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CV and interview clinic: Get that journalism jobA one-day course to guide journalists through building their CV, developing a job search strategy and how to prepare for job interviews.
Course tutors: Daniell Morrisey & Clare Davies
Venue: Friends Meeting House, Euston, NW1 2BJ
Number of places: 10
Cost: £150 (+VAT)
Whether you have just completed journalism training or have many years of experience under your belt, it requires a certain skill and knowledge to sell yourself.
This one-day practical workshop will focus on what you should include – and exclude – on your CV, develop a plan to get ready for the job market, prepare you to write a killer covering letter and how to shine in an interview.
Areas we'll cover include:
- Your personal brand
- Turn that CV into a killer application
- Job search and developing a plan
- Interview preparation
The course will suit broadcast and print journalists, researchers and others working in editorial or the creative industries.
About the trainersDaniell Morrisey is a a career writer and recruitment specialist with more than 20 years' experience in talent management and career coaching journalists, editorial and production staff in print, online and broadcasting.
Clare Davies is highly experienced in talent acquisition, recruitment and career coaching and has worked with many major broadcasters and media organisations in the UK and internationally.
Testimonials"The workshop really opened my eyes to what employers are looking for, not just in terms of an application, but also through the interview process, and what makes a good showreel.
"The workshop has helped enormously, not just with knowing how to present myself, but also with my confidence in applying for jobs in the future. The feedback was fair, non-judgemental and constructive, and all things that I can easily put into practice now.
"In the climate that most aspiring journalists find themselves in now, competition is tough and learning how to put forward a strong application is absolutely invaluable.
I would highly recommend this workshop to anyone wanting to improve their chances of successfully finding work in the media industry." Holly Powell-Jones
"Our recruitment workshop was extremely helpful and enjoyable. The trainers gave our group lots of incisive and practical suggestions on how to best sell our experience in job applications and interviews. They also went to great effort to give us guidance on attaining further experience and developing broadcasting careers." Alex Bishop
"By the end of the day, I knew how to fill in an application form and I know exactly what research to do before I go to an interview. I am much more confident in my skills and talents." Delores William
"I've been a journalist for more than 15 years and learned a LOT about networking, CV writing and interviewing. I feel so much more empowered now after the course." Brinley Bruton
"If you're unsure how to tackle the daunting prospect of a job hunt, sign up for this course. Everything will become clearer." Arthur Osinski
"This course helped me focus upon my strengths in order to sell myself for any potential job opportunities." Katie Thompson, Weekend Notes
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