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Job Searching

  1. 1. Job Search Practice
  2. 2. • How companies hire. • How to fill in an application form. • How to write a Cover Letter for a particular job. In Unit 9 You Will Learn
  3. 3. In Unit 9 You Will Learn • How to prepare a Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) & complete a job application form. • How to identify appropriate techniques for contacting potential employers by telephone.
  4. 4. How Companies Hire Watch the following video. Fill in the six steps companies take in order to hire staff. P.45
  5. 5. How Companies Hire Step 1 Submit your application or C.V. Step 2 Your work history is reviewed Step 3 Your C.V. is matched with jobs Step 4 You are called for interview Step 5 References checked Step 6 Skills evaluation test If all goes well you are then offered the job.
  6. 6. Application Forms After watching the next video and write down six good points to remember when filling in an application form. P.45
  7. 7. Application Forms Using a pencil, fill out the Application Form. When you are happy, go over it in black pen. P.46/7
  8. 8. Cover Letters Watch the following video for tips on how to write a Cover Letter.
  9. 9. • Read through the Cover Letter template on p48. • Using the template, write a cover letter for your career investigation job. • When you are finished read your letter out to the class. • Could these letters be better? If so how? Cover Letter P.49
  10. 10. • Career Statement • Personal Details • Education • Work Experience • Hobbies & Interests • References Your C.V. - Headings
  11. 11. Writing A C.V. Watch the following video for some tips
  12. 12. Your C.V. Fill in the blanks on the C.V. template to prepare to your own C.V. You can complete this on www.europass.ie if you wish. P.51
  13. 13. Watch the next video on Europass for an easy way to do your C.V. Click picture to link to Europass website
  14. 14. • How companies hire. • How to fill in an application form. • How to write a Cover Letter for a particular job. In Unit 9 You Learned
  15. 15. In Unit 9 You Learned • How to prepare a Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) & complete a job Application Form. • How to identify appropriate techniques for contacting potential employers by telephone.

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