IT Career Acceleration
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IT Career Acceleration

Success in taking that next step in your IT career
4.6 (4 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.
26 students enrolled
Created by Chris Worfolk
Last updated 3/2017
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Current price: $15.00 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 25% off
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 7 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Write a CV that is less likely to end up in the bin.
  • Communicate more effectively and confidently in interviews.

  • Negotiate with new and existing employers.

  • Design a career plan that leads to promotion.
Requirements
  • You should work (or want to work) in the IT industry
Description

The perfect job only comes along once: are you ready to grab it?

The truth is that silly mistakes and small margins are often the difference between getting a job offer and being thrown on the reject pile. I should know: I have spent 10 years in the IT industry, working both as a contractor and hiring manager.

In this course, I will teach you the secrets that win job offers in the IT industry. We will look at:

  • What makes a CV that gets people's attention

  • How to address all objections and blockers in interview situations

  • How to negotiate for more when offered a job

  • Designing a career plan that makes promotion inevitable

Why take this course?

Career progression is critical in IT. Every year a new generation of graduates enters the market. The only way to stay ahead of them is to take them call you "boss".

These opportunities do not come along every day. You have to be ready. Think of it like an athlete training for the Olympics. They only get one shot at the gold medal every for years, but to achieve it takes preparation and practice.


Why should take this course?

You should take this course if:

  • You work the IT industry (permanent or contractor)

  • You are hungry to progress up the career ladder

  • You worry about missing out on your dream job


You should skip this course if:

  • You work in a field not related to IT

  • You are happy with your existing job and do not want to earn more

  • You don't want to invest a few hours and £15 in your career

Do I really need this course?

You have other options.

You could learn the hard way. And miss a lot of opportunities.

You could do all the research yourself. Read all of the books, talk to all the hiring managers, ask your employer if you can sit in on some interviews. If your time is not valuable, this is a great option.

You could take a different course. But is it designed and built by someone with 10 years experience specifically in the IT industry?

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Are you ready to invest in your future? Enroll now and get ready to take the next step in your career.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for IT professionals who want to increase their CV writing, interview and career-related skills.
Course content
Expand all 22 lectures 01:13:16
+ Foundation
3 lectures 16:01

What is the IT Career Acceleration course and why is it critical. Start here.

Preview 03:34

Is it best to move to a new company or move up at your current employer?

Preview 04:39

Why it is important to have a written plan and the cost of not having one.

Preview 07:48
+ CV writing
9 lectures 30:08

A foundation in writing a good CV to get the company's interest every time.

CV writing essentials
05:54

Think the name on the top of the CV is unimportant? Guess again. It's vital. Here is why.

Why your name matters
04:04

What personal details and contact information should you include?

Personal information
02:14

Why your "about me" is so important and how to write a good one.

Your introduction
02:15

How much detail do I need about my education? What are the key elements?

Education
01:25

What should you list? How much detail do you need? Are short employments dangerous?

Employment history
02:14

How to write a personal statement that gets the hiring manager to like you.

Personal statement
04:16

Follow these steps to avoid your CV going straight into the bin.

Polishing your CV
02:32

How long should it be? How de do permanent and contractor CVs differ?

CV writing FAQs
05:14
+ Interviews
5 lectures 13:48

What types of technical tests am I likely to encounter?

Technical tests
01:50

Do not waste time by preparing for things you will not need to know.

Preparing for interviews
02:56

Learn why common mistakes lose job offers.

Interview essentials
03:38

How to strike the right balance to win the job offer.

Perfecting your attitude
02:26

Closing lines that supercharge your job offer rate.

Killer closers
02:58
+ Negotiations
2 lectures 06:12

Why you should always ask for more than you want.

Negotiating for more
03:32

How to get a pay rise without even leaving your current company.

Negotiating with your current employer
02:40
+ Promotion
3 lectures 07:07

The basic steps to getting prompted and moving up the ladder.

Promotion essentials
02:23

How to get a senior manager to fight on your behalf.

Mentoring
02:28

The failproof system for impressing people and earning promotions.

Promotion secrets
02:16