Résumé Development for Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) – Certificate Course (RES-102)
Résumé Development for Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
RES-102 – Certificate Course – Class size is limited
Nearly all large employers, recruitment firms, and job boards use some form of Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to handle résumé data electronically. To ensure that your client’s résumé is found by employers and recruiters, it needs to be optimized for ATS.
Recruitment technology trends advance very quickly, and you need to keep up. In this course, you will learn and understand how Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) work. You will learn how recruiters use LinkedIn, Google, company websites, and their own computers to find, sort, and select candidates. You will build a solid knowledge base that will enable your clients to submit their online applications and be found by recruiters.
Join us for this fully interactive course for practitioners. You will help your client create résumés that get through the system!
Are you ready to optimize résumés for current technology?
This course helps you in the following ways:
- Boost your expertise in résumé development for current technology.
- Acquire deep understanding on Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).
- Understand how companies track résumés in their websites and on their computers .
- Identify the types of files, formats, and structures that work in ATS.
- Understand how and where keywords should be used to create the most impact.
- 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.
Actively develop your résumé optimization competency.
This course is designed to upgrade your skills related to résumé optimization for Applicant Tracking Systems. If you are serious about updating your technical skills related to résumé development, you will discover that this course is designed to help you achieve your goal!
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 receive various handouts including ATS reference checklists and sample ATS-friendly résumés. Boost your confidence and competency in résumé optimization.
Ready yourself for the next step in your career.
COURSE OVERVIEWCourse Number: RES-102 Course Status: Registration Open Course Duration: 1 Week | 15 hours Course Prerequisite: Completion of RES-101 is preferred, but not required. Prior strategic résumé writing experience or a diploma in a related area is recommended. Accreditation: Résumé Development for Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) 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 an ATS-optimized résumé in Microsoft Word (.docx) and the job posting being targeted (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 7.3 Plan and organize work 9 Digital Literacy - Leverage current and emerging technologies to support career development practice 9.1 Use digital technology 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.