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Building a Resume for Hire with Ann Cookson


In this Member Spotlight, Ann Cookson will help you successfully build your resume and cover letter with expert tools, samples and knowable guidance.

In this hands-on workshop, learn key best practices for designing "eye-catching" cover letters and resumes,  tailoring cover letters and resumes for different positions, and the critical "do's" and "don'ts" that recruiters adhere to in separating out candidates.

Bring a current resume (if you have one), and begin to create or redesign a winning resume with Ann's hands-on expertise! Each attendee will walk away with tools to guide the completion of a killer resume (and cover letter) to land you that interview or job!

Workshop highlights and takeaways include:

  • How to develop an "eye-catching" resume and cover letter to get your resume to the top of the stack

  • What recruiters look for in sieving through resumes and the critical "do's" and "don'ts"

  • Provide ongoing tools and materials including samples for future reference

As seats are limited, advance online registration is required. Free for members. $20 for non-members.  All are welcome!

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Member Spotlights are one of The Hivery's signature programs that showcase the diverse talent of The Hivery community. These events are member-designed and led. Check out our events calendar to learn more about upcoming events!

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We know that life happens and things change. We will gladly offer you a full refund for a workshop or event when requested via email to at least seven days prior to the event. Please note that no refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of a workshop or event.

About Ann Cookson


Ann Cookson is a Human Resources executive and strategic leader with 20+ years of broad-based HR experience including 15 years in HR management. Areas of expertise include: process and change management, recruitment and staffing, employee and labor relations, performance management and career development, salary and benefits design and administration. Expertise in building and tailoring HR infrastructure for smaller to mid-sized companies to ensure a functional and stable foundation, legal compliance and ongoing HR sustainability and productivity.

Ann has coached companies in solving complex HR business challenges aligned with company's vision and initiated change management including: successfully analyzing, designing, developing, and delivering a variety of innovative human resource programs in alignment with the strategic goals of the division and/or organization. She possesses strong organization, communication, and interpersonal leadership skills while attaining a high standard of quality, integrity, and professionalism. She has the ability to leverage the knowledge and involve key stakeholders and co-workers to achieve desired results.