Build the Best Resume+Linkedin Profile:by Award Winning Prof
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By an Award Winning MBA Prof. Who Successfully Changed Careers from Goldman to Consulting to VC to Hedge Funds to Tech.
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Last updated 5/2017
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 6 Articles
  • 20 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Get your dream job.
  • Build your perfect resume (using a format I have successfully used for more than 20 years).
  • Build your perfect LinkedIn profile (learn how to get more recruiters & employers to find you).
  • Passion: Know how to figure out what career you are most passionate about so that it feels like you don't have a job...you have a passion!
  • Know what your goals are in life [Optional Goal Setting Workshop Section]. This section will change your life. We will set incredible goals and what your resume WILL look like in 10 years. We will follow through and make these goals a reality within 10 years.
  • Understand what impactful words you should include on you resume. There are certain impactful words we must include on our resume. We will also talk about optimal job titles to use (if you started a club or work part time or if you don't have an official title).
  • Know what accomplishments to put on your resume. We will discuss how to list your top accomplishments on your resume. Plus there are definitely a few things that you have accomplished that you never thought of putting on your resume.
  • Know exactly how to format your resume.
  • How to optimize your LinkedIn profile so that recruiters have an easier time finding your profile.
  • How to embrace Search Engine Optimization (S.E.O.) the easy way. We will add more complexity to your LinkedIn profile as keywords help you rank higher in search rankings.
  • How to add much more depth to your LinkedIn profile.
  • Know what should be included in LinkedIn recommendations (if possible). What should be in recommendations? Keywords please for SEO (Search Engine Optimization)!
  • Know how to add endorsements, which helps recruiters find you on LinkedIn and helps you with S.E.O. (Search Engine Optimization).
  • Comprehend why to only take advice from successful people...and comment on their posts!
  • How to create an unbelievable cover letter. We will talk about how to make an incredibly passionate, simple and effective cover letter.
  • Understand the secrets of getting recruiters to find you via "groups." Recruiters, potential employers and potential customers will find you more easily if you are members of "groups".
  • Know what you should remove that is written online (and negative of course) about you and how can we do this so recruiters don't see negative items when searching our names.
  • How you can rank higher in Google search rankings.
  • and much more...
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Requirements
  • Anyone can take this course (no prior knowledge of creating resumes or creating search engine optimized LinkedIn profiles is required)! Recommended: access to Microsoft Word.
Description

Are you ready to take your career to the next level and get your dream job by creating an incredible resume and LinkedIn profile from scratch?

This comprehensive resume and LinkedIn course, contains many exercises, downloads, lectures and a 67-page Resume and LinkedIn Success Journal for you to complete during the course to create an incredible resume and LinkedIn profile. There is also an optional goal setting workshop at the end of the course (so you can create what your resume will look like in 10 years).

We use the Harvard Business School resume format as this is the format that has helped me to switch careers many times (from the consulting industry, to the venture capital industry, to the hedge fund industry, the the tech industry, to working at Goldman Sachs etc.).

This course will help you to create an incredible resume and LinkedIn profile and help you get the job of your dreams and is for every age, every industry, every career and everyone.

We also cover more advanced LinkedIn topics like SEO (search engine optimization), publishing professional quality articles on LinkedIn, etc. Learn tips/tricks/hacks/secrets to how recruiters and human resources professionals search for you via LinkedIn.

30-day money back guarantee. Please note that this course overlaps with Part 2 of 3 of my Complete Job, Interview, Resume/LinkedIn and Network Career course.

I want to help you get your dream job as my passion has always been helping others reach their full potential. I also want you to learn from my mistakes and accomplishments and reach your full potential.

I have mentored many people using the concepts in this course and they have all achieved incredible success in life (not just my employees, interns and friends, but also my in-class students at the MBA and undergraduate universities that I teach at). 

There are no limits; you can get any job you want and together we will make this happen. Are you ready to take your career to the next level?

Let’s begin!

Thanks,  Chris : ) 

Professor Chris Haroun, Founder and Partner Haroun Education Ventures

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone that is interested in getting their dream job and wants to learn how to create/optimize an incredible resume, LinkedIn profile, networking skills, interview skills and much more.
  • This course is for anyone that is interested in learning how to create an incredible resume and Linkedin profile (or improve them) from an award winning MBA professor that has interviewed 1000 people over the past 20 years (1 per week) and has successfully changed careers from consulting to Goldman Sachs to hedge funds to tech to venture capital etc.
  • This course is for anyone that is interested in improving or creating an incredible resume.
  • This course is for anyone that is interested in improving or creating an outstanding LinkedIn profile.
  • THIS COURSE WILL HELP YOU GET THE JOB OF YOUR DREAMS…AND IS FOR EVERY AGE …EVERY INDUSTRY…EVERY CAREER….and EVERYONE! : )
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Curriculum For This Course
66 Lectures
03:32:54
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Course Introduction + Attached Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal + 1st Exercise
4 Lectures 14:55

This course will help you create an incredible resume and an incredible linkedin profile from scratch. I have also included an optional goal setting exercise near the end of the course. 

Please find attached your Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal, which is a 67 page exercise book to help you do exceptionally well in your interviews.  I attached a PDF and a Microsoft Word version of the same document (in case you wanted to type your answers to the 22 exercises in the Microsoft Word document). 

Please only open and do the exercises in the attached Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal when I mention to please do them in the course videos (I will explain how & when and much more detail in the videos). Thanks

As always, I am here to help if you have any questions.

Thanks a lot for your time and for your commitment. Please enjoy the course; let's begin! Chris Haroun

Introduction+Your Resume/LinkedIn Success Journal We Will Use for All Exercises
00:31

This lesson introduces the resume format that we will use for this course as I got all of my jobs using this format and many executives (especially the senior ones) are familiar with this 1 page format; if it aint broke, why fix it. As such, we will use this 1 page format as it works best. 

Preview 07:45

Please watch this video first before completing the exercise in your "Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal"  which is attached to lecture #1 in the first section of this course. Thanks

Resume Success Journal Exercise #1 What is Wrong with This Resume?
00:42

Attention to detail is crucial as just one small mistake on a resume will stop you from getting hired (it is sooooooo competitive getting a job). 

A Discussion of the Answers to the Resume/LinkedIn Success Journal Exercise #1
05:57
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Impactful Words & Job Titles to Include on Your Resume
6 Lectures 16:44

We will cover impactful words in this section that we can use on our resume to make it more professional and powerful.

Preview 01:16

Attached is the impactful words cheat sheet that we will use to create our resume. 

Preview 08:27

Using the correct tense is crucial as 1 grammatical typo can lead to an applicant not getting an interview. 

What Tense to Use (Present or Past)?
01:11

Please watch this video first before completing the exercise in your "Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal"  which is attached to lecture #1 in the first section of this course. Thanks

Resume Success Journal Exercise #2: Using Impactful Words & in the Right Tense
00:30

Answers to the last exercise are discussed in this lecture. 

Discussion of the Answers to Exercise #2
02:50

Attached is the Position Titles document that we discuss in this lecture. 

Position Titles to Use on Your Resume
02:30
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Your Biggest Accomplishments in Your Life (So Far) & How to List On Your Resume
2 Lectures 10:00

Let's analyze people that have jobs we want and see what qualities they have that we don't. Then we will work on filling that gap you can get your dream job! 

Preview 08:53

Please watch this video first before completing the exercise in your "Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal"  which is attached to lecture #1 in the first section of this course. Thanks

Resume Journal Exercise #3: List Impressive/Interesting & Unique on a Resume
01:07
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Creating the 1st of 3 Sections of Your Resume (The Work Experience Section)
3 Lectures 07:53

We look at what our finished resume product looks like and whether to lead with your education or your work experience.

Introduction & An Example of a Completed Resume
01:06

How many bullet points do we put in each section, what font size to use etc. I attached the impactful words and job title documents again to this lecture in case you need to access them to make your resume. 

How to Create a Superb Work Experience Section of the Resume
02:21

Please watch this video first before completing the exercise in your "Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal"  which is attached to lecture #1 in the first section of this course. Thanks

Resume Journal Exercise #4: Creating the Work Experience Section of Your Resume
04:26
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Creating the 2nd of 3 Sections of Your Resume (The Education Section)
2 Lectures 05:44

What should and what should we not list in the education section on our resume? How do we list education if we didn't or have not yet graduated? Should you list every club you were involved with or should you list additional course work that was not part of your degree on your resume? 

How to Create a Superb Education Section of the Resume
03:21

Please watch this video first before completing the exercise in your "Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal"  which is attached to lecture #1 in the first section of this course. Thanks

Resume Journal Exercise #5: Creating the Education Section of Your Resume
02:23
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Creating the 3rd of 3 Sections of Your Resume (The Personal/Other Section)
2 Lectures 10:12

Please spend a lot of time on this section - especially the last line of the resume as I have gotten jobs based on listing my hobbies! List your passions in life at the bottom. For me I always list baseball. 

Preview 08:11

Please watch this video first before completing the exercise in your "Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal"  which is attached to lecture #1 in the first section of this course. Thanks

Preview 02:01
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Formatting and Putting the Resume Content Together
1 Lecture 07:42

This is the final resume step!!!! Please watch this video first before completing the exercise in your "Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal"  which is attached to lecture #1 in the first section of this course. Thanks

Also, please find attached the resume template to use to complete your resume. 

Preview 07:42
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Applying for Jobs with a Cover Letter Strategy
6 Lectures 35:29

How to materially increase the chances of getting a meeting using a cover letter by appealing to people that are very similar to you and that are living your perfect life in 10 years....today. You will understand after this lecture, which should help lead to a breakthrough that will help you to get interviews or informationals. 

Preview 12:38

We discuss the overview of using a cover letter. I will include several templates in the next few lectures that you can use if you want to write a cover letter (or if someone requests a cover letter from you). 

Cover Letter Overview
02:13

Please find attached the 'changing careers cover letter' and the 'changing careers email script' documents that we discuss in this section. You can use these templates if you want to. Thanks 

The Changing Career Cover Letter (and Email Script if Applicable)
06:48

Please find attached the 'student cover letter' and the 'student email script' documents that we discuss in this section. You can use these templates if you want to. Thanks 

The I am a Student Cover Letter (and Email Script if Applicable)
07:02

Please find attached the 'I'm not a student and I'm not changing careers cover letter' and the 'I'm not a student and I'm not changing careers email script' documents that we discuss in this section. You can use these templates if you want to. Thanks 

The I'm Not a Student & I'm Not Changing Careers Cover Letter (& Email Script)
06:25

This is an optional exercise as we don't all use and send cover letters. Please complete the cover letter template and or the email template that applies to you which are attached to the previous 3 lessons of this section entitled:

The Changing Career Cover Letter (and Email Script if Applicable)

The I am a Student Cover Letter (and Email Script if Applicable)

The I'm Not a Student & I'm Not Changing Careers Cover Letter (an Email Script if Applicable)

Thanks

Resume Success Journal Exercise #8: Writing Your Cover Letter or Email Script
00:23
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Optimizing or Creating Your LinkedIn Profile to Improve Your Career Prospects
3 Lectures 07:59

We will work on porting our resume into our LinkedIn profile so that recruiters will have an easier time accessing our resume. 

Preview 02:24

How can we access and create notes on our meetings in LinkedIn and simply copying and pasting our new resume to our LinkedIn profile and what is the optimal sorting, Search Engine Optimized introduction and endorsement bombing etc : ) 

Creating/Improving Your LinkedIn Profile Using Your Resume
04:58

Please watch this video first before completing the exercise in your "Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal"  which is attached to lecture #1 in the first section of this course. Thanks

Resume Journal Exercise #9: Copying Your Resume to Your LinkedIn Profile
00:37
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Creating or Optimizing the Summary Section of Your LinkedIn Profile
4 Lectures 08:29

List your strengths, your passions, what is unique, interesting and interesting about you in your LinkedIn summary section among other topics covered in this lecture. We also discuss questions which will help you understand who the target reader is of your profile and many other topics including keywords to help you write a very impactful LinkedIn summary section. 

Intro & Checklist of What to Write On the Summary Part of your LinkedIn Profile
03:44

Please watch this video first before completing the exercise in your "Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal"  which is attached to lecture #1 in the first section of this course. Thanks

Resume Exercise #10.1: Checklist+Questions to Answer to Help Write Summary
00:24

Let's write your LinkedIn summary! 

Putting it All Together and Writing Your Profile
03:20

Please watch this video first before completing the exercise in your "Resume & LinkedIn Success Journal"  which is attached to lecture #1 in the first section of this course. Thanks

Resume Exercise #10.2: Finishing Your LinkedIn Summary & Adding it to LinkedIn
01:01
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About the Instructor
Chris Haroun
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Award Winning MBA Professor, Venture Capitalist and Author.

** Chris teaches full-time on Udemy; he is the author of the #1 best selling business course on Udemy called "An Entire MBA in 1 Course," which has been purchased by more than 120,000 students in 11 languages in 196 countries.**  He has also published 29 other courses on Udemy.

** According to Business Insider  "Haroun is one of the highest rated professors on Udemy, so you can expect to be in good hands through the course of your education." **

Chris is also the author of the book "101 Crucial Lessons They Don't Teach You in Business School," which Business Insider wrote is "the most popular book of 2016 according to Business Insider readers." In 2015 Forbes called this book "1 of 6 books that all entrepreneurs must read right now."

Chris is also the founder and CEO of Haroun Education Ventures, which has 3 areas of focus: 

1: Online Business Education & Self Development Courses through his subsidiary Udemy publishing platform called "Complete Business Education," 

2: Education Charities and 

3: Edtech Venture Capital.

In addition he is an award winning business school professor, MBA graduate from Columbia University and former Goldman Sachs employee. He has raised/managed over $1bn in his career.

Chris is passionate about educational charities and he is on the board of directors of several tech companies and ‘The Lemo Foundation’, which offers scholarships and mentoring to East Palo Alto students where the high school graduation rate is only 40%. He is also on the board of Providing Opportunities for Women (P.O.W.) which was founded by a few of his business school students. 

He also has work experience at hedge fund giant Citadel, consulting firm Accenture & several firms that he has started, including an investment firm that had a venture capital investment in Facebook several years before the Facebook IPO.

He is a frequent lecturer at several Bay Area business schools including Berkeley, Stanford, The Hult International School of Business and San Francisco State University. Chris also has an undergraduate degree with a major in Management Information Systems and International Business from McGill University where he is a McGill University Dobson Fellow (awarded for his work mentoring McGill students with venture capital start up business models).

Chris has written numerous articles and has been interviewed or profiled in Forbes, Business Insider, Entrepreneur Magazine, VentureBeat, Wired Magazine, AlleyWatch and several television, podcast and radio interviews, including one with Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) which is Hong Kong's oldest and sole public service broadcaster. He has his own entrepreneurship column in Inc. magazine.

Chris Haroun's goals are:

1: Access: To help make education accessible and affordable to every person in every country (and without firewalls) by investing in disruptive edTech companies through his company (Haroun Education Ventures).

2: Give: If you work for a charity, Chris is more than happy to give you all of his online business and self development courses for free to every employee at every charity in the world; simply send him a LinkedIn message and he will send you coupons for all of his courses at 100% off. Please include your charity email address in the LinkedIn message (for example, name@charity.org).

3: Edutainment: His passion is to "make business education impactful and entertaining with no boring theory; edutainment works!"

Chris is very passionate about education, education related charities and edTech start-ups/companies as he believes that all problems in the world can be solved via education; please see his recent TEDx Talk on this topic. He lives in Hillsborough, California with his wife Christine and 3 sons who are also passionate about baseball…especially the Toronto Blue Jays! : ) 

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Complete Business Education (CBE) with Chris Haroun provides engaging and high quality business and professional development courses for individuals looking to sharpen their business skills and accelerate their careers.  

CBE courses on Udemy have over 130,000 students in 196 countries, including 11 language versions of the highest selling business course on Udemy, called An Entire MBA in 1 Course. 

CBE brings you courses that are affordable, current, entertaining and based on practical work experience instead of theory so that you can immediately apply the concepts taught and take your career to the next level.