Career guidance

Utilise the offers for career guidance by CBS Careers. Follow these five steps to get off to a good start in your search for a job.

 

Step 1 - Identify your strengths
Before you start your job search, think about the skills you have and what you want in your work life. If you find it difficult to express your strengths, motivation, and job preferences in words, CBS Careers are there to help you.

Workshops on skills identification
CBS Careers’ skills identification workshops will help you formulate your:

•    Strengths
•    Motivation
•    Job preferences

The workshops normally last 2-3 hours.

Check out CBS Careers' Event Calendar for upcoming workshops.

What you can do yourself
You can start by identifying your skills yourself. Use the e-Guidance and templates to find inspiration, exercises, and tools for your skills identification.

Step 2 - Career planning
It is a good idea to think about your career and your career goals. Let Careers help you express in words what you wish to obtain in your first job and in your work life in general. Subsequently, we will discuss how you achieve your goals and make a plan for you to reach them.

Workshops on career planning
In a career planning workshop, we work with your career plans.

•    What do you wish to achieve?
•    How do you do that?
•    What does it take from you right now?
•    What does it take from you in the long term?

Check out CBS Careers' Event Calendar for upcoming workshops.

What you can do yourself
You can do a lot on your own. Use the e-Guidance and templates to find inspiration, exercises, and tools for your career planning.
Step 3 - CV and cover letter
When you have a general idea of your most significant competences and job preferences, you should create an efficient CV and a compelling cover letter. CBS Careers has different offers to help you create the best possible presentation of yourself.

Workshops
Optimise your CV and your cover letter in a workshop. Careers will help you prepare a professional and efficient CV and a compelling cover letter. We will work with structure and content to give your CV the finishing touch.

Check out CBS Careers' Event Calendar for upcoming workshops.

Seminars
Join a seminar to learn how to make an efficient CV and a compelling cover letter.

The seminar covers:

•    Introduction to templates
•    How to write a good CV and cover letter
•    Do’s and don'ts
•    The employer's perspective

Career Guidance
Drop in and get instant feedback on your CV or cover letter.

Opening hours at Solbjerg Plads, SPs.26:
Monday - Friday 10:00-14:00.

Check out CBS Careers' Event Calendar for upcoming workshops.

What you can do yourself
Get off to a good start with your CV and cover letter writing. Find inspiration, templates, and articles under e-Guidance & templates.
Step 4 - Job interview
It is important that you are well-prepared for your job interview. CBS Careers can help you prepare for your job interview.   

Workshops
CBS Careers offer job interview workshops which will train your job interview skills. It will prepare you for the most common job interview questions and practice your answers through different exercises.

Check out CBS Careers' Event Calendar for upcoming workshops.

Seminars
Participate in a job interview seminar and get prepared for the job interview.

The seminar covers:

•    Preparation for job interviews
•    Most common interview questions
•    Do’s and don'ts
•    The employer's perspective

Career Guidance
Benefit from our open guidance sessions and get prepared for your job interview.

Opening hours at Solbjerg Plads, SPs.26:
Monday - Friday 10:00-14:00.

Check out CBS Careers' Event Calendar for upcoming workshops.
 
Step 5 - Further inspiration
As soon as you have the basics of job interviewing in place, there is a number of topics, which we recommend that you start looking into. We organise workshops and seminars on a regular basis, which address the more specific needs, e.g. case interviews, LinkedIn, searching for jobs abroad, etc.

Stay updated on the current offers through CBS Careers' Event Calendar.
 

 

The page was last edited by: Alumni // 03/01/2017