Create a Tailored Resume with Google Docs

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Coursera Project Network
In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Write a resume summary including your identified hard and soft skills in Google Docs

Review a job listing of your choice and identify the required hard and soft skills 

Tailor resume summary to reflect hard and soft skills in chosen job listing

Showcase this hands-on experience in an interview

Clock2 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project you will have used Google Docs to create a resume tailored to a specific job opening. This experience will help you effectively identify your hard and soft skills and leverage them to help your resume pass through the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and land on the desk of a decision maker. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.


0 to 2 years of professional experience will be helpful in completing this project.

Skills you will develop

ProofreadingEditingResume tailoringSkill matching

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create a Resume Template in Google Docs

  2. Identify and Listing Hard Skills and Soft Skills

  3. Write a Professional Summary with Hard and Soft Skills

  4. Review a Job Listing and Identifying the Required Hard and Soft Skills

  5. Tailor Resume Summary for Specific Job Listing

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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