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Applying for a Job

Learn how to research companies effectively, write a professional CV and cover letter which stand out from the crowd, find and apply for job openings and more.

Our courses
Applying for Job - Level 2

See description below:

Use these lessons to arm yourself with as much information as possible to effectively research companies, find job openings, craft a professional resume and cover letter, apply for jobs and more.

Requirements

If you are not confident using a PC and mouse, then please take a look at our Digital Basic ICT course. This course is designed for PC, Smartphone and Tablets users.

Audience

This Applying for jobs level 2 course is aimed at students and individuals or anyone looking for jobs.

Course description
  • Crafting your cover letter.
  • What is a cover letter? And why do you need one?
  • What are the parts of a cover letter?
  • Writing an effective cover letter.
  • Mistakes to avoid.

Interviewing Skills

The learner will get useful tips and strategies to prepare for, conduct, and follow up after a professional job interview.

  • Types of Interviews.
  • What to Prepare Before an Interview?
  • What to Do During an Interview.
  • Following Up After an Interview.
  • What Employers Can’t Ask.
  • Simple Rules for Following Up After an Interview.
  • What to Do During an Interview.

Job Applications

The learner will learn useful strategies for applying to jobs and standing out from the crowd of applicants.

  • Gathering Your Personal Information.
  • How to obtain References
  • Completing a Job Application.
  • Dealing with Online Application.
  • Getting a Job with a Criminal Record.
  • Background Checks with a Criminal Record.
  • Applying for a Job with a Criminal Record.
  • Interviewing for a Job with a Criminal Record.

Resume Writing

The learner will learn the process of creating a professional resume that stands out from the crowd.

  • Why You Need a Resume.
  • How to choose the Right Resume.
  • Resume Tips and Strategies.
  • Learn how to add contact information to your resume.
  • Learn whether to add an objective, summary, or professional profile to your resume.
  • Learn how to add your employment history to your resume.
  • Learn how to add your education information to your resume.
  • Learn how to add additional information and references to your resume.
  • Preparing Your Resume for the Internet.
  • Gallery of Sample Resumes.
  • How to create an online resume safely and securely.
  • Use these additional resources to ensure you craft a standout resume.

Note: Private Classes are delivered in our training centre based in Govan or your chosen location. Your chosen location should be near Glasgow or surrounded area.

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