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Resume Writing

Through interactive exercises and videos, you’ll learn how to create a brand-new resume and cover letter using proven templates. Plus, understand the different pathways to brand yourself to get the job during the application process and learn how to write powerful and convincing accomplishment statements using your accomplishments inventory.

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Resume Writing for Finance Professionals

This online program will provide tools and information to help you understand why you are getting rejected even before you get an interview and teach you how to create a brand-new resume and cover letter using proven templates.

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3 hours on-demand video

7 downloadable resources

Full lifetime access

Access on mobile and TV

All you need is a strong desire to learn, implement and take action as you delve into a step-by-step guide to create a new interviewing-winning resume and cover letter.

All you need is a strong desire to learn, implement and take action as you delve in a step-by-step guide to create a new interviewing winning resume and cover letter and the basic computer requirements and internet speed to watch videos.

Andrew Pham has spent eight years in the accounting and finance industry (mostly finance), becoming a middle manager at one of the largest banks in Australia before he left to become a career coach in 2016. As a career coach, Andrew has conducted interviews for numerous junior-level entry roles at the bank and coached people every week for the last year to help them get a position in finance. He’s the Head Coach for Finance, Marketing, and Business stream at the Infinity Coaching Institute in Melbourne. He is a part-time entrepreneur passionate about helping you get the job of your dreams.

What You’ll Learn:

Get the job you desire in the finance industry

Understand the reasons why you’re getting rejected even before you get an interview

Create a brand-new resume and cover letter using provided templates

Understand the different pathways to brand yourself to get the job during the application process

Earn a Certificate upon completion of the course

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University of Maryland: Writing Winning Resumes and Cover Letters

How can you bring your resume to the top of the pile? How can you present yourself to prospective employers using the language they already speak inside their organization? This course will give you answers to those questions.  You will learn how to convert a boring resume into a dynamic asset statement that conveys your talents in the language that an employer understands.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the real purpose of a resume
  • Identify relevant competencies for a position
  • Adapt your resumes to Applicant Tracking Systems (resume screening software)
  • Write powerful and convincing accomplishment statements using your accomplishments inventory to strategically assemble the most relevant evidence of competency for a specific position
  • Use the resume skills tier method to strengthen your resume
  • Write summary sections and objective statements aligned to a job position
  • Take advantage of web resources to find power language for your resume
  • Produce a strong resume in a format that is suitable both to your background and the position you’re interested in
  • Produce strong cover letters that use A.I.D.A. to help you achieve your career goals
  • Produce effective follow-up letters that help you stand out from the competition
  • Week 1 – Preparing to Write (4 hours to complete)
    In this module, you’ll learn to how position your resume to a specific marketing purpose, how to align your resume with the specific needs of the hiring organization, and how to ensure your resume ranks high on the relevancy scales used by top-notch organizations today.

    6 videos (Total 48 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes

    Week 2 – Writing a Winning Resume (4 hours to complete)
    In this module, you will learn how to construct powerful accomplishment statements, how to write effective summary sections and job objectives, how to select action words to present you as a doer and achiever, and how to use two web resources that can help you find powerful language for your resume.

    6 videos (Total 51 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes

    Week 3 – Choosing a Resume Format (3 hours to complete)
    In this module, you’ll learn how to select the best resume format to support your experience and career goals. You’ll learn how to prepare resumes for electronic submission and for submission to OCR engines. You learn the benefits of using an internal resume in your annual review process, and you’ll learn what never to put on a resume.

    6 videos (Total 54 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes

    Week 4 – Writing a Winning Cover Letter (3 hours to complete)
    In this module, you’ll how to prepare an effective cover letter and how to use marketing strategies to get you cover letter to work for you. You’ll learn how to use similar strategies to write a follow-up letter after interviews.

    4 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes

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