The online course “Job Search: Career Planning, Search Directions, Resume Preparation, Employee Interview” is intended for job seekers and those who work, but are planning to change jobs. It is a distance course with practical exercises on self-determination of directions for finding a job, estimating the “cost” of an applicant in the labor market, compiling and write the technical resume
, techniques for interviewing an employer, including “homework assignments”. The training is conducted as a two-way video link with the presentation of the presentation and materials used for training (training in this program is also available in the format of an in-person seminar).
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Online course program
Lesson 1. Career plans, the realities of the labor market, difficulties in finding a job
According to what laws lives the labor market. How vacancies “open”, who prepares their descriptions. Why for the same job offers different wages. Who and by what criteria evaluates applicants. How to determine what work is worth looking for. What is the salary you can count on. How do the abilities and opportunities of the applicant relate to his demand for the labor market? Is it possible to plan a career, choosing the direction for vocational training and job search. Where and how to look for work: sources of information about vacancies with active and passive search. Objective and subjective factors affecting the success of a job search. Requirements for the future place of work and the duration of the search for a “dream job”. When to think about the need to change the direction of the job search. Difficulties with a long search and ways to deal with them.
Lesson 2: Resume Writing, Optimization at Employer's Requests, Distribution and Pending Response
How the work of the recruiter is organized. Features of the perception of resume applicants in the selection of personnel. Where and how employers are looking for employees. Formats for the presentation of applicants - profiles and posts in social networks, resumes. Features of the resume in the "digital" era. Features posting a resume on the Internet resources for job search and employees. How to call a resume. How many resumes and for which posts it is worth creating. Where to find the “right words” for resumes and where to use them in resumes. What to write in the cover letter. What vacancies and how to respond, how to treat the absence of invitations to interview. Risks when looking for a job by a job seeker.
Lesson 3. Interviews and negotiations with the employer
The logic of the interview with the employer. What and why ask for an interview. What questions employers can be considered inappropriate. Overview of legal rules governing the relationship between the applicant and the employer. What it is worth to speak at the interview and what is better to keep silent. How to avoid uncomfortable questions, how to give the “right” answers to them. How to discuss the "salary" expectations. What to do when the applicant is offered to perform professional tests. How to treat psychological tests when applying for a job. What to ask the employer. How to negotiate with an employer if the offer was not as attractive as expected. What techniques to use when negotiating with an employer, what tricks an employer can use to profitably hire a job seeker. When you should not expect an answer from the employer and hope to receive an offer.