Module Details

SK090-4-SP-CO: Job Talk

Year: 2017/18
Department: Talent Development Centre
Essex credit: 0
ECTS credit: 0
Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students: No
Full Year Module Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students for a Single Term: No
Outside Option: No

Supervisor: Mr Adam Wattam (AU Term, SP Term, SU Term)
Teaching Staff: various
Contact details:

Module is taught during the following terms
Autumn Spring Summer

Module Description

Job Talk is a module for students who want to put themselves in a better position to get the job they want. It covers a variety of areas, including:
- behavioural competencies
- effective interview technique
- writing good CVs and applications
- numeracy tests and job searching
It also considers employment opportunities for Essex students.

Learning and Teaching Methods

The module consists of weekly 2-hour classes over 5 weeks. The classes are designed to give you plenty of opportunity for guided and freer practice.
Catch-up materials and further resources are available on Essex moodle. Students are strongly recommended to study these materials, particularly if they are unable to attend a lesson.


Other information

Students are also recommended to make use of the 1:1 academic advising service which is based at the Talent Development Helpdesk on the ground floor of the Silberrad Student Centre. The TDC team can support upskilling and development in the areas of Academic Skills, English Language and Maths/Statistics through free 1:1 or small-group sessions which can be booked at the Helpdesk.
Students may also wish to attend our series of workshops covering a variety of topics. These workshops take place in the Silberrad Student Centre and can be booked at the Helpdesk. Please visit the Helpdesk or our website for further information.

Further information