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Surviving The Resume Blackhole

All job seekers


The competition is strong! How do you craft a resume that is uniquely you and which can set you apart from the rest?

About this Event


You find the perfect job online, submit your resume, and then wait, hoping that you will receive a call from the company. More often than not, your application goes unanswered. Sounds familiar? This is the notorious resume blackhole and you are not alone. Hiring managers and human resources practitioners receive heaps of resumes for any available job vacancies. With limited time each day, they miss, skip, or toss a lot of these resumes. Is there anything you could have done differently to survive the resume blackhole?

The Workshop

In this Surviving the Resume Blackhole Workshop, discover tips and tricks to make your resume better than the average! This workshop will focus on you and your career story and how your resume can be designed to be uniquely you.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the workshop, you will learn skills on how to craft resumes that address both expressed and unexpressed requirements and expectations of job descriptions. You will be able to build a targeted resume which is visually appealing that communicates personality and professionalism.

Who Should Attend?

Students and job seekers are encouraged to attend this course as a well-crafted resume is a good start to your career search! Begin on the right foot to ensure better job search experience and to keep your motivation ongoing.

Workshop Outline

  • Discussion on the anatomy of a resume, which comes first?
  • Adding meat to segments of your resume
  • Strategic career objective identification and developing a resume value proposition reflecting your work story
  • Demonstrating competencies in your resume
  • Boosting your resume with power words
  • Writing the supporting cover letter
  • Resume pitfalls
  • Various resume formats – what works and what doesn’t?

Virtual event

Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Time: 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Timezone: UTC+8 (check your local time here)

Registration required? No

Cost: $60

Full event details: Surviving The Resume Blackhole

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