Domestika Course- Resumes for Creatives: Craft Your CV and Cover Letter

  • Nikky Lyle
  • Careers Domestika

Learn how to land your dream job by understanding the recruitment process and standing out from other candidates with a strong application.

The very first steps to landing your dream job is having a solid resume and cover letter and nailing the interview. Creative recruiter Nikky Lyle has been connecting candidates and companies for over a decade. In this course, she is here to share her industry insight on how to write the perfect application and her interview tips to leave a lasting impression.

Discover Nikky’s step-by-step process to identify your unique selling points and stand out from the competition. Understand what companies and agencies are looking for and highlight your strengths to secure an interview. Are you ready to reach your full professional potential?

Meet Nikky Lyle, creative recruiter for over a decade, and your teacher for this course. Hear about her professional journey that led her to become a matchmaker between creatives and agencies. She also shares her biggest influences and her sources of inspiration.

Deepen your understanding of the recruitment process and how employers look for candidates. Next, do some research - and some soul-searching - to decide on your career path or dream company. Nikky then walks you through the process of finding your USPs (unique selling point) and your ikagi, Japanese for ‘your reason for being’, as well as how to sell yourself with these in mind.

Get an overview of the perfect resume or CV by exploring the different elements that it should contain and how to structure them. Start crafting your own CV or resume, starting with the About Me and Experience sections. Nikky takes you step by step through the remaining sections (Education, Skills, and Hobbies) and shows you how to keep it simple yet concise. Then see how to write an attention-grabbing cover letter to compel potential employers.

With a solid resume and cover letter in hand, learn how to get yourself out there by networking. Nikky shares her advice on how to reach out to employers and open a conversation. She also shares her top interview tips and tricks to help you leave a lasting impression.

What is this course's project?
Write a strong cover letter and compelling resume/CV, and learn how to nail your interview.