Career Success for Job Seekers (HRD)

Enhance Your Resume, Nail The Interview, 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 the current needs and trends of the complex and constantly changing workforce.

*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

Creating Stellar Cover Letters
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Available Classes
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Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Job Seekers interested in creating a well written cover letter to gain employer interest.
Learn to write cover letters that lead to job interviews! This course explains the two main kinds of letters – letters of application and letters of inquiry. You will learn how to frame cover letters based on key words in job descriptions and postings. You’ll also learn how to customize cover letters for specific positions.
Course Objectives
  1. have learned the purpose of the cover letter.
  2. have explored the types and styles of resumes.
  3. have reviewed cover letter formatting and guidelines.
  4. have identified best practices for cover letters.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Module 1 - Identifying types of cover letters
  2. Module 2 - Formatting and style
  3. Module 3 - Customizing based upon key words
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 95% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Job Seekers interested in creating a well written cover letter to gain employer interest.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Jump Start Your Resume - HRD-3003F2
  • Beyond the Resume - HRD-3003V2
  • Work Histories, Resumes and Applications - HRD-3001AF2
  • Beat the Applicant Tracking System and Get Your Resume Noticed - HRD-3001AV2
Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696