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 to the course!

    • Welcome
    • Student Walk through
  • 2

    Creating A Dynamite Job Portfolio

    • Lesson 1 - What is a Portfolio?
    • Lesson 2 - Writing you Resume
    • Lesson 3 - Samples of Writing your Resume
    • Lesson 4 - Types of Resumes
    • Lesson 5 - The Cover Letter
    • Lesson 6 - The Portfolio
    • Lesson 7 - Dealing with Awkward Points
    • Lesson 8 - Getting to a New Job in 60 Days
    • Lesson 9 - Choosing Your References
    • Lesson 10 - Thank-You Notes
    • Five steps to a winning resume with Free downloadable template
  • 3

    Final Quiz

    • Final Quiz
  • 4

    Next Steps

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