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Careers Foundations

Course Summary

In this Deep Dive, the Treehouse team shares expertise on focusing your passions, finding your path, identifying opportunities, and how to prepare yourself to get the job you want in the tech industry.


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    Course Syllabus

    Self-Assessment

    We explore how aspects of a "dream job" can inspire you to find realistic opportunities worth pursuing. Through self-assessment, you can discover not only what you are good at, but also what careers might be in store for you. 4 steps
    • Introduction 1:51
    • In Search of the Dream Job 5:21
    • The Power of Self-Assessment 7:47
    • Dream Jobs and Self-Assessment 5 questions
    • Extra Credit Get Yourself a NotebookWhile many of us live on our digital devices, consider following C.C. Chapman's lead and getting a notebook for yourself - something small and easy to carry with you. Think about filling the pages with thoughts or sketches on project ideas, career plans, or whatever strikes you. You'll be amazed when you revisit the pages later as you might see your true passions illustrated before you.Online Self-AssessmentEducationPlanner provides access to many helpful career and job evaluation tools.Please note: Unfortunately, CareerPath.com is no longer accessible.

    Careers in the Tech Industry

    Through a series of interviews with Treehouse teachers and more, we explore the current state of the tech industry, including how to get started as a web designer, developer, or app developer. 6 steps

    Setting Your Course

    Through a personal analysis of strengths, weaknesses, needs and obligations, we will learn how a potential career path can be optimized to include opportunities worth considering. 4 steps

    Personal Branding

    Developing your professional identity means establishing your personal brand online. In this series of videos, we will discuss how using website tools, social media, and online portfolios can reveal opportunities to network and establish credibility. 5 steps

    Networking

    Making connections in your industry - both online and offline - can lead to opportunities for new projects, collaborations, and career opportunities. We will discuss the best practices and strategies for networking while looking for projects and new employment. 5 steps Looking for a job requires important steps, including preparation and follow-through. We'll discuss what you could be doing wrong, where web professionals find job openings, and how self-assessment can benefit your search. 5 steps

    Applying & Interviewing

    Job interviews aren't just an opportunity for a company to learn about you; it's where you can learn about the position and company. We'll discuss tips and best practices for applying for jobs, preparing for interviews and following up on job applications. 8 steps

    Professional Development

    Getting the job you want is just the next step in the journey along your career path. In this series of videos, we'll discuss some of the skills new employees must possess, how to further your own development, and opportunities to share what you've learned along the way. 5 steps


Course Fee:
USD 25

Course Type:

Self-Study

Course Status:

Active

Workload:

1 - 4 hours / week

This course is listed under Open Source , Development & Implementations , Hardware and E-Commerce Community

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