Real-World Résumé Strategy Certificate Course (RES-101)
Real-World Résumé Strategy
Strategically Mitigating Barriers and Challenges
RES-101 – Certificate Course – Class size is limited
Join us for a fully interactive résumé development program for practitioners. Today’s résumés are strategic. They address each client’s unique value proposition, barriers and obstacles.
A lot has changed in résumé writing. You can’t just use templates anymore. If you haven’t attended any résumé training in a while, then you need to get up to speed. We’ll address a range of elimination factors to ensure that your client’s résumé meets today’s industry standards. We’ll tackle many barriers to employment and uncover ethical and reliable ways to address them. You will learn to provide custom résumé support services to each client based on each individual’s background, objectives, and needs.
Actively develop your strategic résumé writing competency.
This course is designed to upgrade your résumé writing skills and enable you to apply current theories, concepts, and measures in your work with clients. If you are serious about advancing your strategic résumé competency for real-world challenges, you will discover that this course is designed to help you achieve your goal!
Are you ready to take your résumé writing abilities to the next level?
This program helps you in the following ways:
- Boost your expertise in strategic résumé development.
- Learn to develop a unique Value Proposition for every client.
- Learn how to extinguish factors that eliminate résumés.
- Identify new ways to extract accomplishments and achievements.
- Acquire many strategies to address client barriers to employment.
- Position yourself to earn more as one of the top résumé writers in Canada.
- Earn 15 hours towards any Continuing Education Credits (CECs) you require.
Get valuable resource material that you will use again and again.
As part of this dynamic workshop, you will gain practical experience through examples and application. You will receive a comprehensive workbook and many resources. You will see many sample documents from the newest edition of the Best Canadian Résumés paperback book authored by Sharon Graham. Boost your confidence and competency in résumé writing mechanics, and help your clients produce strategic résumés for our real-world.
Ready yourself for the next step in your strategic résumé writing career.
COURSE OVERVIEWCourse Number: RES-101 Course Status: Registration Open Course Duration: 1 Week | 15 hours Course Prerequisite: Prior strategic résumé writing experience or a diploma in a related area is recommended. Accreditation: Real-World Résumé Strategy Certificate (upon successful completion).
- You participate in the online class and complete daily assignments on your own schedule.
- You have full access to all course material, videos, quizzes, forums, and assignments at any day and time during the course.
- You work along with other students in the class and participate in group discussions.
- Your course instructor is available weekdays to review your progress and answer your questions.
- Online assignments and group discussion participation (60%)
- Homework assignment submission of a résumé based on a fictionalized case study and job posting (40%)
Distance Education | Fully-Facilitated | Online CourseThis custom-designed, fully-facilitated online format is ideal for adult learners. When you register, you will receive login instructions by email so that you can get comfortable with the platform and program, and start your pre-course work right away. The distance education format is a combination of videos, reading, quizzes, online discussions, reflection exercises, small projects, and final homework assignment. Your active participation in all these aspects enriches your learning experience. As this course is offered online, you must have reliable internet access and be comfortable using internet technology, downloading resources, and communicating in discussion forums.
Competencies Covered15 Client Work Search Strategies - Use tailored approaches to prepare client for learning and employment 15.1 Work with clients to develop résumés 15.4 Work with clients to develop value proposition
Other Areas Discussed
1 Professional Responsibility - Adhere to professional code of conduct 1.5 Represent career development qualifications 3 Client-Practitioner Relationship - Nurture a collaborative and trusting relationship 3.1 Establish and sustain working alliance 4 Diversity and Inclusion - Promote a diverse and inclusive workforce and equitable access to resources and opportunities 4.1 Respect diversity and inclusion 4.2 Promote diversity and inclusion 4.3 Advocate for clients 5 Evidence-Based Practice - Develop and sustain an evidence-based practice to improve outcomes 5.1 Develop evidence-based interventions 6 Professional Development - Commit to lifelong learning by developing new skills aligned with development in the field of practice and society 6.1 Develop and maintain professional relationships 6.2 Engage in lifelong learning 6.3 Collaborate with peers 7 Health and Wellness - Promote well-being and a healthy work environment 7.2 Interact with others in respectful and civil manner 9 Digital Literacy - Leverage current and emerging technologies to support career development practice 9.1 Use digital technology 13 Awareness of Diverse Worldviews - Develop tailored approaches for client populations 13.2 Work with Immigrant Clients 14 Career Resources - Manage career resources to support client services and self-directed learning 14.1 Maintain and deliver career resources 15 Client Work Search Strategies - Use tailored approaches to prepare client for learning and employment 16.1 Maintain network of referral resources 16 Referrals to Professional Services - Refer client to other professionals as required 16.1 Maintain network of referral resources
RATE Professional Members of Career Professionals of Canada $295 Supporting Organizations (ask for code) $413 Non-Members $590
Fees are paid at the time of registration for each course. Cost includes all required texts.