À propos de ce cours
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This course, the first in the "Interviewing and Resume Writing in English" specialization, guides you to discover the interests, talents and competencies that you can use to find and do work that leverages your strengths, passions and who you are as a person, so you can start doing work that matters to you and to the world. Whether you already have a career and are looking to move forward, whether you’re looking to change careers, whether you’re starting out in the world of work, whether you’re coming back into the world of work after some time away – this course will help you see your path more clearly and will teach you how to communicate your value to an employer in a way that he or she can immediately recognize. After completing this course, you will be able to 1) use your individual cognitive, social and emotional traits, together with areas of interest, to discover how to find the future jobs that can give you the greatest satisfaction; 2) identify transferable skills of greatest value to the employers who have the jobs you’re interested in; 3) apply a simple strategy for presenting your skills to an employer in an effective and convincing fashion....
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Welcome

This module introduces you to the specialization, giving you background and an overview of what you will learn in the weeks ahead....
Reading
1 vidéo (Total 8 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
Video1 vidéo
Reading2 lectures
How This Course is Graded10 min
Please respond to this survey10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Online Learning Self-Assessment10 min
Week
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10 heures pour terminer

Researching Yourself

In this module, you'll begin developing your individual strategy to guide your job search, from picking a career direction to measuring effectiveness of your search....
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 58 min), 5 lectures, 7 quiz
Video7 vidéos
Using an Interest Profiler12 min
Using Neuroscience8 min
Interpersonal Style Inventory6 min
Identifying Your Dependable Strengths5 min
Personal Characteristics10 min
Using Your Research6 min
Reading5 lectures
Link to Interest Profiler10 min
Read Me - An Important Note about the Peer Review10 min
Link to Pymetrics10 min
Article from New Atlantic10 min
Read Me - An Important Note about the Peer Review10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Concept Review8 min
Phrases for Demonstrating Skills10 min
Self-Reflection10 min
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Discovering Your Transferable Skills

In this module, you'll learn how to develop and apply an important strategy used in the English-language world to communicate core competencies to a prospective employer....
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 59 min), 3 quiz
Video7 vidéos
Skills to Competencies7 min
Identifying Your Opportunities7 min
Using Stories7 min
Building Your Story File7 min
Interview - Part 110 min
Interview - Part 213 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Concept Review4 min
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5 heures pour terminer

Improving Your English Pronunciation

In this module, you'll learn how to control your use of intonation and rhythm in spoken English. These dynamics do more to improve your comprehensibility than any other feature of the spoken language....
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 60 min), 3 lectures, 7 quiz
Video5 vidéos
Jump-Up and Step-Down12 min
Using Phrasing11 min
Knowing Where to Make Pitch Jumps11 min
Word Rhythm11 min
Reading3 lectures
Reading Sample - Do This Before the Peer Review10 min
Good Sites for Mirroring Practice10 min
Accentuate the Beat10 min
Quiz6 exercices pour s'entraîner
Self-Reflection14 min
Concept Review24 min
Concept Review10 min
Concept Review10 min
Concept Review16 min
Concept Review20 min
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par MRMar 18th 2016

This is a great course to take if you are int eh process of job hunting. The material and guidance given in this course are more useful that some in-campus courses.

par KRMay 21st 2017

Fantastic course. Highly recommended for people who are looking out for jobs and have challenges in projecting/marketing themselves.

Enseignant

Charles Duquette

Lecturer/Marketing Coordinator
Maryland English Institute

À propos de University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 47 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.8 billion operating budget, secures $500 million annually in external research funding and recently completed a $1 billion fundraising campaign. ...

À propos de la Spécialisation Interviewing and Resume Writing in English

This specialization will help you develop the English language strategies and communication skills you need to advance in your professional career. Whether you already have a successful career and are looking to move forward, whether you’re looking to change careers, whether you’re starting out in the world of work, or whether you’re coming back into the world of work after some time away – if you believe in working for more than a paycheck, then this specialization will help you. The core courses cover preparing for a successful job search, including self research and research of the job market and industries of interest; strengthening your interview skills by recognizing what hiring managers are looking for and taking steps to prepare for the types of tough questions today's premier companies use; and preparing a resume, cover letter and supporting business documents. The capstone will allow you to apply the skills you learn in this specialization to your own job search. A key benefit of this specialization is the opportunities you'll have to practice your interviewing skills with other job-seekers from around the world. You’ll give them feedback and they’ll give you feedback. In this process, you’ll gain new insight into what makes a speaker successful and you’ll gain confidence in your English interviewing skills....
Interviewing and Resume Writing in English

Foire Aux Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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