HELI-EXPO 2013 Professional Education Courses

Résumé / CV Writing Workshop

March 4, 2013 | | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Level 2
Career Development Track

 

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Description
In the highly competitive helicopter industry, how well your résumé or CV highlights your work experience often makes or breaks your chances of being selected for a job interview. This four-hour workshop, specially designed for helicopter professionals who are seeking a new job or preparing for the future, will provide the jobseeker with the tools needed to stand out from the crowd.

Workshop attendees will learn how to design relevant documents, including cover letters, résumé , and CVs, and how to tailor these documents for a specific occupation, prospective employer, or position. In addition, attendees will learn how to design more than one résumé or CV, including those specifically geared toward online submission or direct submission to a large or small company. Standard templates for each document will be provided to class attendees, and the instructor will work with course participants to fine-tune their résumés.

Objective
At the conclusion of the course, attendees will have the tools they need to create a well-designed résumé, CV, or cover letter. They will know how to adapt these documents for a specific job, occupation, or employer or for a specific submission method.

Instructor
Debra Irby has more than 32 years of aviation experience as a mechanic, pilot, director of operations, educator, and chief executive officer. Trained in the U.S. Army as a helicopter mechanic and pilot, she has served on active duty and in the Reserves and the National Guard. In 2002, Irby was called back to active duty, where she flew Chinooks with the 101st Airborne Division in Afghanistan. Irby has worked in various sectors of aviation, from government to commercial line pilot, management, and owning a business. She has conducted training seminars in every aspect of aviation safety, to include designing and implementing a variety of aviation training and safety manuals. Irby is the CEO of DAI Aviation Training and Copterjobs, LLC, and is the director of operations for Pacific Helicopters in Hawaii. Irby has a B.A. in international relations and has done additional graduate work in national security studies.

Who Should Attend
Jobseekers and future jobseekers with a desire to build or improve on their résumé or CV.

Course Prerequisites
None

Professional Development Credit
None