THE NATIONAL RÉSUMÉ WRITERS' ASSOCIATION

Setting the standard for excellence ~ Established 1997

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This course is directed toward professional résumé writers who want to strengthen the quality and content of their resumes and cover letters. New and experienced business owners, college career center and workforce investment staff, and those who work in military transition centers will all benefit from the course. The only pre-requisites are an understanding of basic résumé and cover letter fundamentals, a willingness to accept and apply critical feedback, and a desire to move one’s writing skills from mediocre to magnificent. Sessions are designed to take participants through each step of creating a résumé and cover letter, from planning the initial strategy to final editing and proofreading.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

5-Week Accelerated Live Program:
Tuesdays and Thursdays
10:00-11:30 a.m. EST
Aug. 28 – Sept. 27
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REGISTER BY JUNE 22 TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE 3-PAYMENT PLAN


11-Week Live Program:
Thursdays, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. EST
Oct. 11 – Dec. 20 
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NRWA Writing Excellence Course – Tuition Essay Contest

The NRWA’s Writing Excellence Program features 11 modules with live instructor-led webinars, in-depth feedback on assignments, and other resources for professional resume writers who want to move their writing from mediocre to magnificent. It is available to NRWA members for $1,295.

For the 2018 conference in Seattle, a donation has been made to award full tuition to an NRWA member whose career or business would benefit from them completing this course.

CONTEST GUIDELINES

If you are an NRWA member and have less than 5 years of experience in the field, we encourage you to apply! Tell us in up to 500 words why you joined the NRWA and what the Writing Excellence Program would mean for your career or business. The recipient will be selected by donors Michelle Swanson, NCRW, and Virginia Franco, NCRW, based on several factors including dedication to the resume-writing field.

ESSAY DEADLINE

Submit your entry by August 1, 2018 to education@theNRWA.com. We will announce the winner at this fall’s 2018 NRWA Conference in Seattle (the winner does not have to be present to win).

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM THE COURSE:

  • 16.5 hours of live, instructor-led webinars.
  • 11 PowerPoint slide decks and dozens of writing samples.
  • Weekly homework assignments and in-depth feedback.
  • “In-class” participant discussions and Q&A.
  • Email and telephone access to the instructor throughout the program.
  • Unlimited access to all session recordings.
  • Up to 25 Continuing Education (CE) credits.

REGISTRATION: $1,295 Members, $1,470 Nonmembers
Multi-payment plans available for advance registration.
See the event registration information page for each session for details.

COURSE OUTLINE:

    Week 1: Planning Your Document Strategy

    Week 2: The Basics of the Modern Résumé

    Week 3: Grammar Basics and Common Errors

    Week 4: The Professional Experience Section – Job Descriptions

    Week 5: The Professional Experience Section – Accomplishments


      Week 6: The Résumé Headline and Professional Summary Section

      Week 7: Résumé Formatting

      Week 8: Advanced Résumé-Writing Strategies

      Week 9: Cover Letters

      Week 10: Electronic Documents

      Week 11: Proofreading, Editing and Steps to Becoming an NCRW

        REGISTRATION: $1,295 Members, $1,470 List Price
        Multi-payment plans available for advance registration.
        See the event registration information page for each session for details.

        ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR: 

        For more than 30 years, job seekers and professionals in career transition have relied on Norine Dagliano for expert advice, practical insight, inspiration, and support to help them get paid what they deserve doing work that they love. Self-employed since 1999 and operating as ekm Inspirations (in recognition of her children, her three greatest inspirations), Norine excels in designing strategic and branded resumes that capture attention, create desire, and move employers to reach out and connect. 

        A Nationally Certified Résumé Writer (NCRW) and member of the NCRW Commission grading team, Norine has developed and delivered numerous webinars and workshops and presented at annual conferences hosted by the National Résumé Writers Association, Career Directors International, and Career Thought Leaders, as well as other professional associations outside of the career services industry. 

        Samples of her work are published in nearly two dozen résumé and cover letter books. Additionally, she has taken an active role in mentoring and training other writers who wish to excel in the field. Her training style is pragmatic and high energy, with a little sprinkling of humor and storytelling to keep participants engaged and inspired to learn and grow.

        The National Résumé Writers' Association
        P.O. Box 482, Collingswood, NJ 08108

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