Resume Writing Basics

About this course:

Getting the attention of a potential employer is difficult in today’s competitive market. Doing so in a digital world is even harder. Making your résumé shine and highlighting your individual skills is certainly an added advantage. In this three-hour workshop, you learn how to transform your résumé into a powerful tool to get noticed. You learn how to personalize your résumé to fit each job you apply to. You also learn how to adapt a résumé for both digital and direct employment opportunities. You leave the workshop with a better understanding of how to craft a strong résumé as well as leave with a strong rough draft that can be used for future employment opportunities.

What you can learn.

  • Understand how to personalize your resume for every job you apply for
  • Learn to adapt your resume for digital hiring processes
  • Develop a resume rough draft you can further develop after class begins
  • Get to know the important basics of what employers expect from informative resumes

This event is hosted by the UCLA Extension Writing Program  For questions, please contact the Writing Center.


Enrollment opens two weeks prior to the event (November 4). Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This course is held via video teleconference. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer a live class meeting at the designated time. Students must be present at the course meeting time to participate in the class.

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