DeakinTALENT Advance

DeakinTALENT’s Advance offering is specifically designed for students with prior full-time professional experience (3+ years full time equivalent as a guide). You may be at senior or executive level or planning a career change. ​

The Advance offering focuses on providing practical, tailored support to assist you to:​

  • Explore or revaluate your interests, skills, values, motivators, career goals, and employment options​
  • Build or strengthen your professional identity, networks, application documents, and overall marketability​
  • Apply your value proposition and career strategy in line with your career goals​

As an experienced professional, DeakinTALENT’s Advance offering supports you to take the next step to advance your career.

Advance Webinar Series

The DeakinTALENT Advance Webinar Series is highly practical and focuses on the fundamentals that facilitate career advancement. Each webinar will delve into detail to ensure you are positioning an presenting yourself effectively and consistently at an advanced level.

Each webinar is offered monthly. As webinars include a discussion/Q&A, they are delivered via live online format using the platform Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Please plan and register your attendance ahead of time. Webinars are 75 minutes in duration and presented by the Program Manager, Career Advancement.

Develop and Tailor a Strategic Resume

Resume

Develop and tailor a strategic resume that makes a positive, professional impact at an advanced level.

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Establish and Promote a Professional LinkedIn Presence

LinkedIn 

Develop a strong LinkedIn profile and understand how to leverage advanced functionality for job search.

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Excel at Behavioural Interview

Interview 

Prepare for and perform in competitive behavioural interviews at an advanced level.

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Navigate Career Change and Transition

Career Change and Transition 

Gain clarity and take action to achieve career change or transition.

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What’s Your Story? Impactful Career Storytelling

Career Storytelling

Understand and leverage storytelling techniques in a professional context.

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Advance Resources

The Advance resources contain valuable information you can access on-demand. Resources include both written and video content and cover a broad range of career topics including:

  • Career Planning and Career Change/Transition
  • LinkedIn, Networking and Personal Brand
  • Job Search
  • Applications
  • Interview and Assessment
  • Offer Management and Negotiation
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Advance Job Application Review

Receiving impartial feedback on your job application prior to submitting it to an employer or recruiter is recommended. Upload the resume and/or cover letter that you have tailored for a specific (or sample) role and we will respond to you within 3 business days. It is recommended that you attend the ‘Develop and Tailor a Strategic Resume’ webinar prior to requesting a review where possible.

Self-check your resume and/or cover letter

Resume Checklist for job Applications
Cover Letter Checklist
RESUME CHECKLIST FOR TEACHING
RESUME CHECKLIST FOR MEDICINE
RESUME CHECKLIST FOR NURSING
Submit your resume and/or cover letter for review

Advance Career Appointment

An individual career appointment can assist you in developing and refining the self-management skills required to compete in today’s competitive market. It can also help you gain clarity on your next steps and move forward towards achieving your career goals. Advance career appointments are 30 minutes in duration and offered year-round.

Use this time to discuss a broad range of career related topics including but not limited to:

  • Career planning, career change/transition
  • Interview coaching/preparation
  • Application review (resume, cover letter) following webinar attendance
  • LinkedIn, network development, personal brand
  • Job search
  • Working for self
  • Offer management, package negotiation, and decision making
  • General career conversation
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