Writing Your Resume

Your resume is a marketing tool that you should keep up-to-date no matter what stage you are in your career.  In this course, participants will learn how to analyze a vacancy announcement in order to write a resume that is targeted toward the position you are seeking. Participants will learn strategies for demonstrating their unique capabilities so that you can confidently market yourself as the most qualified applicant for a position. Through a series of exercises designed to strengthen your writing skills, you will begin to craft a resume that showcases your skills and accomplishments.

About the Course

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
• Expand their language power by writing in such a way that showcases their relevant skills for the targeted position.
• Describe their marketable skills and show them through powerful accomplishment statements.
• Demonstrate written communication skills.

Course Outline (1 Full Day)

1. Resume Writing Tips
2. Creating Your Resume
3. Anatomy of a Vacancy Announcement
4. Marketing Yourself