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. 

Full Catalog of HRD Courses | Available HRD Classes

*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

Course
Creating Stellar Cover Letters
Name
HRD-3003AE2
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 304 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
215721 NC Works Career Center 08/15/2019 08/15/2019 T. Craig $70.00 Open
215791 NC Works Career Center 10/03/2019 10/03/2019 T. Craig $70.00 Open
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed jobseekers.
Description
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
7
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
N/A
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
Unemployed and underemployed jobseekers.
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
  • Get an Edge on the Competition: Electronic Resume Tips - HRD-3001AV2
Course Contact Information
HRD Office http://hrd.waketech.edu
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696