The Centre for Career Action acknowledges that our work is on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our institution is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.The active work by the University of Waterloo toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office.
In this interactive workshop, you will learn how to write an effective and compelling cover letter by analyzing job postings, and identifying and assessing how specific experiences serve as evidence for skills of relevance to employers.
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.
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 resume 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 resume with you on Day 2. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for instructions once registered for workshop. Bring your own computer/device.