Your Next Skill: Writing a Resume
Find resources--books, in-person workshops, streaming videos and an online class--which may help you write a resume.
Knock 'em Dead Resumes
This book can help you create a resume that will get noticed by hiring managers. From the book description: "Yate shows you how to write a dynamic, effective resume that: stands out in a resume database, builds a strong persona brand employers will want on their team, passes recruiters six-second scan test, speaks to exactly what employers are looking for."
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Modernize your Resume
Learn how to write lean, clear resumes and present your information in a pleasing format that will get noticed by managers and online systems. This book includes lots of useful resume examples.
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This thick book is a simple, comprehensive guide to writing a modern resume.
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Applications, Resumes and Correspondence | WorkSourceWA
WorkSource offers lots of job searching resources including several resume workshops. This workshop is on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9am – 12pm at WorkSource Affiliate Rainier. In this workshop you will "learn the do’s and don’ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes. Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews!" You may also be interested in WorkSource's complete calendar of their workshops and hiring events in King County at https://www.worksourcewa.com/microsite/Content.aspx?appid=WAWORKSHOPS&pagetype=simple&seo=workshops-calendar&webname=worksource-seattle-king&area=Seattle-King%20CountyView Applications, Resumes and Correspondence | WorkSourceWA
Video Resources and Virtual Workshops | The University of Washington Career and Internship Center
This series of short (around 30 seconds each) videos provide quick, specific information on each step of creating a resume. There are also videos on other aspects of job searching, including cover letters, interviewing, and a section titled "LGBTQ+ & Job Searching."View Video Resources and Virtual Workshops | The University of Washington Career and Internship Center
Writing a Resume | LinkedIn Learning
The Seattle Public Library offers patrons free access to LinkedIn Learning's entire library of streaming tutorials. To log in, visit https://www.linkedin.com/learning-login/go/seattlepl and enter your library card number and PIN. This online course covers "choosing the right resume format, tailoring the information to match job requirements, and writing alternative resumes that include industry-specific information." The course also includes strategies for dealing with employment history sore spots on your resume.View Writing a Resume | LinkedIn Learning