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How can you bring your resume to the top of the pile? How can you present yourself to prospective employers using the language they already speak inside their organization? This course will give you answers to those questions. You will learn how to convert a boring resume into a dynamic asset statement that conveys your talents in the language that an employer understands. After completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Identify the real purpose of a resume. 2. Identify relevant competencies for a position. 3. Adapt your resumes to Applicant Tracking Systems (resume screening software). 4. Write powerful and convincing accomplishment statements using your accomplishments inventory to strategically assemble the most relevant evidence of competency for a specific position. 5. Use the resume skills tier method to strengthen your resume. 6. Write summary sections and objective statements aligned to a job position. 7. Take advantage of web resources to find power language for your resume. 8. Produce a strong resume in a format that is suitable both to your background and the position you're interested in. 9. Produce strong cover letters that use A.I.D.A. to help you achieve your career goals. 10. Produce effective follow-up letters that help you stand out from the competition....
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Approx. 16 hours to complete

Предполагаемая нагрузка: 4 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...
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Только онлайн-курсы

Начните сейчас и учитесь по собственному графику.
Calendar

Гибкие сроки

Назначьте сроки сдачи в соответствии со своим графиком.
Intermediate Level

Промежуточный уровень

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Approx. 16 hours to complete

Предполагаемая нагрузка: 4 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...
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English

Субтитры: English...

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1
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4 ч. на завершение

Preparing to Write

In this module, you'll learn to how position your resume to a specific marketing purpose, how to align your resume with the specific needs of the hiring organization, and how to ensure your resume ranks high on the relevancy scales used by top-notch organizations today....
Reading
6 видео (всего 48 мин.), 5 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 3 тестов
Video6 видео
Focusing Your Resume7мин
Identifying Relevant Competencies8мин
Understanding 21st Century Competencies11мин
Gathering Your Materials to Write8мин
Understanding Applicant Tracking Systems6мин
Reading5 материалов для самостоятельного изучения
You Can Help Produce Better MOOCs10мин
Lists of Competencies10мин
Competency Readings10мин
20 Questions10мин
Background Resources10мин
Quiz2 практических упражнения
Concept Quiz12мин
Concept Quiz10мин
Week
2
Clock
4 ч. на завершение

Writing a Winning Resume

In this module, you will learn how to construct powerful accomplishment statements, how to write effective summary sections and job objectives, how to select action words to present you as a doer and achiever, and how to use two web resources that can help you find powerful language for your resume....
Reading
6 видео (всего 51 мин.), 5 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 3 тестов
Video6 видео
Using the Resume Skills Tier Method6мин
Writing Summary Sections6мин
Writing Objectives7мин
Finding the Right Words6мин
Using the Resume Dictionary and COCA12мин
Reading5 материалов для самостоятельного изучения
Example Accomplishment Statements10мин
Example Resume Tier Method Statements10мин
Example Resume Summary Statements10мин
Action Word Resources10мин
Lists of Competencies10мин
Quiz2 практических упражнения
Concept Quiz14мин
Concept Quiz8мин
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2 ч. на завершение

Choosing a Resume Format

In this module, you'll learn how to select the best resume format to support your experience and career goals. You'll learn how to prepare resumes for electronic submission and for submission to OCR engines. You learn the benefits of using an internal resume in your annual review process, and you'll learn what never to put on a resume....
Reading
6 видео (всего 54 мин.), 2 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 3 тестов
Video6 видео
Other Popular Resume Formats8мин
Two Special Resume Formats8мин
Other Special Resume Formats9мин
Electronic, Scannable and Internal Resumes8мин
What You Should Never Put on a Resume10мин
Reading2 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Example Resume Formats10мин
Federal Resume Formats10мин
Quiz3 практических упражнения
Concept Quiz30мин
Concept Quiz20мин
Concept Quiz16мин
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3 ч. на завершение

Writing a Winning Cover Letter

In this module, you'll how to prepare an effective cover letter and how to use marketing strategies to get you cover letter to work for you. You'll learn how to use similar strategies to write a follow-up letter after interviews....
Reading
4 видео (всего 31 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 3 тестов
Video4 видео
Constructing the Letter10мин
Creating a Sense of Urgency6мин
The Follow-Up Letter8мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Example Cover Letter10мин
Quiz2 практических упражнения
Concept Review20мин
Concept Quiz20мин
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автор: GCOct 10th 2017

Simplistic, direct and informative. This course helped me refocus my competencies and updated my resume writing strategies. Great examples and resources to utilize.

автор: RCOct 15th 2016

One of the most compelling and amazing courses on Coursera. Teaches you the essentials required to survive in the 'market'.

Преподаватель

Charles Duquette

Lecturer/Marketing Coordinator
Maryland English Institute

О University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 47 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.8 billion operating budget, secures $500 million annually in external research funding and recently completed a $1 billion fundraising campaign. ...

О специализации ''Interviewing and Resume Writing in English'

This specialization will help you develop the English language strategies and communication skills you need to advance in your professional career. Whether you already have a successful career and are looking to move forward, whether you’re looking to change careers, whether you’re starting out in the world of work, or whether you’re coming back into the world of work after some time away – if you believe in working for more than a paycheck, then this specialization will help you. The core courses cover preparing for a successful job search, including self research and research of the job market and industries of interest; strengthening your interview skills by recognizing what hiring managers are looking for and taking steps to prepare for the types of tough questions today's premier companies use; and preparing a resume, cover letter and supporting business documents. The capstone will allow you to apply the skills you learn in this specialization to your own job search. A key benefit of this specialization is the opportunities you'll have to practice your interviewing skills with other job-seekers from around the world. You’ll give them feedback and they’ll give you feedback. In this process, you’ll gain new insight into what makes a speaker successful and you’ll gain confidence in your English interviewing skills....
Interviewing and Resume Writing in English

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