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Job Search Skills – Online CPD Accredited Training Course

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£10 inc VAT (was £24.99)
Offer ends 31 December 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
4 Hours
Qualification
4 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

Job Search Skills – Online CPD Accredited Training Course - Improve Job-Search Skills

Searching for a job can be intimidating. How do you know what job you're best suited for? How do you build a winning resume 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?

Study method - Online, self-paced (4-6 study hours)

Course format - Online (24/7 access), modular

Course Duration - Part-time (1 year access)

Qualification - Certificate of completion

Course Delivery – via desktop PC/MAC, laptops, tablets or smart phones

Awarding Body – CPD Certification Service (mapped to Ofqual Qualifications)

Course accreditation

The content of this online training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines (in line CPD Certification Service requirements).

Description

Course aims

This comprehensive job search skills e-learning course will give you the answers to all these questions, plus a plan to get you to a new job. After completing this online learning program, you'll be more than ready to start your search for your perfect job. Identifying the purpose for working and the assessment of skills can help determine the types of jobs your participants should apply for.

Course objectives

The objectives of this job search skills online course are to:

  • 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.
  • Develop and present a portfolio of your prior work.
  • Learn networking skills in finding leads for jobs.
  • Efficiently get interviews and thrive in the interview process.

What’s covered in this course?

This online job search skills course covers the following:

Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

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
  • Chronological Style Resume
  • Combination Style Resume
  • Essential Information to Include
  • 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
  • First contact cover letter
  • Targeted cover letter
  • Recommendation Cover Letter
  • Creating a Template
  • Customizing the Template
  • Checklist for Success

Module Six: Creating a Portfolio

  • When Do I Need a Portfolio?
  • Types of Portfolios
  • Working Portfolio
  • Display Portfolio
  • Assessment Portfolio
  • Essential Elements
  • Checklist for Success

Module Seven: Networking Skills

  • What is Networking?
  • Getting a Conversation Started
  • Creating an Effective Introduction
  • But I’m So Nervous!
  • What Not to Talk About
  • Wrapping Up and Moving On

Module Eight: Skills for Success

  • Being Organized
  • 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
  • The Meaning of Colors
  • Interpreting Common Dress Codes
  • Deciding What to Wear
  • Answering Questions
  • Asking Questions
  • Following Up

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

What are job search skills?

Job search strategies and skills can be categorised into three parts:

  1. Practical steps that you can take to improve your chances of getting a job
  2. Tools and tricks that a job seeker can use to increase interview chances
  3. Positive psychological attitudes and outlooks that can help to reinforce the process and keep it going

For some people, these come naturally. We all know those people who seem to create extensive networks with others as though it were second nature, right? Others of us need a little bit of help and guidance. That’s what this online job search skills e-learning course will cover.

Why choose our online training courses?

All our e-learning courses can be accessed on any electronic/computerised device. You can study at work or at home, in your own time and at your own pace!

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 4 to 6 hours recommended study time
  3. 1 year access to course & learning materials
  4. Access your course anytime, anywhere & on any device
  5. Complete course on desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone
  6. Additional references and downloadable materials available
  7. CPD Certification Service (mapped to Ofqual Qualifications)

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Job Search Skills – Online CPD Accredited Training Course

Who is this course for?

Those interested in soft skills development, personal and professional development, presentation skills, communication skills, project management, leadership and management skills.

Requirements

Course Delivery – via desktop PC/MAC, laptops, tablets or smart phones

Career path

Soft skills development, personal and professional development, presentation skills, communication skills, project management, leadership and management skills.

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