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Land Your Next Role

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Land Your Next Role will help job seekers find, prepare for, and land that next job. With practical guidance on how to showcase your skills, how to write a resume and cover letter, how to find job listings, how to decipher job descriptions, how to network, how to prepare for an interview, what to expect in an offer letter, and more, Land Your Next Role will be a valuable tools for those asking, “What’s next?” By the end of this course you will be able to: • Know how to conduct a job search • Articulate your career goals • List your skills, talents, strengths, and passions • Craft a professional resume and tailored cover letter • Navigate the different types of job sites and application systems • Tell stories about your various accomplishments • Leverage your network for job opportunities • Conduct a successful job interview • Knowledgeably evaluate a job offer This course is for anyone currently asking, “What is my next role? What is the trajectory of my career? What challenges or responsibilities do I want to take on? Which industries or workplace culture do I want to work in?” The only requirement is a willingness to put in the work to get to the next step in your career.


  • Job Search Overview
    • In this module, you’ll get an introduction to the course, as well as begin your journey of planning and searching for your next role, including an overview of the job search.
  • Preparing for Your Job Search
    • In our second week, we’ll start preparing for our job search. This will include everything from creating your career goals to deciding what you want in your next role to choosing which of your qualifications to highlight.
  • Finding and Applying
    • As the name suggests, we’ll be exploring how to find and apply for jobs that could be your next role. There are lots of things you can do to both prepare and to be more successful in your search, and we’ll discuss all of that this week!
  • Interviewing
    • In week 4, we look at what is perhaps seen as the most daunting part of the job searching process: interviewing. By the end of this week, you will have plenty of skills and resources to conduct an interview successfully, bringing your chances of getting that next role even higher.
  • Next Steps
    • In our fifth and final week of this course, we’ll look forward to after the interview and what your next steps will be, whether you get the role or not. No matter which way it goes, you will have learned something about the interview process, and gained valuable insights about the opportunities available to you as well as practiced your interviewing skills. That’s definitely a win!

Taught by

Anke Audenaert


4.8 rating at Coursera based on 14 ratings

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