Effective Job Search Skills (2) (BBO Participants Only)

Ref: C2346907

A workshop focused around effective job searching, this will include how to write a CV, cover letter, different ways of job searching and how to succeed in an interview. We will also look at transferable skills and how to keep positive during the process. Ideal for those new to job searching or wanting to boost confidence when job searching and understanding what makes you valuable to an employer.

Course aim

An exploration of CV and cover letter writing, job searching and interview preparation. We will look at way to cover gaps in employment and how to best show your skills and abilities.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Understand and know how to format and what to include in a CV
  • Understand and know how to format and what to include in a cover and speculative letter
  • Understand and know how to search for a job online.
  • Understand and know how to prepare and take part in a job interview.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A pen and notebook, or device used to take down any notes/information to support your learning. A current cv or list of employment history and details of any qualifications would be very helpful. However, if you are a beginner we will discuss this during the class.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Effective Job Search Skills (2) (BBO Participants Only)

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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