Once you’ve found a job that you feel is the right choice for you, you need to know how to communicate that you are a great fit for the job. The problem is that you will not be able to do this in person initially. This program covers advice from career advisors and experts, and explains the details of the job application. Two applicants who are looking to acquire their dream jobs are studied, and the viewer is taken through the often detailed steps of preparing a resume, writing a compelling cover letter, and ensuring that these documents get to where they need to go through the proper channels. A discussion of other types of job application methods is included and fills out the guide. A part of the Job Search Success series.
Segments in this video include:
Identifying Jobs of Interest (04:38) – The current job market is competitive and challenging. Look for jobs in the internet, through job ads, and continue to update your knowledge.
Preparing the CV or Resume (05:24) – A resume outlines your experience, your best skills, your career objectives, and lists your references. It needs to be properly formatted and well written.
Preparing a Cover Letter (04:10) – The cover letter shows your experiences and your skills, and the top experiences that you bring to the job. It should inspire an employer to learn more about you.
Alternative and On-Going Job Applications (04:28) – Job applications should include looking for non-advertised jobs in the hidden job market.