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How to Write an Effective Resume to Land a Job Interview

March 23, 2023 @ 9:00 am EDT

• What are “keywords” and how do I incorporate them in my resume?• How to craft a compelling summary to capture the employers attention?
• How to showcase your qualifications, including tips for tips for highlighting your skills and experience in a resume?
A well-crafted resume can make all the difference in a competitive job market, as it provides the first impression of a candidate to a hiring manager. It allows job seekers to highlight their skills and experiences, making them stand out from the crowd. A strong resume also helps employers quickly identify the right candidates for a particular role and assess their suitability for the job. So, the resume is an essential document that plays a vital role in a job search and can significantly impact one’s chances of landing an interview and ultimately, a job.
If your resume needs improvement to land you an interview, come and join Consuela Sambour, Resource & Information Specialist, St. Lawrence College, to learn how to create a professional resume for the Canadian Labour Market. You will learn how to write a summary of your skills- which is the first thing an employer reads on your resume. You will also learn the sections in a resume and proper format along with much more! There will be various examples so that you have the best help in writing your resume. There will also be time to ask questions at the end.
About the Speaker: Consuela’s academic background is languages and sociology. After graduating, she has worked for various non-profit organizations, school boards and volunteered in her community. She loves exchanging and working with people and help them achieve their goals.
About the SLC’s Employment Services: we offer free employment-related access to computers, printing, Resume and Cover Letter Writing, Interview Preparation, Job Search Strategies, Career Exploration and more. Open to all members of our community, we offer free, fast, and friendly service to support during your job search.


March 23, 2023
9:00 am EDT