Job Search Skills

Personal Development


Searching for a job can be intimidating. How do you know what job you"re best suited for? How do you build a winning resume and cover letter? Where can you find job leads? How do you network without feeling nervous? What happens when you land an interview? And most importantly, where do you find help when you need it?

The Job Search Skills workshop will give you the answers to all these questions, plus a plan to get you to a new job within a month. After completing this program, you"ll be more than ready to start your search for your perfect job. Identifying the purpose for working and the assessment of skills can help determine the types of jobs your participants should apply for.

  • Job Search Skills Overview
  • Pre-Assignment
  • 2. Ready Set Go_
  • Module 02
  • 01-Work Place Values
  • 3. Building Your Resume
  • Module 03
  • 4. Polishing Your Resume
  • Module 04
  • 5. Writing a Cover Letter
  • Module 05
  • 6. Creating a Portfolio
  • Module 06
  • 7. Networking Skills
  • Module 07
  • 8. Skills for Success
  • Module 08
  • 9. Where to Look
  • Module 09
  • 10. Understanding the Interview
  • Module 10
  • 11. Interview Skills
  • Module 11
  • Worksheet Activities
  • 02-Purposes of Obtaining Employment
  • 03-Assessing Your Skills
  • 04-Get SMART
  • 05-Create a 30-Day Job Hunting Plan
  • 06-Chronological vs. Combination Style Resume
  • 07-Interview Questions
  • 08-Who Am I
  • 09-Generate Networking Leads
  • Cover letter for entry-level resume
  • Recommended Reading List
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 2 years