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Beat the Applicant Tracking System and Get Your Resume Noticed
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
235240 Online 11/17/2020 11/23/2020 G. McCowan $70.00 35/40
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Job seekers who want to find out how to make sure their resume survives the competitive sorting process.
Fabulous formatting and strong action verbs are not enough to get your resume a second look – computers, not human beings, are doing the scanning. Computerized screening has dramatically changed the way job seekers get noticed. Find out how to make sure your resume survives the competitive sorting process and lands in someone’s hands. Learn how to use key words from job descriptions and make your resume optimal for scanning. Learn how you, as a job seeker, can use your resume to stand out and land an interview.
Course Objectives
  1. be able to explain why companies use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and how they work to screen out resumes.
  2. be able to execute several methods to determine appropriate keywords for their resume.
  3. be able to apply proper formatting tips for electronic resumes.
  4. be able to compare the impact of different resume file formats.
  5. be able to identify next steps in revising their resume.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Why do you need an ATS friendly resume?
  2. Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
  3. Keywords
  4. Resume Formatting
  5. File Formats
  6. Next Steps to Take
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Materials provided
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Job seekers who want to find out how to make sure their resume survives the competitive sorting process.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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  • Resume to the Interview and the Steps In-Between - HRD-3001BD2
  • Beyond the Resume - HRD-3003V2
Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696

Online Educational Partners

Wake Tech also offers non-credit training through our online educational partners, who have large catalogs of online courses. 

Career Step

Get the career-focused education you need to succeed! Wake Tech has partnered with Career Step to offer online training programs including Medical Coding and Billing, Medical Transcription and Editing, Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR, and Pharmacy Technician.

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Over 350 online courses that cover a wide variety of categories. These high-quality courses are taught by industry experts and deliver specific skills and knowledge that help to advance student personal or professional development. Fundamentals courses start new each month or start anytime with a self-paced course. Categories include business, computer skills, medical, soft skills, language, personal development, teaching, writing, and more!

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Over 180 online career training courses, teaching to the fastest growing, in-demand skills. All courses are taught by experienced subject matter experts and designed to provide training needed for entry or advancement in career opportunities. Many courses prepare students for industry-recognized certifications and a growing number of them include the cost of those certification tests. Financial assistance through programs such as WIOA or MyCAA – Free Career Training for Military Spouses may be available. Categories include healthcare, skilled trades, business, software, IT, management, design hospitality, and more!

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UGotClass online certificates and courses are provided by the Learning Resources Network (LERN), the largest continuing education association in the world, serving more than 1,000 colleges, universities and schools. Online courses are taught by leading practitioners and teachers, with audio presentations from the teacher and interaction with other participants and the teacher. We offer certificates, CEUs, ILUs, and some courses even have optional graduate credit. Courses focus on “Skills for the 21st Century” ©.

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