Description: This 1 hour course helps job seekers ready to land employment to organize their skills and experience into a resume and cover letter.
Objectives: Understand the role of your resume and cover letter in the job search process
Use your cover letter to persuade the hiring manager to want to meet you
Use candied bullet points to write a resume that is compact but brimming with your most relevant qualifications
Handle your references—from contacting them to formatting their information on paper
Format your resume and cover letters for the particular submission method requested by the organization you are applying to
Assessment: inline quizzes
Topics: Understand the function of resumes and cover letters, Brainstorm professional and personal qualifications,
Apply formatting techniques for drafting resumes, Contact and list appropriate references, Follow up after interviews
Resources: System Requirements:
Microsoft Office 97+ or comparable office suite such as OpenOffice (http://www.openoffice.org), Adobe Flash Player 9+,Acrobat Reader 7.0+
Other information: Accessibility Features
Learning method: online, self-paced.