Get Your Resume in Stand-Out Shape for Summer- Sign up for our Free E-Class!


Ahhh, Summer. This might not typically be the time of year that people think about finding new jobs. With the kickoff to the season happening at the end of the month, you might be swayed to put your job search on hold to enjoy the warm sun and sand.

But not so fast! Before you get out your sunscreen and barbeque gear, sign up for our free email-based class on crafting a great resume! You can get started next week and be finished just in time to celebrate Memorial Day weekend! Get your resume woes out of the way now so your holiday weekend (and your summer job search) can be smooth sailing.  If you’re ready to recreate your career, get a boost with this class!

Sign up before Sunday, May 8th 11:59pm EDT! 

Idealist Careers: Write a Stand-Out Resume

Writing a resume can be a frustrating process for even the most confident job seeker. We take some of the guesswork out of resume writing by providing tips and tactics you can put to work immediately. This is one of our most robust classes; you’ll receive worksheets and videos on how to make your resume shine!

  • Lesson 1: Know Your Resume Score
  • Lesson 2: Analyze the Job Description
  • Lesson 3: Match Your Experience and Skills to the Job
  • Lesson 4: Start Rewriting Your Resume
  • Lesson 5: Get Feedback on Your Resume

Notes about the class:

  • The class is free! Please share with others whom you think would benefit!
  • Registration closes on Sunday, May 8th at 11:59pm  EDT!
  • You’ll receive five lessons over the course of two and a half weeks. The first lesson will be sent Monday, May 9th.
  • The class is email-based and you can go at your own pace. There no webinars, office hours, or in-person meetings.
  • We created a private online discussion group. To participate, please apply to join the group.  In this group, you can share tips, ask questions, and connect with each other.

Have questions? Send them to or chime in below.

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About Author

Throughout my 15+ year career in resume writing, career coaching, higher education, and working with nonprofit job seekers, I’ve used an approach that is nurturing yet practical and driven to achievement. As Audience Development and Content Manager at Idealist for our online publication, Idealist Careers, I bring relevant tips to today's social impact job seekers and career changers with sensitivity towards the challenges they face. I also am the writer of our career advice column, "Ask Victoria". Understanding the roles that a positive outlook and holistic self-care play in career success, I share with our readers time-honored methods for improving confidence and productivity. Have a question? Ask at Follow me on Twitter @_AskVictoria.


  1. Darlene Kindred on

    I just registered for Get Your Resume in Stand-Out Shape for Summer and tried to join the discussion group, but it’s not allowing it because i have a yahoo email address.

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