Online Course. Looking for a job? Create an eye-catching resume with this project course. Let your professional strengths shine and get the job you want.
What you’ll achieve:
In this course, you will craft an essential cornerstone of the modern-day job search: the resume. You’ll review resume best practices and explore current trends with guidance from a professional career counsellor and recruiter, and you’ll exchange structured feedback with your peers as you work to polish your own resume. When you complete the course, you’ll have an eye-catching resume that lets your professional strengths shine.
What you’ll need to get started:
This course is designed primarily for young professionals or college students who are writing their first resume or looking to give an old resume a fresh and polished professional look. All job seekers will benefit from the course material and project, however, regardless of their career stage or professional background. All you will need is word processing software that allows you to create a resume on a computer- there are free tools available.
About Project-Centered Courses: Project-centered courses are designed to help you complete a personally meaningful real-world project, with your instructor and a community of like-minded supportive learners with similar goals providing guidance and suggestions along the way. By actively applying new concepts as you learn, you’ll master the course content more efficiently; you’ll also get a head start on using the skills you gain to make positive changes in your life and career. When you complete the course, you’ll have a finished project that you’ll be proud to use and share.
Syllabus – What you will learn from this course
WEEK 1 – Introduction to the Course & Resumes
– The Foundation of your Resume: A Self-Inventory
WEEK 2 – Writing Content for your Resume
WEEK 3 – Piecing it all Together: Organization, Structure, Format
WEEK 4 – Know your Industry
– Best-Practices for your Resume from an Employer
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