Advance Your Career With Create CV

Are you looking to improve on your current CV and Cover Letter, brush up on your interview skills and make yourself stand out from the crowd?  Let's take the next steps together, with our one-day interactive and practical workshop! (This course is available on an individual basis).

WORKSHOP

Every person that starts his or her career, or who is in the process of climbing the corporate ladder, does so by deliberate and careful planning.  Preparation is the key. This one-day interactive and practical course aims to prepare you with the skills needed to improve your chances of creating a professional and lasting impression, when seeking your chosen career. In order to gain practical experience, Students are divided into several groups, where they enact the various stages of job hunting.  

CV WRITING & INTERVIEW PREPARATION SKILLS

The following will be covered:

The importance of a professional cover letter and interview preparation:

  • Writing a professional cover letter and compiling a CV.

  • What do you want from your next job?

  • How to interpret the job specifications.

  • Determine what the employer is looking for.

  • Target your CV for the specific position you are applying for.

  • Information on what to include and exclude from your CV.

  • Learn how to write strong personal statements.

  • Practice interview skills according to set criteria.

Workshop preparation:

To prepare for the workshop, you are required to:

  • Bring a copy of the advertisement for the position you are applying for.  
    This will help to determine the skills required for compiling a professional
    Cover Letter and writing a CV targeting the position you are applying for.
  • Bring a copy of your current CV, to work on during the course.
    The CV does not have to be comprehensive, and it would be preferable
    if you do not ask someone for assistance, as we will cover this during the workshop.

Whether you are a student or professional without a current CV, we will prepare a CV for you during the course. This workshop welcomes all individuals looking to improve their CV writing and interview preparation skills. Recruiters receive many CV’s on a daily basis, it is therefore important that your CV is well structured and is related to the position you are applying for. It is your responsibility to ensure your CV does not land up at the bottom of the pile. Take this opportunity to leave a long lasting impression. This course can also be held over a two day period, allowing more time for practical workshops.

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CV WRITING & INTERVIEW PREPARATION SKILLS



The two day course is a combination of the cv writing skills course, and in addition the student will be tutored on interview preparation skills.

The following will be covered:


CV Writing


The following will be covered:

The importance of a professional cover letter.

  • What do you want from your next job?

  • How to interpret the job specifications.

  • Determine what the employer is looking for.

  • Target your CV for the specific position you are applying for.

  • Information on what to include and exclude from your CV.

  • Learn how to write strong personal statements.

Interview Preparation Skills

Once you have been informed that you cv was successful – the prospective employer will ask you to come in for an interview.  It is important that you are well prepared.  You only have one chance to make a lasting impression.  Remember – you are not the only candidate that is being interviewed for the position.  Depending on the seniority of the position, there could be 5 or 10 people being interviewed for the same position!

The following will be covered:

  • How to structure a cover letter.

  • Preparation for your interview.

  • What to expect in the interview.

  • How to behave in the interview.

  • Where to source information and evidence to use in your interview.

Students are required to bring their current CV with them to work on during the course. If the student does not have a current CV, we will prepare a CV for them during the course.

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by the end of the course you will:

Understand the value of your experience when applying for a job.
Interpret a job vacancy.
Write a professional CV.
Prepare effectively for a job interview.
Handle the interview process with confidence.
Be confident asking for feedback