*This credential is only available to current RMIT students
You could be the perfect candidate for that job you’ve got your eye on – but unless you know how to hit the right notes in the job application, and how to really sell your skills and experience, you might never even get invited to interview.
This course gives you the know-how to nail your applications, so you can show your skills, experience and attributes at their best, and let your prospective employer know how well you match the role on offer.
Learn what recruiters expect to see in an application, how to present your skills and experience so they mesh with the job requirements, and how to craft an effective resume and cover letter – so when the time comes, you’ll be a shoo-in for the interview.
Skills and learning outcomes
- Identify 21st century skills and determine their relevance to employability
- Prepare an ‘Introduction to Self’ to highlight your skills and experience to a potential employer
- Create a resume that is tailored to a job role and industry in which you are interested in working
- Formulate a response to a job selection criteria using the STAR model
Writing tailored job applications that respond to selection criteria and demonstrate relevant qualifications, skills and experience
How does it work ?
By completing online activities and a resume tailored to fit a sample job’s selection criteria, the earner of this credential showed that they know how to properly prepare a self-introduction, how to adjust their resume to fit a specific job and industry, and how to respond to a job’s selection criteria.