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Centennial College Full-time Programs Catalogue 2020-2021

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About the Career Resilience Toolkit

About the Career Resilience Toolkit

Career Resilience Toolkit

The kit is a physical tool that encourages a growth mindset and highlights the personal qualities it requires. It includes buttons, thought cards and a journal. The buttons depict images of the five components of resilience. The thought cards, meanwhile, are designed to inspire you and also contain activities that encourage you to reflect on your thoughts, feelings and actions. In addition to cultivating a growth mindset, such visuals are reminders of how your current situation is helping to build your preferred future.

Such an attitude requires developing five crucial traits that contribute to resilience — curiosity, persistence, optimism, risk-taking and flexibility — as they apply to your career.

Be Positive

A positive outlook can help you see the possibilities currently in front of you and recognize that each career experience (even seemingly negative one) can be used as a stepping stone. Having an optimistic mindset allows you to remain confident throughout the job search process and as your career develops

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Go with the Flow

While your career goal may remain the same, it is essential to keep in mind that you may need to adjust your current path or choose an entirely different route to attain that goal. The job market is always shifting, and being able to shift with it ensures you stay relevant and recognize various opportunities

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Keep Going

Not every step you take will be a giant leap, but a small step forward is still a step in the right direction. Continuing to always move ahead and remaining committed to your goals, despite challenges that may arise, is a major key to the job search process and career success.

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Take a Chance

Nothing grows in comfort zones, including careers. Having the courage to take a chance ensures you are never stagnant in your career search and career. It also means that you are always willing to get ahead by embracing exciting opportunities, meeting new people and attaining new skills.

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Be Curious

Being curious keeps you engaged and wanting to learn, which in turn can lead to the opening of unexpected doors and unlocking the next level of your career. It also demonstrates to your employer that you are a life-long learner, an innovator and a creative problem solver.

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