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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 completed the Starting Your Job Search workshop, or identified target positions and completed a full skills assessment and goal setting exercise.

How you will benefit

  • Learn how to describe yourself using descriptive language.
  • Explore the essential elements of cover letters and resumes.
  • Understand the need for pre-employment testing and what to expect in your target market.
  • Design a personalized portfolio.
  • Develop a plan that moves you to a new job within 60 days

What you will cover

  • Who are You?
  • Writing the Resume
  • Creating a Noticeable Package
  • Cover Letters
  • Getting into the Flow
  • Compliments
  • Refining and Perfecting
  • Dealing with Awkward Points
  • Getting to a New Job in 60 Days
  • Goal Setting
  • Thank You Notes
  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
  • Who are You?
  • To begin the day, participants will review their strengths and skills and how to use language to sell themselves.
  • Writing the Resume
  • This session will give participants some guidelines to help them produce a brilliant resume.
  • Creating a Noticeable Package
  • Next, participants will look at different resume formats for different purposes. They will also look at how to make branding work for them.
  • Cover Letters
  • During this session, participants will learn how to create an attention-grabbing cover letter.
  • Getting into the Flow
  • To wrap up the morning, participants will have half an hour of writing time.
  • The Portfolio
  • This session will show participants how to present their skills in a portfolio format.
  • Dealing with Awkward Points
  • Next, participants will learn how to address absences from the workplace, including job hopping, parental leave, being fired, and incarceration.
  • Getting to a New Job in 60 Days
  • This session will give participants a 60-day plan to get them to a new job.
  • Giving References
  • During this session, participants will learn who they should ask to be a reference and how they should ask them.
  • Thank You
  • To conclude the day, participants will learn about an important but often overlooked aspect of the job search: the thank you note.
  • Workshop Wrap-Up
  • At the end of the day, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.

Whether you need a one-day onsite training course, full-service consulting, or if you are not really sure which solution will work, we can help.
ITBCG is a leading and innovative learning provider with over twenty years’ experience of providing best in-class learning solutions. We work in partnership with our customers to deliver flexibility, value and service. We develop innovative programs to ensure that every aspect of the learning development, delivery and administration of courses work to our clients’ benefit.
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