The Resume Project: Build the Ultimate American Style Resume

Create a Resume/CV and Get Hired: Learn formatting secrets, build skills, & use Eazl's library of templates and samples.
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  • Lectures 37
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

Join One of the Web's Leading Professional Development Communities

Course version 3.1 released August 15th, 2015

Create an American Style Resume to Win that Dream job

Looking to stand out from the crowd? You already know how transformational an opportunity with an organization like Google, P&G, Facebook, and other mulitnational companies can be for your career (and for your life). In this project-based course, you'll move step by step through the process of creating an absolutely stunning resume for yourself. As a participant in the course, you'll get lifetime access to:

  • Beautifully produced video lectures presented in HD and designed by Eazl's team of recruiters, researchers, and animators based in San Francisco
  • A professional community led by former a former Bay Area Fortune 500 Recruiter Davis Jones
  • 4 American-style resume templates used by people paying $1500/resume
  • A library of 20+ professionally-written and formatted resumes for candidates with a variety of backgrounds that you can use as you build your own resume
  • A downloadable Power Language Tool to help you design powerful resume content
  • A downloadable step by step resume building guide

Lifetime Access to Frequently Updated Material

This course is consistently updated by Eazl's San Francisco-based team. If you need to prepare for a job hunt in the future, you can instantly come back and access the highest quality, most up-to-date resume writing strategies right here. For life.

What are the requirements?

  • A basic knowledge of LinkedIn® and other job search technologies will enrich the learning experience.
  • This course compliments Team Eazl's other career management courses.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • How to beat the competition by leveraging relationship management technologies at scale.
  • Learn how to use Boolean search operators to maximize the utility of job opportunity databases.
  • Know the statistics behind organizational characteristics, hiring practices, and approach strategies.
  • Understand how to acquire strategic information about requisitions during the job search process.

Who is the target audience?

  • Ambitious professionals looking to make a career change.
  • Young professionals committed to building successful careers.
  • Career mentors and coaches seeking to add to their library of job searching techniques.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


The Eazl Manifesto: Here to Help Ambitious People Achieve More
Testimonial from Sandra Richez, Head of Career Services, EDHEC Global MBA
Access to the Private Facebook Group
Welcome to the Course: Let's Build You a $1500 Resume
Section 1: Introduction to Advanced Resume Building Strategies
Resume Hack: Introducing the Big Six Skills
How to Build Your Big Six Skills with Reverse Engineering
Action Item: Launching Your Big Six Skills
Introduction to Framing and Keyword Optimization
You are an Iceberg: Framing and Transferable Skills
The Anti-robot Protocol (The A.R.P.)
Action Item: Working with the A.R.P. [Step by Step A.R.P. Guide Here]
Section 2: How to Build Trust and Win with Recruiters in Your Resume Content
Dispelling Myths and Learning to Write Powerful Resume / CV Content
Avoid These Common Resume Myths
The Framework for Supercharging Your Resume / CV Content
Using the Power Language Tool to Create Body Content [Power Language Tool Here]
How to Set the Stage with Your Executive Summary [Industrial Titles List Here]
Action Item: Practice Building Yourself a Few Powerful Bulletpoints
Section 3: Let's Build You a Powerful Resume
Introduction to the SideBySides Section [Resume Templates and Sample Bank Here]
Reverse Engineering to Build Your Big Six Skills
Let's Describe Your Organizations
Building Your Keyword Optimization Strategy
Let's Write Your Body Content for a Past Job
How to Show that You've Been Promoted Within an Organization
Integrating Volunteer Experience You Might Have
Describing Positions You've Held in the Past
Creating Your Executive Summary to Set the Stage for Your Readers
Building in Your Academic Qualifications and Extras
Extra Help: Describing Another Paid Position
Extra Help: Describing an Academic Research Position
Extra Help: Integrating Any Internships You Might Have Had
Extra Help: Using the Extras Section for Your Languages and Technical Skills
From the Vlog: Coding Labs, GitHub, and Personal Websites on Tech Resumes
Section 4: How to Proofread and Bulletproof Your Resume
Where You Should Focus Your Efforts While Polishing Your Resume
How to Bulletproof Your Resume
Action Item: Collaborative Proofreading
Congratulations: Wrapping Up Your Resume Project
Section 5: Bonus Interview: Economist Charles Hugh Smith on Accrediting Yourself
EazlView: An Excerpt from the Interview with Charles Hugh Smith

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Instructor Biography

Davis Jones, MBA, Co-founder of Eazl, Winner of Udemy's Innovation Award

Davis Jones is the co-founder of Eazl, the venture-backed professional development community headquartered in San Francisco. Prior to launching the Eazl community, Mr. Jones placed talent at firms in Silicon Valley, the city of San Francisco, and the North Bay as a headhunter for Robert Half, the international talent consulting firm with ~$5.4 billion in annual revenues. While working in talent acquisition, his clients included Western Digital, Lending Club, Hitachi, and the Kendall-Jackson family of companies and small and medium-sized organizations like hedge funds, non-profits, and biotechnology companies. Before joining Robert Half, Mr. Jones was a team lead and content marketer for the CCA Group, a financial technology consultancy specializing in institutional crowdfund investing.

In 2014, Mr. Jones was named one of the North Bay Business Journal's People of the Year for his international economic empowerment work and today, Eazl is a community of more than 80,000 ambitious professionals around the world. Eazl's production team is honored to have won multiple production and innovation awards for excellence in producing video-based learning experiences, including Udemy's Innovation Award two years in a row and Skillshare's Top 5% honor.

Mr. Jones earned an MBA with a focus in global finance from EDHEC Business School in France, ranked one of the top 50 MBA programs in the world by The Economist, and a bachelor's degree in international economics with a focus on international development (with highest honors) from Sonoma State University in California.

Instructor Biography

Eazl Talent, Winner of Udemy Innovation Award, Udemy Best Seller 2016

The Eazl Talent Network is a community of 80,000+ marketers, innovators, and entrepreneurs at the front lines of technology, business, and social change. 

Through our Eazl Talent team, the Eazl Blog, our award-winning video courses, and the Eazl YouTube channel we make it easier for people to learn new skills and apply those skills with good teams and organizations. 

Instructor Biography

Ludell Jones, CMO of Eazl, Winner of Udemy Innovation Award

Ludell Jones is the CMO of Eazl, the venture-backed professional development community headquartered in San Francisco and Chicago. 

She is an expert in marketing strategy and community management for small business, community groups, and special events. A nerd for statistical analytics, she is passionate about numbers-based decision making and problem solving. She loves to see her positive impact on the bottom line.

Prior to joining leadership Eazl, Mrs. Jones built relationships with business and community leaders in the North Bay and Chicagoland, working with high-end clients like Russian River Flower School, political leaders like California State Assemblyman Jim Wood, and with high-growth businesses like Eazl.

Mrs. Jones began her career 8 years ago as a freelance digital marketing specialist, working with various organizations over the years. After earning an undergraduate degree in Marketing with highest honors and an advanced degree in event marketing and management, she continued her career in digital marketing.

She has built expert-level knowledge in marketing and is passionate about leveraging the power of the Internet to foster connections between businesses and individuals. 

Mrs. Jones earned her master’s degree from SKEMA Business School in Sophia Antipolis, France and her undergraduate degree from credits earned at the University of Texas at Austin and American InterContinental University. 

You can follow more of Ludell's work on the Eazl blog at eazlblog{dot}com.

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