Career Workshops - Skills in Context

JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES

Career Development and Employment Centre - 50 minutes

Where are the jobs and how do you find them?  Sometimes opportunities can feel hidden.  And it's true, 80% of jobs are not advertised.  In this workshop you will be equipped with strategies for uncovering these hidden job possibilities, and receive employment industry tips of the trade, often known only to professionals.

THE RESUME & COVER LETTER WORKSHOP

Career Development and Employment Centre - 50 minutes

How do you look on paper?  Learn about different resume and cover letter styles and identify what is best for you and your situation.  You need to feel good about what you're putting out there; we give you what's necessary to do just that.

INTERVIEWING SKILLS

Career Development and Employment Centre - 50 minutes

What is your greatest weakness?  Do you have an example of how you have handled conflict on the job?  Not sure how to answer?  That's ok, interviews can be scary, and we're here to help.  This workshop gives you practical interview skills and helps you prepare for those tricky-feeling questions.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Career Development and Employment Centre - 50 minutes

In this digital age, how you manage your online presence can influence your life opportunities just as much as how you conduct yourself in the real world.  Learn how to proactively manage your social media presence and get it working for you in your job search.  This workshop will also equip you with professional online presence best practices, helping you avoid common social media faux pas.

CAREER EXPLORATION - Designing your career path

Career Development and Employment Centre - 50 minutes

Do you need help discovering what career path is ideal for your unique set of interests, skills, strengths, values and personality?  This two part workshop will provide you with the resources necessary to successfully design your career path.

Part 1 - Career Exploration - Self-Identification - Know Yourself

Career Development and Employment Centre - 70 minutes

What are your strengths, values, interests, traits and vision for the future?  Understanding these things is the first step in planning your career.  During this workshop you will complete assessments and activities to help you discover who you are and some possible careers that fit for you.

Part 2 - Career Exploration - Exploring Options

Career Development and Employment Centre - 70 minutes

Now that you have discovered possible career options, how do you get there?  In this workshop you will be provided with websites and resources to help you research occupations and training paths.  You will leave this workshop with the tools you need to make informed career decisions.  (Part 1 is a pre-requisite).

Request a workshop here noting the workshop title, preferred prersentation date, and your course or group name. *Please book at least 14 days in advance.