(619) 876-4224 x210 info@otstraining.org

Course length: Two 1/2 days (3 hours)

Overview: Everyone needs a resume when searching for a job. This class will cover the steps on how to build your resume, types of resume formats, cover letter, job interview tips, and strategies for an effective job search

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Windows, as well as basic keyboarding skills.

Note: Each participant will receive a USB flash drive to take their exercise files with them.

Class Fee: $99

Printable Class Outline Resume Writing PDF

Day One
Class Outline

Building Your Resume
• What is a Resume
• Why is a Resume Important in your Job Search
• What should be included in your Resume
• Resume Formats

Online Resume
• Creating a plain-text resume
• Formatting a plain-text resume
• Rules and strategies for effective emailing

Resume Tips and Strategies
• Writing an effective resume
• Mistakes to avoid
• Linking to social media

Cover letters
• Definition of a cover letter
• Parts of a cover letter
• How to write an effective cover letter
• Tips and Mistakes to avoid

Day Two
Class Outline

Interviewing Skills
• Purpose of an Interview
• Types of interviews
• What to do during an interview
• Ways to communicate your knowledge and abilities clearly
• How to end an interview
• Following up after an interview
• Tips for interviewing

Job Search Skills
• Identify the skills or experience you can offer
• Job search methods
• Tailoring your resume and cover letter
• Evaluating the job descriptions
• Job search strategies


If you would like to register for a course, call (619) 876-4224 ext 210 or you may register online.