What Will You Get From Using English to Enhance Your Job Search?
As a learner, you'll get a few great benefits from being here:
Access exclusive content. We've designed Using English to Enhance Your Job Search to help architects who speak English as a second language feel prepared and ready to write impressive CV's, cover letters and emails to feel prepared to take on job interviews and discussions with prospective employers.
Access to tips and resources all in one place made just for you.
With our combined experience, we've put together our knowledge and simple, actionable tips to help you navigate the job-hunting process.
Get results. As you dive into the course content and meet the community here, you're on a path to your amazing architecture career. It's might not necessarily be easy, but we promise you'll enjoy it.
Typical expressions. We'll be including some typical expressions along the way so you feel on top of the whole process.
to feel on top of something - to be prepared and ready to take action!
Using language to write attention-grabbing cover letters and emails. We'll discuss some of the common mistakes and how you can write an attention-grabbing opener.
How to use language to make your CV's stand out. We'll discuss a simple template, what language we use, common language mistakes and how you can quickly and easily fix them as well as powerful action verbs so you can vary the language you're using.
How to verbally present your portfolio. We'll discuss the most asked question - how to present your portfolio in an interview to impress your potential employers.
Mindset. This is a big one. We'll help you turn around your negative and self-limiting beliefs about your English and how you can go into an interview motivated and more prepared than you could imagine.
Breaking the Ice and Building Rapport. This is arguably THE most important part. We'll discuss how you're building rapport throughout your whole application process from writing your cover letter, explaining your portfolio and during the interview.
How to Get the Most Out of Using English to Enhance Your Job Search
We’re here to get results, and we know you are too. Here’s the best way for each of us to get there:
Be supportive. Encourage and support your fellow students. No one here is looking for your criticism, cynicism, advice, or judgement.
Share generously. Your stories and experiences may be exactly what another student needs to hear today to solve a problem or seize an opportunity. At the end of some of the lessons, we invite you to share responses and examples to get feedback.
Be constructive. We’re here to push each other forward and lift each other. Find ways to help each other think bigger, reframe challenges, and stay curious.
Don’t spam, promote, or troll. This course exists to help you learn. It’s not a place to spam, promote, or bully anyone else.
We are building something bigger.
By joining Using English to Enhance Your Job Search, you’re also a member of Architecture Social, our overarching community. You’ll be able to keep up with our activity both here and in your main Architecture Social Activity Feed (think about it as our own Facebook newsfeed with Course and other activity all in one place).
Tara from ArchiEnglish and Stephen Drew from The Architecture Social are passionate about helping architecture professionals succeed in their careers, and we think you're going to love it here.