courseCertificate In Job Search Skills

Identify Your Purpose and Get The Job of Your Dreams

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.

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.

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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  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

What the course will teach you:

  • Define your objectives and purpose in your search for employment
  • Help you establish SMART goals in the job-hunting process
  • Assist you in developing a first month plan of action for your job search
  • Craft an effective resume
  • Form an attractive cover letter
  • Much more...

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Units Of Study

Certificate In Job Search Skills

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.

Training Features

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:

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Social Learning & Networking

eCourses4You has designed a world class Learning Management System (LMS) This system allows you to interact and collaborate with other students and eCourses4You employees, form study groups, engage in discussions in our NOW@ Forums, rate and “like” different courses and stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge through our forums, student contributions and announcement features. This LMS is unmatched in the industry and makes learning fun and enjoyable.
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Flash Cards & Educational Games

eCourses4You knows that education is not a one size fits all approach. Students learn in different ways through different tools. That is why we provide Flash Cards and Education Games throughout our courses. This will allow you to train in ways that keep you engaged and focused. Each course will have dozens of Flash Cards so you can sharpen your skill-sets throughout your training as well as educational games designed to make sure your retention level of the materials is extremely high.
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Navigation & Controls

eCourses4You’s self-paced training programs are designed in a modular fashion to allow you the flexibility to work with expert level instruction anytime 24/7. All courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation controls allowing you to control the pace of your training. This allows students to learn at their own pace around their schedule.

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)