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6 Essential Steps to Getting That New Job

Part of 'Take Away Training' series

Media Type - DVD
Author - Eve Ash

Thinking of changing your job? Or have you been applying for positions but not having any success? Then, this program is for you!

Training Points


1. Write Outstanding Covering Letters
  • Increases your chance of being considered for the job
  • Allows you to match what you have to offer with the job
  • Sell Yourself - Benefits and features
  • Conversational Tone - Sound enthusiastic
  • Don't rehash your resume - Link to the job
  • Ask for the interview - shows initiative, confidence, proactive
2. Write a tight resume
  • Make your resume stand out
  • Powerful statement of what you have to offer
  • Summary of strengths and achievements
  • Answer the questions you think the decision maker wants answered
  • Relevant experience for current job
  • Special skills or qualifications
3. Only use Excellent References
  • References can be the decisive factor on whether you are offered a position
  • Strategically choose them based on their power of influence and ability to talk about you
  • Contact reference and tell them about the new job and how your previous experience relates to it
  • Ensure contact details are up to date
4. Avoid the 7 classic interview mistakes
  • Dressing inappropriately
  • Being late to the interview
  • Not asking questions
  • Asking about salary and benefits
  • Lack of resume copies
  • Being unprepared for the questions
  • Dishonesty
5. Prepare & Practice Answers to the most common questions
  • Tell me a little something about yourself
  • Why do you want to leave your current job?
  • Are you still employed and if not, why not?
  • Do you have any budgeting experience?
  • Have you ever managed anyone?
  • What are your strengths as an employee?
  • What are your weaknesses?
  • Discuss how you make important decisions
  • Where do you want to be five years from now?
  • Are you able to work without supervision?
  • What have been the biggest accomplishments of your career so far?
6. Write Follow-up Letters
  • Reminds them of you and demonstrates you are interested
  • Differentiates you from the rest
  • Hard copy better than email
  • Thank the interviewer(s) for the time they took to meet with you
  • Reiterate your interest in the position
  • Address a concern that came up during the interview or offer new information to a question that was asked

- 10 Employability Attributes & Skills
- 10 Essential Interviewing Skills
- 10 Essential Reception Skills
- 10 Essentials For Successful Induction
- 10 Healthy Work Habits
- 10 Point Checklist Before Delivering Training
- 10 Point Checklist For Briefing A Consultant
- 10 Powerful Networking Skills
- 10 Steps to Flawless Appraisal Interviews
- 15 Ways to Handle Today's Stress
- 360ยบ Feedback
- 5 Steps To High Self Esteem
- 6 Essential Steps to Getting That New Job
- 6 Ways To Boost Your Career Prospects
- 6 Ways To Build Rapport
- 6 Ways To Increase Job Satisfaction
- 6 Ways to Manage Overload
- 6 Ways to Prevent Sloppy Work
- 6 Ways To Resolve Conflict
- 7 Key Sales Skills
- 7 Steps To Improving Communication
- 7 Ways to Handle a Difficult Boss
- 9 Essentials for Exit Interviews
- Adult Learning Principles
- Advanced Sales Techniques
- An Introduction to Business Ethics
- Art of Behavioural Interviewing, The
- Art of Questioning, The
- Balancing Work & Private Life
- Be Careful With Email
- Best Practice Workplace Checklist
- Business Etiquette
- Career Planning
- Changing Role of Managers, The
- Coaching
- Common Facilitation Mistakes
- Conducting Successful Discipline Interviews
- Conducting Training Activities
- Conflict Within Teams
- Consulting Skills For Professionals
- Controlling Meetings
- Coping With Change
- Coping With Retrenchment
- Counselling Poor Performers
- Dealing With Abusive & Threatening Calls
- Dealing With Difficult People
- Dealing with Manipulative People
- Dealing with the Unmotivated Employee
- Dealing with Trauma & Distress
- Decision Making In Groups
- Delegating & Prioritising
- Designing And Delivering A Training Session
- Developing A Training Plan
- Developing Assertiveness Skills
- Developing Emotional Competence
- Difficult Presentations Made Easy
- Eliminating Workplace Bullying
- Energy & Enthusiasm
- Essential Counselling Skills
- Evaluate Anything!
- Facilitation Skills
- Getting The Most Out Of Training
- Giving Personal Feedback
- Giving Up Bad Habits
- Going For A Job Interview
- Handling Complaints
- Handling the Difficult Customer
- How To Develop Your People
- How to Make a 5 Star Impression
- How to Manage & Motivate a Sales Team
- How To Mentor
- How To Sell A New Idea
- How to Survive Email Overload
- Increasing Motivation At Work
- Leadership
- Leading Group Discussions
- Learning From Mistakes
- Learning To Learn
- Listening
- Making Teams Work Brilliantly
- Manage Change Successfully
- Management Mastery Checklist
- Managing A Mature Age Workforce
- Managing Aggression in the Workplace
- Managing Boundaries
- Managing Performance
- Managing Upwards
- Men and Women Are Different
- Mentoring
- MMHRD Item Test 2
- Moving To E-Learning
- Negotiating with Suppliers
- New Supervisor, The
- Overcoming Harassment
- Overcoming Personal Barriers to Diversity
- Personal Goal Setting
- Positive Thinking
- Power Of Empathy, The
- Preparing For Your Appraisal
- Problem Solving & Initiative
- Project Management Success Factors
- Psychology of Saying Sorry, The
- Public Speaking With Confidence
- Reducing Absenteeism
- Regaining Control Of Your Day
- Sales & Service Turn-Offs
- Selection Techniques
- Self Empowerment
- Setting Agendas and Taking Minutes
- Spirit Of Service, The
- Staying Happy & Positive Throughout Life
- Stress Management
- Successful Thinking Habits
- Supervisory Styles
- Take Away Training Series
- Time Management
- Understanding & Dealing with Depression
- Understanding Body Language
- Understanding Group Dynamics

  • Length - 23 minutes
  • Pricing
    Price - INR 5,950
    Intl. Price - A$ 240.00
  • Additional Remark
    See 'Take Away Training Silver' series for quantity pricing