Resume Writing Basics Workshop

Resume Writing Basics Workshop

Are you just starting your job search and writing the first draft of your resume? If you are, this workshop is for you! Writing a resume can seem difficult and overwhelming but it doesn’t have to be.

Developing a good basic resume that “sells” you is easy if you know the tips and tricks of developing a good resume while avoiding costly resume errors.

If you are just starting the development of your resume, attend this workshop and learn:

  • Important resume content
  • The most frequent resume errors and how to avoid them
  • Resume formatting
  • Basic resume rules including resume length, handling employment gaps, and how many years of employment to include

This resume workshop is for job seekers without a current resume who have limited computer skills, and are looking for basic resume content. If you already have a good resume and are looking to improve it, attend the Resume Writing Advanced Workshop.


Basic Resume Format

Resume Advanced Sample

Microsoft Word Resume Tips – Creating a Resume Header

Define Your Ideal Position

Power Words with Activities

Tasks vs. Accomplishments Exercise

Employer Priority and Strengths to Map Exercise

Tips for Creating a Concise Resume

Guidelines and Exercise for Developing Your Summary Statement

Hard Skills List

Warning! — Don’t Use These Words

Warning! — Use These Words

Saving your resume as an electronic document

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