Creating a Powerful Resume – Interactive
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Creating a Powerful Resume – Interactive

Seven Dimensions
Updated Jun 16, 2024
Course Description

Creating a Powerful Resume covers the do’s and don’ts of creating a powerful resume. Psychologist Eve Ash and HR consultant Peter Wallbridge explore typical mistakes and how to make a resume more attractive to recruiters. In this course you will cover the key ways to keep your resume succinct and powerful, and use feedback to check for grammar and typos and keep improving. You will learn how positives should be emphasized, as should volunteering experience, skills accreditation and initiatives.

Once the course is completed you will know how to make your resume and covering letter more compelling, avoiding common mistakes and emphasizing positives with action words.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify ways to improve your resume so it stands out and attracts recruiters
  • Examine classic mistakes with a resume – typos, grammar and font size
  • Identify how to make it compelling, with page 1 essentials and a powerful covering letter
  • Examine the question of referees
  • Use action words show improvements
  • List responsibilities and achievements, qualifications, awards and special skills, and community work
  • Identify best way to explain gaps in employment history