Resume and LinkedIn 3-Hour Workshop | Kansas City

About this workshop

The average time recruiters spend reviewing your resume is 6 seconds. Yes, 6 seconds.

And LinkedIn? 94% of recruiters vet candidates using LinkedIn.

So, what does this mean for you?

Your resume and LinkedIn Profile need to be strategically crafted when you’re job hunting, or even just networking. Maybe you’re trying to make a transition, explore new opportunities, or just want materials that showcase who you are and what you’re best at. One thing is for sure — you need a compelling and clear story.

This Resume and LinkedIn 3-Hour Workshop is the interactive and hands-on way to learn best practices for writing an effective resume and crafting an optimized LinkedIn profile for networking or job hunting. You will dive into your current materials, skill up with exercises, and by the end of the day you’ll be ready to tell your professional story.

Takeaways

  • Step-by-step process for analyzing job descriptions.
  • Detailed resume breakdown and explanation of each section.
  • Strategies to extract and highlight your key achievements, skills, and strengths.
  • Advice on how to tailor your materials for different applications.
  • Detailed LinkedIn profile breakdown and explanation of each section.
  • Tips on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile for recruiter searches.
  • Simple templates to get you started.

Prereqs & Preparation

  • This workshop is for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience required.
  • Please bring 1-3 job description examples you’re interested in, your current resume, and LinkedIn profile.
  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.
  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.
  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket.
  • NOTE: Some domains block our automated emails, so If you don’t receive sign-in instructions within 1 hour of the livestream, please reach out to help@generalassemb.ly and we’ll send sign-in instructions right away!
  • If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference, as they are not shared via email.

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