Events - May 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Finding and building a rewarding career involves gaining a clear understanding of the key problems you want to solve. Exceptional employees recognize the value of using strategic problem identification to advance quickly in their careers.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 — 12:00 PM EDT

Learn how to improve your performance in a job interview by out-preparing your competition and delivering great responses to the toughest questions.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

Increasingly, academic job candidates are required to provide a "teaching statement" or a "statement of teaching philosophy" in their applications. For many of us, our attempts to write such statements turn out cheesy or inauthentic. However, there are concrete strategies you can use to make your statement persuasive and professional. Attend this hands-on workshop to begin or revise your own successful teaching statement. Led by Stephanie White, Instructional Developer, at the Centre for Teaching Excellence.

Monday, May 28, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to practise and improve. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 — 10:30 AM 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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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 — 10:30 AM EDT

This workshop is packed with unique tips and know-how on creating a custom profile and using the platform to its fullest extent. Learn to be a Master LinkedIn user and successful opportunity finder. Limited seating so register early.

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Thursday, May 17, 2018 — 10:30 AM EDT

Find out how your interests relate to different work environments and career opportunities. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $15 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session; Alumni fee is $16. 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 before the workshop date.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

2 Part Workshop - Identify the factors involved in creating a personal brand that reflects who you are and any existing career goals.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 — 12:00 PM EDT

This workshop will include specific suggestions for developing an outstanding résumé.

Register here.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

2 Part Workshop - Identify the factors involved in creating a personal brand that reflects who you are and any existing career goals.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Ksenia Zverev, Business Advisor with the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre will explain best strategies and tips on how to start your own business.

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Friday, May 11, 2018 — 10:30 AM EDT

Learn how to interpret job descriptions to identify your strongest and most relevant skills. Adopt the perspective of an employer when submitting your application for a position. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.  

Register here. 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 — 12:30 PM EDT

Confused about career direction? Overwhelmed with choice? Not sure where to begin? Let's start with where you're at! Explore the career development process and discuss how values, skills, interests and even luck, play an important role in your career journey.

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