This section is focused on helping students to create a new resume that will advertise and promote their newly acquired certification and case management skills to
As you start the process of writing a new resume, remember that the sole purpose of your resume and cover letter is to obtain an interview
Because you are applying for a position for which you have limited paid work experience, your resume should emphasize:
- Concrete, transferable and verifiable skills*
- Relevant professional certifications (i.e. QPCM) that are applicable to the job you are applying for
- Case management-related training and educational achievements (your post graduate education e.g. Certificate of Achievement in Case Management)
*Skills that were developed and transferred from your past experience in nursing. Select the skill areas that most closely apply to the position you are seeking and
then briefly describe the experiences that developed those skills. (NOTE: It is not enough just to say you have "strong communication or analytical abilities" without
Remember, your resume paints a picture of you to the employer. As you write your resume, consider what image you want to project and how it matches what they are looking for.
And always make sure to focus on qualities that distinguish you from other applicants with similar skills.
The following articles and links will give you information about electronic resumes.
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