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Refreshing Your Resume

Your resume is your first impression - make sure it's a good one.

As the pandemic winds down, many people will be seeking jobs, and many employers will be looking to ramp up to meet production/service delivery demands. Workers should be prepared to update their resumes to seek job opportunities. To prepare resumes that command attention and get interviews, workers need to know how to prepare resumes that stand out from others. This material will focus on how to do just that.

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Describing Resumes

  • Defining Resumes and Distinguishing Resumes From a Curriculum Vitae and a Capability Statement
  • What Resumes Are Intended to Do
  • Why Resumes Are Important

10 Tips for Developing and Refreshing Effective Resumes

  • Tip #1: Decide on What Is Essential Information
  • Tip #2: Identify and Use Relevant Keywords
  • Tip #3: Present the Information Concisely
  • Tip #4: Present the Information With a Compelling Layout
  • Tip #5: Make Sure to Emphasize What Makes You Better/Different From Others
  • Tip #6: Tailor the Resume to Job Listings/Postings
  • Tip #7: Focus on What You Can Do
  • Tip #8: Provide Evidence of Ability to Do the Job If Possible (Such as Links to Work Samples)
  • Tip #9: Realize the Resumes Rarely Land a Job - a Personal Touch Is Always Better
  • Tip #10: Write a Cover Letter and Ask for the Interview in the Cover Letter

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This course was last revised on May 21, 2021.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, RODC, CPTD Fellow

William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, RODC, CPTD Fellow

Rothwell & Associates, Inc.

  • Distinguished Professor, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Named Global Lifetime Achievement Award Winner by Penn State University
  • Specialist in organization development and change
  • Delivered more than 2,000 professional talks in 15 nations
  • 20 years of full-time HR experience in multinational business and in U.S. government
  • 42 years of experience in the HR field
  • Published 154 books on HR (look up his work on Amazon)
  • Member of the Society for HR Management, Association for Talent Development, and OD Network
  • Named Lifetime Achievement Award Winner by the OD Network
  • Given the Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning & Performance Award by ATD
  • Ph.D., M.B.A., M.A., and B.A. degrees
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 408790
Published 2021
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