Date(s) - 11/10/2019
Whether you’re a recent college grad or a seasoned professional, your resume is the most important career document in your job-search arsenal. Resumes are particularly crucial for creatives, as they’re a place where professionals can showcase their design prowess to hiring managers. In this course, Ina Saltz provides you with a fresh perspective on how to present yourself through a visually strong, content-rich resume. She takes a comprehensive and critical look at how to create your career story, explaining what you must know and do to make a recruiter’s first impression of you memorable and actionable. Ina goes beyond the basic resume and includes presentation options for creatives, including how to keep a cohesive look and approach. Along the way, she shares best practices and explains how to avoid common resume errors.
What you’ll learn
Organizing and emphasizing your experience
Curating your career story
Being honest and authentic
Optimizing resumes for different career stages
Planning a career transition
Choosing effective typefaces
Using style, size, weight, and color
Choosing the right words and text length
Author, Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning; Professor, CCNY; Author: Typography Essentials; Body Type I & II
Former Time design director Ina Saltz writes books, art directs, and teaches at City College of New York.