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Webinar - Mastering MS Word Design Tools to Tell Your Clients' Stories Visually (1 CEU)

  • October 16, 2020
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • webinar


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Mastering MS Word Design Tools to Tell Your Clients' Stories Visually

Presented by: Michelle Dumas, NCRW, NCOPE

October 16, 2020  |  12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m., ET

Microsoft Word offers incredibly powerful, built-in design capabilities that resume writers can use to tell clients’ stories visually, create eye-appealing, attention-getting, graphically enhanced resumes. In an update to her popular webinar presented in 2016, Michelle will go into more depth, inspiring your creativity by demonstrating the fundamentals of graphic resume design in Microsoft Word, along with the do’s and don’ts of presenting the data, facts, and figures provided by your clients, in vibrant and compelling information graphics.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • The 4 fundamental principles of good design plus ATS considerations.
  • How to use Styles, Themes, and Color Schemes in Word to make editing your resumes a breeze.
  • Step-by-step, how to create, format, and position charts, graphs, images, WordArt, SmartArt, and other graphical elements.
  • How to choose the best design elements to effectively communicate your clients’ stories graphically.
  • Additional tools and resources to further enhance your design capabilities.

    This one-hour webinar is $19.99 for NRWA members and $39.99 for nonmembers. It will be recorded and distributed to all participants. It qualifies for 1 CEU.

    About Michelle Dumas:

    An active member and volunteer with NRWA, Michelle Dumas has been the recipient of many industry awards and holds multiple resume writing and career coaching certifications. As the founder of Distinctive Career Services, Michelle has nearly a quarter-century of experience in the industry and is well-known for creating powerful, engaging, distinctively designed resumes that are infused with personality and tell her clients’ unique, branded career stories.

    While Michelle still works personally and one-on-one with a very select executive clientele, her focus has shifted to coordinating and collaborating with a team of the best writers in the industry to deliver resume writing and job search services through In recent years, Michelle has greatly enjoyed mentoring and tutoring other resume writers in the craft and has started developing a unique portfolio of tools and resources for the resume writing industry.

    By participating in this course and/or webinar, you are agreeing to let the instructor/facilitator call you by name during the course and/or webinar when addressing questions or information. You also understand that session recordings may be made available to any NRWA member/nonmember who registers/downloads the recordings at anytime in the future.

    Should you wish to remain anonymous, please request this in writing to when you register for the course/webinar.

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