Job Search Written Tools for Job Interviews

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Create a Cover Letter using a Job Description

Identify Do's and Don'ts when writing a Cover Letter

Identify phrases and statements that make a poor Cover Letter

Write your own Cove Letter

Showcase this hands-on experience in an interview

Clock1 hour
BeginnerBeginner-friendly
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

Job Search Written Tools for Job Interviews In this course, you will create a Cover Letter, a Thank You Note and a Professional Reference List for Your Next Employer. A well-crafted Cover Letter is an opportunity to have your skills reviewed quickly, and it shows the hiring manager you took the time to go the extra mile to formally introduce yourself. A Thank You Note is an excellent way to make a first good impression and a Professional Reference List will have a significant impact on who you reach out to vouch for your marketable skills.

Requirements

No Prior Experience Required

Skills you will develop

listeningCommunicationSelf-representationJob ReadinessBusiness Writing

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Gmail and sign in and access the interactive files

  2. Review Interactive Files Agenda

  3. Create a Cover Letter Using a Job Description

  4. Identify Do's and Don'ts when writing a Cover Letter

  5. Identify phrases and statements that make a poor Cover Letter

  6. Write your own Cover Letter

  7. Identify a good Thank You note after a Job Interview

  8. Create a Professional Reference List

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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