Events & Workshops

Self-Marketing | July 26, 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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Resumes that Get Read | July 26, 2021, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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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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Interview Skills | July 27, 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 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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Career Exploration with Assessments | July 27, 2021, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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The purpose of this workshop provides participants with an understanding of the different types of assessments available and how assessments can help with their career exploration. Participants will receive a thorough overview of how the tools are designed to help them understand how their personal attributes impact their potential success and satisfaction with different career options and work environments. They will be shown how to use each assessment, so they feel more confident about the process, and how to interpret their results.

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Cover Letters and References | July 28, 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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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Transferable Skills | July 28, 2021, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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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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Resumes that Get Read | July 29, 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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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H.E.R.O. Job Search | July 29, 2021, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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The purpose of this workshop will provide participants with an overview of the H.E.R.O. approach to job search. Participants will learn how to create their personal foundational by exploring and implementing Heart, Enthusiasm, Resilience, and Ownership best practices.

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LinkedIn for Job Search | July 30, 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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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Career Exploration with Assessments | July 30, 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Events & Workshops

The purpose of this workshop provides participants with an understanding of the different types of assessments available and how assessments can help with their career exploration. Participants will receive a thorough overview of how the tools are designed to help them understand how their personal attributes impact their potential success and satisfaction with different career options and work environments. They will be shown how to use each assessment, so they feel more confident about the process, and how to interpret their results.

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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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