Last updated : 07 Aug 2016

Career Edge: Resume, Networking and Interview Skills

Summary

Programme

Week 1: Section 0: Course Introduction

Meet the course team and learn how to navigate the course

Week 2: Section 1: The Resume

Learn how to effectively build a resume, cover letter, and other

supplements, as well as strategies on how to tailor key documents

for different opportunities.

Week 3: Section 2: Networking

Learn how to make things happen for yourself by preparing for,

performing in, and following up on networking opportunities.

Week 4: Section 3: Interview Skills

Learn how to prepare for a variety of interview by acing common

interview questions and other key strategies. Finally, learn how to

land—and accept—your next job opportunity.

Section 4: Course Exam

Demonstrate your mastery in the final assessment

Learning outcomes

What you'll learn

  • Become familiar with job search resources and techniques, including effective networking
  • Learn how to create and curate a professional social networking profile, such as LinkedIn, to showcase strengths
  • Write a compelling resume and cover letter
  • Become familiar with common interview questions
  • Possess techniques for how to approach non-conventional interview questions
  • Plan out future professional development opportunities for continued learning

Teaching-Learning methodology

xMocc (based on transmission of contents through video, documents, tests)Course ComponentsYou will encounter many different types of components that will help you to learn and applynew concepts in this course. They include:• Videos: Narrative Videos, Vignette Videos • Readings • Infographics • Interactive Components• Assessments: Learning Checks, End of Section Assessments, The Final, Discussion Questions, Individual Reflections, Drag and Drop Exercises, Self-Assessments.

Assessment

The grading of this course is based on your participation and assessment responses. Inorder to pass the course and earn a certificate, you must successfully complete 75% of theweighted course assessments. You can find a full inventory of assessment types in theCourse Components handout.

  • Soft skills Communication
  • Language English
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Unknown
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration 4 weeks
  • Level of commitment required 1-2 hours/week
  • Cost Free MOOC, Paying certification * See platform for details
  • Providing institution FullbridgeX
  • Mooc Platform edx
  • Target group StudentsYoung workers
  • Instructor Jim Pautz and Caroline Young
  • Level of assistance offered Self-learning
  • Keywords Communication, networking, professional profile,, It basic knowledge, it security