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Monday, June 26, 2017 — 10:30 AM EDT

Learn about the Project Management (PM) field from Shabnam Surjitsingh Ivkovic, as well as its value, an overview of the PM Field, the credentialing body PMI, how to obtain the various certifications available, and an in-depth look at the soft skills needed to succeed. 

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Monday, June 26, 2017 — 1:30 PM EDT

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator results to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session.  Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the MBTI assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 — 1:30 PM EDT

Increase your chances of success by taking a strategic approach  to your work search. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

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Thursday, June 29, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Find out how your interests relate to different work environments and career opportunities. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Strong Interest Inventory online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop. 

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017 — 10:30 AM EDT

Through discussion and hands-on activities, this session will increase  your understanding of the career decision-making process and put you in a better position to make appropriate career choices.  

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017 — 12:30 PM EDT

Explore various aspects of Canadian culture and how these connect to the workplace.  

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017 — 1:30 PM EDT

Knowing your skills and abilities AND being able to clearly and  confidently convey them to employers are critical to your success in the employment process. Learn how to identify and articulate your strengths, plus discover potential areas of growth. 

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Day 1: Learn the importance of branding and identify the factors involved in creating a personal brand that reflects who you are and any existing career goals.  Day 2: Apply your self-knowledge and strengthen your Résumé to get the job you want.  Seating is limited due to demand. Prereqs: Complete 2 free career development activities prior to Day 1. Time required to complete the activities is approximately 1 hour.  Bring a Résumé with you on Day 1.  Email careers@uwaterloo.ca for instructions once registered for workshop.

Thursday, July 6, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Day 1: Learn the importance of branding and identify the factors involved in creating a personal brand that reflects who you are and any existing career goals.  Day 2: Apply your self-knowledge and strengthen your Résumé to get the job you want.  Seating is limited due to demand. Prereqs: Complete 2 free career development activities prior to Day 1. Time required to complete the activities is approximately 1 hour.  Bring a Résumé with you on Day 1.  Email careers@uwaterloo.ca for instructions once registered for workshop.

Friday, July 7, 2017 — 12:30 PM EDT

Learn how to improve your performance in job interviews by viewing  and discussing recorded excerpts of actual interviews NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

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