Course Description


If you are entering the job market or pursuing a job or career change, you should create a professional résumé to provide potential employers with a brief account of your work, educational, and personal qualifications. For most job applications you should also include a cover letter to market your unique strengths for a specific position.


In this course we explore techniques to help you construct a résumé and cover letter, to help you stand out among other job candidates. We study several formats you can apply to various situations and help you assess your professional skills so you can be more competitive in today's job market. Finally, we discuss how to turn an average résumé and cover letter into a polished and effective marketing tool.



Only the final exam is considered when awarding you a grade for this course. In order to pass this course, you will need to earn a 70% or higher on the final exam. Your score on the exam will be calculated as soon as you complete it. If you do not pass the exam on your first try, you may take it again as many times as you want, with a 7-day waiting period between each attempt. Once you have successfully passed the final exam you will be awarded a free Course Completion Certificate.

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