Apply With Confidence: Crafting a Winning Resume

Your resume is vital in helping employers better understand what makes you the right fit for their company or organization. In this workshop you will learn how to create a dynamic resume that stands out against the competition.
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Apply With Confidence: Crafting a Winning Resume

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Apr 13, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
Online via Zoom

About the Event

APPLY WITH CONFIDENCE: CRAFTING A WINNING RESUME

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | 4 p.m. CST | Virtual

$15 Admission + $5 Digital Resume Review (optional)

CoLab Programming Presented by Northwestern Bank

OVERVIEW

Changing careers? Dusting off the old resume?

Your resume is vital in helping employers better understand what makes you the right fit for their company or organization.

In this workshop you will learn how to create a dynamic resume that stands out against the competition. We will discuss formatting do’s and don’ts, catchy action words, and more!

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

Changing careers? Dusting off the old resume? If a new career is in your near future, you will soon have to update your resume.

According to a 2020 survey by human resources and software firm Ceridian, 64% of workers in the United States are either looking for new job opportunities or are open to moving jobs if approached by another company. This jumps to 76% for professionals under the age of 30.

Your resume is a vital tool in helping employers better understand you and what makes you the right fit for their company or organization. Creating a dynamic resume that stands out from the competition is vital to receiving an offer to interview, and hopefully, a position in that company.

In Crafting a Resume That Stands Out, Ashley Ash and Michelle Cedarblade will guide you through:

Telling your story succinctly in a way that intrigues your potential employer.

Demonstrating your strengths and skills with direct statements.

Formatting your resume appropriately for your industry.

Effectively incorporating attention-getting buzzwords.

The past year has put many things into perspective. The pandemic has forced many to reassess their professional lives. 47 million people have filed for unemployment since March 2020. According to the University of California- Irvine, 30% of Americans have changed careers due to COVID-19.

If you are in any of those situations, this workshop is for you!

THE LOGISTICS:

Tuesday, April 13 | 4:00 p.m.

This one-hour virtual workshop will be a combination of lecture, discussion, and activity.

Digital Resume Review (Optional)

Add a digital resume review to your admission for only $5 and Ashley and Michelle will review and give feedback on your resume.

FIVE THINGS YOU WILL ACHIEVE IN THIS WORKSHOP:

1.  Succinctly tell your story in actionable statements for a tailored audience

2.  Share individual strengths, characteristics and qualities you have to offer an employer

3.  Ditch the midwestern nice and be direct with your talents

4.  Design an effective document for your industry

5.  Learn about resources that offer additional information and support

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Professionals with existing workforce experience who are looking to change careers
  • Individuals looking to fine-tune an existing resume

PRESENTER BIOS

Ashley Ash (She/They)

Ash has an unlikely background as an entrepreneur, but career development has always played a recurring role. With an education in Strategic Communication, Ash currently works as the Community Outreach Specialist for Catalyst Music, Communications Coordinator for Robbinsdale Parkway UCC, and Founder and Videographer for Film More Studios. Though this might seem like a lot, these paths helped Ash to better understand how to find and be successful in career pursuits and find better overall balance in life.

Michelle Cedarblade (She/Hers)

With a background in coaching and career development, Michelle takes a hands-on approach to help individuals learn how to utilize their maximum potential. Currently, Michelle works in talent development for a Seattle based tech company, Coding Dojo.  Combining her expertise in recruitment and education, Michelle helps others understand and articulate their area of genius. Michelle holds a Master of Science in Education and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Analytics.

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