Job Search Workshops

A one day intensive overview of the job market and an introduction to the techniques of securing ongoing employment. This programme provides attendees with the confidence, resources and skills necessary to present themselves successfully in the labour market.

Each programmes is tailored to the needs of the group. The most popular topics are:

Individual needs analysis

Techniques for identifying your own skills and preference set

How these skills can be transferred between different industries and businesses

Considering, different ‘career options such as –contract/portfolio work, self employment, Full time employment, studying, charity work etc.

CV development

Types of CVs – skills, reverse chronological, consultancy style

Structure, layout, content

The all important covering letter

Routes into the jobs market

Answering recruitment adverts

Focussed use of Recruitment agencies

Direct approaches to organisations (Cold calling)

Personal contacts (networking)

Using the Internet as a resource

Successful Interview techniques

Preparation for the interview

Interview questions – competency and structured questions

Assessment centres/panel interviews/use of psychometric testing

Body language

Follow up and feedback

Running the Job search campaign

Organising your space and time

Disciplined approach – The job of getting a job

 

To see what we have done for others see our case studies

To see what we can do for you contact us