Masterful Resume Writing

How to Write Responsive Resumes that Get Results!
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

Looking for a job? Seeking a change of career?

Applying for a job can feel like you're just sending resumes off into cyberspace, never to be seen or heard from again! Gone are the days of pouring over classified ads for work openings in your local area. New recruitment tools and apps allow agencies to run their listings in hundreds of online locations at once. That means job banks today get inundated with applications from people worldwide! People apply to jobs across the nation or across the world, ready and willing to relocate for that “perfect” job. And that means hundreds of qualified candidates to choose from but a much more challenging process to actually choose!

So after the electronic “scrub” of parsing, who will be left standing? Don't you want to be one of them? This course will help you learn to analyze job announcements and answer the question the hiring agency is asking – with a targeted resume!

What are the requirements?

  • Word processor of choice.
  • Documentation of all past and present jobs and activities.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Follow a 12-step process for building a versatile resume template.
  • Build an information reservoir of your total employment history.
  • Learn to analyze job announcements and make strategic selections.
  • Develop a targeted resume that addresses specific employer needs.
  • Discover and appreciate unrecognized talents and skills.
  • Make more effective use of your search time and response time.
  • Achieve better response rates for your resume submissions.

What is the target audience?

  • You should take this course if you’re: Using a one-size-fits-all resume.
  • Not getting good response to your applications.
  • Applying for your first job.
  • Returning to the workforce.
  • Looking to make a career change.
  • Aiming for the short list.
  • Ready to get to work!

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.

Curriculum

Section 1: Let's Begin!
03:14

Let's get started!

02:26

A summary of what you'll be learning in this course.

01:33

Meet your course designer and instructor.

02:06

Find out how gardening relates to resume writing!

03:26

Understand the real purpose of a resume.

03:41

What does it take to land an interview? Understand the Resume Paradox - and how to use it to your advantage!

2 questions

Important Concepts

Section 2: The 12-Step Masterful Resume Writing Process
11:00

Intro to the process and Step 1 - Learn how to analyze a job announcement and make strategic selections on which opportunities to pursue.

02:26

Do your hiring organization homework!

04:50

What is the resume reviewer looking for?

08:01

Create a dynamic opening for your resume that tells the story of YOU.

06:49

Compile and consider everything you've ever done.

01:27

Make good choices about the information you include!

12:20

Powerful writing gets attention.

01:50

Let it marinate!

02:09

Reap the value of second opinions!

01:39

Consider your feedback; refine your content.

01:26

Add the visual polish!

06:09

Apply strategically and follow instructions.

3 questions

Important Concepts

02:38

Summary of the 12-Step Responsive Resume Writing Process

Section 3: Course Bonus Materials!
01:33

Bonus course materials!

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Instructor Biography

Roz Swartz Williams, Visual Communications Consultant

Published business writer and graphic designer with 25 years of experience in corporate communications and marketing collateral design, offering visual communications services - specializing in writing and design of print and online media publications. Brand & identity development, content marketing strategies, copywriting, graphic and WordPress web design. Author of The Masterful Writer Series, The Purpose Chronicles Series, and other fiction and nonfiction works.

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