Unlocking your employability

Learn how to unlock your personal and professional development and market your skills to potential employers to maximise your career success.

Starting from March 16 2020, this free UQx course will show you how to take your experiences, extract what you’ve learned from them and present them in a way that would be attractive to an employer.

On completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of what employability is and why it is important.
  • Recognise opportunities for employability development.
  • Apply self-reflective methods to interpret your experiences, connect them to your employability and recognise how your unique qualities translate into job performance.
  • Develop your communication skills to convey your potential to employers in the recruitment context.
  • Define professionalism and understand how to conduct yourself appropriately in the work environment.
  • Prepare for the transition from university to your first job.
  • Determine how to develop your employability throughout your career and understand the benefits of lifelong learning.
  • Recognise the value of working globally.
     

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