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Essential Skills for Your Career Development is one of three courses in Thriving in the Digital Workplace, a program within the Institute of Coding’s Digital Skills for the Workplace portfolio …

Sharing your success

You’ve almost completed Essential Skills for Your Career Development. During this course, you have learned to do the following: Identify different modern approaches to growing your career. Explore a roadmap …

Always be ready to learn

During this course, you’ve created a strategy that includes your career vision and goals, your value proposition and your approach to developing your career. Now that you have a strategic …

How to speak to people

Meeting people through social channels or being introduced by a contact via email is a great way to begin networking. However, there are many advantages to meeting people in person, …

Using short form communications

For many people, communicating with others face-to-face can be challenging. Thankfully in these cases, you can call on a range of excellent online resources to help. Short form communication platforms …

Writing excellent CVs and cover letters

Now that you’ve looked into building your network, you need to develop your communications in order to engage those key leads. In this step, you’ll explore how to tell your …

Approaches to developing your network

One of the most important factors in developing your career is to cultivate a strong network. Doing this will enable you to meet new people, introduce and connect with people …

The network effect

As you saw in the previous step, networking is essentially professional relationship building, and it comes with many benefits. In this step, you will explore what is meant by the …

Glossary

We have included this Glossary for reference – you are not expected to remember all the new terms. You can refer to the Glossary throughout the course by returning to …

Preparing for next week

You’ve reached the end of the first week of Essential Skills for Your Career Development. This week, you’ve explored: modern approaches to defining and developing your career a vision board …

Write your value proposition

It’s now time to write your own value proposition. The first step is to consider the statement you created using your vision board, in which you defined your curiosity and …

Goal setting and value propositions

Throughout this week you have explored different approaches for developing your career. You’ve created a vision board and have identified a roadmap for yourself with actionable steps. It’s now time …

How to create a vision board

You’ve explored some examples of individuals thinking about their passions and career aspirations. You have also seen how they might decide what approach to take to put this into practice. …

Creating your board

In the previous step, Jennifer coached Benjamin through the process of creating his vision board. In this step, you’ll create your very own vision board. This will allow you to …

How others have found their ideal job

When it comes to deciding what type of job you want for yourself and the best possible way to get there, there are many career paths available. Some individuals have …