Developing your employability skills: An online course to achieving Graduate job success
Why choose our course?
GetAGraduateJob.com is registered with AQA for the delivery of the Unit Award Scheme. Using our insider knowledge of the graduate recruitment and selection process, we can equip you with the skills and confidence you need, to get the graduate job you want.
Once you understand what recruiters are looking for and the selection methods they’ll use to find it, you’ll have the edge you need over the other applicants.
We can help you at every stage of the graduate recruitment and selection process: From identifying your dream role, right through to negotiating and securing your salary and benefits.
We will help you:
Standout from the crowd, learn how to market yourself and excel through the selection process.
Opportunity to prepare, practice and master key skills before facing an employer
Develop your self-awareness and confidence
Access to market-leading tools to enhance personal growth and development
Starting your job search and identifying your dream job role
Getting clear on your career plan
What would you like from your dream employer?
What research should you carry out when looking for your ideal job and dream employer?
Career Fairs and how to conduct yourself
Best Practice approach for contacting employers
Get the inside story
Which job sites to target and how to use them effectively
How to use Recruitment Agencies as part of your job search
The Dos, Don’ts and how to’s of contacting employers using LinkedIn
Casting your net wide versus narrowing your search
Creating your Killer CV & Cover Letter
Are you including all the right things?
How to write that all-important cover Letter
Finding the right words
Our tried and tested CV & Cover Letter Templates
What information not to include
Setting up a LinkedIn Profile to connect with the right people
Why is it important for you to have a LinkedIn profile
Your Step by Step guide to setting up your profile
The power of an effective profile – Take a tour!
What makes an ALL STAR Profile
The Dos, don’ts and how to’s of connecting with employers using LinkedIn
Social Media – How to be confident you're representing yourself well online
Acing Application Forms & Conquering Online Tests
Completing the application forms: Getting the basics right!
How to tackle tricky application questions?
Top Tips for answering questions using STAR
Types of tests you can expect to face online
Links to our favourite online practice tests
Why you might need to redo your online test in person
Tackling Telephone & Video Interviews
Why are recruiters using these methods
What to expect in a Telephone or Video Interview
Common mistakes to avoid
Opportunities to stand out and impress
How to answer the most challenging questions
Avoid awkwardness with these simple etiquette rules
Top Tips to remember
The all-important In-person Assessment Centre & Interviews
What to expect if you’re invited to an Assessment Centre
The types of exercises you may face and how to be ready for them
Deep dive into the important face to face interview
How to prepare yourself
Hints & Tips to help you be remembered and stand out from the crowd
Negotiating your offer
How to respond professionally to an offer?
How to successfully negotiate your pay and benefits
What you should do between receiving an offer and your first day
Quick Reminder Checklist
The Transition into the world of work
Making the great first impression
How to behave in the workplace
Understand how your performance will be measured
Helpful tools to develop your career
All modules use a combination of instructional videos, workbooks and templates.