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Job Search Skills Bundle, 5 Courses

Certificate In Job Search Skills Online Course


Get Job Search Skills, Business Writing, Networking Outside the Company, Interpersonal Skills and Personal Branding in this Bundle

1. Job Search Skills : Identify Your Purpose and Get The Job of Your Dreams

Searching for a job can be intimidating. How do you know what job you’re best suited for? How do you build a winning résumé and cover letter? Where can you find job leads? How do you network without feeling nervous? What happens when you land an interview? And most importantly, where do you find help when you need it?

This course will give you the answers to all these questions, plus a plan to get you to a new job within a month. After completing this course, you’ll be more than ready to start your search for your perfect job.

Identifying your purpose for working and the skills required will help you determine the types of jobs you should apply for.

By the end of this Job Search Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define your objectives and purpose in your search for employment
  • Help you establish SMART goals in the job-hunting process
  • Assist you in developing a first month plan of action for your job search
  • Craft an effective resume
  • Form an attractive cover letter
  • Develop and present a portfolio of your prior work
  • Learn networking skills in finding leads for jobs
  • Efficiently get interviews and thrive in the interview process

2. Business Writing : Become an Expert at Writing Effective Emails, Letters, Reports and More

We all know that writing is one of the most important methods of business communication for most people, whether its e-mails, memos, proposals, or major reports. Lots of people struggle with the composition of these. Sometimes it's because they don't have to do it very often so, therefore, it doesn't flow as easily as they would like, sometimes because they are new to a role, or just because it's not their favorite thing.

This Business Writing Online Short Course will provide:

  • A quick refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation) the things that we often miss especially when completing work under pressure; and
  • An overview of some the typical business documents, letters, reports, proposals that you may have to deal with, with tips on structure, style etc.

Course Topics:

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Writing the Letter
  • Proposals Key Info

By the end of the Business Writing Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the function/purpose of all of the above.
  • Utilize the tips and techniques provided here to determine an appropriate structure to use for your business artifacts in different situations.
  • Define proofreading and understand the techniques in improving proofreading skills.
  • Define peer review and list ways peer review can help improve business writing skills.
  • Notice (and correct) common spelling and grammar issues in business writing.
  • List guidelines in printing and publishing business writing

3. Networking Outside the Company : Learn Effective Networking Techniques

Networking – according to Merriam Webster is “the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically:  the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business”. These and other events can become more easily managed with this great Course.

With our Power of Networking (Outside the Company) Course, you will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of networking skills. By managing and looking at the way people interact and seeing things in a new light, your participants will improve on almost every aspect of their networking strategy.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify and avoid obstacles
  • Implement networking principles
  • Use online tools
  • Prioritize contacts
  • Manage networks effectively

4. Interpersonal Skills : Learn Powerful Communication Skills!

We've all met that dynamic, charismatic person that just have a way with others, and has a way of being remembered. You will identify ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you’ve forgotten someone’s name.

The Interpersonal Skills course will help you work towards being that unforgettable person by providing communication skills, negotiation techniques, tips on making an impact, and advice on networking and starting conversations. You will also identify the skills needed in starting a conversation, moving a conversation along, and progressing to higher levels of conversation.

By the end of this Interpersonal Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between hearing and listening
  • Know some ways to improve the verbal skills of asking questions and communicating with power
  • Understand what non-verbal communication is and how it can enhance interpersonal relationships
  • Identify the skills needed in starting a conversation, moving a conversation along, and progressing to higher levels of conversation
  • Identifying ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you've forgotten someone's name
  • Understand how seeing the other side, building bridges and giving in without giving up can improve skills in influencing other people
  • Understand how the use of facts and emotions can help bring people to your side
  • Identify ways of sharing one's opinions constructively
  • Learn tips in preparing for a negotiation, opening a negotiation, bargaining, and closing a negotiation
  • Learn tips in making an impact through powerful first impressions, situation assessment and being zealous without being offensive

5. Personal Branding : Manage Your Personal Brand To Help You Achieve Your Goals

In the information age, personal branding is necessary for the success of any company or individual. Failing to manage personal branding can lead to misinformation about you or your company becoming public. Taking control of your public image is no longer an option. Identifying and using the tools that affect personal branding correctly will ensure that the public sees the image that you want them to see. A positive brand is necessary for success.

Personal Branding is identifying your assets, characteristics, strengths, and skills as an individual. Understanding Personal Branding will provide advantages in your personal and professional lives. Branding is a mix of how you present yourself and how others see you. It is important to be aware of how you are viewed.

With our Personal Branding Online Short Course, you will be able to share your vision and passions with others in your company. Utilize this knowledge through Social Media to define and influence how others see you. You are your brand so protect it. Live it.

At the end of this Personal Branding Online Short Course, you should be able to:

  • Define your image.
  • Control your image.
  • Understand how to sharpen your brand.
  • Use social media appropriately.
  • Manage your brand in a crisis.
  • Develop a professional appearance.

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This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificates

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Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

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The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

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Job Search Skills 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Job Search Skills Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Ready, Set, Go!

  • Identifying your values and purpose
  • Assessing your skills
  • Setting SMART goals
  • Building a resource system
  • A 30-day plan

Module Three - Building Your Resume

  • Basic resume formats
  • Dealing with awkward points
  • Checklist for success

Module Four - Polishing Your Resume

  • Creating an attractive package
  • About branding
  • Some extra touches
  • Checklist for success

Module Five - Writing a Cover Letter

  • Types of cover letters
  • Creating a template
  • Customising the template
  • Checklist for success

Module Six - Creating a Portfolio

  • When do I need a portfolio?
  • Types of portfolios
  • Essential elements
  • Checklist for success

Module Seven - Networking Skills

  • What is networking?
  • Getting a conversation started
  • But I'm so nervous!
  • Wrapping up and moving on

Module Eight - Skills for Success

  • Being organised
  • Becoming a punctual person
  • I can do this!
  • Important etiquette points

Module Nine - Where to Look?

  • The obvious places
  • The hidden job market
  • About cold calling
  • The power of networking

Module Ten - Understanding the Interview

  • Types of interviews
  • What to expect
  • About behavioral questions
  • About knowledge questions

Module Eleven - Interview Skills

  • Dressing for success
  • Answering questions
  • Asking questions
  • Following up

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Certificate In Business Writing Online Course

PART ONE – THE BUILDING BLOCKS

Section One: Getting Started

  • a quick refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation) – the things that we often miss especially when completing work under pressure; and
  • an overview of some the typical business documents – letters, reports, proposals – that you may have to deal with, with tips on structure, style etc. 

Section Two: Spelling and Grammar

  • Spelling
  • Grammar

Section Three: Language and tone

  • Clarity
  • Conciseness
  • Formality
  • Focus
  • Tone

Section Four: Sentences and Paragraphs

  • Parts of a Sentence
  • Sentence Length
  • Punctuation
  • Paragraphs

Section Five: Organization and Structure

  • Organisation Approach

Section Six: Tools and Techniques

  • The Reader
  • The Requirement
  • Write faster – effective writing
  • Templates
  • Proofreading
  • Review/Peer Review
  • The Appearance - Printing and Publishing

PART TWO – THE DOCUMENTS

Section Seven: Meeting Agendas

  • The Basic Structure

Section Eight: E-mails

  • Addressing your mails
  • Brevity
  • Formality
  • Attachments
  • Forwarding/replying

Section Nine: Business Letters

  • The Basic Structure
  • Writing the Letter

Section Ten: Proposals

  • The Basic Outline
  • Key information
  • Sequence
  • Choosing a Format
  • Proposal Structure and Content
  • Executive Summaries

Section Eleven: Reports

  • Report Structure and format

Section Twelve: Requests for Proposal

  • Requests for Proposals

Section Thirteen: Business Cases

  • Business Cases

Section Fourteen: General Documentation

  • General Documentation

Section Fifteen: Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate In Networking Outside the Company Online Course

Module One: Getting Started 

Module Two: The Benefits of Networking Outside of Work    

  • Create a Solid Network    
  • Meet Strategic Alliance Partners    
  • Generate Leads    
  • Position Yourself    

Module Three: Networking Obstacles    

  • Time Constraints    
  • Saying the Wrong Thing    
  • Where to Go to Network    
  • Fear of Rejection    

Module Four: Networking Principles    

  • Develop Contacts    
  • Organize Your Contacts    
  • Follow-Up    
  • Maintain Relationships    

Module Five: Why Network    

  • Gain Trust    
  • Be Visible    
  • Be an Insider    
  • Gain Advantage    

Module Six: How to Build Networks    

  • Physical Networking Groups    
  • Attend Networking Events    
  • Social Networking Sites    
  • Create Networking Referral Lists    

Module Seven: Online Networking Tools    

  • Social Networks    
  • Blogs    
  • Chat Rooms    
  • Email    

Module Eight: Develop Interpersonal Relationships    

  • Be Specific    
  • Keep Your Word    
  • Maintain Boundaries    
  • Invest Time    

Module Nine: Common Networking Mistakes    

  • Taking before Giving    
  • Assumptions    
  • Reaching Too High    
  • Assume Tools Create Connections    

Module Ten: Time Management    

  • Prioritize Contacts    
  • Create Group Activities    
  • Connect Online    
  • Schedule Your Network Activities    

Module Eleven: Manage Personal and Professional Networks    

  • Be Responsive    
  • Give Back    
  • Separate Personal and Business Activities    
  • Stay Physically In-touch    

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up    

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot    
  • Lessons Learned  

Course 4 - Certificate In Interpersonal Skills Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Verbal Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing: they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with power

Module Three - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body language
  • The signals you sent to others
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it

Module Four - Making Small Talk and Moving Beyond

  • Starting a conversation
  • The four levels of conversation

Module Five - Moving the Conversation Along

  • Asking for examples
  • Using repetition
  • Using summary questions
  • Asking for clarity and completeness

Module Six - Remembering Names

  • Creating a powerful introduction
  • Using Mnemonics
  • Uh-oh... I've forgotten your name

Module Seven - Influencing Skills

  • Seeing the other side
  • Building a bridge
  • Giving in without giving up

Module Eight - Bringing People to Your Side

  • A dash of emotion
  • Plenty of facts
  • Bringing it all together

Module Nine - Sharing your Opinion

  • Using I-messages
  • Disagreeing constructively
  • Building consensus

Module Ten - Negotiation Basics

  • Preparation
  • Opening
  • Bargaining
  • Closing

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

  • Creating a powerful first impression
  • Assessing a situation
  • Being zealous without being offensive

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Certificate In Personal Branding Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Defining Yourself (I)

  • Lesson One: If you Don't, they will
  • Lesson Two: Brand Mantra
  • Lesson Three: Be Real
  • Lesson Four: SWOT Analysis
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Three: Defining  Yourself (II)

  • Lesson One: Pillars
  • Lesson Two: Passions
  • Lesson Three: Define Your Strengths
  • Lesson Four: The Three C's
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Four: Controlling and Developing Your Image

  • Lesson One: Clear and Defined
  • Lesson Two: Consistent Image
  • Lesson Three: It Takes a Commitment
  • Lesson Four: Live it Every Day
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Five: Personal and Professional Influences

  • Lesson One: Corporate and Personal Integration
  • Lesson Two: They Will Influence Each Other
  • Lesson Three: Be a Professional
  • Lesson Four: Build Rapport
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Six: Sharpening Your Brand

  • Lesson One: Blogging
  • Lesson Two: Authenticity is Key
  • Lesson Three: Transparency
  • Lesson Four: Networking
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Seven: Appearance Matters

  • Lesson One: First Impressions
  • Lesson Two: Rise Out of the Crowd
  • Lesson Three: True Reflection
  • Lesson Four: Dress for Success
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Eight: Social Media (I)

  • Lesson One: Needs constant Monitoring
  • Lesson Two: Security
  • Lesson Three: Have an Objective
  • Lesson Four: Promote
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Nine: Social Media Part (II)

  • Lesson One: It's a Tool
  • Lesson Two: Content is King
  • Lesson Three: Have a Gimmick
  • Lesson Four: Don't Ignore any Mentions
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Ten: Brand Management During a Crisis

  • Lesson One: Caught in a Bad Spot
  • Lesson Two: Never Burn a Bridge
  • Lesson Three: Information
  • Lesson Four: Monitor and Respond
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Eleven: Branding Personality Traits

  • Lesson One: Identify Your Unique Values
  • Lesson Two: Be Bold
  • Lesson Three: Think Outside the Box
  • Lesson Four: Fail. Learn. Repeat
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Twelve : Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 020JSS5CB
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 30-48 Hours
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate