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Employability playlist

We have put together this employability playlist to help you with your career plans. You can find more information about each course below or go to LinkedIn Learning and explore the playlist.

How to create an effective LinkedIn profile

Unlike a simple business card or resume, your LinkedIn profile can help you reach millions of other business professionals. This online course helps you to make your profile stand out from the pack.

Interpersonal communication

Communicating effectively isn’t an innate talent that some people have and others don’t – it is something that anyone can learn and practice. In this course, learn strategies that can help you hone and master your interpersonal communication skills.


Working effectively in a team is an important skill. This course will help you learn to identify your own strengths and weaknesses, the importance of delivering on expectations, listening to other team members and communicating clearly.

Negotiation skills

This course will help you to understand how to negotiate effectively. You will discover how to use interest-based negotiation, diagnostic questioning and conflict resolution to handle negotiations.

Problem solving techniques

You can’t solve a problem unless you can get to the cause – and sometimes there is more than one. In this course, learn techniques for identifying the cause, generating opinions and selecting the best solution.

Leadership skills

Learn how to become an effective leader. This course explains what real leadership is, how to assess your strengths, and ways to cultivate the traits successful leaders employ to encourage stronger and more innovative collaboration.

Project management skills

Project management is a start-to-finish approach to getting things done and making projects more successful. It is a set of techniques that anyone can apply to achieve goals and manage project work more effectively.

Efficient time management

Are you struggling to balance your studies with everything else? Do you often feel like you have run out of time? This course will help you reclaim valuable time by managing yourself more efficiently and increasing your productivity.

Building resilience

When things don’t go the way you want them to, what can you do? This course helps you to think about how to keep going when things are not going as you hoped, and how to re-imagine and rebuild your life when your first choice is no longer on the table.

Performing under pressure

Pressure is an inevitable part of work and daily life. Those who are able to maintain their cool in challenging, high-pressure situations – or even thrive – put themselves in a better position to succeed.

Building self confidence

Confidence can help you accomplish your goals and build strong relationships. Learn how to own who you are and get where you want to be removing negativity and visualising success.

Taking charge of your career

There is no predictable career ladder in today’s workplace. Most people no longer have the security of staying in one field, job or even location. Navigating your career now means being able to adapt and stay relevant. This course is designed for anyone wanting to take charge and plan their next move.

Developing self-awareness

While a multitude of factors can go into the making of a successful person, nearly all individuals who achieve high levels of personal and professional success have a keen sense of self-awareness. In this course, learn how to become more self aware in order to develop yourself and enhance career progression.

The new rules of work: Adaptability and flexibility

In order to remain competitive in a world of constant change, job seekers and workers need to adapt. In this course, begin to prepare yourself for the reality of work and reflect on how you can think differently about your chosen career path and your life outside work.

Developing your professional image

For new graduates transitioning from University to the world of work, creating a professional image is not always intuitive. This course provides tips and guidance that can help you successfully navigate the start of your professional career. We recommend this as a follow up to the how to create an effective LinkedIn profile course.