2019 TMEA Convention:
Build A Hyper-Music CV for Instant Job Application Success!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
GRAND HYATT CROCKETT AB
MEJ Point of View September 2018
Audio of Session
Your music technology skills can directly help you obtain a music
education job opportunity by positioning you far ahead of other
candidates as you apply.
Internet access links on your cover
letter and CV will allow a potential employer to have instant
visibility of your skills and musical abilities in REAL TIME by
accessing files you have placed on the web for the position.
Distinguishability is immediate as your achievements are
You can conduct your performance groups,
teach, and show personal music skills in front of the search committee
from the first sentence
of your hyperactive cover letter! The
screening committee does not have to look further than your cover
letter or CV which they have in front of them on their computer.
This clinic will show you how to convert an application letter and CV
into an interactive
showcase that will display your musical qualities,
and put you in the application process
forefront. Demonstrated will be techniques for spotlighting linked
sites containing your performance files and materials uploaded for
support of your abilities. A dedicated web-page will be developed for
this clinic and remain up for utilization after the session.
*Highlighting your strengths with tech!
*Hyper-cover letter and CV development.
*Linking out to audio/video imagery.
*Creating teaching, conducting, and performance support videos.
*Free Web-editing and publication possibilities.
Clinician Bio: Fred has extensive background in job placement,
screening techniques, and search committee communications. For five
years he was webmaster for AAUW, Schenectady.
currently Lead Instructor for Online Music Technology at Boston
Published Description: A hands-on immediately applicable examination of how a hyper-active cover letter and
CV can help a music teacher, applying for a music position, be better
considered for the job being applied for.
linking out, creating online AV support, internet presentation, and
professional visibility will be explored.
About the Presenter
Dr. Fred Kersten is an online graduate
music education facilitator for Boston University. He would welcome
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