Workshop Schedule – Cloverdale

Oct 2017 - Cloverdale workshop schedule

Career Exploration & Planning

Through personal assessment and a variety of career assessment tools, discover what career direction is suitable for you based on your individual preferences, interests, personality, work values and skills.

Learn how to make an informed career decision through accessing and understanding occupational and labour market information.  Identify your current work options and learn the steps to develop a realistic and achievable career plan. Develop goals and create an action plan to move you closer to your next job or career!


Resumes

Learn the principles and styles of resumes. Learn how to develop a resume that highlights your skills and experience and generates results!


Cover Letters, Applications and References

Discover the purpose of cover letters, introduction/proposal letters, thank you cards and letters, as well as follow-up letters.  Learn how to create a document of references, and tips for completing application forms.  Develop a cover letter that will gain the attention of prospective employers.


Interviewing

Be prepared.  Make a positive impression!   Learn the fundamentals of successful interviewing.  Find out what employers are looking for, what questions they ask and why they ask these questions.  Understand the Interview ‘dos and don’ts.’


Networking/Social Media

Up to 80% of jobs are never advertised.  Uncover hidden job opportunities and learn effective networking techniques.  Develop your personal statement, create business cards and learn how to introduce yourself to prospective employers.

What role does Social Media play in your job search?  How are employers and HR Managers using Social Media to learn more about you?  Discover how to leverage social media to broaden your prospects, make contacts, brand yourself professionally, and more!


Employer Presentations

On occasion, employers will be on-site to give a job seeker a presentation regarding employment