Getting a Job

How will you stand out to prospective employers? This course will guide you through the whole process from deciding which jobs to apply for and writing your CV/resume to succeeding in an interview.

Image of Sam at his job interview Employability Skills > Getting a Job Into the Wild Sam is on his way to Kruger National Park for his first job interview. You're going to help him. 40 min START Image of Three different coloured highlighters on three notebooks Employability Skills > Getting a Job Your Train-ing Journey Done job training before and found it difficult to put into practice? This is different. Have a look at what is coming your way. 15 min START Image of Teacher helping students with their job search Employability Skills > Getting a Job Who Can Help You? Trying to find a job can feel difficult, but don't worry, there are loads of people who can help... 20 min START Image of Jenny on the phone Employability Skills > Getting a Job Jenny and Sam Sam is going to meet his advisor, Jenny. Can you help Jenny to make Sam think differently about job advisors? 40 min START Image of Different coloured pencils in a pencil holder Employability Skills > Getting a Job Identify Your Skills Don't think you have many skills? Yes you do - you just need to know how to find them! 25 min START Image of Hand writing on paper Employability Skills > Getting a Job Create Your CV/resume Having a good CV/resume is vital to finding a job. Find out how to write a good one. 40 min START Image of Different coloured computer cables Employability Skills > Getting a Job Work Your Network Daniel thinks he's done everything he can to get a job. Will Rose show him another side to job hunting that he's not thought of? 40 min START Image of A pile of notebooks Employability Skills > Getting a Job Do Your Research How can you use the information gained through good research to stand out from the crowd? 40 min START Image of A folded shirt Employability Skills > Getting a Job To Apply or Not to Apply? Job advertisements can be confusing, learn to understand them and tell if the job is right for you. 25 min START Image of A toy car Employability Skills > Getting a Job Test Drive the CAR Technique Learn to structure the way you communicate your experiences in a winning way. 40 min START Image of Rows of carrots Employability Skills > Getting a Job The Selection Process Employers go through particular steps when recruiting. Get the inside story on what you may encounter. 25 min START Image of a red desktop phone handle Employability Skills > Getting a Job The Call Out of the Blue Emma is about to get a call from a recruitment agency. Help her handle an unexpected telephone interview. 40 min START Image of A pencil scribbling on a piece of paper Employability Skills > Getting a Job Tailor Your CV, Learn It You need to adjust your CV for every job you apply for. Find out why and how. 30 min START Image of The edge of a ring binder Employability Skills > Getting a Job The Application Form An application form is an opportunity to shine. How should you fill it in to get to the next stage of the selection process? 30 min START Image of An envelope saying hello Employability Skills > Getting a Job A Better Cover Letter No CV or application form should be sent without a cover letter. Find out how to write a good one. 30 min START Image of An outdoor clock reading 12.05. Employability Skills > Getting a Job Prepare for Your Interview Successful interviews are all about preparation. How do you make sure you are ready? 35 min START Image of the receptionist talking to sam at FuturoSystems Employability Skills > Getting a Job Sam and FuturoSystems Sam has another interview. Can you apply everything you have learnt to help him get him a job? 40 min START Image of Female interviewer with female interviewee Employability Skills > Getting a Job Ace Your Interview Get ahead by perfecting your interview technique. Get hints on interview questions, body language and the unwritten rules. 35 min START Image of Emma at her Pearly Bank interview Employability Skills > Getting a Job The Pearly Bank Panel Emma knows there will be more than one person interviewing her at Pearly Bank... has she done her homework on panel interviews? 40 min START Image of Pieces of paper advertising Facebook, Twitter and Google Employability Skills > Getting a Job Online Professional Presence Make LinkedIn and Social Media work for you in your job hunt. 40 min START