Skills Training for Job Seekers (HRD)

Enhance Your Resume, Market Yourself, Explore A New Career

HRD (Human Resources Development) courses provide employability skills training and assistance for adults who are trying to find employment, transitioning back into the workforce, or working to redefine their professional niche in today's global market.

Classes are designed to address current needs and trends of the complex and constantly changing workforce. 

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*All HRD courses are fee-waived for qualifying individuals who are unemployed, "underemployed," or who have received notice of layoff or pending layoff.*

Course Details & Registration Information

Get an Edge on the Competition: Electronic Resume Tips
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
230815 Online 06/10/2020 06/16/2020 G. McCowan $70.00 40/40
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Qualified individuals who wants to find out how to make sure their resume survives the competitive sorting process.
Explore current technologies used in the hiring process to find out how to make them work for you! Fabulous formatting and strong action verbs are no longer enough to make sure your resume gets a second look. Resumes are reviewed in today’s work world by machine scanners, not people; find out what that change means for you. Learn about keywords and formatting so that your resume survives the competitive, computerized sorting process and lands in the hands of a human being. Learn how to optimize your resume content for scanning and save it in a computer-readable format. Make your resume stand out and land that interview!
Course Objectives
  1. have learned what an ATS does in screening out resumes
  2. have discussed formatting tips for electronic resumes
  3. have reviewed how to use a job description to find keywords suitable for an electronic resume
  4. have determined how to save a resume in a computer readable format
  5. have listed ways to stand out using an online resume in order not to be screened out
Outline of Instruction
  1. Describe an electronic resume
  2. Note the different between a print and electronic resume due to ASCII text format
  3. Review the keyword emphasis
  4. Discuss formatting tips for electronic resumes
  5. Transmitting electronic resumes
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 95% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Qualified individuals who wants 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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Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696