Securing a New Future Workshop

For Your Career Transition

At asa we are committed to supporting you to successfully identify and achieve the next stage of your career.


Programme Overview

 

  • The workshop is structured over one day, or two half days
  • Workshop focuses on Personal Career Review, Marketing Yourself, CV production / interview technique guidance
  • Reference Material – Securing a New Future workbook
  • Financial Planning advice if applicable


Our Approach

Securing a New Future is a workshop-based creative job search programme designed to help you through a time of career transition.  Whatever your individual starting point, asa aims to help you consider fully your career options, to make realistic assessments and to take practical steps to achieve your future plans.

Securing a New Future will provide an invaluable learning opportunity and you will leave with a clearer view of your abilities and achievements. We believe this awareness and confidence will significantly enhance your success in securing a new role, pay dividends in your new career and add value to everything you do.

Securing a New Future Workshop

Your Programme includes;

The programme is designed around four workshop modules:

  • Personal and Career Review:

Self-awareness

Analysis of strengths and development areas

Identify transferable skills and achievements, aspirations and options

  • Career Options and Preparing Your CV:

Full or part-time employment, portfolio careers or semi-    retirement

CV preparation, suggested formats, what to include and exclude, approaching the market

  • Marketing Yourself:

Researching the job market, sources of opportunity, advertisement analysis, agencies, example letters and hints

Networking

Application forms

Telephone techniques

Research and administration

  • Interviewing:

Approaching the interview from the employer’s perspective

Types of interview

Interview preparation

Interview practice and typical questions, what to wear,

handling the interview

Receiving feedback, evaluating offers, salary negotiation, offer acceptance.

Reference Material – Securing Your New Future Workbook

Financial planning advice (with an FSA registered adviser) can be arranged if requested.