MOOC: Getting Started into the Labour Market

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18 de maig 2015

Begoña Bellés Fortuño

This course is addressed to everybody who wants to succeed in finding a job abroad. It will last 4 weeks and it will be divided in 4 modules of 4 sessions or steps each one. In it, we will deal with the key strategies to go through a successful job interview; we will help you to write a neat and accurate English CV, and to learn the tips for an effective job application letter.


1. How to write a CV or Résumé
2. Effective Application Letters
3. Applying for a job: Choosing the right job offer
4. The job interview process: Getting ready


Along the course, there will be a series of activities related to the topic which you will have to fulfil successfully. The course also has a public forum available to all the students enrolled where you can address all your doubts and questions. You'll be able to self-assess and self-correct the activities and exercises in each module. At the end of the course, a certificate is available for those enrolled students having completed the course activities. The course teachers will monitor the students' progress.

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UNIT 4. The job interview process Well, we have reached the end of the course. In this last Unit we'll present the job interview process. Here, you'll be able to follow the guidelines for an effective interview. Our aim is that you get the job you applied for in previous units. At the beginning we'll ask you to ref...... 02 de jul. 2015 English Accedir a l'enllaç
UNIT 3. Applying for a job. Choosing the right job offer In this unit, you'll have to put in practice everything learnt up to now. You'll learn what a job ad is and be given the tips for finding the right job ad. You'll see some examples of job ads dealing with different job offers. A careful reading of a job ad and its requirements is e...... 02 de jul. 2015 English Accedir a l'enllaç
INTRODUCTION. Getting started into the Labour Market The current global labour market demands specific knowledge and abilities in order to gain personal competences in the work placement. Finding a job abroad or overseas is not easy, moreover you need to have a good command of English and an accurate use of the English language. This course ...... 02 de jul. 2015 English Descarregar
UNIT 1. How to write a CV or Résumé In this unit we'll revise the standard layouts of a Curriculum Vitae, which information to include in your CV and how to organise it. Special attention is paid on the most frequently conceptual and cultural misunderstandings as well as on writing errors. You'll find a special section o...... 02 de jul. 2015 English Accedir a l'enllaç
UNIT 2. How to write effective Application Letters In this unit, you'll learn the basic steps to write an effective application letter, which relevant information to include, and how to organise this information. You'll also learn specific vocabulary and expressions you should use in your cover letters. An example of a cover letter is ...... 02 de jul. 2015 English Accedir a l'enllaç

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