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Subtitles: English, Spanish

Skills you will gain

InfographicsProfessional DevelopmentElevator PitchSocial Media

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Step 1: Upgrading Your Social Media Profile

First impressions are lasting impressions so remember you are what you post.

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4 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
What do recruiters look for online?4m
General rules to strengthen your social media channels6m
Social media channels reminders and tips13m
2 readings
Step 1 Overview10m
Step 1: Course Readings10m
2 practice exercises
Welcome-Brief Survey5m
Assess and enhance current social media image5m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Step 2: Create an Infographic Resume - Get Noticed!

A picture is worth a thousand words

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5 videos (Total 41 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Overview of resume templates2m
Traditional and highlight resumes2m
Blended resumes3m
Infographic resumes21m
2 readings
Step 2 Overview2m
Step 2: Course Readings20m
1 practice exercise
Step 2: Infographic Resumes4m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Step 3: Your Professional Pitch

Your words can win you the job or promotion!

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1 video (Total 6 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
4 readings
Step 3 Overview3m
Articles on Self-Promotion15m
Tips and suggestions for describing your strengths and skills10m
Time to develop your professional pitch!30m
2 practice exercises
Your Professional Pitch6m
When you think about “self-promotion” what comes to mind first?2m
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Top reviews from Job Success: Get Hired or Promoted in 3 Steps

By SBApr 21st 2018

Thanks to the professors, university staff who put this course. This has changed my entire thinking of how to convert not simply a resume but any report into a pleasant finish

By BMMar 7th 2017

I have honestly learned a lot from this course and will most definitely use the information in my entire career. Thank You very much for making this course available to us.

Instructors

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Amber M. Winters

Assistant Dean for Communications and Marketing
Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo
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Anne Reed

Director of Microcredentials and Badging
University at Buffalo

In Gu Kang

Assistant Professor
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Christine Kroll, PhD

Assistant Vice Provost & Director of Center for Educational Innovation
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Communication

About The State University of New York

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