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WHAT IS IT?
This is a fun online professional writing and intercultural communication course. You will improve your resume and cover letter while learning how to communicate in today's multicultural workplace; a skill employers look for today. The course is designed knowing you are busy. It can take 1-2 hours per week and is 5 weeks long. It is instructed through videos so there is not a lot of reading. You will receive expert feedback on your professional writing documents.
Cost: $20; non-refundable after the start of the course
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The Course Is Divided into Four Modules:
Why Is This Important?
Breaking Down a Job Description
The STAR Approach
Resume: Elements of Design and Format
Resume Content: Accomplishment Statements
Revising Your Resume: An Example of an Evolution of a Resume
Cover Letter Components
Cover Letter: Design and Format
Cover Letter Content: Create Connection
Cover Letter: Clarity in Your Writing
Revising and Proofreading Your Cover Letter
Intercultural Communication in the Workplace
Defining Culture and Communication
Influences on Intercultural Communication
Considering All Sides: A Cultural Scenario
Canadian Work Place Culture
Revised Cover Letter
Why it is Important to Revise
Re-submit Your Cover Letter