If you are unemployed or looking for a new job, AOL Jobs is giving away a job search makeover package if you write an essay or enter a video telling why you deserve to win the AOL Job Makeover contest by October 2, 2011.
The grand prize winner will receive a CareerBuilder package that includes a professional resume, cover letter, thank you letter, a $500 retail store gift certificate and a laptop computer. Prize value is approximately $1700. Five finalists will win a $400 Career Builder resume package.
How to enter the AOL Job Search Makeover contest:
Go to www.aol.com/jobsweek through October 2, 2011 to submit your entry.
Entrants must provide their name, address, phone number, email address, and job industry in the appropriate fields.
Entrants are required to either upload a maximum :60 second video or post a 200 word essay, with a headshot, detailing why they deserve to win the AOL Job Search Makeover contest.
Entrants must also upload their resume. Limit of one entry per person.
How Winners are Chosen:
Beginning at 12:00 am ET on Oct. 3, 2011 and ending at 11:59 pm ET on Oct. 7, 2011, the essays and videos will be available online for visitors to vote on. The 20 entrants with the highest number of valid votes will be deemed the finalists.
The 20 finalists will be judged by a panel of judges and AOL editors based certain criteria including the heartfelt/sincere nature of entrant’s story and the clear need of a job search makeover. There will be five editors picks and one grand prize winner announced on October 10, 2011.
One Grand Prize Winner will receive a CareerBuilder package that includes a professional resume, cover letter, and thank you letter, an outfit makeover that includes a $500 retail store gift certificate and a laptop computer. Approximate value – $1,700.
Five Editor’s Picks Winners will each receive a CareerBuilder package that includes a professional resume, cover letter and thank you letter. Value – $400.
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