Build a Professional Resume using Canva

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Build a Resume that is Professional as well as Eye-catching

Keyword Optimize the Resume to make it Applicant Tracking System(ATS) friendly

Use Graphics and Templates to make the Resume stand out

Showcase this hands-on experience in an interview

1.5 hours
Beginner-friendly
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to Build a keyword-optimized Applicant Tracking System (ATS) friendly Professional Resume that is appealing, eye-catching and elegant. This guided project is for anyone who is looking to build a Professional Resume. Both Professionals and Students will find this course extremely beneficial. You will not only learn how to tailor a resume according to the Job description but also Keyword Optimization techniques that will make your resume Applicant Tracking Systems friendly. Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) are used by 99 percent of fortune 500 companies to screen out Resumes. We will build a Resume that can pass the ATS software and reach the HRs. We will start by choosing an elegant and eye-catching template and we will build each of the following sections in detail task by task: Contact details, Objectives/Summary, Professional Experience, Education Credentials and skills/Achievements/Projects. By the end of this project, you will be confident in creating a Professional Resume that is customized and tailored for a job. Throughout our careers, all of us keep on looking for better opportunities and that’s why learning how to create and customize a Professional resume is one skill that will benefit you throughout your career. You do NOT need any prior experience in Resume writing or Graphic designs to complete this project. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Requirements

No prior experience in Resume writing or Graphic design is needed

Skills you will develop

  • professional resume

  • Graphic Design

  • Resume writing

  • Canva

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Task 1: Create a New Canva Account

  2. Task 2: Canva Dashboard Overview and Template Selection

  3. Task 3: Building Objective & Contact Details sections

  4. Task 4: Building Professional Experience section

  5. Task 5: Building Education credentials & skills sections

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.