Career Planning Online Training Courses & Degree Programs

Schools providing online certificates, diplomas or degrees for Job Search, Resume & Interview Preparation

Total 12 online training courses and degree programs available.

Job Search and Resume Writing - Online

School/Trainer: Online Institute of America
Lakeway, United States

Job Search and Résumé Writing provides students with both traditional and innovative job ?search techniques and résumé writing skills required to gain employment in today’s global marketplace. The course combines theoretical, how ?to information with hands ?on practical applications. Students are required to draw on their own experiences, to identify work preferences, accomplishments, technical and transferable skills, to research, organize, and analyze information, and to apply their knowledge in a series of job search preparation and implementation tasks. During the course, students will develop and apply such skills as setting goals, developing job search strategies, using planning and organizing tools, maintaining records, communicating, decision making, and negotiating. This course follows a job search process in which, among many other things, the student is provided with the opportunity to create effective résumés and covering letters using traditional and innovative methods, as well as develop and refine skills in organization, time management and communication. In addition, students will set up a tracking system, create a budget, identify a support system, identify goals, set up a home office, and monitor their time and schedules.

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School/Trainer: Temple University
Philadelphia, United States

Reinventing yourself is a long and sometimes painful process, but for those with the patience and perseverance to weather the ups and downs, the opportunity to live a life you love makes all the hard work worthwhile. This course provides you with the tools and resources necessary to transform your life and your career through strategies focused in taking your current skills and reinventing their usefulness to add value in other areas. Though this course is targeted toward job seekers over the age of 40, information in this course is useful for anyone looking to achieve career satisfaction.

Career Development - Online

School/Trainer: Ottawa University
Brookfield, Chandler, Jeffersonville, Kansas City, Louisville, Milwaukee, Ottawa, Phoenix, United States

Studies issues and methods involved in career development, as well as the personal and organizational issues and practices relevant to individual careers. Examines career development methods and their application to specific work situations.

Career Mapping & Job Attainment - Online

School/Trainer: Loyalist College
Belleville, Canada

In today&,#146,s competitive job market you want to ensure that your resume stands out from the competition. Find out how to apply with confidence for the job you want and have an interview that will wow them. Learn how to write both effective job application and thank-you letters. Develop your understanding of networking and prospecting. Create a resume that will capture your perspective employer&,#146,s attention and secure the interview that you would like. Find out how to interview like a pro. Get tips on how to dress and speak in an interview and discover other helpful interviewing tips that will help you get the job you want.

Talent Management and Career Development - Online

School/Trainer: MindEdge, Inc.
Waltham, United States

Drawing on material from Harvard Business School professor D. Quinn Mills&,#146, book, Principles of Human Resource Management, this course covers the challenges and issues that organizations face in developing and retaining their employees.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

Understand and effectively communicate the value of a career development program
Describe the five stages in the career life cycle (Beginning, Developing, Mid-Career, Mastery and Maintenance, Retirement), and the needs an employee has at each stage of the cycle
Explain why career management has become important to employers and employees
Outline the tools for career development (training, education, job rotation, transfers, overseas assignments, mentoring, networking, volunteer work, formal career planning)
Understand the issues HR departments face with career management

Retirement Readiness - Online

School/Trainer: Life Strategies Ltd.
Vancouver, Canada

Many workers wait, with anticipation, for the day they will retire. For many folks today, retirement is not viewed as an ending but rather as the beginning of a new life stage. However positive though, retirement is still a major transition. Career management professionals can help new retirees (and those planning ahead) to reevaluate priorities, set and achieve motivating goals, examine their financial options, plan and implement career/life changes and consider the possibility of incorporating paid work into their retirement “career
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
?Discuss common retirement concerns
?Assess retirement readiness
?Address specific retirement-related challenges
?Assist clients to redefine their personal/professional identities
?Help clients to navigate the retirement transition process and maximize post-retirement satisfaction and success

Managing Your Career - Online

School/Trainer: Skillsoft
Nashua, United States

Getting and keeping your career on track takes careful planning. Those who wait for opportunities to come knocking may be left behind. Approaching your career proactively and being able to recognize opportunities to move ahead are key to smart career management. It starts with knowing yourself and what you want to do so that you can align your career moves with your goals. This course guides you through the process of taking stock of your present situation and determining the best way ahead. It starts with taking inventory of your values, interests, skills, and needs. Then based on these findings, you can determine your strengths. This course provides examples of roles in which you could use those strengths. It also provides tips on how to deal with any weaknesses that are holding you back. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.

Target Audience
Employees at all levels who want to advance their career

Expected Duration (hours)

Lesson Objectives

Managing Your Career: Creating a Plan
identify the types of questions you should ask to evaluate your career
determine your main strengths
recognize ways to deal with weaknesses
recognize the steps involved in developing a career plan

Career Essentials - Online

School/Trainer: Aries Technology, Inc.
Tempe, United States

Career Essentials?prepares students with the necessary information they need to make the right choices in the emerging job market. Students will learn to master the interviewing process by creating effective resumes, identifying their key skills, and understanding proper etiquette.

This course covers:

Career Planning
Getting a Job
Working Life
Product Information:

One quarter (9-12 weeks)
Intended Audience ?Grades 7-12+
Hosted in Aries Universal Learning
E-vironment with assessment bank, exercises, and quizzes
Also available in English-UK

Job Search - Online

School/Trainer: Delaware State University Adult & Continuing Education
Dover, United States

This course focuses on career planning, enhancing resume writing, and improving interviewing skills for those seeking employment.

Part One of the course, "Tailoring Resumes and Cover Letters for a Perfect Fit," will help learners craft a resume that is targeted, elegant, and effective. Part Two, "Interviewing Skills: Make the Right Impression," focuses on the preparation job candidates need in advance of an interview, and on the five stages of the interview process. Part Three, "Interviewing Skills: Ace Those Tough Questions," helps learners formulate winning answers to difficult interview questions before they walk into the interviewing room.

After completing this course, you’ll be able to:
•Recognize key career development questions to ask before beginning a job search
•Employ a written goal-setting process to establish career development and job search priorities
•Recognize the purpose of tailoring a resume and cover letter
•Develop a more effective resume
•Develop a more effective cover letter
•Identify the five stages of the interview process
•Conduct industry and company research efficiently using web-based resources
•Brainstorm potential interview questions and answers
•Understand what constitutes a good answer in the mind of a hiring manager
•Anticipate some of the most co... [Read More]

Managing Your Career - Online

School/Trainer: Continuing and Innovative Education at The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, United States

Careers don’t just happen; they take planning and development. Managing Your Career shows you how to be proactive when it comes to identifying and attaining your career goals. The UT Austin online program assists you in reflecting on the status of your career, assessing your interests and strengths, finding ways to make lateral moves or take on tasks that will expand your career skills, networking and networking communication skills, building a strong relationship with your boss, and utilizing your performance as a feedback tool for your career development.

This course consists of 5 instructional hours and awards 0.5 CEU’s. It includes one 30-min. simulation, one 6-min. Business Impact Series module, and one 15-min. Challenge Series module.

Life Skills & Job Coaching - Online

School/Trainer: Confederation College - Centre for Continuing Education
Thunder Bay, Canada

This course will focus on developing one’s role as a job coach to assist the exceptional learner with basic life skills and employment readiness support. A focus on job preparation, essential employment skills, research and development of job opportunities for the exceptional individual will be key in providing guidelines to assist the exceptional young adult. Personal growth and social skills development will also play a key role in assisting for a successful job placement.

Interviewing Skills - Online

School/Trainer: Technology Ed
Midlothian, United States

Interviewing Skills is a course designed to prepare students to answer questions typically asked during interviews for professional/technical roles. The course will cover strategies for creating an effective resume package needed to land that first interview. The course is an online workshop where students have the opportunity to practice answering interview questions. At the end of the course, students will have an opportunity to submit a personal resume for objective review.

Course Outcome

After completing Interviewing Skills for Technical Professionals, students will understand the following:

Why certain questions are asked during the interview
How to prepare for the interview and provide the best response to every question
How to write an effective resume and cover letter that gets interviews
Recommended Prerequisites

No previous experience or coursework required


Students will be assigned 5 homework assignments and 1 final project.


Part 1?Fundamentals

Lesson 1 ?The Background Review

Lesson 2 ?Communication Assessment

Lesson 3 - Professional/Technical Role Competencies

Part II - Types of Questions to Expect

Lesson 4 ?Developing Customer Partnerships

Lesson 5 ?Financial and Commercial Awareness

Lesson 6 ?Critical ... [Read More]

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