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Crash Course: Launch your career
Subject: Personal growth
Skills unlocked: Writing a CV, networking, interviews, group assessments, presentations and making an impact at work
Learning media: None
astra: "Learn how to get your career off to a great start, with practical advice on writing a CV, networking, interviews, group assessments, presentations and making an impact at work. The course series is led by Jonathan Black, director of Oxford university’s careers service. Join him as he tutors a group of young people starting out on their career paths. In lesson one, you will learn how to write a top-notch CV, with added insights from best-selling author Elizabeth Uviebinene on building your personal brand. Lesson two tackles networking and “information interviewing”, with a visit to an evening event to test your technique. Lesson three will arm you with the skills needed to succeed at interview. With RADA Business, learn how to make an impact and find out from Morgan Stanley the importance of being personal. In lesson four you will experience a group assessment and learn from the head of performance psychology at the English Institute of Sport the crucial techniques for succeeding under pressure. Lesson five is all about presenting like a professional, where FT columnist Sam Leith will guide you on the art of engaging and entertaining your audience. And lesson six has essential advice for starting out in the workplace, with superstar career starters from Ernst & Young. Starting out in the world of work can be a daunting experience. But this series will build your skillset so you can find your dream role and succeed in the world of work."