Get noticed and connect with anyone
Networking is an essential job search skill. In this course, you’ll learn strategies and tactics for effective networking. You’ll learn to make personal connections in-person and online. You’ll discover how to establish rapport with recruiters, employers, and industry professionals. You’ll learn how to craft a professional narrative and elevator pitch. You’ll get tips to optimize your LinkedIn profile and write emails that get replies. We give you the confidence you need to make personal connections and improve your job search.
What Will You Learn?
- Why Take This Course
- Feeling intimidated by the prospect of networking? You’re not alone. Most people get a little nervous networking, but it is a skill that you can learn practice and master.
- Effective networking is critical to your job search process. Learn how to grow and leverage the power of your professional network. People hire people, so networking is essential to the success of your job search. This course helps you build the confidence you need to get started.
- Oriental Career partners with tech industry leaders to bring you the most comprehensive resources for your job search. Join this course if you want to be in the driver’s seat of your job search where you decide which roles to interview for and land those interviews!
Lesson1: Strengthen Your Online Presence Using LinkedIn
Why Network (Video)02:01
Why Use Elevator Pitches (Video)02:05
Meet Chris (video)03:00
Elevator Pitch (Video)01:08
Pitching to a Recruiter (Video)00:51
Use Your Elevator Pitch (Video)01:41
Reaching out on Linkedin
Introduction & Getting Started
Find Opportunities with LinkedIn (Dual) – Video02:01
Use Your Story to Stand Out (Video)03:00
Why Use an Elevator Pitch (Video)02:05
Create Your Elevator Pitch (Video)03:29
Use Your Elevator Pitch on LinkedIn
Create Your Profile With SEO In Mind
Quiz: Professional Profile Picture
Work Experiences & Accomplishments
Build and Strengthen Your Network
Boost Your Visibility
Lesson2: Conduct Industry Research
Self-Reflection: Design Your Blueprint for Success
Debrief: Self-Reflection Exercise Part 1
Debrief: Self-Reflection Exercise Part 2
Map Your Career Journey
Debrief: Map Your Career Journey00:00
Conduct an Informational Interview
How to Request an Informational Interview
Ways to Connect
Ask Good Questions
Sample Questions Quiz
Debrief: Sample Questions Quiz
Keep the Conversation Going
Feedback time :)
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