6 free courses to help you land your dream job after Chevening

From the job search to the interview stage, the Chevening Alumni team has selected 6 free courses to help you land your next dream job.

1. Effective job search strategies

Alison | 1.5-3 hours

From writing your CV to networking and preparing for your interview, this course takes applicants through the whole job application process.

2. Work ready skills: job searches, writing a CV and interviewing

Future Learn | 2 weeks at 2 hours per week

This short course is designed to provide you with work-ready skills, including interpreting and responding to job advertisements and selection criteria, writing application letters and your CV, and developing interview skills. It will provide real-world examples of advertised positions, templates for preparing for job interviews, and tips to help you return to the workforce.

3. The Art of the Job Interview

Coursera | 19 hours of learning

This course will teach you how to prepare for your job interview the right way. You’ll learn what interview questions to expect and how to answer them, you’ll get access to interactive tools to help you prepare and practice answers to key questions, and you’ll get guidance on how to optimise your CV.

4. Online job interview masterclass

Reed | 1 hour

Two interview experts deliver a masterclass on how to prepare and conduct yourself in an interview. They will cover the importance of mindfulness, overcoming interview nerves, the importance of preparation, and learning from rejection.

5. Interviewing and Resume Writing in English

Coursera | 3 months at 10 hours per week

This is your chance to master the English job search process by gaining the tools and strategies to help you from the CV writing to interview stage.

6. Identify transferrable skills for tomorrow’s job

Reed | 1 hour

This webinar runs over the most common skills that employers are looking for across many industries, with a focus on the UK. You’ll learn how to analyse a job description to identify the relevant transferable skills required for a role, how to demonstrate your transferrable skills in your CV, cover letter, and interview, and how to complement your transferable skills with hard skills and more.

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