Resume Writing

What does your resume look like? If you’re like most job seekers, it’s a little outdated. And if you haven’t updated it recently, you’re probably missing the key components that need to be on your resume to work with the applicant tracking software systems (or ATS) employers are using these days to review applications.

In this course, you’re going to learn how to transform your current resume into one that gets you through ATS and turns into interviews!

Lessons include:

Resume Basics

  • If Your Resume Stinks, Can You Still Get a Job?
  • Do You Need a Resume or CV?
  • The Basics of Resume Writing
  • How Many Versions of Your Resume Do You Need?
  • Are Functional Resumes Still a Thing?
  • Resume Length: How Long Should Your Resume Be

Resume Writing

  • Replace Your Objective with a Resume Headline
  • Share Your Value Proposition with a Great Summary
  • Keywords, Keywords, and More Keywords: How to Help Your Resume Be Found
  • How to Hide Employment Gaps on Your Resume
  • A Simple Formula for Writing Resume Accomplishments
  • “Extras” on a Resume: What to Include Beyond Experience
  • Putting it All Together to Write a Great Resume

Applying Online vs Directly

  • What Is ATS—and Why Should You Care?
  • ATS vs. Visual Presentation Resume
  • Address or No Address: What Is the Right Answer?
  • Match Your Resume to Each Job Description
  • How to Write a Cover Letter

Your resume is the basic tool in your job-search toolbox, so we’re spending a lot of time helping you get it right to showcase your value and do exactly what it’s supposed to do: get you interviews!

Get ready to write because, by the end of this course, you’re going to have a great resume!