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Your complete resume supercharge kit: resume fundamentals, avoiding mistakes tips & one year free resume hosting coupon
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What Will I Learn?
Understand complete resume writing fundamentals
Build a professional and effective resume that demands the attention of employers
Highlight your greatest assets, and shift attention away from gaps you might have in your employment history
Supercharge your resume using the Resume Hosting online resume hosting platform
Prepare keyword-rich and targeted resumes that get results
Expand your opportunities by publishing your resume online and connecting it with LinkedIn
Present yourself effectively on LinkedIn to separate yourself from other professionals
Overcome challenges such as not enough work experience
Properly present an excess of work experience
Tailor your resume to the specific job description
Avoid resume writing mistakes by learning from the TIPS and TRICKS lecture section
Get tools to supercharge your resume in the real-world with the included coupon valid for year of online resume hosting
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Requirements
  • This course requires a basic knowledge of word processing software
  • This course requires a basic knowledge of the Internet and the motivation to put your resume on higher level
Description

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Resume Fundamentals with Resume Hosting Coupon + Tips training kit // Course updated on May 10th, 2015.

We strive to give our students more than just education. We provide experience that can be instantly implemented in the real-world. We reach that goal with this course!

In this course with included resume supercharge kit, you'll get:

  • Comprehensive Resume Fundamentals course
  • Advice on connecting your resume with LinkedIn® to separate yourself from other professionals
  • TIPS on how to avoid the most common resume mistakes
  • Tools to supercharge your resume in the real-world as every student of this course receives a coupon for one year of online Resume Hosting.

The Main goal of the “Resume Fundamentals" course is to provide you with:

  • Comprehensive Resume Fundamentals with everything you need to know about resume writing
  • How to become more valuable and build a professional and effective resume which will be noticed by employers
  • How to highlight your greatest assets, and shift attention away from gaps you might have in your employment history.
  • How to literally supercharge your resume. There are dozens of resume building websites offering a combination of free and paid services. Many sites have excellent resume building tools, a wide variety of templates and formatting options, but do not allow you to connect your resume with LinkedIn.
  • How to expand your opportunities by publishing your resume online.
  • How to prepare keyword-rich and targeted resumes that get results.
  • How to effectively connect your online hosted resume with LinkedIn and separate yourself from other professionals.
  • How to avoid mistakes using the Special Skills Academy TIPS and TRICKS lecture section.

Plus, you'll get tools to supercharge your resume with the included Resume Hosting coupon. This entitles you to one year of free Resume Hosting, enabling you to go one step further and implement all learned into your real resume.

We wish to give our students more than just education and that our learning experience can really be instantly implemented in the real-world.

Take a look at the course curriculum for more detailed information.

Enroll today and make your resume more powerful!

Who is the target audience?
  • People seeking to maintain their current career path
  • Ambitious people planning a career change
  • Professionals looking to get promoted through quality resume hosting
  • Job seekers who want to improve their job interview results
  • Recent college graduates
  • Current undergraduate students
  • High school students
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 37 Lectures Collapse All 37 Lectures 01:05:09
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:45

Here, you will learn more about Special Skills Academy and what to expect from the course.

Preview 01:45
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How to Write a Targeted Resume
4 Lectures 09:34

Don't write a single, generic resume for all the positions you want.

Preview 05:08

There's no clear rule how long your resume should be. It's common to use one or two pages.

Preview 01:55

Your resume is your ad, and too long ads with too much irrelevant information aren't very effective.

Preview 01:30

You never know when some opportunity will present itself. That's why even if you're not actively seeking a new job, it's important to keep your resume updated.

Refreshing Your Resume
01:01
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How to Choose the Right Resume Type
5 Lectures 05:36

The resume terminology can be confusing, it seems like there are so many different terms and types of formats.

Understanding Resume Jargon
00:39

The Chronological format is the most common and traditional resume format. It's meant to highlight your work experience by listing your jobs in reversed chronological order, starting with the most recent one.

Reverse Chronological Format
00:44

Also known as a skills-based format, the Functional resume format is used to emphasize your skills and achievements rather than your work experience.

Functional Resume Format
01:35

You've probably seen titles like Combination, Chrono-functional or Hybrid format. Don't be confused, those are just different names for the same increasingly popular resume format.

Combined Chrono-Functional Format
01:15

What is a CV, and is there any difference between a CV and a resume...

Understanding the Curriculum Vitae (CV)
01:23
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Resume Formatting
18 Lectures 25:41

To increase your visibility and a chance to be found by more recruiters, many people create online resumes and portfolios.

Working with Online Resumes and Portfolios
02:58

Before a hiring manager even starts reading your resume, he or she will get some impression by just looking at it. Here are some formatting tips that will help make that first impression the best one possible.

Formatting Fundamentals For Your Resume
02:21

Until few years ago, a resume without an objective section was incomplete, but lately this section is usually replaced by a headline and a qualification summary.

Including (or not including) an Objective
01:42

The objective section of resumes have been replaced by something called the headline. The headline is something similar to a newspaper article headline.

Creating a Headline
00:57

Tthe qualifications summary is the most important part of the resume, but many job seekers don't even include one.

Writing a Qualifications Summary
01:07

Instead of duties you had, list your accomplishments, tell the employer what you did for the previous employers to improve and benefit their business.

Showcasing Achievements vs. Listing Job Duties
01:16

Today, most jobs require some level of computer or technical skills.

Including Technical Information
01:09

Job seekers often wonder what to include in their Education section, and where to put it. What you should do, depends on your circumstances.

Putting Your Education to Work
01:12

Additional information, such as awards and honors you received, publications and papers your published, can really make you stand out among other candidates.

Including Awards, Honors, and Other Information
01:24

After you've finally completed, polished, and double-checked every details of your resume, you might think you're done. Not quite yet – you still have to decide which format to use to save your document.

Knowing Which File Format is Best
00:44

PDF (Portable Document Format) is a great format that allows almost anyone to view your resume just the way you've created it.

Saving as a PDF
01:22

Sometimes to upload your resume to the ATS system, you'll need to save it as RTF (Rich Text Format).

Creating a RTF Version
00:56

To be able to upload your resume to a web page or a blog, and make it easily indexed by search engines like Google, you can save it as a HTML (HyperText Markup Language) file.

Saving to HTML Format
02:02

Online resume banks provide great opportunities to find a job (or an employee, if you're a recruiter).

Evaluating Online Resume Banks
01:48

While being present on the Internet is a good thing when seeking a job, lots of us can be even more present than we're aware of.

Becoming Too Visible
01:02

Compile a list of your references on a separate page.

Compiling Your References
01:35

In some parts of the world, like UK and Europe, thank-you notes aren't common. In some countries, it's expected that you send a gift after an interview. Check if it's ok to send one in your country, and if it is, do it.

Writing Thank-You Notes
01:05

You're probably going to need to send or bring with you a printed copy of your resume for the interview. Be professional, and put some effort into buying a quality resume paper in some office supply store.

Printing, Copying, and the Importance of Paper
01:01
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SEO Resume Search Marketing Strategy
4 Lectures 03:53

Lots of people think that, when writing a resume, listing their duties and responsibilities is enough. But to improve your chances of getting hired, you don't want to just provide some dull information of what you did, you should think of the ways how to make your resume stand out.

Creating a marketing campaign
01:15

Just like you use certain words to find some topic via search engines like Google, recruiters use keywords to search through their applicant tracking systems to find resumes with matching criteria.

Understanding the Importance of Keywords
00:51

Recruiters and employers use keywords to find candidates matching their criteria.

Finding Essential Keywords
00:57

It's not just what you say in your resume, it's also important how you say it.

Incorporating Action Verbs
00:50
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How To Supercharge Your Resume
1 Lecture 05:20

There are dozens of resume building websites offering a combination of free and paid services. Many sites have excellent resume building tools, a wide variety of templates and formatting options, but do not allow you to connect your resume with LinkedIn.

How to connect your resume powerfully with LinkedIn
05:20
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FREE Resume Hosting Coupon
1 Lecture 00:37

We wish to give our students more than just education. Every student of this course receives a one year coupon for the Resume Hosting's FULL package. This FULL package includes all available resume hosting options.

Resume Hosting Coupon
00:37
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TIPS
3 Lectures 12:43

Hiring managers and recruiters don't have time to read all the resumes they get. Instead, they briefly scan and decide which ones to discard, and which ones are worth their time. Usually that first scan lasts only about 10 seconds.

So, how to avoid being discarded immediately?

TIP1 - Sidestepping blunders
01:47

If you haven't updated your resume in a while, you probably aren't sure where to start.

Here are main tips that will help you make an effective resume.

TIP2. - Resume Tips That Will Help Get You Hired
07:40

It's very easy to make mistakes when creating or updating a resume, so make sure to double-check it before it's too late and the resume is already sent to the employer. Here are the most common mistakes, to help you catch them on time.

TIP3 - Avoid the Top 10 Resume Mistakes
03:16
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Quiz Questions
0 Lectures 00:00
How to Write a Targeted Resume Quiz
5 questions

How to Choose the Right Resume Type Quiz
7 questions

Resume Formatting Quiz
11 questions

SEO Resume Search Marketing Strategy Quiz
4 questions

How To Supercharge Your Resume Quiz
2 questions
About the Instructor
Special Skills Academy
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Teaching Useful Skills Online and Professional Certification

The Special Skills Academy is an educational training center, a pioneer in workforce analysis and an implementer of specialized training solutions that help employ today's workforce. Our innovative training courses and easy-to-use online assessments are tailored to meet the professional needs of job seekers and employers.

Traditional education by colleges and universities can be expensive, and is not always effective. Special Skills Academy's mission is a focus on filling that gap with a personalized, interactive and engaging online learning experience.

We teach useful and modern up-to-date skills. Our goal is to provide you with specialized skills that make you more valuable. We build courses that give you the tools to approach real-world business problems.

Our academy is based in both the USA and UK. For most of Special Skills Academy courses you get a professional certification after you complete a real-time, online test with our USA or UK based test center. You can choose between a USA or UK certificate based of your career targets. Our courses can also help you to pass the certification exams from other test centers or to learn useful how-to knowledge and skills.