How to Get Your Resume Noticed and Land More Interviews
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How to Get Your Resume Noticed and Land More Interviews

Includes resume template! Learn a recruiter's best tips on creating a resume that stands out from the crowd.
5.0 (2 ratings)
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9 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2017
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Build your personal brand to set yourself apart from other candidates
  • Write a focused objective statement that catches attention
  • Pass the 10 second glance that most employers initially give your resume
  • Avoid common mistakes that could be sending your resume to the "no" pile
  • Write powerful statements about your skills and experience
  • Optimize your resume to bypass Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Apply other tips and tricks that I've learned along the way as a recruiter
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Requirements
  • Basic word processing skills
Description

This course will give you practical tips that you can implement right away to get your resume noticed by employers and recruiters. Course content is delivered in an efficient format so that you aren't spending valuable job searching time watching hours and hours of video. Get started on applying for jobs with your new, improved resume in no time!

If you haven't started writing your resume yet, this course makes it easy for you with an included resume template!

You will learn how to:

  • Build a solid personal brand that communicates the value you can contribute to a company
  • Craft a focused objective statement that grabs attention and draws your reader in
  • Pass the 10 second glance that employers and recruiters first give your resume
  • Write powerful skill statements that showcase your accomplishments and abilities
  • Apply valuable tips and tricks that I've learned as a recruiter and owner of a busy recruitment company. 

Overall, you're going to learn how to boost your resume so that you stand out from other applicants, hopefully landing you more interviews and more opportunities to get the job you want! 


Who is the target audience?
  • Students
  • New grads
  • Anyone making a job or career change
  • Anyone having a tough time getting interviews
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Curriculum For This Course
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Building Your Personal Brand
4 Lectures 11:39

Identifying Your Strengths
03:27

EXERCISE: What is Your Value Add?
01:41

How to Communicate Your Value Add
04:37

Take this quick to find out if you know what personal branding is and why it's important. 

Personal Branding
3 questions
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Writing Your Objective Statement
2 Lectures 06:57
Why Your Objective is Important
02:44

Targeted, Clear and Concise
04:13

Get ready to be quizzed on some of the topics we covered regarding the objective section.

The Objective Section
3 questions
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Passing the 10 Second Glance
2 Lectures 11:27
Avoiding Common Mistakes
06:21

Employers and recruiters often just glance over your resume before deciding whether to save it to be looked at again. In the previous lecture, we covered common mistakes made in resumes that you'll want to avoid so that your resume makes it past the glance. Take this quiz to see how well you know some of these mistakes.

Avoiding Common Mistakes
3 questions

Managing Your Online Presence
05:06
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Powerful Skill Statements
2 Lectures 04:15
How to Write Skill Statements
02:47

Power Verbs
01:28

Take this short quiz to find out if you know how to write skill statements that are not only effective, but also powerful.

Skill Statements
3 questions
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Golden Nuggets
3 Lectures 07:02
What You Need to Know About Applicant Tracking Systems
02:40


Resume Template
00:17
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 05:35
Wrap Up
03:08

Bonus Lecture: One-on-One Coaching Special Offer!
02:27
About the Instructor
Jenny Paul, B.Comm., LL.B.
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9 Students
1 Course
Executive Recruiter, Recruitment Company Owner, Lawyer

Jenny Paul is a former lawyer, now recruiter and owner of a recruitment company. She sees dozens of new resumes a day and spends much of her time coaching candidates on how to put their best foot forward when it comes to applying for a new job. She helps candidates with job search techniques, resume writing, interview preparation and offer negotiation. 

In Jenny's previous career in law, she went through a highly competitive application process and secured a position at a top tier law firm in Canada. She has practical experience when it comes to preparing for tough interviews and rising above the competition. 

Jenny is passionate about helping others succeed. She stays up to date on techniques for personal and professional development. Having navigated a significant career change and built a successful business, Jenny has lots of tips and strategies when it comes to both. 

Find more information about Jenny and how to contact her at the link under her photo.