Workshop Schedule

Workshop Schedule

1

Resumé and 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
  • Receive quick feedback on your resumé and/or cover letter, to make them more effective
  • Dates:
    • November 12, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

2

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!
  • Please note: This is not a Mock Interview workshop. It is preparation for Mock or actual interviews
  • Date:
    • November 13, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

3

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
  • Dates:
    • November 14, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

4

Job Placement Orientation Session

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

  • Obtain information on our job matching and placement services, with incentives for employers
  • Attendance at preceding Job Search Strategies workshop is mandatory for attendance at this workshop
  • By referral only
  • Dates:
    • November 16, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

5

Mock Interviews

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
  • Prepare in advance: Attend "Interview Skills" Workshop (see above)
  • Dress for success, and get feedback on your appearance
  • Record & review: Bring a smartphone or other recording device to see how you did
  • Dates:
    • November 20, 2018, 10:15 am - 12:00 pm

6

Service Canada

  • 1163 Ellesmere Road (corner of Midland and Ellesmere)
  • Email your resume to employmentservices@centennialcollege.ca to register
  • Call 416-289-5258 for more information
  • Dates:
    • November 22, 2018, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Download the Employment Services Workshop Schedule.