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.

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Into the Wild Sam is on his way to Yellowstone National Park for his first job interview. See if you can help him get his dream job!
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Your Train-ing Journey Finding a job is not all about luck. It's part learned skill and part persistence. Find out how the Academy can help you get a job!
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Who Can Help You? Do you know all the different people who can help you in your job search? Let's see where you can find your advisors.
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Jenny and Sam Sam is going to meet his advisor, Jenny. Can you help Jenny to get Sam to think differently about her role?
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Identify Your Skills Don't think you have many skills? Yes you do- you just need to know how to find them!
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Create Your Resume Having a good resume is vital to finding a job. Find out how to write good one.
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Work Your Network Daniel thinks he has done everything he can to get a job. Can you help Rose show him another part of job hunting that he has not thought of?
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Do Your Research Doing your research can help you stand out from the competition. Find out how.
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To Apply or Not to Apply? Job advertisements can be worded in confusing ways. See how to decode them and figure out if the job is right for you.
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Test Drive the CAR Technique Learn the technique all interviewers live by. Structure the way you communicate your experiences in a winning way.
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The Selection Process Employers go through particular steps when recruiting. Get the inside story on what you may encounter.
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The Call Out of the Blue Angela is about to get a call from a recruitment agency. Help her handle an unexpected phone interview.
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Tailor Your Resume You need to customize your resume for every job you apply for. Find out why and how.
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The Application Form An application form is an opportunity to share your basic information. Find out how to fill it in to get the next stage of the selection process.
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A Better Cover Letter Cover letters are still important today. Find out why and how to write one that catches the employer's eye.
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Prepare for Your Interview Successful interviews are all about preparation. Find out how to prepare for that all important day and more.
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Sam and FuturoSystems Sam has another interview. Can you apply everything you have learned to help him get this job?
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Ace Your Interview Get ahead by perfecting your interview technique. Get hints on interview questions, body language, and the unwritten rules.
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The Pearly Bank Panel Angela knows there will be more than one person interviewing her at Pearly Bank. See if you can help her navigate through her interview.
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Online Professional Presence Learn how to make technology work for you! Create a LinkedIn and learn how to manage your social media to help you get a job.
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