How to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Job Quicker

Getting a job requires preparation. However, getting a job requires skill. You need to know how to identify the right jobs for your skillset, how to respond to job advertisements, write application letters and resumes that stand out and deliver a successful interview.

Who Will Benefit From This Course

  • Anyone who who needs a job or wants to get a better job

Course Outcomes

  • Improve your chances of success in getting a job
  • Apply best practice techniques when applying for jobs
  • Identify what recruiters are looking for by analysing job adverts and researching employers
  • Develop a better understanding of your strengths and skills to tackle applying for a job
  • Improve the way you promote yourself effectively through positive writing and a strong personal brand, creating an identity that looks impressive to a recruiter, whether that’s an employer

Course Outcomes

  • Understanding yourself
  • Before making an application, it’s important to first of all reflect on the skills that you have to offer.
  • Understanding jobs
  • Analysing job adverts or course descriptions effectively will enable you to match your skills to their requirements.
  • Making the match
  • Create an effective CV
  • CVs may be requested as part of the application process. In this section we provide tips to help you create your own CV to provide a positive first impression.

Develop a professional online profile

  • Many employers use social media to advertise jobs and find new recruits. Learn how to use social media to your advantage to raise your profile and promote yourself.
  • Sell yourself in your covering letter
  • A good covering letter will encourage a recruiter to read your CV or application. In this section we will look at how to write a covering letter to market yourself effectively.

Outstanding application forms

  • Learn how to become a STAR applicant as we share our top tips for answering some of the most common types of application form question.
  • Brilliant personal statements
  • Faced with a blank page on which to write about yourself? With the help of employers and admissions tutors we explore how to write a brilliant personal statement.

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