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Lifelong learning with CQUniversity

Extending your learning journey with us At CQUniversity, we believe learning is a journey; not a destination. We hope you’ve found this course both stimulating and engaging. Interested in learning …

How to Answer Common Interview Questions

Introducing Andrew When Andrew is not busy existing in stock photo collections, he is a student that has recently completed a FutureLearn microcredential in Data Analysis like this one. He …

Be ready for any question

Prepare examples and success stories that highlight your knowledge, skills and qualities that the company is looking for. Explain ‘how’ you achieved results in your previous roles and how your …

Probation

What Is Probation? A probationary period is a period of time (e.g. 3 months) at the beginning of employment, which allows either the employer or the employee to terminate the …

How to prepare for a job interview

A job interview is your chance to show the company that you’re the best person for the job. A well-prepared plan is key to your success. Here, we’ll take a …

Practice makes perfect

Tips for interview success Prepare examples and success stories that highlight your knowledge, skills and qualities that the company is looking for. Explain ‘how’ you achieved results in your previous …

The Resume/CV

Your resume is what gets you to the interview stage, so it should highlight to the employer your: Achievements Previous experience Knowledge Qualifications Skills Personal information. Layout of a resume …

Wrapping up the week

Congratulations! We’ve reached the end of the first week of Work Ready Skills! By now, you should: Be able to write a simple resume/CV Know what to include when writing …

What is a good covering letter?

The purpose of the cover letter is to introduce yourself to a prospective employer and provide an overview of what you can offer. It is usually the first thing an …

Recruitment (from an employer’s perspective)

Recruiting According to the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI), recruitment can be defined as searching for and obtaining a pool of potential candidates with the desired knowledge, skills and experience …

Before you apply

Before applying for a position Always read the advert carefully Do not apply for the position if you do not have the mandatory skills or qualifications Look for instructions on …

Getting the most out of this course

Whether you’re learning online for the first time, or you’re new to FutureLearn, the following tips will help you get the most out of your course. Travelling through the course …