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IESEG School of Management ( IÉSEG )

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

Pré requis

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

Objectifs du cours

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: How to research a potential future employer before the interview
2) CV workshop: Constructing and improving of CVs for an anglo-saxon work environment
3) The cover letter: Selling your skills in writing
4) The job interview: Job interview simulations - analysing job interviews, how do recruiters work - interview process and techniques - handling of difficult questions
5) Assessment centres and short introduction into a popular recruitment tool: The MBTI
6)Reading, analysing and commenting on HBP documents about recruitment (if time)
7) Student presentations: Recruitment practices in different companies/activity sectors
8) Reading, summing up and commenting on a book about online job search
9) Essay writing about a recruitment related subject

Modalités d'enseignement

Organisation du cours

TypeNombre d'heuresRemarques
Face to face
Interactive class16,00  
Independent study
Group Project4,00   Group presentation about the recruitment policy of a specific company
Estimated personal workload30,00   Reading, summing up and commenting on a book about online job search - working on CVs and cover letters, reading and analysing various course documents available online
Charge de travail globale de l'étudiant50,00  

Méthodes pédagogiques

  • Presentation
  • E-learning
  • Research
  • Interactive class
  • Coaching


Type de ContrôleDuréeNombrePondération
Continuous assessment
Oral presentation0,20120,00
Written Report10,00140,00
Final Exam
Written exam1,00120,00
TOTAL     100,00


  • 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 -

  • 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 -

Ressources internet

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