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Job Search Skills

By: Sandhills Consulting Nigeria Ltd

Lagos State, Nigeria

29 - 29 Oct, 2016 

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NGN 52,000

Searching for a job can be intimidating. How do you know what job you’re best suited for? How do you build a winning résumé 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?

This course 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.

Course Content

Day One

  • Getting Started      
  • Workshop Objectives      
  • Pre-Assignment Review  
  • Ready, Set, Go!      
  • Identifying Your Values and Purpose  
  • Assessing Your Skills         
  • Setting SMART Goals        
  • Building a Resource System       
  • A 30-Day Plan
  • Building Your Resume      
  • Basic Resume Formats     
  • Dealing with Awkward Points   
  • Checklist for Success        
  • Polishing Your Resume    
  • Creating an Attractive Package 
  • About Branding     
  • Some Extra Touches         
  • Checklist for Success        
  • Writing a Cover Letter     
  • Types of Cover Letters     
  • Creating a Template         
  • Customizing the Template          
  • Checklist for Success        
  • Creating a Portfolio          
  • When Do I Need a Portfolio?     
  • Types of Portfolios
  • Essential Elements 
  • Checklist for Success        
  • Networking Skills  
  • What is Networking?       
  • Getting a Conversation Started 
  • But I’m So Nervous!         
  • Wrapping Up and Moving On   
  • Skills for Success    
  • Being Organized    
  • Becoming a Punctual Person     
  • I Can Do This!         
  • Important Etiquette Points         
  • Where to Look?     
  • The Obvious Places           
  • The Hidden Job Market   
  • About Cold Calling
  • The Power of Networking          
  • Understanding the Interview    
  • Types of Interviews          
  • What to Expect      
  • About Behavioral Questions      
  • About Knowledge Questions     
  • Interview Skills       
  • Dressing for Success         
  • Answering Questions       
  • Asking Questions   
  • Following Up          
  • Wrapping Up          

Workshop Outcome

This workshop is designed to help the participant in the following ways:

  • Define your objectives and purpose in your search for employment.
  • Help you establish SMART goals in the job-hunting process.
  • Assist you in developing a first month plan of action for your job search.
  • Craft an effective resume.
  • Form an attractive cover letter.
  • Develop and present a portfolio of your prior work.
  • Learn networking skills in finding leads for jobs.
  • Efficiently get interviews and thrive in the interview process.

Target Audience

People seeking new jobs

6,Segun Gbele Close, Off Lola Holloway Street, Omole Phase 1, Ojodu-Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria Oct 29 - 29 Oct, 2016
NGN 52,000.00(VAT Inclusive)
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