JOB SEEKING SKILLS

  • Program: Career Development Services
  • Course: Job Seeking Skills
  • Course #: CCDS1040
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

Finding a job is one of the most difficult tasks we ever face. Research shows people may change careers from three to nine times during their working lifetime. Students will learn the skills necessary to explore the job market, create a salable resume and application letter, and present one`s self effectively in an interview.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate personal strengths
Compile resume
Write cover letter
Identify job qualifications
Develop networking techniques
Create career portfolio
Apply interview questions appropriately
Determine appropriate communication skills
Assess transferable job skills

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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