STN Fall Business Writing Series Begins October 28

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STN Business Writing Series: Navigating Professional CVs, Resumes, Interviews & Portfolios in a Competitive Healthcare Environment
Presenters: Melissa Hall, MSN, RN; Kristen Ray, MSN, RN, TCRN, CCRN; Jill Volgraf, MSN, RN

This course is a three-part series that will provide learners with professional strategies to navigate the dos and don’ts in writing a curriculum vitae, resume, job correspondence, as well as acing virtual and in-person interviews. The course will also provide learners with best practices in professional portfolio development and presentation.

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Course Series 1 – October 28th: Resume vs. Curriculum Vitae: The What, When and Why
  • Identify the difference between a CV and a resume.
  • Describe required and optional sections of each.
  • Identify which types of job postings are appropriate for CVs vs. resumes.
Course Series 2 – November 11th: Writing a Professional Letter: Cover & Thank You Letters and Acing The Interview
  • Explain the main components of a professional cover letter and thank you letter.
  • Create a professional cover letter and thank you letter.
  • Discuss key interview strategies to utilize during in person, phone and virtual interviews.
 Course Series 3 – December 2nd: Creating a Professional Portfolio: Leaving a Visual Impression
  • Understanding the importance of having a professional portfolio.
  • Verbalizing important aspects of what to have in your professional portfolio.
  • Identify benefits of having an ePortfolio
Society of Trauma Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This course has been awarded 3 contact hours.
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