Get a Job


The American Corner Novi Sad organizes another in a series of courses dedicated to advancement of practical skills of our members, titled “Get a Job” which will be separated in two events.

First part is titled “Preparing an effective CV and Cover Letter” and will be held on February 12, starting at 5 pm. The second part is titled “Job Interview Skills” and will be held on February 14, starting at 5 pm. Both courses will have two presenters, Adam Pickvance (a native English speaker) and Viktor Katić (a native Serbian speaker). Even though there will be a presentation in Serbian, all participants should have at least basic English skills.

During the process of selection, preference will be given to participants who enroll to complete both dates. You can find the details about courses below.


Application can be done HERE, and we will notify all the candidates about the selection results on Monday, February 11.


Preparing an effective CV and Cover Letter

The course is designed to be interactive, and it will focus on writing CVs and cover letters. Adam Pickvance, an entrepreneur with many years of experience worldwide, and Viktor Katić, will provide the attendees with some expert guidance through all phases of writing CVs, motivation letter and job applications in general, followed by good and bad examples.

The attendees will receive advice and suggestions on: how to approach writing - language, relevant data to be included, key features of a good CV, understanding the employers needs and the process of deciding who to employ and the importance of demonstrated work experience.


Job Interview Skills

The second part will be a practice-based session to get you ready to be your best in a job interview. This session covers topics such as: preparing for the interview, timing, body language, how to communicate effectively, be ready for the usual questions, how to present yourself as the perfect person for the job and what to ask when it's your turn.