Using Social Media to find work

Ref: C3747150

Participants will learn how to search for a job online, using the government and other job search websites. They will also use some social media websites to look for work. The course will also provide tips on the job search process including preparation, writing and uploading covering letters and CVs and interview preparation.

Course aim

This short course will enable participants to use a range of websites to look for employment, including social media and government websites.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use the gov.uk website to search for a job.
  • Register with the LInked In website and use it to search for a job.
  • Discuss how using Instagram and Twitter could help me to get work.
  • Gain valuable tips on job searching from preparation to interview.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

All materials will be provided.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Using Social Media to find work

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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