"The course is presented in great way, everything is
almost perfect. Using some real cases in explaining some point is really
good. The information which are presented are well organized so it is
easy to remember."
"Thanks for your inputs. I will remember to be a little bit boring (won't crack too many jokes) and go detail out the stories of certain situations related to my abilities. It was a fun workshop and got to know the little things I need to change in my CV. Thanks again!
Hello and welcome!
This course is designed to simplify the best practices of CV/Resume writing so you can understand how to improve your chances of getting a positive reaction to your job applications.
Understand the art of CV/Resume/Cover Letter writing using proven, simple and effective techniques.
Knowing how to properly draft a CV/Resume and Cover Letter is an essential element of today's competitive job market.
In the course you will learn how to avoid the standard mistakes that are commonly made by job applicants when submitting their CV/Resume/Cover Letter.
From understanding the basics, through to learning simple techniques, you will leave this course ready to sell yourself to the job market.
I designed this course to offer you an easy to follow, comprehensive guide to writing the best possible CV/Resume/Cover Letter. Job hunting is a topic that can be made complicated very quickly. This is why I have prepared slide presentations with a running commentary, so you can enjoy the visuals and explanations that go with them.
I hope you enjoy learning the basics, and I look forward to connecting with students who have any requirements or questions.
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"Great Mentor, and also the good method of teaching. I am a 16+ kid from India and I was looking for the way that could help me get some basic awareness about starting a business and the responsibilities of an entrepreneur. Got some extra info regarding marketings and steps to follow to reach out the correct audience. What to do and what not and even got to know more about the personal point of views from a bunch of successful persons. Overall: A quick course and very helpful for getting the rough ideas and guideline for becoming an entrepreneur."
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An easy mistake job seekers make is thinking about themselves. It sounds stupid, especially as you are the one selling yourself and looking for work but have you ever taken the time to consider other people? In this lecture you'll discover why it's so important.
I see it all the time, in every job description I read. Why do companies tell white lies in their job descriptions and why do you need to learn how to read between the lines? Learn more with this lecture.
If your idea of job hunting is to sit passively at the computer then I've got a wake up call for you. There are many more ways to land your dream job, so stop standing in line.
Don't obsess over your education. Your A grade in History is most likely not going to help you in the real corporate world.
In this lecture we'll look at the importance of treating every job application as an individual project. If you simply 'blast' your email out without going through the right steps, you're jeopardising your chances of landing the role you want.
Industry news, developments. It's all important to know. In this lecture you'll also learn that some people can be incredibly stupid when it comes to choosing which company they apply for!
This goes in line with the advice of thinking about others. A CV that's easy to read puts you in a good light with the recruiter, but a CV that makes someone work hard....... that's another story.
At first glance, this cv/resume looks okay. So what's the problem?
Why would you give a hiring manager or recruiter more work to do? They're busy enough, so treat them well and they will treat you well!
No explanation necessary (I hope). But if you want more, then I suggest you watch this lecture!
Humans thrive on order, not chaos. Don't put someone off by listing the major events of your life in a hard to follow order.
We all have reasons as to why we're not working every single day of our lives. However, when it comes to examining CV's, the hiring managers and recruiters tend to be more cynical.
Following on from the previous lecture, we will take a look at some practical examples of answering questions related to gaps in your cv/resume.
Poor spelling and/or grammar is by far the quickest way for you to be rejected.
Nowadays, it's not unusual for CV's to have a photo. But choosing the right photo can be the difference between an interview or a straight rejection.
These are tiny details, but watch the lecture and discover some of the most common mistakes applicants make when submitting their CV.
It seems like fun at the time, but a dumb email address can cost you the chance of an interview.
We all use them without thinking. Why? Find out why too many bizz words can affect your chances of landing the interview.
Ensuring your CV/Resume is focused on the job you're targeting is essential. The same focus is required when it comes to talking about your personal achievements.
One way to put yourself in a weaker position is failing to elaborate on what you've achieved. Can you actually say with certainty, that your personal efforts have helped a business to save or make money?
This simple but brilliant formula is the best way of bringing out all the necessary details that might be missing from your application.
Why do we actually write cover letters? It's simple.
Learn the effective model used in traditional advertising that will help make your cover letter stand out from the crowd.
Failing to customise your cover letter is a sure fire way to send your application to the 'no' pile.
Hi! My name's Fred, I'm a former advertising professional and the founder/creator of the 'English Made Simple' courses on Udemy.
'English Made Simple' was created to provide ESL students with simple courses to help them develop in all areas of the English language. I love creating the courses and hearing all of your feedback.
I'm confident that each one of my courses will help you on your language learning journey but If you're not completely satisfied, you can request a full refund.
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