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EMP2020 Career Success

Short Description: Career Success
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Management and Enterprise
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 080303 - Human Resource Management
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Students may be required to prepare and submit a video file of themselves as part of the assessment in this course.

Synopsis

This course introduces students to the current world of employment and will provide students with the knowledge and skills to successfully commence their employment campaigns and plan for their futures. It seeks to enhance students' understanding of the role of work in our lives and will draw on contemporary career theories to aid students to come to an understanding of themselves as employees. It will offer students opportunities to hone their career decision making processes and develop their workplace communication skills. Students will be encouraged to think creatively and critically about career theory and contemporary career rudiments including transferable skills, occupational research, job search strategies and collaboration in the workplace. Students will apply their career development and recruitment skills to the creation of professional documents and recruitment skills including resumes, cover letters, key selection criteria, online profiles and interview skills and expectations. The course contains a blend of theory, research, practical activities, and presentations by industry and alumni guest speakers to unpack real world scenarios and career-based problem solving.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online