Writing Effective Resumes and Cover Letters Workbook

This workbook can help a reader save time and feel more confident about the written-communication challenges he or she faces with each job application. Many recruiters and hiring managers can spare only 20 seconds for each job application they review. This course suggests strategies to help a writer’s qualifications stand out immediately.

Here are some of the techniques a reader will master:

  • Identifying the core abilities a job description calls for
  • Identifying ways your professional experience demonstrates these qualifications
  • Finding language that suggests long-term professional success
  • Choosing language that communicate clearly, yet concisely
  • Organizing resumes into well-formatted lists
  • Suggesting how cover letter paragraphs can show that you're ready to contribute to your future employer's success