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Learner Reviews & Feedback for How to Write a Resume (Project-Centered Course) by The State University of New York

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About the Course

What you’ll achieve: In this project-centered course*, you will craft an essential cornerstone of the modern-day job or internship search: the resume. You’ll review resume best practices and explore current trends with guidance from a professional career counselor and recruiter, and you’ll exchange structured feedback with your peers as you work to polish your own resume. When you complete the course, you’ll have an eye-catching resume that lets your professional strengths shine. What you’ll need to get started: This course is designed primarily for young professionals or college students who are writing their first resume or looking to give an old resume a fresh and polished professional look. All job seekers will benefit from the course material and project, however, regardless of their career stage or professional background. All you will need is word processing software that allows you to create a resume on a computer- there are free tools available. *About Project-Centered Courses: Project-centered courses are designed to help you complete a personally meaningful real-world project, with your instructor and a community of like-minded supportive learners with similar goals providing guidance and suggestions along the way. By actively applying new concepts as you learn, you’ll master the course content more efficiently; you’ll also get a head start on using the skills you gain to make positive changes in your life and career. When you complete the course, you’ll have a finished project that you’ll be proud to use and share....

Top reviews

May 26, 2020

It's wonderful experience with Quiz of Resume. I learn lots of things about resume and I am sure after completing this wonderful course everyone can write a effective and impressive resume.thank you.

Apr 13, 2020

In the words of myself , i would say "Coursera" is certainty an highly professional educative platform to learn about academic and non academic lessons. I'm pretty much pleased with their lessons.

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By Akash S

Aug 8, 2020

Will love to get more specific phrased and words to use in Resume.

By Harishwar R B

Jun 2, 2020

This course really helped me a lot in writing an effective resume

By Erika E

Oct 15, 2019

A lot of extra information that we usually get in a common course

By Kamyar A

Apr 25, 2020

Really important and useful points were mentioned in the course.

By Carlos E G C

Aug 30, 2019

Good content but very focused on North America's way of resumee.

By Satendra S

May 17, 2020

This course is very useful in future , also Easy to understand.

By Peter S

May 2, 2020

Great course to help new professionals in writing their resume.


Oct 13, 2020

Most probable I completed this course. Only difficult is quiz

By Amresh

Sep 9, 2017

It was quite helpful. Thanks a lot Mr. Zack and Coursera... :)

By Pradip K

May 4, 2020

Quiz 2 was really very tough otherwise this course was good!

By Pavankumar B

Jun 18, 2019

An excellent introductory course on 'How to build a resume.'

By Abdullah H

Mar 6, 2016

It was a powerful guide for building and improving a resume.

By Tahsina A

Apr 18, 2020

Please correct the typos in the videos with sample resumes.


Jul 4, 2021

This course gave me a new perspective to write a resume.

By Rashmi R B

Jun 12, 2021

Great course. But I didn't get any certificate yet! :(


May 13, 2020

It helped me in writing my personal resume

Thank you.

By Wesam R

May 1, 2016

I have gained wonderful Knowledge. very good course

By Shubham V

Jun 17, 2020

More examples and career-specific points needed

By anusha a s

Jun 1, 2020

A good course with complete details on resume.

By Eslam E

May 1, 2020

It was looking evaluation from career advisor.

By Amlan M

Apr 2, 2020

Very much helpful for writing the first Resume


Apr 11, 2020

Nice course

Everything was explained very well

By Pavani R

Oct 24, 2017

I felt little bit tough while attending quiz

By Tanvi K

Sep 3, 2020

Course was great really great learned a lot

By akhil

Jul 28, 2020

superb content

more examples a student want