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How to Get A Graduate Job

Make your graduate job search easier and land the graduate job you want with help from the UK's leading graduate coaching company.

How to Get A Graduate Job
  • Duration3 weeks
  • Weekly study2 hours
  • LearnFree
  • Extra BenefitsFrom $44Find out more

Understand the graduate recruitment process and prepare for the world of work

As a graduate, deciding which career path to choose, learning how to write a professional CV, and developing the interview skills to secure your dream job can be challenging – especially during these uncertain times.

On this course, you’ll follow recent graduates through the highly competitive graduate job application process.

Through their journeys, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the graduate job market.

With employers seeking candidates who can prove their employability skills, you’ll learn how to get workplace-ready, so that you can land the job you really want.

What topics will you cover?

This course will walk you through how to nail each stage of the graduate job application process.

Week 1 - Understanding yourself and the job market

  • Analysing the graduate job market.
  • Learning the importance of employability skills.
  • Identifying your skills and competencies.
  • Making informed career decisions such as determining which jobs are suitable for you.

Week 2 - How to master the job application process

  • Creating achievement-based CVs.
  • Crafting cover letters that will be read.
  • Optimising your LinkedIn profile.
  • Smart searching for graduate jobs online.

Week 3 - How to become interview confident

  • Online tests.
  • Phone and video interviews.
  • Assessment centres.
  • Face-to-face interviews. Conquering your nerves.
  • Understanding the difference between competency and strength-based interviews.
  • Understanding the need to interview more than once - practice makes perfect!
  • Interviewing for jobs you do not want.
  • Following up after interviews.

When would you like to start?

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Who is the course for?

This course has been designed for students and graduates looking for guidance on how to land a graduate job.

The course is also useful for anyone who would like to bring their job-hunting skills up-to-date.

Who will you learn with?

Chris Davies is the founder of Graduate Coach. Since creating the company 10 years ago, he has helped kick-start the careers of 5000+ graduates. Chris had careers in advertising and publishing.

Who developed the course?

Graduate Coach

Chris Davies is acknowledged to be Britain’s foremost graduate coach. He founded his company, Graduate Coach, ten years ago and, since then, he has kick-started the careers of over 5000 graduates and is a published author.

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