This week’s work has concentrated on developing the skills and information that you will need in order to enter or return to your career. The CV that you’ve improved upon this week will be your most important marketing tool in the next stage of your path to employment. Don’t forget, though, that you will need to tailor your CV specifically to fit each employment opportunity that comes along – it is a document that will need to be constantly revised and updated. You’ve looked at various ways to find opportunities – speculative letters, online job portals and recruitment agencies. You’ve also started preparing for interviews, which can be one of the trickiest hurdles that you can face if you’ve been out of the job market for a long time. Next week, you will reflect on everything that you’ve learned in this course and bring it all together into a powerful action plan that will help you on your journey back to STEM work.
You can now go to Week 8.