New Career Suite
Design a life that makes you happy by understanding your own interests, values, needs and abilities and using that to help find your perfect job. You will learn how to create an effective resume or transform your current one into a powerful tool that will get you interviews and the job you want quickly and easily in any economy.
Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow
Intelligently facilitated and fast-paced, Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow will help you enjoy the rewards that come from doing what really makes you happy! Your instructor and a caring community of students will help you begin designing a life that really works for you. With a complete understanding of your own interests, values, needs and abilities, you'll learn how you can use work to express yourself and share your interests and talents. Your every day will be filled with joy and inspiration, and a greater depth of meaning will be added to everything you do. This course program is skillfully crafted to weave experiential learning with the conceptual presentation, giving you time to experience, understand, and implement each new strategy as it is introduced.
Resume Writing Workshop
Create an effective resume or improve the one you already have. Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews. This workshop will lead you through a self-assessment series so that you will have extensive knowledge about the product you are marketing YOU! Learn different resume formats and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Write an employment objective that shows potential employers that you have direction. Make the most of your work experience. Know what to reveal in a resume, and what to keep to yourself. Learn to overcome gaps in work history and age discrimination. Discover how to use references to your advantage. This course includes the use of online resumes and Internet Resume Secrets. This course is invaluable for anyone who wants to create their own resume, or learn how to write resumes and cover letters for profit.
Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search
Get the job you want quickly and easily and in any economy. In this course, a world-renowned author and career advisor will help you identify the job that is best for your needs. You'll then be given complete step-by-step instructions on how to get that job, regardless of your level of expertise or state of the economy. You will learn how to build rapport with any interviewer, both verbally and non-verbally, while mastering the six phases of a successful job interview. This motivational course will increase your confidence, help you feel great about yourself, and provide you with the foundation you need to get the job you want.
Suite bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Suite bundles.
- Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow
- Introduction of Listen to Your Heart and Success Will Follow Concepts
- Key #1: Accept That You Must Let Go of Your Past
- Key #2: Take a Close Look at Your Previous Endeavors
- Key #3: Get to Know Yourself Really Well
- Key #4: Align Your Head With Your Heart
- How to Get What You Really Want
- Key #5: Enjoy the Journey
- Build a Community That Supports Your Well-Being
- Life 101 - Suggestions for a Happier Life
- Everyone Is Self-Employed
- When Change Is Inevitable
- Your New Life
- Resume Writing Workshop
- Components of a Resume
- Rules of Resumes
- Chronological Resumes
- Functional Resumes
- A Look at Your Resume
- Work Experience
- Technical Resumes
- Online Resumes
- Cover Letters
- Formatting Resumes
- Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search
- Developing and Maintaining a Positive Attitude Throughout Your Job Hunt
- Identifying Key Selling Points That Differentiate You From Your Competition
- Defining Your Ideal Job
- Creating a Powerful Message - How to Write Eye-Catching Resumes and Cover Letters
- Networking and Finding Job Opportunities
- Convincing a Company to Hire You Even When No Jobs Are Available - Creating Your Personal Business Case
- Selling Yourself to get the Interview
- Preparing and Practicing for the Interview
- Knowing the Traits Interviewers Want in Their Ideal Candidates
- Mastering the 3 Phases of a Successful Interview
- Following-Up After the Interview
- Accepting, Rejecting, and Negotiating Job Offers
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
- Internet access
- One of the following browsers:
- Mozilla Firefox
- Microsoft Internet Explorer (9.0 or above)
- Google Chrome
- Adobe PDF plugin
- Experience with any version of Microsoft Word.
about the instructor
Cynthia Granger, M.A., coaches and teaches personal development courses individually and also at the college level. She has over 25 years of experience designing and teaching courses related to self-improvement. Her articles have been published in magazines and on a popular websites.
Stephanie Donaldson has been writing resumes for the past 20 years. Stephanie earned a bachelor's in English from St. Lawrence University and a master's in business administration from Clarkson University. She has held management positions in the hospitality, paper, and seminar industries. For several years, she was employed in the Marketing department at the American Management Association. For the past decade, she has served as Director of Continuing Education at two colleges. In addition to owning her own business, Stephanie often lectures on Marketing and Business Writing to small business owners. She has taught Resume Writing Workshop for over 10 years and has helped nearly 2,000 people in the U.S., Canada, and Australia to improve their resumes.
Todd Bermont is a world-renowned job-hunting expert, author and speaker, known for inspiring audiences across the globe and helping people find their ideal job. As a top-level manager, for a Fortune 1000 company, Mr. Bermont interviewed, hired, trained, mentored, and motivated employees worldwide. He has appeared several times on radio and television including CNN, FOX, Money Matters, USA Radio Network, Cable Radio Network and TVN-24 in Poland. Mr. Bermont has also been quoted in newspapers across the globe including the Chicago Tribune, LA Times, New York Newsday, Cleveland Plain Dealer and Gazeta Wyborcza. Todd Bermont has also been a guest lecturer at the University of Chicago and served on the Leadership Committee for the University of Chicago's Graham School. In addition, he has been a featured speaker on the topics of job hunting and career transition at Women for Hire, Women in Direct Marketing, Chicago Public Schools and the Career Transitions Center of Chicago. Additionally, Mr. Bermont has won several awards including the "Certificate of Merit" by Writer's Digest Magazine and the "National Leadership Award" by the U.S. Congressional Small Business Advisory Council. Mr. Bermont's books are amongst the most popular and have been endorsed by famous celebrities such as Brian Tracy, Roger Dawson and Les Brown. Todd Bermont's most recent book on job hunting is titled 10 Insider Secrets to a Winning Job Search.
Instructor Interaction: The instructor looks forward to interacting with learners in the online moderated discussion area to share their expertise and answer any questions you may have on the course content.