Learn The Different Aspects Of Your Job Package
The job market continues to change, as does the way we look for work. This course examines the value of presenting yourself as a complete package by using a resume as an introduction to an employer and backing it up with a portfolio presented at the interview. We recommend that you complete “Getting Your Job Search Started” before beginning this course.
In this course, you’ll learn about the different aspects of your job package, including your resume, cover letter, and job portfolio. You’ll also receive a plan that will get you to a job in 60 days, techniques for writing thank-you notes, and tips for choosing your references.
Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course.
Recognition & Accreditation
These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by e-Courses4You are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. e-Courses4You is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.
What The Course Will Teach You:
- Speak about yourself using descriptive language
- Apply the essential elements of cover letters and resumes
- Understand the need for pre-employment testing and what to expect in your target market
- Design a personalized portfolio
- Develop a plan that moves you to a new job within 60 days
- Much more...
Units Of Study
Certificate in Creating a Dynamite Job Portfolio
Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course.
Session 1: Course Overview
Work History, Part One
Work History, Part Two
Work History, Part Three
Session 2: Who Are You?
Creating Target Statements
Standing Out from the Crowd
Creating Strong Statements
A Few Guidelines, Part One
A Few Guidelines, Part Two
Punch Up Your Action Statements
Session 3: Writing the Resume
Work Experience, Part One
Work Experience, Part Two
General Style Tips
Check Up On Yourself
Writing the Resume - Sample Resume One
Sample Resume Two
Sample Resume Three
Sample Resume Four
Resume Writing as a Profession
Session 4: Creating a Noticeable Package
Types of Resumes
More Than One Resume?
A Note about Electronic Resumes
Session 5: Cover Letters
Strong Openers to Try
Session 6: Getting into the Flow
Session 7: The Portfolio
What Should Be Included?
Designing Your Portfolio, Part One
Designing Your Portfolio, Part Two
Designing Your Portfolio, Part Three
Designing Your Portfolio, Part Four
Designing Your Portfolio, Part Five
Session 8: Refining and Perfecting
Session 9: Dealing with Awkward Points
Gaps in Your Resume
Incarceration, Part One
Incarceration, Part Two
Returning to the Workforce after an Absence
Session 10: Getting to a New Job in 60 Days
60 Days to a New Job
Days 1 to 6
Days 7 to 14
Days 15 to 25
Days 26 to 60
Making the Plan Work for You
Getting the Lead Out
Session 11: Goal Setting
Creating a Plan
Choosing Your References
How References Work
Session 12: Thank You Notes
Why Thank-You Notes Are Important
Designing a Thank-You Note
Crafting Your Message
Session 13: A Personal Action Plan
Where I Want to Go
How I Will Get There
With eCourses4You's e-learning system, certification has never been simpler! You can be starting your IT career or taking your current IT skills to the next level in just a few short weeks. Our award winning learning system gives you all of the benefits of a live class at just a fraction of the cost.
eCourses4You’s courses include:
Expert Instructor-Led Training
eCourses4You uses only the industry’s finest instructors in the IT industry. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.
Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations
Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. eCourses4You always focuses on real world scenarios and skill-set development.
Quizzes & Exam Simulators
eCourses4You’s custom practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding.
This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. eCourses4You Courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing center. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.
Social Learning & Networking
Flash Cards & Educational Games
Navigation & Controls
Minimum specifications for the computer are:
Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)