Learn to present your CV and covering letters in a way that stands out from the crowd. Then learn how to create an engaging LinkedIn profile that builds your network.
NOTE: This course offers a course fee subsidy through funding from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) for NZ citizen and permanent migrant adults, their partners on work visas, refugees, NZ citizen and permanent resident young people aged 16+ who are not currently enrolled in a secondary school. We need to collect extra information such as age, ethnicity, educational achievement and gender for statistical purposes. You must also provide evidence of NZ citizenship, residency or refugee status if requested. A condition of accepting a course fee subsidy is that you commit to at least 80% attendance of your course.
Employers are busy people and the job market is challenging.
So make your skills and experience stand out with a CV and cover letter that are relevant, professional, chock-full of measurable achievements and easy-on-the-eye. Then back up your applications with an engaging LinkedIn profile that builds your network. Then wow your interviewers with examples that show you're the person for the job,
This workshop-based course will help you identify your career achievements and present them with the metrics (numbers) recruiters love. You’ll also receive templates to help you write your CV and cover letter, and practical tips to help you use LinkedIn, network and shine in your interviews.
Writing your CV:
Writing your cover letter:
Writing your LinkedIn profile:
Shining in your interviews:
At the end of the course you will be able to:
Kate Thompson has built a corporate career in communications, change management, community engagement and sustainability. She’s also helped many people and communities gain skills, knowledge and access to opportunities through mentoring, training and community development. Kate’s ‘side hustle’ is a career support service which helps people develop the career documents and tools they need to present ‘their best selves’ in the job market.
A sandwich or packed lunch. We'll provide tea and coffee for breaks. Bring your current CV with you. Be ready to workshop a current or past role (i.e. have a role in mind - role name, employer, dates if applicable, responsibilities). If you currently have a LinkedIn profile, please bring your login details.
"Hi Kate, thanks so much for the training Sunday at Selwyn College. So much homework to do as a result. I learnt a lot. JK."
"Hi Kate, first of all, thanks for conducting workshop and sharing so much useful information. I really enjoyed and learnt a lot. Many thanks AT"
"Hi Kate, Thank you so much for your help. I thought it was very good and I learnt a few things. Enjoyed the class, and meeting you. Good luck with your career and courses too. Many thanks, Kind regards, S".