Stand out from the crowd: Improve your employability

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When searching for a job in the current market, it’s essential to know about the core, 21st-century skills employers are looking for. Learn what the most essential transferable skills are and how to develop them. Then discover how good networking and social media positioning can help you land a job that sets you off on your chosen career path.

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Who this course is for

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This course is for you if you are looking for a job: whether you are a recent graduate, a first-time job-seeker or looking to change careers.
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What you will learn

  • 1

    What are the employability skills that employers value most.

  • 2

    What are the steps required to develop these skills in yourself.

  • 3

    How to build your network to improve your employability.

  • 4

    How to position yourself on social media to increase your chances of getting a job.

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Created with Pearson, the global leader in education

The course is based on the best-selling book Brilliant employability skills: How to stand out from the crowd in the graduate job market by Frances Trought published by Pearson. Funzi's learning experts have transformed the book into a mobile-optimized course consisting of bite-sized learning content.

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Course contents: 2 topics

  • 1

    Employment goals: the skills employers value Learn about the employability skills that organisations are most interested in and the steps you can take to develop those skills in yourself.

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    Positioning yourself for the job Be that person that companies want to hire! Discover how to build your network and position yourself on social media in a way that will impress employers.

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What you will get

When you complete the course you’ll earn a Funzi certificate of achievement. You can showcase your certificate by mentioning it in your CV, Linkedin profile and other professional profiles.

  • Practical skills broken down into bite-sized learning, so that you can complete the course with only 15 min/day for 1 WEEK

  • Course content in the form of text, visuals, and activities to verify your learning

  • Access to the course anytime, as long as you want, once you’ve purchased the course

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Here's what your fellow learners are saying about this course

  • “This course has was an eye opener to what I have been ignorant about. ”

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    Nigeria

  • “The course was amazing.”

    – Lhavenda Libasia, Kenya

  • “Excellent course ”

    – LINUS WANAMBUKO FWAMBA , Kenya

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