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Straight Talking: How to a get a well paid Job

Planning and creating a bright future by developing the right strategies, tactics and attitude to win that job job
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 35m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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7.4 / 10

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Freshness Score

3.6 / 10
This course was last updated on 11/2016.

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9.1 / 10
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Content Score

8.9 / 10
Video Score: 7.6 / 10
The course includes 35m video content. Courses with more videos usually have a higher average rating. We have found that the sweet spot is 16 hours of video, which is long enough to teach a topic comprehensively, but not overwhelming. Courses over 16 hours of video gets the maximum score.
Detail Score: 9.6 / 10

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Extra Content Score: 9.5 / 10

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Table of contents


This short and punchy course focuses upon the essential activities when applying for a job in any industry.  It is applicable to all age groups. It does not matter what age you are, whether you are leaving college, returning to work after a career break, or bringing up a family.  Perhaps you are in the mature age bracket seeking employment after layoff or redundancy, or just seeking part-time employment.
This approach offers something to everybody.  Most of the content concentrates on the social psychology of how people present themselves in public and, in this instance, to recruiters.   It offers many common sense solutions, but also highlights elements of research in social psychology that have direct relevance to getting that elusive job.
The presentation and the lectures are forthright, straight talking and firmly ask the student to take responsibility for their future and take action.
Students taking this course will need to work through the exercises found in the PDF downloads and, together with the video series, should amount to 3 hours initially.  We strongly suggest that students ‘practise’ additionally especially regarding:
•Identifying, redefining and redesigning ‘self’ and the image the student wants to project as a valuable brand  and ‘asset’ offering potential employers unique talents•Developing your Personal ‘Brand’•Adding exceptional value to your employer by outlining the benefits of employing you•Working through a personal SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats) and taking action to put forward your strengths•Rewriting a vibrant and attractive resume or CV•Building rapport with recruiters and employers, and turning interest into employment•Identifying potential interview questions and how best to respond to difficult questions•Assessing potential competency based questions that are likely to be asked, and preparing a positive and upbeat response•Preparing to project one’s strengths and personality through positive body language

You will learn

✓ Understand that how they present themselves physically to recruiters is critical in gaining employment
✓ Comprehend the basics of communications psychology in projecting themselves to others for employment
✓ Analyse how best to present themselves very much as a unique brand who has many things of value to offer employers
✓ Develop personal confidence in their planning and positioning for specific interviews
✓ Analyse personal strengths and limitations using a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats process
✓ Prepare to handle difficult questions and objections from potential employers and recruiters
✓ Develop a positive mindset and attitude, approaching the interview as an opportunity to shine in front of any potential employers
✓ Gain a good understanding and foundation in using body language to leverage their personal power in interviews
✓ Develop a strategy to stand out from competitors
✓ Understand how to use Linkedin as a positive social network
✓ Predict difficult questions and rehearse responses
✓ Understand ’competency based interviewing’ and preparing to deal with difficult questions
✓ Prepare yourself mentally for the interview
✓ Learn to work with and seek feedback from others when rehearsing and preparing for interviews


• You need to have some motivation to start again at a foundation level to build up your confidence. You skill at acquiting a job of your choosing will be down to practising and rehearsing the content of the videos.

This course is for

• The course is applicable for all ages and for all occupations or jobs and especially for those who are having difficulty seeking employment

How much does the Straight Talking: How to a get a well paid Job course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $11.99. And currently there is a 80% discount on the original price of the course, which was $59.99. So you save $48 if you enroll the course now.

Does the Straight Talking: How to a get a well paid Job course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Straight Talking: How to a get a well paid Job has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Straight Talking: How to a get a well paid Job course, but there is a $48 discount from the original price ($59.99). So the current price is just $11.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Philip Atkinson a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Philip Atkinson has created 5 courses that got 1,338 reviews which are generally positive. Philip Atkinson has taught 9,138 students and received a 4.5 average review out of 1,338 reviews. Depending on the information available, Philip Atkinson is a TRUSTED instructor.
Delivering Change & Learning Strategies for Personal Growth
If you have seen any of Philip Atkinson’s videos you will know he is keen advocate of personal change and believes that anybody can do anything if they put their mind to it.  Prior to running his consultancy and training business, he taught organization psychology at several business schools and never lost the buzz for running active workshops on group and personal development.  Philip loves presenting vibrant and lively sessions and believes that it is a fundamental personal need for people to actively and creatively develop their own learning skill and habits.

Most of Philip’s work is split between working with big corporates on Business Transformation projects and coaching and developing senior managers, personal influence and persuasion strategies for self-empowerment.

Philip is based in Scotland in the UK and he works throughout the UK, Europe and the USA.

He has written 7 business books and had published over 300 Journal articles which are freely available on his websites.

Currently, he is transferring many of his training courses into programs which he believes will be valuable for Udemy students and business customers.

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Platform: Udemy
Video: 35m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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