Writing a resume


What you'll learn

What you'll learn

Finding a great job starts with writing a great resume, one that speaks to your personal and professional strengths. Learn how to write a resume that stands out and makes employers take notice. Stacey A. Gordon, cofounder of Career Incubator, has made it her life's work to help others find the jobs and build the careers of their dreams. In this course, she walks through the basics of resume writing for job seekers, as well as a few extra job search basics such as identifying companies to work for and determining fit.

Basic components of a resume

Customising the basic resume components

Upgrading your resume

Layout and formatting choices

Alternative resume design

Handling common hurdles

Using your resumer to get the job you want

Standing out from the crowd

Best practices for using a resume

Conducting a proactive vs reactive job search

How it works


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You will be taken to LinkedIn Learning. You don't need to sign up. You will find the course under the Contents tab.


Watch the videos, you can do this in one or more visits.


Once you have watched all the videos, you will have completed the course.