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Preparing for the Job Market

For in-house workshops for your school or organisation, please drop us an email at info@discoveringpotential.com.sg

Embarking on the journey into the job market can be daunting. This in depth workshop focuses on all the skills required to bring our students on a smooth transition from the academic world into their career journey. The workshop focuses on resume writing, the importance of networking, professional etiquette, and preparing for their first job interview. We bring our real world expertise into the classroom to prepare the students and empower them to step out with confidence. 

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Craft an outstanding resume

Build your network

Open the doors by presenting your achievements and skills well

Expand job opportunities by extending your circle

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Present yourself professionally

Master the interview

Make a good first impression

Answer interview questions with confidence

G. Lim

The trainer was amazing and very encouraging. I learnt so much from this workshop

PREPARING FOR THE JOB MARKET WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Learn how to craft an effective, standout resume

  • Refine resumes to maximise opportunities to get past automated screening tools

  • Understand the importance of networking and the various avenues of doing so

  • Master the art of first impressions and present yourself professionally

  • Learn the key pillars of being successful in a job interview

  • Learn real world examples of interview questions and formats

  • Experience a mock interview and receive feedback on content, delivery, body language and more



PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

Embarking on the journey into the job market can be daunting. This in depth workshop focuses on all the skills required to bring our students on a smooth transition from the academic world into their career journey. The workshop focuses on resume writing, the importance of networking, professional etiquette, and preparing for their first job interview. We bring our real world expertise into the classroom to prepare the students and empower them to step out with confidence. 



KEY LEARNINGS

  • Learn how to best present your past achievements and skills in a standout resume

  • Get an understanding of resume screening softwares and how this impacts your resume

  • Familiarise yourself with possible networking opportunities and why this is important

  • Present yourself in your best light by having professional etiquette

  • Achieve awareness of how grooming, use of tone, language and overall appearances make a difference

  • Be prepared for what to expect during a job interview

  • Achieve awareness of real world job interview questions across relevant industries

  • Find out different interview formats that have been used by employers

  • Familiarise yourself with key question types and how to structure good answers

  • Achieve awareness of how to maximise the opportunity provided by each question

  • Experience a mock  Interview and receive constructive feedback from the trainer

  • Receive feedback on a full range of rubrics such as body language, habits, reactions, responses, use and command of language, structuring of answers and ability to build rapport

  • Walk away with important preparation techniques to self-practice



FOR WHOM

  •  Undergraduates and students from Institutes of Higher Learning 



PROGRAM DETAILS AND DATES

  • Recommended duration: 6 - 8  hours program

  • Available dates for public registration: TBC

  • In-house workshop - For in-house workshops for your school or organisation, please drop us an email at info@discoveringpotential.com.sg



PRE-PROGRAM PREP

  • Reference slides will be provided


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