Great Resumes Lead To Great Interviews
Hakim takes you on a guided tour of some expert resume advice.
Part 1: Resumes and Rhetoric
Resumes are key to landing the perfect job, but it's no secret that they can be rough to write! This course will help make building a resume a little easier. So much goes into building the perfect resume — let's start with the basics of understanding a what it is:
Resume Basics — What is a Resume? from LaunchCode on Vimeo.
Now that we know what the five sections of a resume are, we need to make sure we're saying the right things in those sections! The use of action verbs will help.
Resume Basics — Using Action Verbs from LaunchCode on Vimeo.
Part 2: Showing off you skills and project experience!
Employers love candidates with the right skills — but if you have a wide variety of skills to offer, it can be hard to choose which ones make the cut! Here are some tips to help you decide which of your skills should be highlighted for the job:
Resume Basics — Showing your Skills from LaunchCode on Vimeo.
Now that your resume shows you are highly skilled, it's time to show your skills through projects:
Resume Basics — Project Experience from LaunchCode on Vimeo.
Part 3: Sharing your Accomplishments and Education!
Until now we have talked about your skills and project experience, so it's time we talk about the results of your hard work. Employers love to hire accomplished individuals, so show off your great accomplishments!
Resume Basics — Sharing your Accomplishments from LaunchCode on Vimeo.
Now that we've shared our skills, projects, and accomplishments — it's time to go back to school! In this section we will discuss how to share your educational achievements:
Resume Basics — Educational Achievements from LaunchCode on Vimeo.
Part 4: Getting to Work and Building that Resume!
So far we've talked about your skills, project experience, accomplishments, and education. Before you go, there's one more section you should know: Work Experience!
Resume Basics — Sharing your Work Experience from LaunchCode on Vimeo.
We've talked about the writing, the organization, and the sections of a resume, but your resume should be tailored to you! Here are some tips to make your resume more personal:
Resume Basics — Building your Resume from LaunchCode on Vimeo.
We hope you've enjoyed our Guide to Building a Stand-Out Resume. It's time to get out there and build your own stand-out resume!