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Fundamental to Highflyers

Essential CV, Cover Letter Writing & Job Interview Workshop

 Course Description

Fundamental to Highflyers is a CV and Cover Letter Writing & Job Interview Workshop, which  is designed to equip  participants with practical skills  to write an impressive resume, tips on writing cover letters, and serves to equip  participants with the knowledge of interview skills  in contemporary business environment.

 Course Contents

Section A

Your passport to a workplace

CV and Cover Letter

The first part of the workshop is designed to give  participants the skills  to target their written applications to specific employers, demonstrate their competencies, and make  a great first impression. Participants will  learn how  to prepare a powerful CV, compose a striking cover letter, conduct self-presentation and identifying accessible ‘routes to the market’. In addition, participants will  learn about the characteristics of effective resumes and cover letters and find out how  to target their resume and maximise interest in their cover letter by articulating their skills  and accomplishments.

Section B

Making a Brilliant First Impression in Your Interview

Laying  a solid  foundation for a job interview is of vital importance.  One of the most common interview mistakes is being  ineffectively prepared, giving a poor presentation of work experience and lacking in self confidence.  The second  part of the workshop looks  at the preparation required before an interview and gives  an insight into what happens in different types of interviews including panel, telephone and assessment centre situations.

Participants will  get essential tips and advice  on polishing interview technique and calming interview nerves so they can leave  a lasting impression with the interviewers.

The workshop covers comprehensive aspects of a job interview including: interview preparation;  job  specification  analysis;  body  language;  how  to tackle competency  based questions;  how  to structure their answers;  how  to best  market themselves  and  how  to answer difficult questions. Participants  will  also  learn how  to stand out favourably from the crowd through positive post-interview reflection.

Upon completion of the workshop, participants will  be able  to:

1.  Compile a powerful personal profile (resume) and get short-listed for job interviews.

2.  Define the essential components of a cover letter and prepare a striking cover letter that will  capture employers' attention.

3. Respond  effectively to selection criteria in job applications.

4.  Discover the careers that best suit their interests, values  and personality.

5. Identify their transferable skills.

6. Create a vision statement and define their career goals  and develop strategies to achieve them.

7. Evaluate their own  skills  and achievements and how  best to articulate this information effectively on the Curriculum Vitae.

8. Understand the importance of, and define what is involved in, thorough interview preparation.

◦    Market their strengths and defend their weaknesses.

◦    Identify the best forms of verbal and non-verbal communication in order to conduct themselves in a professional manner before, during and after an interview.

◦    Practise their interview skills  in a series of simulated scenarios.

◦    Master strategies for responding to introductory, behavioral and scenario- based  questions; build  their confidence levels.

◦    Develop a career action plan  which  includes identifying the practical steps (research employers and target industries, understand the hidden job market, formulate effective Q&A, etc) that guide  the career planning process and which  of those steps needs  development.

Section C

Resume Rescue Sessions: one-to-ones(optional)

Following the workshop, participants are invited to attend an one-to-one resume rescue session  with the instructor. The 30-min session  aims  to offer feedback, tips and advice  on content, formatting, headings and layout of the CV. It helps  participants to explore the steps needed  to plan  and take their career forward.

Please bring a hard copy  of your resume and be prepared for constructive and open feedback.

 Course Schedule

Date & Time : TBC

Tutor information

Ms. Chung is an accomplished educator with a demonstrated ability to teach, motivate, and direct her students while maintaining their high interest and achievement. She is an articulate communicator who is able to effectively interact with diverse populations of English language learners from all academic levels and walks of life.

Ms. Chung believes in the importance of tailoring lessons to successfully respond to the unique needs of students. While teaching adult learners with varying interests, she employed the use of practice conversations focusing on those specific themes, rather than using the inflexible topics found within textbooks. She also found relevant and timely topics for discussion from current media outlets. Her unique teaching style, combined with her many years of experience in the corporate world, has been recognised and embraced by her modern day students as a preferred and comprehensive learning experience.

 Course fee

Original Course Fee : HK$ 1500

2 or more enrollment : HK$ 1200(20% Off)

 

 

 

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