Ajankohta

16.10.2019 09:00 – 16.10.2019 12:00

Paikka

Konepajankuja 1, Helsinki, Wonderland Work← Takaisin

CAREERBOOST peer group, module I fall 2019

Työnhakuveturi organizes an English speaking peer group program Career Boost, to enhance job seeking proess for international talents in the capital area. The group is meant for English speaking university educated international job seekers, who are looking for a job in a Finnish job market and who are registered in a TE-Office as unemployed job seekers. Career Boost is group coaching, which is financially supported by the TE-Office and is counted in the active model. The participant will receive a diploma in the end of the program, which can be attached to the unemployment benefit application.

Program is a novel way to resolve unemployment challenges of highly educated

immigrants living in Helsinki-Uusimaa Region. CareerBoost significantly enhances job applicant’s opportunities to find a job or to identify other solutions, such as find further education or to start entrepreneurship. The groups operate in English.

  • Each group consists of 7-10 academic participants
  • the group meets once a week for five weeks for 3,5 hrs at a time
  • In addition to meetings there are home assignments, which complement the program.

Based on our experiences we know that active effort and input makes the difference, so independent work with home assignments is expected in this program.

PROGRAM THEMES

module I for beginners and those who have  little experience in job seeking: documents (CV, application) are in use, but not tuned, no LinkedIn account or not maintained, not using or using just a little social media for job seeking. no pitch talk prepared

module II for those already experienced in job seeking: documents are well tuned, LinkedIn account is active and profile maintained, pitch talk readily made. as it is videotaped.

 

MODULE I, 5 meetings

Orientation prior to the 1st Meeting. Introduction to the Program and a pre-assignment.

How to write and vocalize my know how, and accomplishments?

  1. How to write and vocalize my know how, and accomplishments?
  2. Where to find open positions? My employment plan
  3. Tips and tricks to an effective CV and LinkedIn-profile. How to build an outstanding job application.
  4. How to succeed in a job interview. How to create an outstanding personal sales pitch.
  5. The final assignment and empowering reflection.

 

MODULE II 5 meetings

Orientation prior to the first Meeting. Introduction to the Program and greetings from a recruiting professional

  1. Values affect my decisions. My own talent. What kind of talent is needed now and in the future?
  2. Personal Meeting with career coach, comments to CV and LinkedIn profile. Application work shop.
  3. Personal sales pitch to video
  4. How to utilize networks and social media in job seeking. How to prepare for personal assessment tests.
  5. Professional branding and communication plan. Empowering reflection

Careerboost is part of the activation model.

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