping into joining a career path. So if you're on the weapon are today and you're thinking about joining a career path, we wanted to distribute a little information. I'm just a very, very quick overview about joining a career path. And Joan gonna jump back to you here on this. When we were telling you talked about.
You know, picking a career path is almost picking a major.
And a lot of these pads, all impassively offer have a level of complexity. And it's something that someone needs to think carefully about. So can you chat a little bit about that?
Sure. So, um, our primary path right now are the network engineer, the stock analyst on the penetration tester.
I think that, um I'm forgetting one.
No, those are primary bats. Uh, sack out in this pen tester, network engineer and cyber engineer, Sire. Engineer. Thank you. So So each of those there's going to be some overlap between them. They're all going to deal with network security to some extent. They're all going to deal with, you know, operating systems. Someone said, but they're all tailored with very specific focuses
and They're much more, you know? Like for example, obviously, the penetration tester is by far the most often suit of our paths. So when you're trying to decide which path to go on, I'd say that's probably
before it before I go too far and pasteurized. These are decisions you can change once you're in the program. If you realized like, oh, I picked this path and doesn't really work for me, you can change Fats. But I would say your most important sort of decision in the insider pro process is figuring out. Okay,
you know, these are the areas that I'm interested in. This is what I want to study this what really matters to me and then talking to your mentors or really digging into, you know, the silla by for each of these and just determining. Okay, this is definitely the path that best suits. What I'm looking for is gonna, you know, kind of
help me help me pursue my own goals.
Fantastic. Great. Thank you, Joe. So Okay, so now we're trying a lot about hard skills, soft skills, Certs, etcetera. Let's talk a little bit more specifically now about
a resume. So
taking a look at how, Why
translate from the information that we've talked about previously into our onto a resume or onto your LinkedIn profile on one of the pieces that I want to talk to you about talking in the next slide about customers and resume, and I'll talk a little bit about linked in a swell. But what to include in your resume? I'll chat about this for just a few moments,
and there's some information here that we have these air possible responsibilities and elements to include on your network engineers, mate. Obviously, you want to include them. If you've actually done the super work right way. Never recommend putting something on your resume. That
is untrue, because today people can actually obviously find out very quickly and easily. If you've done something or you've not done something
so things to think about, you know,
taking a look here at monitoring network performance. We've discussed that previously in the webinar on bail, jump down to another piece that you may want to think about device configurations. I administrative tasks even at the bottom now, including inventory and documentation. There's gonna be things as a network engineer that you may be doing so
building your resume with content that obviously relates to the work that you've done. And I think we touched on this earlier in webinar, but specifically in articulating. I think, Joe, you talked about this. Articulating what you've done and how you've done it is going to be very important. So let's move on now to another piece
and customize your resume. So we talked a little bit. I'll go back up to
pieces and parts on your resume. You can take a look that for another minute, but
customers in your resume we'll go back to this piece.
I recommend customizing your resume for every job application you make. And I know you might be thinking to yourself, That's crazy. Why would she suggest that? Uh, but I don't mean rebuilding your estimate every time you apply for a position. I mean actually customizing your resume so that it fits the application.
Keep the foundation of your resume, the pieces and parts that we talked about on the previous slide. There's gonna be important,
but what we do recommend is taking. You will get the job description reading the job description, right? Maybe going onto the company's website and reading further about what a company is doing and then Taylor and your resume to fit that position. Now
that's gonna be an important piece that's gonna help differentiate you potentially from other candidates
who are sending out just the same resume that they send to every other position that they're applying for. So again, I say this,
that you actually think about customizing resume and trying to do it carefully for each position. Also want to mention
customizing Lincoln. I don't mean to customize that every time you apply for a job, but making sure the little lines with your resume.
I do recommend that to the people that I speak with. Of course, if I chat with you on slack or I've emailed with you or I've had a whole conversation with you, you're already part of our program. I do always recommend that because recruiters and hiring managers are going to take a look at not only the resume that you send them, but you're linked in resume as well
if it doesn't align, if it hasn't been updated for years.
If you have old information on there and there's gonna be a disconnect for them. And you don't want to create any type of Just connect when you're applying for jobs. So Okay, so that's my
bit of information that I wanted to share with you.
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