Create a successful application portfolio

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Topic: Personal branding

Course summary
Availability:This training is available on-demand

Duration: 90 minutes.

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Language:English
Summary:Learn how to improve your application portfolio to achieve greater impact in recruitment processes. This practical webinar will help you distinguish yourself from others and succeed in drawing the attention of potential clients.
Description
Gaining new clients is at the heart of our activity as freelancers. Translators who apply to work for agencies or direct clients often face the challenge of differentiating themselves from others in the selection process. The goal of this practical course is to teach ways to build a successful application portfolio. Students will learn ways to effectively highlight their skills and outline an accurate and compelling profile that will draw the attention of clients. We will explore how to select and organize relevant information and to format a professional CV in order to achieve a greater impact. We will also discuss strategies around recruitment processes to ensure translators don't miss any opportunity to leave a good impression.
Target audience
- Freelancers starting in the translation industry
- Experienced freelancers seeking to expand their client base
Learning objectives
Students will learn:
- how to develop successful application strategies;
- how to build a powerful CV, including improving the layout, selecting and organizing relevant information, and describing experiences clearly;
- how to adapt their application portfolio for targeted potential clients;
- how to present themselves in the accompanying e-mail, letter or phone call to make it to the next recruitment step;
- how to emphasize their specific added value, their main skills and fields of specialty, and their most valuable experiences.
Prerequisites
- A printed copy of an updated CV.
Program
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- Describe a recruitment process from the client's point of view
- Discuss the role of CV and cover letter
- Analyze how to improve layout and content of CV and cover letter for greater impact
- Discuss why it is important to adapt applications to the targeted clients
- Learn how to adapt applications
- Discuss strategies to succeed in application processes
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Ioana Radoi (X)    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Ioana RADOI is a language and communication specialist. Holding Masters degrees in both international business (ESCP Europe, in Paris) and translation (ESIT, in Paris), she has worked in advertising in France and Argentina, gaining experience in international project management and communication. Before founding Cultures Connection, she was a freelance translator specializing in business, marketing and international organizations.
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Create a successful application portfolio

Josephine Cassar Identity Verified
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Questions after videoJun 7, 2013

If I have questions after purchasing and watching the video, to whom do I address them?

 
Questions after videoJun 10, 2013

Josephine Cassar wrote:

If I have questions after purchasing and watching the video, to whom do I address them?


Hello Josephine,

Please feel free to submit a support request if you have any technical questions and training related questions can be emailed to the trainer as suggested at the end of the presentation. Hope this helps.

My bests,
Helen


 

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