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Create a great resume and cover letter

Course overview

Cost: Free  |  Duration: 50 minutes |  Format: Online self paced course

Creating a great resume and cover letter can feel like a daunting task. In this short course, our Oyster experts will walk you through a range of strategies to optimize your approach, supporting you to develop a resume and cover letter that stands out from the crowd.

Chapter 1: Welcome
Chapter 2: Creating your resume
Chapter 3: Writing an effective cover letter

What will you learn?

This short course is your guide to creating a resume and cover letter.

Our Oyster instructors will support you in:

  • Understanding how to build a great resume
  • Writing effective cover letters
  • Clearly communicating your expertise and experience
  • Tailoring your application for specific roles

The best part is, you’ll earn a certificate of achievement from Oyster Academy that you can share on your LinkedIn and resume!

Take The Course

Who is this course for?

Job Seekers

You’re looking for your first role at a distributed company and want to build the essential skills needed to land your dream job.

Meet your instructors

Miriam Mourad

Learning Designer, Oyster Academy

Miriam has a background in Psychology and Neuroscience and started her career in Learning and Development for startups.

Stacey Slater

Global Talent Operations Manager, Oyster Academy

Stacey is a member of Oyster’s Talent Acquisition team and has over 10 years of experience recruiting for fast-growth companies across the globe.