SLS Orientations

Supporting & Enabling Your Career Orientation at Home & Abroad

 

 

Career Services

At SLS Orientations we offer a range of Career Services enabling you to secure your Ideal Job. 

  • Job Search
  • CV Writing & Review
  • Cover Letter Writing & Review
  • LinkedIn Profile Review
  • Interview Skills & Preparation
  • Presentation Skills & Preparation
  • Job Offer Assessment & Negotiation
  • Settling in in your New Job
  • Orientating My Career - Coaching Programme
  • Actualising My Career  - Coaching Programme


Job Search

Conducting an effective job search requires a strategy that is focused on discovering and applying for suitable job opportunities. During a 90-minute coaching session Sue will discuss with you how to design and implement your job search strategy with a view to exploring suitable job opportunities within both the hidden and open job markets. You will receive a comprehensive checklist to help you get started. 

Contact Sue here or at sue (at) sls-orientations.com to learn more and to book your coaching session. 


CV, Cover Letter Writing & Review and LinkedIn Profile Review

Your CV is your very own personal brochure; together with a well-written cover letter, your CV should convince an employer to invite you to an interview. Whether you need a total makeover or a review of your CV, LinkedIn profile or cover letter(s) Sue can assist you by:

  • enabling you to write your chronological, contractor and/or academic CV from scratch 
  • reviewing your CV focusing on the job(s) you intend to apply for
  • reviewing your cover letter(s) focusing on the job(s) you intend to apply for
  • reviewing your CV and cover letters when you are not successful in securing interviews
  • reviewing your LinkedIn profile focusing on your profession and industry

Contact Sue here or at sue (at) sls-orientations.com to learn more and to book your coaching session. 


Interview Skills & Preparation

Congratulations! You have been invited to attend an interview. All your hard work preparing your application has paid off; you have successfully convinced the employer that you have the experience and skills they are seeking.

During the interview the employer will be seeking evidence that you are capable of doing the job and that you will be a good fit with the organisation culture and work colleagues. With this at the forefront of your mind, your next step is to thoroughly prepare for the interview; preparation will increase your confidence and your chances of being offered the job.   

At SLS Orientations, Sue offers one- and two-hour interview coaching sessions as follows:  

One hour interview coaching sessions are specifically designed for:

  • Initial screening interviews conducted by telephone, video or face-to-face
  • Reviewing your interview performance when job offers are not forthcoming


Three-hour interview coaching sessions include the following however this can be adjusted based on your needs and the position you have applied for:

  • Interview preparation
  • Dealing with telephone, video and face-to-face interviews
  • Answering frequently asked questions
  • Answering job-specific questions
  • Answering competency-, behavioural- and experienced-based questions including use of the STARR technique
  • Answering difficult questions
  • A practice (mock) interview including feedback on your performance
  • Designing questions to ask the employer
  • Interview follow-up

Contact Sue here or at sue (at) sls-orientations.com to learn more and to book your coaching session. 


Presentation Preparation & Skills

Some organisations require you to deliver a presentation as part of the recruitment process.  During a 90-minute presentation skills coaching sessions

  • we will review the content and structure of your presentation
  • we will discuss typical presentation assessment criteria
  • you will practice a (mock) presentation and receive feedback on your performance

Contact Sue here or at sue (at) sls-orientations.com to learn more and to book your coaching session. 


Job Offer Assessment & Negotiation

Congratulations! After all the hard work you have put into your job search, you have a job offer. It's a great feeling to be offered the job you have worked hard to secure and you will no doubt be keen to get started. I encourage you however to STOP! and take time to assess and negotiate the job offer. Doing so will be time well spent. During a one-hour coaching session your job offer will be assessed to ensure it is right for you and to ensure that you secure the right remuneration package in order to feel valued in the work.  

Contact Sue here or at sue (at) sls-orientations.com to learn more and to book your coaching session. 


Settling in in Your New Job

First impressions count. During the first days in your new job you will be focusing on building relationships with your new colleagues and on ensuring that you both understand and start working towards what is expected of you. During a one-hour coaching session Sue will discuss with you the key things that we recommend you focus on in your first 100 days in your new job. 

Contact Sue here or at sue (at) sls-orientations.com to learn more and to book your coaching session. 


Actualising My Career Orientation - Coaching Programme

Researching industries, organisations, professions and countries thoroughly is key to securing your Ideal Work. What's more, once you have completed your research, presenting yourself in a professional and personable way is vital. Understanding how to write an impactive and effective CV and cover letter, how to present yourself professionally on LinkedIn and how to approach interviews with confidence are critical to securing your Ideal Work

Actualising My Career is a unique, tailor-made, online,  structured and practical career coaching programme specifically looking at how to undertake thorough research of industries, organisations, professions and countries. Further, it is designed to be a positive, pragmatic and forward-looking experience enabling you to present yourself professionally to potential employers. 

The programme comprises 4-Steps as follows:

  • Step 1 - Job, Country, Industry and Organisation Search
  • Step 2 - Applications - My CV, Cover Letters & LinkedIn Profile 
  • Step 3 - Interview Preparation & Skills
  • Step 4 - Job Offers and Settling in in your New Job

Contact Sue here or at sue (at) sls-orientations.com to learn more and to book your Actualising My Career coaching programme. 

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