Course Overview

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. In order to make the most of this course, participants need to have recently identified target positions and completed a full skills assessment and goal setting exercise.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the need for pre-employment testing and what to expect in your target market.

  • Develop a plan that moves you to a new job within 60 days

  • Apply the essential elements of cover letters and resumes.

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome

    2. Student Walk through

    1. Lesson 1 - What is a Portfolio?

    2. Lesson 2 - Writing you Resume

    3. Lesson 3 - Samples of Writing your Resume

    4. Lesson 4 - Types of Resumes

    5. Lesson 5 - The Cover Letter

    6. Lesson 6 - The Portfolio

    7. Lesson 7 - Dealing with Awkward Points

    8. Lesson 8 - Getting to a New Job in 60 Days

    9. Lesson 9 - Choosing Your References

    10. Lesson 10 - Thank-You Notes

    11. Five steps to a winning resume with Free downloadable template

    1. Final Quiz

    1. More resources for you

About this course

  • Free
  • 15 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content