If you’re a young person entering the world of work for the first time, this Job Seeking Skills section will set you on the right track. The content and activities are designed to help you to identify your skills and strengths and confidently handle job seeking and the recruitment process.
The format is modular, split into four parts, focussing on different aspects of job seeking. The content and activities in each module can be completed online or downloaded.
If you are a teacher or trainer working with a group, there are useful notes available, making it easy to deliver modules as part of a lesson. You can also download a Job Seeking Skills Overview, which lists all modules and estimated times for completion.
Part 1: Get prepared Identifying skills, developing career ideas and understanding the job market.>
Part 2: Apply Writing a CV and cover letter, completing application forms and matching skills to jobs.
Part 3: Getting the job Different types of interviews and selection tests, tips for preparing.
Part 5: Working life Learning about your basic employment rights, understanding your pay, workplace behaviour and health and safety in the workplace.