Course curriculum

  • 1

    Session 0 - Onboarding

  • 2

    Session 1 - Career Goals & Planning

    • Introduction

    • TASK 1* - Pass the personality tests.

    • Planning

    • TASK 2 (Optional) Your main motivational factors

    • What is a SMART goal?

    • TASK 3 (Optional) Material for SMART goals

    • TASK 4* - Further reflective questions

    • Timeline Plan

    • TASK 5* Develop a 5-year plan

    • TASK 6 (Optional) - understanding what the company does & your role.

    • TASK 7* - short-term planning - prep.

    • Short-term planning

    • TASK 8* Fill in your short-term plan.

    • *ADVANCED Consultation - Let's discuss your goals & career plan

  • 3

    Session 2 - Job application strategy

    • *TASK 1 Your assumptions, situation & approach

    • Forming new UK Job strategies

    • Understand UK jobs market: Large vs SME vs scale-ups

    • *TASK 2 Actual job applications

    • Different ways to get yourself a job

    • *TASK 3 Setting up your LinkedIn

    • Jobsearch on LinkedIn

    • Most efficient job search ever

    • *TASK 4 - Planning (update)

    • TASK 5 (Optional): Learning Journal

    • *TASK 6: The main job search resources (2hrs+)

    • *TASK 7 - Additional job resources

    • *ADVANCED Consultation - Develop the new strategy of job search

  • 4

    Session 3 - Distractors in job search

    • Distractors & Anxiety - part 1

    • *TASK 1 - Developing your story

    • Distractors & Anxiety - part 2

    • *TASK 2 - Fatalism/control questions

    • Distractors - part 3 (feedback loops)

    • *TASK 3 - Reflection about your distractors

    • *ADVANCED Consultation - Let's discuss your distractors

  • 5

    Session 4 - CV Writing & LinkedIn

    • What is a CV - the very basics

    • Your new CV content template

    • Understand the CV requirements: Layout and Design

    • How to write the CV sections

    • CV Sections in detail

    • Action Verbs list for your CV

    • *TASK 1 - Working on your CV

    • *TASK 2 - Filling in your LinkedIn

    • *ADVANCED - CV & LinkedIn - Next Steps

  • 6

    Session 5 - Cover Letters & application form questions

    • Introduction

    • Cover Letters

    • Reading & reverbing job description in the Cover Letter

    • “Why this company?”

    • “Why this position?”

    • “Why you (are a suitable candidate)?”

    • Cover Letters - things to note

    • Putting it all together - the storytelling & the flow in Cover Letters

    • Standard, weak cover letter example

    • *TASK 1 - using powerful Cover Letter templates

    • *ADVANCED - Cover Letters - Next Steps

  • 7

    Session 6 - Interview Questions

    • Introduction to interviews

    • Purpose of the interview (Interviewer’s perspective)

    • Interview strategy (no matter what type of interview)

    • Different types of interview

    • Strength-based/behavioural/culture fit interviews

    • TASK 1* - Strength-based interviews

    • How to answer strength-based interview questions

    • TASK 2* - Strength-based question-answer

    • Strengths in body language, sincerity, enthusiasm

    • TASK 3 (Optional) - Gaining/Faking your strengths

    • Strength-Based Interview Steps

    • TASK 4* - Strengths Answers

    • Weaknesses questions

    • TASK 5* - Weakness Questions

    • Competency-based interview & applying STAR technique

    • TASK 6* - Competency Questions

    • Technical/case study interviews

    • TASK 7* - Technical/case study interviews

    • TASK 8* - Video practice answering the questions

    • TASK 9 (Optional) - After-Interview Questions

    • (Optional) EXTRA reading: Competencies

    • *ADVANCED Consultation - Interview preparation