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!
Understand the real purpose of a resume.
What does it take to land an interview? Understand the Resume Paradox - and how to use it to your advantage!
Intro to the process and Step 1 - Learn how to analyze a job announcement and make strategic selections on which opportunities to pursue.
What is the resume reviewer looking for?
Create a dynamic opening for your resume that tells the story of YOU.
Compile and consider everything you've ever done.
Make good choices about the information you include!
Powerful writing gets attention.
Let it marinate!
Reap the value of second opinions!
Consider your feedback; refine your content.
Add the visual polish!
Apply strategically and follow instructions.
Summary of the 12-Step Responsive Resume Writing Process
Bonus course materials!
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