Events & Workshops

Resumes that Get Read | August 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Events & Workshops

This workshop will allow you to develop and update a job specific resume and understand various effective resume techniques and styles.

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Cover Letters and References | August 10, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Events & Workshops

The purpose of this workshop will provide participants with information on how to create an impressive and compelling cover letter that represents their brand design and effectively markets their skills. Participants will best practices on how to match employer’s needs in their written letter. They will learn why a cover letter is important as it is the first impression in submitting a résumé. They will also understand the importance of references, choosing powerful references, what to do if they cannot access references, and how to prepare a reference sheet.

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Interview Skills | August 11, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Events & Workshops

The purpose of this workshop provides participants with information on the different types of interviews and how to prepare successfully for each one of them. They will be informed of the difference between legal and illegal questions and how to handle these situations. Participants will also be provided with a strategy to assess each interview for purposes of continuous learning and improvement.

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Resumes that Get Read | August 12, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Events & Workshops

This workshop will allow you to develop and update a job specific resume and understand various effective resume techniques and styles.

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Self-Marketing | August 13, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Events & Workshops

This workshop helps participants identify their strengths and gives them strategies to market their skills and previous experience to potential employers. Participants work on their STAR stories, elevator pitches, personal branding, creating business cards, and creating an effective social-media presence.

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LinkedIn for Job Search | August 13, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Events & Workshops

The purpose of this workshop is designed to help participants understand, navigate, and use LinkedIn as a powerful tool to support their job search. LinkedIn is the world’s largest social media platform for professionals. 95% of recruiters use LinkedIn to fill job positions and 97% of HR and staffing professionals use LinkedIn in their recruiting efforts. This workshop will show participants how to effectively use LinkedIn for job search, how to develop and nurture LinkedIn connections, and what elements are included in a professional profile.

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Cover Letters and References | August 16, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Events & Workshops

The purpose of this workshop will provide participants with information on how to create an impressive and compelling cover letter that represents their brand design and effectively markets their skills. Participants will best practices on how to match employer’s needs in their written letter. They will learn why a cover letter is important as it is the first impression in submitting a résumé. They will also understand the importance of references, choosing powerful references, what to do if they cannot access references, and how to prepare a reference sheet.

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Resumes that Get Read | August 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Events & Workshops

This workshop will allow you to develop and update a job specific resume and understand various effective resume techniques and styles.

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Transferable Skills | August 17, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Events & Workshops

This workshop will provide you with the knowledge and skills related to identifying transferable skills, and how to emphasize transferable skills in your resume.

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Labour Market and Career Research | August 18, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Events & Workshops

Whether you are job searching or pulling local labour market information together for training, this workshop provides resources for doing effective labour market and career research. You will learn about the hidden job market and how this information can affect your job search and identify labour market trends.

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WorkBC

WorkBC is the provincial government's access point to the world of work in British Columbia. It was created with one key goal – to help all British Columbians to successfully navigate B.C.’s labour market.

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