Certificate in Creating a Dynamite Job Portfolio

£149.00

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.

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.

What’s Included?

Wiki_tick  Unlimited  lifetime access
Wiki_tick  Access anywhere, any time
Wiki_tick  Fast effective training, written and designed by industry experts
Wiki_tick  Track your progress with our Learning Management System
Wiki_tick  Unlimited support
Wiki_tick  Save money, time and travel costs
Wiki_tick  Learn at your own pace and leisure
Wiki_tick  Easier to retain knowledge and revise topics than traditional methods
Wiki_tick  Exam preparation quizzes, tests and mock exams to ensure that you are 100% ready

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Modules

Session 1: Course Overview

Learning Objectives
Pre-Assignment Instructions
Pre-Assignment Worksheet
Pre-Assignment Worksheet
Work History, Part One
Work History, Part Two
Work History, Part Three

Session 2: Who Are You?

Exploration
Creating Target Statements
Standing Out from the Crowd
Self-Description
Creating Strong Statements
Sample Statements
A Few Guidelines, Part One
A Few Guidelines, Part Two
Making Connections
Punch Up Your Action Statements

Session 3: Writing the Resume

Essential Ingredients
Length
Proofreading
Contact Information
Objective
Skill Summary
Work Experience, Part One
Work Experience, Part Two
Accomplishments
Education
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

Personal Branding
Branding Ideas
Types of Resumes
Chronological
Functional
Combination
More Than One Resume?
A Note about Electronic Resumes

Session 5: Cover Letters

Essential Ingredients
Step One
Strong Openers to Try
Step Three
Step Four
The Writing

Session 6: Getting into the Flow

Making Connections

Session 7: The Portfolio

Essential Components
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

Making Connections

Session 9: Dealing with Awkward Points

Gaps in Your Resume
Incarceration, Part One
Incarceration, Part Two
Returning to the Workforce after an Absence
Job Hopping
Pre-Employment Testing

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
Summary
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

Starting Point
Where I Want to Go
How I Will Get There

System Requirements

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS:

OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems:

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)