Resume Writing Workshop

Description

Create an effective resume or improve the one you already have. Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews. Learn different resume formats and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Make the most of your work experience and discover how to use references to your advantage. This course includes the use of online resumes and is invaluable for anyone who wants to create their own resume, or learn how to write resumes and cover letters for profit.



What you will learn

  • Learn about the different parts of a resume and their purpose
  • Discover your own unique features and benefits
  • Learn about resume rules and how they affect the development of a resume
  • Learn about different types of resumes and discover the one best suited to develop your own individual resume
  • Develop a cover letter and put the finishing touches on your resume

How you will benefit

  • Learn new styles and resources for creating the best possible resume
  • Access an instructor that is ready to answer any questions, give positive suggestions and encouragement
  • Create an up-to-date, concise, and polished resume
  • Use your newly created resume as a powerful tool that will impress potential employers

Requirements

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Prerequisites:

Experience with any version of Microsoft Word.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.



Instructor

Stephanie Donaldson has been writing resumes for the past 20 years. Stephanie earned a bachelor's in English from St. Lawrence University and a master's in business administration from Clarkson University. She has held management positions in the hospitality, paper, and seminar industries. For several years, she was employed in the Marketing department at the American Management Association. For the past decade, she has served as Director of Continuing Education at two colleges. In addition to owning her own business, Stephanie often lectures on Marketing and Business Writing to small business owners. She has taught Resume Writing Workshop for over 10 years and has helped nearly 2,000 people in the U.S., Canada, and Australia to improve their resumes.



Working in an employment office - this has been very helpful to me in working with applicants who are doing resumes. Thank you. The web sites were good for me to refer applicants to.

Registration Options

October 13 2021
November 17 2021
December 15 2021
January 12 2022

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