Ultimate Job Search Course: Get hired.
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Ultimate Job Search Course: Get hired.

Job hunting is a skill. We’ll teach you. Learn to stack the deck in your favour as you search for your next job.
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4.3 (70 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
13,468 students enrolled
Created by Bruce Smith, MBA
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 12 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to expertly prepare for any job interview
  • Interview strategies to nail every job interview
  • Answers for common and difficult interview questions
  • Developing a personal elevator pitch
  • LinkedIn tactics and strategies
  • Networking tactics and strategies
  • Craft the ideal resume
  • Write an effective cover letter
  • Questions to ask at the end of a job interview
  • Write the perfect follow-up email after a job interview
  • Case-interview strategies
  • How to evaluate a job offer
  • How to negotiate a job offer
Requirements
  • Ability to use basic computer programs (such as Canva, Word)
  • Willingness to engage with the content and turn yourself into an expert job seeker
Description

Job hunting is a skill. We'll teach you.

Have you ever experienced the frustration of submitting dozens or even hundreds of applications and never hearing back? Or the pain of missing out on a job you truly wanted? The Paragon Ultimate Job Search Course will teach you the skills and tools you need to blow away the competition as you hunt for your next job.

Material covered includes:

- Determining what you need in your next job

- Identifying the skills you bring to the table

- How to craft the perfect personal elevator pitch to use in any situation

- How to network and leverage LinkedIn in your job search

- How to create and tailor your resume and cover letters for optimal success

- How to prepare so you can nail every job interview

- Job interview strategies

- Common interview questions and recommended responses

- How to write a killer follow-up email after a job interview

- How to navigate case interviews as part of your job search

- How to negotiate a job offer when searching for a new job

Who this course is for:
  • Job seekers
  • New grads
  • Professionals
  • International students
Course content
Expand all 32 lectures 02:12:21
+ Introduction
2 lectures 02:52

An overview of what you'll learn in our job search course, including:

- How to create the ideal resume and cover letter

- How to prepare before any interview

- How to answer common interview questions

- Questions to ask at the end of an interview

- How to follow up after an interview

- How to understand the components of a job offer

- How to negotiate a job offer professionally

Preview 01:15

A few details before you begin so that you can get the most out of your job search course

Preview 01:37
+ The foundation for your job search
5 lectures 20:09

How to consciously consider what you're looking for in your next job

Knowing what you want
05:26

Putting together a list of the hard and soft skills you bring to the table

Preview 02:56

How to develop a personal elevator pitch that will help you in any networking or job interview situation

Personal elevator pitch (tell me about yourself)
03:55
This optional assignment will help you work with the tools mentioned in this section so that you are well prepared for your job search
Preparing the foundation for your job search
1 question

Advice on how to network effectively in order to support your job search

Networking
04:07

How to use optimize your LinkedIn profile and use LinkedIn effectively as part of your job search

LinkedIn
03:45
+ Applying
4 lectures 14:44

Mistakes to avoid when creating your resume and how to create an eye-catching resume that sends the right messages

Creating your Resume/CV part 1
02:46

Part 2 of how to create an eye-catching resume that sends the right messages and sets you apart from the crowd

Creating your Resume/CV part 2
02:50

An overview of how to write a cover letter that will get your foot in the door for a job interview

Cover letters
04:29

How to tailor your resume and cover letter for specific job applications so that you can successfully get through to the interview stage

Tailoring your application for specific roles
04:39

Check your understanding of the content in the "Applying" section

Applying to Jobs
3 questions
+ Preparing for interviews
5 lectures 21:06

An overview of what you'll learn about preparing for job interviews. After taking this section of the course you'll be the best-prepared candidate for any job interview

Introduction to preparing for job interviews
01:54

How to align your skills and experience with the job description so that you can answer any questions that arise in a job interview.

Matching your skills to the job
04:04

How to expertly research before a job interview so that you're the best-prepared candidate to walk through the door

Research part 1
04:02

Part 2 of how to expertly research before a job interview so that you're the best-prepared candidate to walk through the door

Research part 2
05:13

How to create personal career slides that can act as a valuable addition to your resume while being a solid leave-behind for the recruiter or hiring manager.

Personal career slides
05:53
In this optional assignment, you'll get the chance to practice creating content for an Opportunity slide within your personal career slides.
Documenting a Past Opportunity for your Career Slides
1 question

Check your understanding of the content covered in the "Preparing for Interviews" section!

Preparing for interviews
4 questions
+ Interview tips and how to follow-up
5 lectures 32:13

An overview of several common job interview questions and recommended responses

Common interview questions Part 1
04:22

Part 2 of our overview of several common job interview questions and recommended responses

Common interview questions Part 2
08:58
In this optional assignment, prepare answers to some common interview questions you'll likely encounter in job interviews.
Preparing answers for common interview questions
5 questions

How to perform your best in job interviews, and a note on managing anxiety when interviewing.

Performing in Interviews
07:05

Strategic questions to ask the interviewer at the end of a job interview. This list will help you leave a strong impression at the end of any interview

Preview 07:43

How to write a killer follow-up email after an interview to impress any recruiter or hiring manager and continue adding value even after departing the interview.

Following up after the interview
04:05

Check your understanding of the content covered in this section of the course

Interview tips and following up
5 questions
+ Case Interviews
4 lectures 15:09

An overview of our section on managing business case interviews

Introduction to case interviews
02:13

An overview of the steps involved in properly analyzing a business case

Analyzing the case
03:08

How and where to seek advice when responding to a business case study as part of the job interview process.

Seeking advice
04:44

How to prepare and present your case study response as part of the job interview process

Preparing and presenting your response
05:04

Check your understanding from this section of the course.

Case interviews
3 questions
+ Job Offers
6 lectures 24:27

An overview of the topics we'll cover in the final section of the Paragon Ultimate Job Search Course, including identifying the components of a job offer and negotiating a job offer.

Introduction to the final stage
00:40

In what we hope is the least viewed lecture of the course, this lecture will cover how to handle rejection well so that you set yourself up for future job hunting success

Rejection
03:30

How to analyze and assess the different components of a job offer so that you can determine what you want to negotiate

Components of a job offer
05:39

Identifying the key areas for you in your job search and determining what you need to negotiate in a job offer

Knowing yourself
03:43

How to approach a job negotiation and successfully advocate for your self as you're negotiating your job offer

Negotiating a job offer and advocating for yourself
07:03

How to professionally accept or reject a job offer so that you set yourself up for long-term success

Accepting or rejecting the offer
03:52

Check your understanding from this section of the course!

Job Offers
4 questions
+ Conclusion
1 lecture 01:41

Wrapping up the Paragon Ultimate Job Search Course. Congratulations and please stay in touch!

Conclusion
01:41