Getting the Most from LinkedIn
LinkedIn is the essential tool for anyone who’s looking for a job. Think of it like a Facebook for professionals only, except that you can apply for jobs too. In this lesson, I’m going to show you how to use some of the best features LinkedIn has to offer like 1-click job applications, how to build a strong profile, and leveraging networking like a boss.
The resume is an important piece of writing, but oftentimes they can be overthought and under polished. This lesson covers some best practices for top notch resume writing, including tips on content, format, and how to give it that little extra design finesse to make it stand out.
We’ll also cover topics such as how to tailor a resume for a certain industry and how to start building up your resume bank.
Like any serious endeavor, job hunting needs to start with some research. We’ve already looked at some ways for you to dig deeper into what you want, now we’re going to examine some of the tools at your disposal to find out more about your chosen industry and companies.
There are loads of sites out there, but for this lesson, we’re going to look at a few of the staples that you should go-to to find out more about a company. But don’t worry! We’re not going to spend hours doing research on one company. That’s a waste of time at this stage of the process. For now, keep it high level and learn only what you need to.
When you are searching for your next job, there are tons of things to consider. You have options, and you need to understand what’s important to you so that you make the right decisions. In this lesson, I’m going to review the tools at your disposal to help get at what is important to you. I’ll also cover expectations in terms of what makes a good versus a bad employer and how to spot red flags.
This lesson also lays the groundwork for future discussions during the interview and negotiation phases.
When you’re fresh out of college, there’s a lot you need to learn about the professional world. The truth is, there are a lot of myths about what it takes to successfully land a job, much less build a fulfilling career. In this introduction to the course, we’ll go over what the course is going to cover, and we’ll start to scratch the surface on the job hunting process. Throughout the course, we’ll get deeper into everything you need to go from researching potential jobs to getting hired and making a good impression in your first 90 days.
Editing with Power Tools is a simple approach to make you a better essay writer in only 15 minutes. In this lesson we focus on the different types of editing that need to be done to write a college-level paper. By learning and applying these methods, you’ll turn in better work, and over time, you will be able to write higher quality papers in a shorter time.
Conflict can arise in any relationship, be it between friends, roommates, professors, or co-workers. One of the most important skills to have is the ability to resolve conflict. Everyone has a different conflict style, and any situation can be solved in one of three major ways. Some ways are better than others. The key to an excellent resolution is a mindset where all parties can be served, heard, and respected.
College is a wonderful opportunity to try new things and explore opportunities you haven’t had before. You may find that many of your high school friends change in different ways as they find they enjoy different things. College can be a time of re-invention for yourself. It can seem confusing, and you may even worry about appearing phony to some of your old friends, but growth is a natural part of life and learning. This lesson discusses some of the challenges of personal change and development in college.
One of the toughest things to adjust to in college is living with a roommate. Even if you’re used to sharing a room with a sibling, you’ll now be sharing a room with someone you have never lived with before and possibly never even met before. There are a lot of rules, expectations, and assumptions you’ll need to figure out. Having a safe and comfortable living space is a critical part of your happiness and your ability to study effectively. You can’t focus on school if you’re in a bad living situation. This lesson will cover topics on living with new people and offer advice on how best to lay the groundwork for a healthy living situation.