This course focuses on career planning, enhancing resume writing, and improving interviewing skills for those seeking employment.
Part One of the course, "Tailoring Resumes and Cover Letters for a Perfect Fit," will help learners craft a resume that is targeted, elegant, and effective. Part Two, "Interviewing Skills: Make the Right Impression," focuses on the preparation job candidates need in advance of an interview, and on the five stages of the interview process. Part Three, "Interviewing Skills: Ace Those Tough Questions," helps learners formulate winning answers to difficult interview questions before they walk into the interviewing room.
After completing this course, you'll be able to:
Recognize key career development questions to ask before beginning a job search
Employ a written goal-setting process to establish career development and job search priorities
Recognize the purpose of tailoring a resume and cover letter
Develop a more effective resume
Develop a more effective cover letter
Identify the five stages of the interview process
Conduct industry and company research efficiently using web-based resources
Brainstorm potential interview questions and answers
Understand what constitutes a good answer in the mind of a hiring manager
Anticipate some of the most common interview questions
Explain to a hiring manager how the past successes represented on your resume will translate to future success in your desired position
Recognize whether a job aligns with your career objectives
This course is designed for job seekers.
This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.
This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.