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Skip to 0 minutes and 5 secondsHi, everyone, and welcome to week two of the course. It's been said that success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out. This was a quote by Robert Collier who authored various self-help books in the 20th century. We'll be taking his advice and conducting various tasks in this course to help you to become more successful in your career. In this week we'll be covering a few different topics. We're going to investigate what does success mean, and how can we aim to be more successful in our career. What is the elevator speech all about, and how can we develop one. How self-reflection can be a great approach to developing a professional identity and professional skills.

Skip to 0 minutes and 42 secondsThen our last point, we are looking at the skills audit which is your assessment task for this short course. Enjoy week two, and I hope you learn lots of new things to help you boost your career.

Welcome back

Everyone has different criteria for success but learning to reflect can help us all achieve our goals.

This week we will investigate:

  • what success means and how to be more successful in your career
  • what an elevator speech is all about and how to make one
  • how self-reflection can help develop your professional identity and skills
  • what a skills audit is and how to conduct this as your assessment task for this short course.

Your task

What two words come to your mind when you think about success? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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This video is from the free online course:

Becoming Career Smart: How to Sell Yourself

Deakin University

Course highlights Get a taste of this course before you join:

  • Beyond your resume
    Beyond your resume

    Times are changing; employers not only want to know what you have done in the past, but what you are capable of in the future.

  • Woman standing and explaining her ideas at a meeting
    Your success

    How do you define success from your point of view?