January 2021

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Through discussion and hands-on activities in this half-day workshop, you will learn how to prepare an effective résumé and cover letter by analyzing job descriptions, assessing the relevance of your transferable skills and articulating these transferable skills in an action-oriented way.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Confused about career direction? Overwhelmed with choice? Not sure where to begin? Let's start with where you're at!  In this two-session workshop, 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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Tuesday, January 12, 2021 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the labour market means a shift in searching for work and networking. However, there is still opportunity to find a co-op job. In this online workshop, you'll explore and problem solve common job search challenges, learn about work search strategies and create a plan to find co-op employment.

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Thursday, January 14, 2021 — 12:30 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Learn how to improve your performance in job interviews by viewing and discussing recorded excerpts of actual interviews. 

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Monday, January 18, 2021 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST

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 an expert LinkedIn user and successful opportunity finder.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 — 11:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Graduating in 2021? Maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation by learning about Waterloo's job board, WaterlooWorks. Also hear about the many services and benefits offered through the Centre for Career Action and Alumni Relations that remain available to you after you graduate.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

In this interactive workshop, you’ll practice translating academic language to industry language, apply strategies for answering interview questions and evaluate the effectiveness of responses to interview questions. 

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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

Register on WaterlooWorks.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

You've been provided a Zoom link for your next interview - now what? Learn tips and tricks to help you ace your next virtual interview.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Are you applying for a faculty/lecturer/postdoc position? In this interactive workshop, you'll learn how to prepare an effective curriculum vitae (CV) as well as how to write a professional and compelling cover letter for academic positions.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Graduating in 2021? Maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation by learning about Waterloo's job board, WaterlooWorks. Also hear about the many services and benefits offered through the Centre for Career Action and Alumni Relations that remain available to you after you graduate.

Register on WaterlooWorks.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to learn how to do that successfully. Come prepared to practice!

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Monday, January 25, 2021 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

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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Tuesday, January 26, 2021 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST

Uncover hidden career opportunities by learning the most successful ways to apply networking strategies, both in-person and online.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST

When your career interests are congruent with your work, you are more likely to be satisfied, motivated and successful in your career. Discover what your key interest motivators are and how these can help you identify careers that align with these interests.

Note: Registrants will be emailed a booklet to complete prior to the workshop. Please complete all activities in the booklet before attending the session!

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Thursday, January 28, 2021 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Through this interactive workshop, you’ll become better prepared for a campus interview. In addition to learning about a typical campus interview schedule, you’ll learn to analyze interview questions and evaluate and develop effective responses to these questions.

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Thursday, January 28, 2021 — 12:30 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Getting the job is the first step. How you handle your workplace experience will play a key role in your future success. Join us for tips and strategies for how to work remotely.

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