Get Your Resume in Stand-Out Shape for 2016 with our Free E-Class!


Editor’s Note: Registration for this month’s e-class closed on Jan 11, 2016. Stay tuned for announcements about our future email classes!

Happy New Year!

We know that during this time of year, many people are eager to find new jobs. To help you out, we’re relaunching our free email-based class on crafting a great resume. If you’re ready to recreate your career in 2016, get a boost with this class!

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, Jan 10th at 11:59pm  EST!
  • You’ll receive five lessons over two weeks. The first lesson will be sent Wednesday, Jan 13th.
  • 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.


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  2. is there any way for those unable to register or attend to get a hold of the information and resources provided in the class?

    • Hello Anju, thank you for your interest in this class. This email-based class has already run its course this time around, but we may run it again this year. Stay tuned- we will send out an announcement on this site and via our email list. Once we set the next date, we will let Idealist Careers readers know.

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