New Graduate - Master Course

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

Communication Style 

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 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



10 tips to secure


with an irresistible resume!

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