About this Course
This course, Job Success: Get Hired or Promoted in Three Steps, will prepare you to stand out in a crowded applicant pool so that you can get hired or promoted. In three steps you will leave this course with 1. An upgraded social media presence (one that you can be proud of) 2. A visual, infographic resume that will get you noticed 3. A professional pitch that highlights your strengths and skills When creating this course, we listened to potential employers, took the advice of recruiters, conducted informal research on best practices and we drew from our own experiences as professionals who have sought out and hired quality candidates.
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Beginner Level

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Approx. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week
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English

Subtitles: English
Globe

100% online course

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Clock

Approx. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week
Comment Dots

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Section
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1 hour to complete

Step 1: Upgrading Your Social Media Profile

First impressions are lasting impressions so remember you are what you post. ...
Reading
4 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
What do recruiters look for online?4m
General rules to strengthen your social media channels6m
Social media channels reminders and tips13m
Reading2 readings
Step 1 Overview10m
Step 1: Course Readings10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Welcome-Brief Survey5m
Assess and enhance current social media image5m

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Section
Clock
1 hour to complete

Step 2: Create an Infographic Resume - Get Noticed!

A picture is worth a thousand words...
Reading
5 videos (Total 41 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Overview of resume templates2m
Traditional and highlight resumes2m
Blended resumes3m
Infographic resumes21m
Reading2 readings
Step 2 Overview2m
Step 2: Course Readings20m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Step 2: Infographic Resumes4m

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Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

Step 3: Your Professional Pitch

Your words can win you the job or promotion!...
Reading
1 video (Total 6 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
Reading4 readings
Step 3 Overview3m
Articles on Self-Promotion15m
Tips and suggestions for describing your strengths and skills10m
Time to develop your professional pitch!30m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Your Professional Pitch6m
When you think about “self-promotion” what comes to mind first?2m
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Direction Signs

50%

started a new career after completing these courses
Briefcase

83%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Money

50%

got a pay increase or promotion

Top Reviews

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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Christine Kroll, PhD

Assistant Vice Provost & Director of Center for Educational Innovation
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Amber M. Winters

Assistant Dean for Communications and Marketing
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Anne Reed

Director of Microcredentials and Badging

In Gu Kang

Assistant Professor

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