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University of Maryland, College Park

Interviewing and Resume Writing in English

University of Maryland, College Park via Coursera Specialization

Overview

This specialization will help you develop the English language strategies and communication skills you need to advance in your professional career. Whether you already have a successful career and are looking to move forward, whether you’re looking to change careers, whether you’re starting out in the world of work, or whether you’re coming back into the world of work after some time away – if you believe in working for more than a paycheck, then this specialization will help you. The core courses cover preparing for a successful job search, including self research and research of the job market and industries of interest; strengthening your interview skills by recognizing what hiring managers are looking for and taking steps to prepare for the types of tough questions today's premier companies use; and preparing a resume, cover letter and supporting business documents. The capstone will allow you to apply the skills you learn in this specialization to your own job search. A key benefit of this specialization is the opportunities you'll have to practice your interviewing skills with other job-seekers from around the world. You’ll give them feedback and they’ll give you feedback. In this process, you’ll gain new insight into what makes a speaker successful and you’ll gain confidence in your English interviewing skills.

Syllabus

Course 1: Interview Research and Preparation
- Offered by University of Maryland, College Park. This course, the first in the "Interviewing and Resume Writing in English" specialization, ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Successful Interviewing
- Offered by University of Maryland, College Park. The goal of hiring managers is not just to hire people who need a job. It’s to hire people ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Advanced Interviewing Techniques
- Offered by University of Maryland, College Park. People interviewing for jobs today often fail because they are using yesterday's ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Writing Winning Resumes and Cover Letters
- Offered by University of Maryland, College Park. How can you bring your resume to the top of the pile? How can you present yourself to ... Enroll for free.

Course 5: How To Land the Job You Want (Capstone Project)
- Offered by University of Maryland, College Park. In the capstone project, you will combine the skills you’ve learned in the prior four ... Enroll for free.

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Taught by

Charles Duquette and Daniela C. Wagner-Loera

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