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Employment Workshop: Module 1

Learn how to access the labour market in Waterloo Region through research, networking, resume and cover letter targeting, and career planning.

This four-day seminar runs from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM Monday through Thursday.

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Day 1- What is my experience and how can I help a Canadian Company?

  • What do Canadian companies want?
  • My professional accomplishments

Day 2 - Can I do this job where I live?

  • Understanding job postings
  • Understanding my job in a Canadian context
  • Which companies are located in my city?

Day 3- Who do I need to meet?

  • Creating a 30-second commercial
  • Information interviews
  • Social media
  • Building my network

Day 4- Getting ready to job search

  • Resume Formats
  • Connecting research to my resume
  • References and recommendations

Post-Workshop - 1:1 coaching (by appointment)

  • Review my research
  • Discuss my occupation decisions and goals
  • Discuss barriers to my success and suggestions to overcome barriers
  • Discuss who I need to meet

Follow-Up – 3 months after the workshop

  • Review action plans, assist with job search needs; refer to additional resources if needed