Creating a Dynamite Job Portfolio

$120.00

The job market continues to change, as does the way we look for work. This course examines the value of presenting yourself as a complete package by using a resume as an introduction to an employer and backing it up with a portfolio presented at the interview.

 

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$96.00

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Learning Objectives

  1. Speak about yourself using descriptive language
  2. Apply the essential elements of cover letters and resumes
  3. Understand the need for pre-employment testing and what to expect in your target market
  4. Design a personalized portfolio
  5. Develop a plan that moves you to a new job within 60 days

 

Course Outline

  1. Course Overview
  2. Who Are You?
  • Exploration
  • Self-Description
  1. Writing the Resume
  • Essential Ingredients
  • Writing the Resume
  1. Creating a Noticeable Package
  • Personal Branding
  • Types of Resumes
  1. Cover Letters
  • Essential Ingredients
  • The Writing
  1. Getting into the Flow
  2. The Portfolio
  • Essential Components
  • Designing Your Portfolio
  1. Refining and Perfecting
  2. Dealing with Awkward Points
  • Gaps in Your Resume
  • Pre-Employment Testing
  1. Getting to a New Job in 60 Days
  • 60 Days to a New Job
  • Getting the Lead Out
  1. Goal Setting
  • Creating a Plan
  • Choosing Your References
  1. Thank-You Notes
  2. Personal Action Plan
  3. Recommended Reading List
  4. Post-Course Assessment