Primed for Success: Writing a Resume that Tells Your Story, Gets You Noticed, and Lands You Interviews | Sessions
You already know that all job seekers need resumes. And you’ve probably received tons of advice from your parents, your university’s career services center, and online resources. How can anyone make sense of all that competing input?
Your resume’s primary function is to get you the interview. It is essentially a marketing asset that clearly communicates your ability to solve problems for prospective employers. In this session, we’ll break it all down, step by step, looking at all the ingredients needed to make an effective resume. You’ll learn:
- The importance of clearly communicating your target job, profession, and industry
- How to write a compelling professional summary that articulates your “secret sauce”
- What are keywords and why do they matter
- How to write your accomplishments so employers see what you’re capable of
- Formatting guidelines to make your resume easy to read and visually appealing
- What non-work details to include
- Resume red flags and things to avoid
- How your resume is different from your LinkedIn profile
You’ll come away with actionable items and downloadable resources and templates to equip you for writing an effective resume that gets you noticed and positions you for job search success.
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