Sharpen Your Writing Skills and Build a Powerful CV
At the University’s Career Fair, graduate recruiters put communication skills top of the list. Sadly for them, about 20% of graduates’ English skills are not up to scratch for the workplace.
These free practical workshops will help you make your words count. We’ll pin down the function of different kinds of writing. We’ll identify who we’re writing for. We’ll learn about tone, content and structure. We’ll include a scattering of grammar and punctuation so you’ll avoid the worst pitfalls. We’ll examine exactly what will make an employer love your CV. Above all, we’ll write. Bring a pen and paper or a laptop and be ready to try out all kinds of writing.
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- Understand what writing skills employers look for
- Be ready to write clearly, accurately and effectively in a professional context
- Have a toolkit for approaching any piece of writing, from emailing the CEO to writing a press release
- Be ready to write a persuasive and effective CV.
Dates: Wednesday 14 November and Wednesday 28 November 2018
Location: This will be confirmed once you have booked your place in SDS
If you have any questions about this workshop, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.