Work Ready Skills: Job Searches, Writing a CV and Interviewing
What are work-ready skills and why do you need them?
This online short course from CQUniversity is designed to provide you with work-ready skills including interpreting and responding to job advertisements and selection criteria, writing application letters and resumes and developing interview skills for job seekers.
It will provide real-world examples of advertised positions, response criteria to address, templates for preparing for job interviews and tips to assist you to return to the workforce.
Learn how to write a resume and cover letter that stand out from the rest
Does new to the workforce tend to focus all their time and attention on creating a well written resume, but forget about the importance of cover letters and how they can increase the possibilities of being selected for an interview.
A cover letter is the perfect place to really tailor your skills to the role you are looking to apply to and show your passion and interest for the company you want to be part off. This shows first hand that you are willing to go the extra mile, even before you have been hired.
Gain the confidence to succeed in your interview and land the job you are dreaming off
Confidence is key… you have heard it million of times before, and the reason is because it’s true. The good news is that you don’t need to be naturally confident to impress your prospective employer! In this course you will uncover the key steps you need to take to mentally and physically prepare yourself to appear confident and ace your interview.
- The Recruitment and Selection Process
- The Job Application
- Cover Letter and Resume (CV)
- Planning for the Interview
- Develop Interview Skills
- Transitioning into a New Role
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Assess the recruitment and selection process from an employer’s point of view
- Interpret an advertisement, job description and selection criteria confidently and correctly
- Model a well-written job application (resume and cover letter)
- Plan for a job interview
- Develop interview skills
- Transition into your new work role
Who is the course for?
While this course is aimed at trainees, apprentices, graduates and school leavers looking to enter the workforce, it also applies to job seekers in the broader community looking to increase their confidence and success rate when applying for work.
Who developed the course?
CQUniversity is Australia’s leading regional university.
Our courses are designed alongside industry and many include hands-on, practical learning experiences and project-based learning. Our commitment to making real-world knowledge and skills accessible to all has seen us being awarded global recognition. We are ranked among the top 2% of Universities in the world.
World rankingTop 500Source: QS World University Rankings 2020
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