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ENGLISH FOR THE JOB SEARCH

2016-2017

IESEG School of Management ( IÉSEG )

Code Cours :

1617-IÉSEG-M1S1S2-LAN-MA-EE11UE

LANGUAGES


Niveau Année de formation Période Langue d'enseignement 
Master1S1S2English
Professeur(s) responsable(s)B.RIOM
Intervenant(s)Heide HARTMANN-GIBSON


Pré requis

Intermediate level of English is a minimum, advanced level is desirable
A first approach of the work of employment is required

Objectifs du cours

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
1)Have a solid understanding of the specific English vocabulary and skills that are necessary in the job search and to have a successful job interview
2)Have a good understanding of recruitment issues in a corporate setting
3)Develop their interviewing techniques using the tools that they have acquired in class
4)Write a clean CV and cover letter in English
5)Handle a job interview in English with greater confidence
6)Apply for a job in English speaking countries
7)Understand the expectations of a future possible employer and the way recruiters work

Contenu du cours

1)The job search: The job seeker's glossary - How to do research on a potential future employer
2) CV workshop: Constructing and improving of CVs for an anglo-saxon environment
3) The cover letter: Selling your skills in writing
4) The job interview: Analysing job interviews, how do recruiters work - interview process and techniques - handling of difficult questions - self discovery/auditing your skills - job interview simulations
5) Expectations of future potential employers
6) The recruitment function within Human Resources - The role of line managers in recruitment
7) Assessment centres
8) Student presentations: Recruitment practices in different companies
9) Reading, summing up and commenting on a book about online job search
10) Essay writing about a recruitment related subject


Modalités d'enseignement

Organisation du cours

TypeNombre d'heuresRemarques
Face to face
lecture16,00  
Independent work
Research4,00  
Independent study
Estimated personal workload30,00  
Charge de travail globale de l'étudiant50,00  

Méthodes pédagogiques

  • Presentation
  • Research
  • Interactive class


Évaluation

Research and present information related to recruitment in different corporate settings, express your opinion about a recruitment related issue in an essay, read, sum up and comment on three chapters of a book about online job search (see reading list for more details), active participation

Type de ContrôleDuréeNombrePondération
Continuous assessment
Oral presentation0,20120,00
Participation0,00120,00
Others
Written Report1,50140,00
Case study0,00120,00
TOTAL     100,00

Bibliographie

  • The unwritten rules of the highly effective job search, Orville Pieson, McGraw Hill 2006 -

  • How to succeed at an assessment centre, Tolley/Wood, Kogan Page 2011 -

  • Michael Armstrong: HR Management Practice, Kogan Page 2006 -

  • Mandatory reading and basis for the written analysis/comment element of the assessment: The online job search survival guide, Borgese/Madia, Full Court Press 2010 -




 
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