Resume and LinkedIn Fundamentals: Telling Your Professional Story | June 17

About This Class

The average time recruiters spend reviewing your resume is 6 seconds. Yes, 6 seconds.

And LinkedIn? 94% of recruiters vet candidates using LinkedIn.

So, what does this mean for you?

You need your resume and LinkedIn Profile to be strategically crafted when you’re job hunting or even just networking. Maybe you’re trying to make a transition, explore new opportunities, or just want materials that show who you are and what you’re best at. One thing is for sure — you need a compelling and clear story.

This workshop is designed to teach you best practices for writing an effective resume and an optimized LinkedIn profile for networking or job hunting.

General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.

If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.


  • Step-by-step process for to analyzing job descriptions

  • Detailed resume breakdown and explanation of each section

  • Strategies to extract and highlight your key achievements, skills, and strengths

  • Advice on how to tailor your materials for different applications

  • Detailed LinkedIn profile breakdown and explanation of each section

  • Tips on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile for recruiter searches

  • Simple templates to get you started


Please bring 1-3 job description examples you’re interested in, your current resume, and LinkedIn profile.

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.

  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.

  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.

  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket

About the Instructor

Shari Santoriello Photo

Career Specialist and Leadership Coach, Ama La Vida

Shari Santoriello is a career specialist and leadership coach at ALV Coaching. She is dedicated to helping people reach their next level successfully. Coaching is a result of her favorite parts of a 25+ year marketing and a 15+ year higher education career. Through building relationships, engaging in development, asking the hard questions and supporting professionals, she has enabled many clients to feel both personal and professional growth.

Working with all levels of professionals from emerging to senior-level leadership across profit and non-profit organizations, Shari's ability to challenge, provide accountability and help set goals reinforce her clients' feeling of value. This approach informs growth within an organization or the ability to pivot and secure a new opportunity.

  • June 17, 2021 at 8:00pm – 11pm
  • $99.00 USD
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