About this Course

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got a tangible career benefit from this course

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Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 3 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: Arabic, French, Greek, Dutch, English, Spanish...

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

50%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

80%

got a pay increase or promotion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 3 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: Arabic, French, Greek, Dutch, English, Spanish...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction to the Course & Resumes

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
About the Instructor10m
Resume Rubric10m
1 practice exercise
Resume Rubric True & False14m
21 minutes to complete

The Foundation of your Resume: A Self-Inventory

21 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 6 min), 1 reading
1 reading
Differences of Resumes Internationally10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Writing Content for your Resume

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 12 min)
1 practice exercise
Practicing Bullet Points10m
Week
3

Week 3

10 minutes to complete

Piecing it all Together: Organization, Structure, Format

10 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 10 min)
Week
4

Week 4

22 minutes to complete

Know your Industry

22 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 7 min), 1 reading
1 reading
Some Key Notes about LinkedIn10m
12 minutes to complete

Best-Practices for your Resume from an Employer

12 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 7 min)
2 hours to complete

Frequently Asked Questions

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 8 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Resume Review Rubric10m
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Top reviews from How to Write a Resume (Project-Centered Course)

By SSMar 30th 2016

Really a good course, it enhanced the knowledge on the resume writing skills and the made to note the areas which we actually miss. Thanks for the instructor and the other contributors

By SHDec 3rd 2019

I was able to create a new resume from scratch in an hour and it looks better that any document I have submitted in the past. Easy, informative, and straightforward

Instructor

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Holly Justice 

Career Counselor
University at Buffalo Career Services

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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