Speed your Job Search with Weekly Expert Advice

Join us Wednesdays for job search tips plus a live Q&A.

Our team of dedicated career coaches will show you how to hone a great elevator pitch, identify accomplishment stories for interviews, and correctly format your resume to highlight relevant skills. We'll also field your job search questions with a live Q&A.

 

Job Search Topics covered include: 

  • Applicant Tracking Systems and Your Resume
  • How to Prepare A Professional Summary 
  • Developing Accomplishment Statements
  • Strategies to Build Professional Connections

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WEEK 1

Applicant Tracking Systems & Your Resume

When you apply online, your resume goes into an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). There are a multitude of ATS Systems, old and new, rigid and flexible, all reading your resume differently. Learn the secrets to craft an ATS-friendly resume that reaches the hands of the hiring manager.

WEEK 2 

How to Prepare a Professional Summary

The top 1/3 of your resume is prime real estate! The typical recruiter spends between 8-30 seconds scanning your resume. Thumbs up or thumbs down. You have to attract their attention within those limited time constraints. We'll show you how.

WEEK 3

 Developing Accomplishment Statements

The biggest complaint from interviewers is that most resumes are a rehash of a job description. Interviewers want to see results. Think $, #, and %. Learn to craft accomplishment statements and methods to quantify your results. 

WEEK 4

Build Professional Connections

You've applied for your dream job and want to follow up with a human-being at the organization. Reaching out to connections to get results in your job search is a talent but one that can be developed. We’ll teach you this essential skill.

The workshops cover these topics:

  • Top Strategies for a Successful Job Search
  • Resumes, LinkedIn & Cover Letters
  • Job Interview Skills
  • Negotiation Techniques

Day 1. Kickstart your Job Search

You'll learn: How to find openings and identify your skills and experiences to match the position.

Day 2. Resumes & Applicant Tracking Systems

You'll learn: The effective components of a resume for applicant tracking systems, LinkedIn for your job search and the importance of a cover letter.

Day 3. Making Connections & Interview Preparation

You'll become adept at the components of effective networking, informational interviewing, and how to succeed in phone and in-person interviews.

Day 4. The "Interview"

You'll learn: What employers look for during an interview, types of questions, developing answers for behavioral interviews, and what you should ask employers.

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