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Applying for Jobs and Positions in English

Having personal initiative and preparing intensively for the application process are absolutely essential for anyone applying for top positions in business, industry and the public sector. Central elements of this process include sounding out the opportunities at labor market, having intensive reflection regarding one´s strengths and desires, clarify the requirements of companies/ organizations and carefully prepare individual application documents and the initial job interview.
The target of this special workshop is to support participants steer systematically towards positions that match their individual career aspirations and to show them how to place themselves as closely as possible to the top of applicant ranking lists. Participants will learn how to prepare high-level application documents, specially the application letter and the Curriculum Vitae, with a detailed work sheet. In addition, participants get to know valuable details about selection criteria in Business, Industry and Public Sector.

Course structure:
On the first day, each participant will get an individual coaching session of 45 Minutes. She/he will receive feedback regarding the application documents and will have the opportunity to reflect important aspects of the individual application strategy.
On the second day an online seminar of 2 h, in small groups will provide helpful information and best practices regarding the selective interview. A document with frequently asked questions will complete best preparation for the individual application procedure.
The total duration of the workshop for each participant is 165 min. The coaching sessions will take place between 8 am and 6 pm. You will receive your individual time slots 4 weeks before the workshop.

Focal points:
• Career opportunities beyond Academia
• Selection criteria for high-grade positions at labor market
• Preparation of convincing application documents
• Individual feedback regarding application documents
• Selection procedure and selective interview

Please note: You are required to hand in an assignment before the start of the workshop in order to prepare for your coaching session. You will receive instructions about the necessary documents about 4 weeks in advance. If you fail to meet the deadline, you cannot participate. Therefore, please schedule some extra time for preparation.

Individual Coaching, Web based Training, Individual Work along worksheet




Tuesday, 06.09.2022, 08:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Wednesday, 07.09.2022, 08:00 - 18:00 Uhr


Monika Puls-Rademacher
uni support

Target Group

Number of participants

Max. 12 Personen


15 €

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