Workshop Schedule

Second Career Information Session

Laid off or received EI on or after Jan. 1, 2005? You may qualify for government-sponsored retraining!

  • Learn about Second Career, the eligibility criteria and the application process
  • Receive Second Career information specific to Centennial College programs of study

Date:

Thursday, August 14 at 9:45am - 11:45am (by appointment only)

Resumé & Cover Letter Workshop

Speed up your job search with effective, targeted, accomplishment-based resumés and cover letters!

  • Learn about “keywords,” converting duties into accomplishments, overcoming resumé barriers, and more!
  • Discover how to create personalized cover letters, persuading employers that you are the best candidate!
  • Get quick feedback on your resumé and/or cover letter, to make them more effective

Date:

Monday, August 25 at 9:45am - 11:45am

Interview Skills

Learn how to sell yourself at an interview, and beat out the competition!

  • Discuss and prepare effective responses to common and difficult interview questions
  • Identify your weaknesses and present them in a positive manner, transforming them into strengths
  • Learn effective strategies for handling behavioural questions/interviews
  • May include preparation, questions to ask, body language, salary negotiation, handling illegal questions, follow up, and more!

This is NOT a Mock Interview workshop. It is preparation for Mock or actual interviews

Date:

Monday, August 18 at 9:45am - 11:45am

Mock Interviews

A strong interview performance will enable you to make a positive impression and get job offers!

  • Get interviewed answering common, difficult and behavioural questions, and receive detailed feedback

Suggested:

  • Dress for success, and get feedback on your appearance
  • Prepare in advance: Attend "Impress those Interviewers" Workshop (see above)
  • Practice: Ask for the workshop package with interview questions

Date:

Wednesday, August 20 at 9:45am - 11:45am
Thursday, August 28 at 10:15am - 12:15pm

Job Placement Orientation Session

Learn about job development services and how they can help increase your chances of employment!  

  • Obtain information on Job Matching, Placement and Incentives
  • Gain information on the current labour market and effective job search strategies

Date:

Tuesday, August 26 at 10:15am - 11:45am