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HKPolyUx: English@Work: CVs

Be the last they have to read – Be the first they want to call!

English@Work: CVs
4 weeks
1–2 hours per week
Progress at your own speed
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About this course

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This course will help you create clear and creative CVs that stand out. Our industry professionals will give you clear instructions on what to include and what not to include as content as well as tips on formatting your CV. Our experts will also tell you whether having referees on your CV helps to make their decision easier and if so, who would make an appropriate referee?

Through interactive activities and assessments, learners will be able to learn from each other’s tips and experiences.

At a glance

  • Institution: HKPolyUx
  • Subject: Language
  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites:

    No requirement

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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By the end of this course, learners will have learned how to:

• design creative and visually attractive CVs that stand out

• improve the content of your CV to increase your chances of being hired

• find suitable referees for your CV

• describe your strengths and experience using positive action verbs and HR buzzwords

There are six units in this course:

  1. Robert Williams on CVs

  2. What Catches the Interviewer’s Eye

  3. Referees

  4. Positive Action Verbs

  5. HR Buzzwords

  6. Assessment

In order to get a certificate, you need to complete the assessment components and achieve a 50% passing score. The two assessments are both located in the Assessment section:

  1. Assessment CV Grading 50%

  2. Peer-Assessment 50%

Learner testimonials

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“I would definitely want others to experience & learn such a great compilation of resources that include skills required for the job applications at its best.”

– Course participant

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