The State University of New York
How to Write a Resume (Project-Centered Course)
The State University of New York

How to Write a Resume (Project-Centered Course)

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Holly Justice

Instructor: Holly Justice

4.6

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5 hours to complete
3 weeks at 1 hour a week
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There are 7 modules in this course

Define course goals. Introduction about purpose of a resume, and when it might be used, and criteria for the peer-review rubric.

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1 video2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

A top-to-bottom look at the typical sections of a resume. Different sections you might have on a resume, definition of transferable skills and how to pull those out of past experiences.

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1 video1 reading1 discussion prompt

How to write an action-statement, what makes a strong verb, how to maximize use of numbers and other characters, and common pitfalls of writing the content.

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1 video1 quiz1 peer review

How to organize the sections on the document, foundations of strong structure and clear formatting.

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1 video

Different types of jobs are going to look for different headings, or different orders of sections for the optimal response from an employer. Define “Buzz Words” and show how to identify them in a job posting, and then implement them on the resume.

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1 video1 reading1 discussion prompt

Interview with an employer about how they approach a stack of resumes, what stands out in a good way, and what can leave a negative impression.

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1 video1 discussion prompt

Common questions about resumes job-seekers might have, that may not have fit into our modules.

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1 video1 reading1 peer review

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4.6 (954 ratings)
Holly Justice
The State University of New York
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