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Employment Workshop: Module 2

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.

Day 1- Recruiting from the company perspective

  • How companies recruit
  • Job search methods
  • Cold calling for a job
  • Advertised jobs

Day 2 – How resume “readers” read and select resumes

  • Understanding the resume reader
  • Write a targeted resume and cover letter

Day 3- Interviewing

  • What companies want
  • Types of interviews
  • Common interview questions
  • Practice answering common interview questions

Day 4- Interviewing (continued)

  • Preparing for job interviews
  • Behavioural questions
  • Practice answering behavioural questions

Post-Workshop1:1 coaching (by appointment) and Follow-Up (3 months)

  • Assistance in completing targeted resumes/cover letters
  • Complete job search action plan;
  • Help with strategies, next steps, and community referrals