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Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Researching the Market

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 34 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Conducting Research Using Online Resources12m
Researching a Company8m
Researching the Workplace Culture4m
3 readings
10 Very Important Job Skills You'll Need in 202010m
List of URLs10m
Instructions for the Assignment10m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Making a Positive First Impression

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 52 min), 14 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Controlling First Impressions9m
Projecting the Right Image7m
The Fine Art of Small Talk12m
Strategies to Control Your Nerves10m
14 readings
The Power of Your Personal Brand10m
Mission Statement Builder10m
Career Portfolio References10m
Your Speaking Voice10m
Your Body Speaks10m
24-Hour Countdown to an Interview10m
Confessions of a Recruiter10m
5 Biggest Interviewing Mistakes10m
Body Language Experiment10m
Tips on Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication10m
The Art of Small Talk10m
TED Talk by Amy Cuddy10m
How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear10m
21 Ways to Avoid Job Interview Anxiety10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Answering Traditional Interview Questions

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 48 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Preparing Your Strategy7m
So, Tell Me About Yourself.9m
Talking About Your Qualifications8m
Highlighting Your Skills and Experience8m
Language Focus3m
3 readings
Top Ten Qualities of an Outstanding Team Player10m
Gerund and Infinitive Reference List10m
Language Practice Worksheet10m
2 practice exercises
Concept Quiz30m
Concept Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Proving You've Done Your Research

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 52 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Why Are You Interested in this Position?9m
Why Are You Looking to Leave Your Current Position?8m
What Is Important to you in a Work Environment?7m
Answering the Salary Question12m
Positive Language Strategies10m
8 readings
Five Ways to Bungle a Job Change10m
A Job By Any Other Name10m
Compensation and the Art of Negotiation10m
15 Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer10m
Useful Language to Use in an Interview10m
Tip Sheet for Common Interview Questions10m
Dynamic and Stative Verbs10m
Verb Tense Chart10m
1 practice exercise
Language Quiz30m

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