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Course Description

Client Work Search Strategies: Resumes and Cover Letters

As career development professionals, clients look to us for guidance and sound strategies for a successful job search in an ever-changing labour market. In this course, explore effective job search techniques, including building powerful resumes and cover letters to support clients in achieving their goals. Topic areas include recognizing client skills, creating a value proposition, and preparing a resume and cover letter.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Guide clients to explore and identify skills, interests and preferences
  • Inform clients of relevant job search techniques and how to effectively use them
  • Coach clients on how to create targeted resumes and cover letters
  • Support clients in identifying and overcoming barriers to employment
  • Review clients' work search documents and make suggestions for improvement
  • Provide constructive feedback on client-created documents

RELATED COURSE

ADL 235 Client Work Search Strategies: Employment Interviews

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Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Mar 26, 2024 to May 06, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
W
Time
5:00PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Mar 27, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
W
Time
5:00PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Apr 17, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
W
Time
5:00PM to 7:00PM
Dates
May 01, 2024
Schedule and Location
Hours
20.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $449.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Modernize Your Resume: Get Noticed ... Get Hired
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Wendy Enelow, Louise Kursmark
Publisher: Emerald Career Publishing
ISBN: ISBN 10-0996680373 ISBN 13-978-0996680370

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

To fully participate in the live sessions, students will need: an internet connection, and a reliable headset with microphone.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registering on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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