When you are looking for work as a designer or technologist, your application documents need to reflect a particular set of attributes depending upon the context, level, and nature of the role. The Course Kitchen team has significant experience creating and reviewing these materials. We’d like to help you land your dream job.
What We Offer
Expert Resume and Curriculum Vitae (CV) review, uniquely customized for:
- Newly minted learning designers fresh out of a graduate program.
- Mid-career professionals looking to move into the learning design field.
- Experienced designers making the transition between corporate training and higher education.
- Designers looking to move into management or other leadership roles.
In particular, we will help you navigate decisions such as:
- Should you submit a resume or a CV?
- Do you need an objective statement?
- What is the right amount of detail to include?
- How should you categorize your professional and academic experiences?
- Which publications should you include?
- How should you present your special skills?
- What formatting options should be embraced or avoided?
- How long should your document be?
- To what extent should your document reflect your unique personality?
You may have a lot of questions about how to make your documents as strong as possible. We are here to help!
What Is Included?
A $99 investment into your career development gets you a coach with deep experience in the learning design and technology field.
We will review your current documents or, if necessary, help you create a first draft. You will receive thorough, expert feedback to help bring your application to the top of the pile. When you land your first interview, we will help you prepare with insights into what the hiring team is looking for and the types of questions they may ask you.
We love designers, design leaders, and design organizations. We want to help you shine.
The Course Kitchen team includes professionals from a wide-variety of learning design contexts. Some of us have written job descriptions, conducted interviews, hired, and on-boarded designers at companies, public universities, and ivy-league institutions. Some have reviewed resumes/CVs, cover letters, and other application materials from designers at all levels of experience and from widely diverse backgrounds. All of us have applied and interviewed for roles as designers and/or design team leaders. In short, we know what hiring teams are looking for when they review applications for these positions, and we can help yours stand out.