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Approx. 13 hours to complete
English

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Intermediate Level
Approx. 13 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Preparing to Write

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 48 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Focusing Your Resume7m
Identifying Relevant Competencies8m
Understanding 21st Century Competencies11m
Gathering Your Materials to Write8m
Understanding Applicant Tracking Systems6m
4 readings
Lists of Competencies10m
Competency Readings10m
20 Questions10m
Background Resources10m
2 practice exercises
Concept Quiz30m
Concept Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Writing a Winning Resume

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 51 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Using the Resume Skills Tier Method6m
Writing Summary Sections6m
Writing Objectives7m
Finding the Right Words6m
Using the Resume Dictionary and COCA12m
5 readings
Example Accomplishment Statements10m
Example Resume Tier Method Statements10m
Example Resume Summary Statements10m
Action Word Resources10m
Lists of Competencies10m
2 practice exercises
Concept Quiz30m
Concept Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Choosing a Resume Format

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 54 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Other Popular Resume Formats8m
Two Special Resume Formats8m
Other Special Resume Formats9m
Electronic, Scannable and Internal Resumes8m
What You Should Never Put on a Resume10m
2 readings
Example Resume Formats10m
Federal Resume Formats10m
3 practice exercises
Concept Quiz30m
Concept Quiz30m
Concept Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Writing a Winning Cover Letter

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
4 videos
Constructing the Letter10m
Creating a Sense of Urgency6m
The Follow-Up Letter8m
1 reading
Example Cover Letter10m
2 practice exercises
Concept Review30m
Concept Quiz30m

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