The Transition from College to the Professional World can be...
Exciting but also scary, intimidating, daunting, not to mention the pressure from some parents to go one career direction, (when in all honesty, you have no clue what you want to do!) or worse still, suddenly becoming financially responsible for yourself.
Don't worry; you are not alone. Whether you are still in college, looking to find your first internship, or maybe you've just graduated and want to land your first professional role, you have questions that you need to be answered today so you can make that transition a successful one.
Why choose Saoirse and the Essential Career Collection?
Let me share the extensive (15+ years) experience I've gained as a highly successful Recruitment and HR Partner to Hiring Leaders from top global companies, across many industries as they look to recruit, interview and hire candidates just like you! Yes, really!
Over my career, I have successfully recruited, coached and hired hundreds and hundreds of candidates who have won their dream job, across many functional areas.
If you know what the hiring leaders you are interviewing with, want to read, hear and experience when they first meet you, then it much easier to exceed their expectations at every step.
What do you need to be the winning candidate?
1. A great master resume (that you will tailor for every role you apply to)!
2. An optimized LinkedIn profile, that will pique the interest of the recruiter or hiring manager in less than five seconds.
3. A strong network that will see immediate value in your experience.
4. Learn to Qualify Yourself, Tailor Your Resume, Connect with Hiring Manager, to ensure you get the opportunity to interview when you next send your resume in for a position.
5. You'll also get the inside scoop on the Top 26 General Interview Questions (& Answers!) and learn how best to answer Job-Specific Questions using STAR stories that ensure your answer will be on point!
6. You'll become more aware of the effect your body language and communication skills can have on those around you and yourself during high-stress interview situations. Better still you'll learn how to communicate the positive message you want!
Then you can confidently and successfully WOW the phone and in-person interview, and get that job offer!
Let me guide and support you in your next exciting stage of life. Your career journey, so you can kick-start your professional career with success and confidence.
What you'll learn during the master course is outlined in the syllabus of tutorials listed below
1. Build Your New Graduate Master Resume. (Specifically designed for those attending college or university or just graduated in the last 12 months)
Overview Tutorial- Build out your 'New Graduate Resume Workbook' sections 1-5
Tutorial 1- Section 1. Personal Summary
Tutorial 2- Section 2. Education (& Academic Achievements)
Tutorial 3- Section 3. Core Competencies
Tutorial 4- Section 4a. Internships & 4b. Work Experience
Tutorial 5- Section 5. Optional Headers
Tutorial 6- Find Your Resume Template
2. LinkedIn for Career Success
Tutorial Overview – Why LinkedIn will Move your Career Onward and Upwards
Tutorial 1- Optimize Your Profile - and the jobs you want will come to you!
Tutorial 2- Leverage and Build Your Network - and you'll see more job opportunities come your way
Tutorial 3- Build Your Thought Leadership platform - stay visible and top of mind amongst your Industry peers and leaders
Build a Stellar and Optimized LinkedIn Profile
Tutorial 4- Intro
Tutorial 5- Articles
Tutorial 6- Experience (& Job Titles)
Tutorial 7- Featured Skills
Tutorial 8- Recommendations
3. Build Out Your Network
Overview Tutorial- Build Out Your Network
Networking with Friends
Tutorial 1- Networking with Friends
Tutorial 2 –Research
Tutorial 3- Ask for the Introduction
Tutorial 4- Develop a Winning Email of Introduction
Grow Your Professional Network
Tutorial 5- Build Out Your Professional Network
Tutorial 6- Research
Tutorial 7- Develop a Winning email of Introduction
Tutorial 8- Sleuth the Title, Name & Email Address
Tutorial 9- Final Tips for Continued Networking Success
4. Ensure You Get the Call to Interview!
Tutorial Overview-Ensure You Get the Call to Interview
Tutorial 1- Self Qualify for Success
Time to Tailor
Tutorial 2- Professional Summary
Tutorial 3- Core Competencies
Tutorial 4- Professional Experience
Make It Personal
Tutorial 5-Develop a Winning Email of Introduction
Tutorial 6- Sleuth the Title, Name & Email Address
5. Phone Interview Success
Tutorial Overview– Phone Interview Success
Tutorial 1- Researching the Company
Prepare In Advance for Interview Questions
Tutorial 2- STAR Stories (position-specific questions you have to ace!)
Tutorial 3- The 26 Top General Interview Questions & Answers!
Tutorial 4- Questions For You to Ask
Tutorial 5- Your Communications Style and Final Tips for Success
6. WOW the In-Person Interview
Tutorial Overview- WOW the In-Person Interview
Tutorial 1- Pre-Interview Preparation (Continue Company Research)
Prepare In Advance for Interview Questions
Tutorial 2- STAR Stories (how to ace position-specific questions)
Tutorial 3- The 26 Top General Interview Questions & Answers
Tutorial 4- Questions for You to Ask
Tutorial 5- Your Body Language -The Powerful Effect it has on You and Others
Tutorial 6- During the Interview - Continue to Wow that Interview
Tutorial 7- Post interview - Final Tips for Success
7. Negotiate your Salary
Tutorial Overview- Negotiate Your Salary with Confidence
Tutorial 1- Own the Salary Conversation
*BONUS TUTORIALS for NEW GRADUATES*
Bonus Tutorial #1. Just Graduated! But Still Not Sure of Where To Go Next!
Bonus Tutorial #2. Can a recruiter really help me find my next role?
Bonus Tutorial #3. How to stay ahead of your peers and get that promotion
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