Interviewing and Resume Writing in English Specialization
Master the English Job Search Process. Gain tools and strategies to navigate the complex path of interviewing and resume writing in English
About This Specialization
This specialization will help you develop the English language strategies and communication skills you need to advance in your professional career. Whether you already have a successful career and are looking to move forward, whether you’re looking to change careers, whether you’re starting out in the world of work, or whether you’re coming back into the world of work after some time away – if you believe in working for more than a paycheck, then this specialization will help you. The core courses cover preparing for a successful job search, including self research and research of the job market and industries of interest; strengthening your interview skills by recognizing what hiring managers are looking for and taking steps to prepare for the types of tough questions today's premier companies use; and preparing a resume, cover letter and supporting business documents. The capstone will allow you to apply the skills you learn in this specialization to your own job search. A key benefit of this specialization is the opportunities you'll have to practice your interviewing skills with other job-seekers from around the world. You’ll give them feedback and they’ll give you feedback. In this process, you’ll gain new insight into what makes a speaker successful and you’ll gain confidence in your English interviewing skills.
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Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.
Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.
- Intermediate Specialization.
- Some related experience required.
Interview Research and PreparationCurrent session: Dec 11
About the CourseThis course, the first in the "Interviewing and Resume Writing in English" specialization, guides you to discover the interests, talents and competencies that you can use to find and do work that leverages your strengths, passions and who you
Successful InterviewingUpcoming session: Jan 1
About the CourseThe goal of hiring managers is not just to hire people who need a job. It’s to hire people who believe in their organization, its mission and the work that’s involved in the job position. Every hiring manager knows: Hire people to do a job and they
Advanced Interviewing TechniquesCurrent session: Dec 11
- 5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
About the CoursePeople interviewing for jobs today often fail because they are using yesterday's strategies. Recruiting technology has become more sophisticated, and the best employers are constantly changing the way interviews are done. This course gives you
Writing Winning Resumes and Cover LettersCurrent session: Dec 11
- 4 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
About the CourseHow can you bring your resume to the top of the pile? How can you present yourself to prospective employers using the language they already speak inside their organization? This course will give you answers to those questions. You will learn how to c
How To Land the Job You Want (Capstone Project)Upcoming session: Feb 5
- 8 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week
About the Capstone ProjectIn the capstone project, you will combine the skills you’ve learned in the prior four courses of the specialization to polish your elevator speeches, complete your resumes - including multiple versions for different targets - complete your story file,
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