Certificate In Job Search Skills

£149.00

Searching for a job can be intimidating. How do you know what job you’re best suited for? How do you build a winning résumé and cover letter? Where can you find job leads? How do you network without feeling nervous? What happens when you land an interview? And most importantly, where do you find help when you need it?

This course will give you the answers to all these questions, plus a plan to get you to a new job within a month. After completing this course, you’ll be more than ready to start your search for your perfect job.

Identifying your purpose for working and the skills required will help you determine the types of jobs you should apply for.

Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course.

Searching for a job can be intimidating. How do you know what job you’re best suited for? How do you build a winning résumé and cover letter? Where can you find job leads? How do you network without feeling nervous? What happens when you land an interview? And most importantly, where do you find help when you need it?

This course will give you the answers to all these questions, plus a plan to get you to a new job within a month. After completing this course, you’ll be more than ready to start your search for your perfect job.

Identifying your purpose for working and the skills required will help you determine the types of jobs you should apply for.

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

Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course.

Module One – Getting Started

Module Two – Ready, Set, Go!

Identifying your values and purpose
Assessing your skills
Setting SMART goals
Building a resource system
A 30-day plan

Module Three – Building Your Resume

Basic resume formats
Dealing with awkward points
Checklist for success

Module Four – Polishing Your Resume

Creating an attractive package
About branding
Some extra touches
Checklist for success

Module Five – Writing a Cover Letter

Types of cover letters
Creating a template
Customising the template
Checklist for success

Module Six – Creating a Portfolio

When do I need a portfolio?
Types of portfolios
Essential elements
Checklist for success

Module Seven – Networking Skills

What is networking?
Getting a conversation started
But I’m so nervous!
Wrapping up and moving on

Module Eight – Skills for Success

Being organised
Becoming a punctual person
I can do this!
Important etiquette points

Module Nine – Where to Look?

The obvious places
The hidden job market
About cold calling
The power of networking

Module Ten – Understanding the Interview

Types of interviews
What to expect
About behavioral questions
About knowledge questions

Module Eleven – Interview Skills

Dressing for success
Answering questions
Asking questions
Following up

Module Twelve – Wrapping Up

Words from the Wise

LUCILLE BALL – One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself
ANATOLE FRANCE – To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream. Not only plan but also believe.
KENNETH HARTLEY BLANCHARD – The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.

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)