Job Search Skills

  • Training Time: 1 Day, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Inclusion: Participants Manual and Certificate of Completion

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.

Learning Points
  • 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
Course Outline

Job Search Skills – Module 1
Getting Started

  • Introduction to the Workshop
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment Review

Job Search Skills – Module 2
Ready, Set, Go!

  • Identifying your Values and Purpose
  • Assessing Your Skills
  • Setting Smart Goals
  • Building a Resource System
  • A 30-Day Plan

Job Search Skills – Module 3
Building Your Resume

  • Basic Resume Formats
  • Dealing with Awkward Points
  • Checklist for Success

Job Search Skills – Module 4
Polishing Your Resume

  • Creating an Attractive Package
  • About Branding
  • Some Extra Touches
  • Checklist for Success

Job Search Skills – Module 5
Writing a Cover Letter

  • Types of Cover Letters
  • Creating a Template
  • Checklist for Success

Job Search Skills – Module 6
Creating a Portfolio

  • When Do I Need a Portfolio?
  • Types of Portfolios
  • Essential Elements
  • Checklist for Success

Job Search Skills – Module 7
Networking Skills

  • What is Networking?
  • Getting a Conversation Started
  • But I’m So Nervous!
  • Wrapping Up and Moving On

Job Search Skills – Module 8
Skills for Success

  • Being Organized
  • Becoming a Punctual Person
  • I Can Do This!
  • Important Etiquette Points

Job Search Skills – Module 9
Where to Look?

  • The Obvious Places
  • The Hidden Job Market
  • About Cold Calling
  • The Power of Networking

Job Search Skills – Module 10
Understanding the Interview

  • Types of Interviews
  • What to Expect
  • About Behavioral Questions
  • About Knowledge Questions

Job Search Skills – Module 11
Interview Skills

  • Dressing for Success
  • Answering Questions
  • Asking Questions
  • Following Up

Job Search Skills – Module 12
Wrapping it up

  • Words from the Wise


You Can Expect...
  • To know how to prepare yourself for a job search
  • To learn how to best present yourself during the interview
  • To learn rapport and communication strategies to position you
You Need This If...
  • You require a competitive edge for a competitive job market
  • You want to have a head start over other job-seekers
  • You want to learn to develop professional character traits
This Is About...
  • Selling your commodity or product which is your set of skill and experience
  • Positioning yourself for the better job and the best offer
  • Professionalizing your “Skill-Knowledge-Attitude” during your interview
In-House Rate

Participants: 15 – 25
Duration: 1 day
Course Fee: P3,350.00 per person
Includes: Manual, Certificate of Completion