Creating a Dynamite Job Portfolio Online Training
This one-day workshop will help you teach participants how to:
-Speak about themselves using descriptive language.
-Apply the essential elements of cover letters and resumes.
-Understand the need for pre-employment testing and what to expect in their target market.
-Design a personalized portfolio.
-Develop a plan that moves them to a new job within 60 days.
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
Who are You?
To begin the day, participants will review their strengths and skills and how to use language to sell themselves.
Writing the Resume
This session will give participants some guidelines to help them produce a brilliant resume.
Creating a Noticeable Package
Next, participants will look at different resume formats for different purposes. They will also look at how to make branding work for them.
During this session, participants will learn how to create an attention-grabbing cover letter.
Getting into the Flow
To wrap up the morning, participants will have half an hour of writing time.
This session will show participants how to present their skills in a portfolio format.
Dealing with Awkward Points
Next, participants will learn how to address absences from the workplace, including job hopping, parental leave, being fired, and incarceration.
Getting to a New Job in 60 Days
This session will give participants a 60-day plan to get them to a new job.
During this session, participants will learn who they should ask to be a reference and how they should ask them.
To conclude the day, participants will learn about an important but often overlooked aspect of the job search: the thank you note.
At the end of the course, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.