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The course content is from Unigrad and is presented by Andrea Culligan. Andrea has helped thousands of students find careers, and hundreds of employers hire students, over her almost 20 yrs career in the graduate industry. This course shares the valuable insights and tips relating to finding the grad job you want.
An award winning entrepreneur, Andrea has heard so many fears, questions and challenges from both students and employers. The content included in this course aims to alleviate the fears students have about finding a job when you graduate, help you find out little bit more about yourself, find opportunities you never thought you were available, understand what employers really want, create resumes even without employment experience, interview with confidence and ultimately get the grad job you want.
Key topics covered:
Use the various worksheets and checklists to prepare yourself for the best future you can imagine. Get the inside knowledge on interview processes and how to get yourself ready and confident.
This course is well presented with easy to follow lectures and simple supporting documents and reference materials. The comprehensive set of checklists and action plans are designed to help you achieve the best results possible for your future.
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|Section 1: Course Introduction|
Overview of the course and what you can expect to get out of it
|Section 2: Personal Brand|
What is a Personal Brand
What is a Personal Value Proposition
Why is a Personal Brand particularly important in a career process
What is a Digital Tattoo
Benefits of a Personal Brand
Detailed look at your goals, Values, Passions
Examples and explanations
Developing a pitch
Why are your values and passions important to the personal brand process
Creating a pitch that works for your introduction
Identifying personally descriptive words to use at interviews
Understand the personal brand that is already present
Use simple questions to reach out and find out what others think of your current personal brand
Exploring the current messages about you online
Reviewing social channels from a public perspective
Why a digital presence has impact on your career opportunities
|Communicating your personal brand
Overview of communication influences for your personal brand
Starting to spread the word about your personal brand
How to expand your thoughts on potential career options
Getting your first level brand circle on board
Expanding your brand circle
Building confidence through continual sharing
Creating a list of potential peers for brand sharing
Examples of approach
Building a list of brand influencers
Examples of approach
Reviewing social channels for building a personal brand
Linkedin and it’s uses
Building a profile without work experience
Overview of section 1
Key tip for maintaining personal brand
|Quiz 1||1 question|
Here is how to do it:
First, dont panic!
Second, go up to someone you know & trust (not an idiot mate who is guaranteed to make fun of you!), smile & make eye contact and then deliver your pitch.
Lastly, tell them what you just did and ask them what they thought.
|Section 3: Making your choices|
Understanding the options for after university
The differences between small and large business opportunities
It is important but not forever
Don’t get hung up – live curious and flexible
Nothing is linear and everything changes over time
You can change your mind but do it carefully
Don’t assume everyone else ‘has it nailed’ – most don’t!
Start to build the list of potential opportunities and companies to work for
Aligning it with passions and interests vs degree
How to search for companies aligned with interests
Using your network and university to find current opportunities
Creating a list of 50-60 companies
Narrowing the list of opportunities based on values and wants
How to narrow your list through specific research
Aligning your personal brand with the company of interest
Researching social channels and specific graduate related information
Researching the company from an employees’ perspective
Determining the authentic employment experience before you apply
Websites and tools that communicate the authentic employment experience
|Section 4: Preparing to apply for jobs|
Find out what companies are REALLY looking for
Identify how you communicate what companies are REALLY looking for
Determine the attribute and skills that most relate to you
What is a Resume
What is a CV
What is the difference between a Resume and a CV
Getting prepared to build your resume
Top things to think about before building your resume
Key topics a resume covers
How to communicate key areas on your resume without work experience
Top Tips for Resume building
How to describe project work instead of work experience
Articulating your skills based on experiences had at university
The important steps to build a resume
Do you or do you NOT include a photo?
Links for specific step by step resume builders
Creating a pitch for speaking to an employer
A quick pitch on how to ask for the role you want based on who you are and your passions
Creating a cover letter
|Section 5: The Application Process|
|Overview of steps for application and offer processes|
What to expect
How to respond
Example questions to ask a recruiter
Build your confidence
Increase your research
Top tips for the day
Overview of online assessments
What not to do
Why Employers use them
Are they important?
Goals for telephone interview
Top tips for the interview
What happens on the call
Sample questions that may occur to prepare for
How to end the call in a successful way
Overview on group assessment
What to expect
What to bring
General Time lengths for the day
How to prepare for the day
How to differentiate yourself
Overview of one on one interviews
How to prepare for an interview
What to wear
How to have a firm handshake
Making suitable eye contact
Appropriate body language and behavior during the interview
Understand you’re being interviewed the minute you walk in the door
Top tips to differentiate in the business –not just the recruiter
How to end the interview
Differentiating yourself after the interview
Examples of how to follow up after the interview
Overview on what behavioural questions are
Samples of questions and responses
Downloadable document listing sample behavioural questions
Sample questions to ask an employer/recruiter
Downloadable sheet of questions to use in an interview
|Section 6: Accepting and Rejecting offers|
How to manage the rejection
Following up and presenting your personal brand even when being rejected
How to evaluate your offer
Tips on how to choose the best offer
What to consider when accepting an offer
Understanding the balance between salary, benefits and experience
Making sure it’s the right opportunity for you
How to respond if you’re still waiting for other offers
Examples on how to manage both offers
How to decline an offer
Examples of how to communicate the rejection
Top tips for keeping the opportunities open in the future
How to manage the acceptance process
What questions to ask at this stage
Top tips for the first few weeks of your new job
Things to know and do to keep your personal brand and opportunities positive
|Quiz 2||4 questions|
Take this quick quiz to see how ready you are.
|Section 7: Course Summary|
Unigrad has been helping students find jobs and companies recruit graduates for over 17 years. Our team have a wealth of global experience in this field and are dedicated to helping students discover the best opportunities for them.
Instructed by Andrea Culligan, an award winning entrepreneur focussed on building products and businesses that help employers find students and students find jobs.