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iLaunch My Career

A Conference for UOIT Graduates

UOIT Career Centre invites you to attend a one day career conference to help launch your career after graduation. Join us on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at UOIT for a series of interactive and practical workshops. Take control of your future and register below!

When: Tuesday, June 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: UOIT Faculty of Education building, 11 Simcoe Street North.

 

SessionS:

 

Who Do You Think You Are? Self-exploration for Career Decision-Making

Engage in a fun and interactive self-reflection exercise to help you explore how your interests, abilities and values align with potential career areas and to the world of work. Insights will be recorded on a worksheet and developed throughout the workshop for you to use to further explore career options.

 

Networking: How to find common interests, initiate small talk and get the most out of a contact

Do you sometimes find it stressful and difficult meeting new people? Not sure how to start networking? Learn how to interact within the professional world and be successful at Job Fairs to Wine and Cheese Networking events.

 

Crafting an Impactful Resume and Cover Letter

You will learn important components of an effective resume, how to create competency-based accomplishment statements that capture an employer’s attention and how to express your unique skills, knowledge and experience to best fit the needs of a particular position. Learn how to create a cover letter that will make the employer want to read your resume.

  

Get LinkedIn: Understanding How and Why You Should Use LinkedIn

In an era where social media impacts your search, you will learn how to use LinkedIn to build connections, seek out employment opportunities, and build your professional brand.

 

Outwit, Outplay, Outlast: How to Survive and Thrive in Your Next Interview

In this interactive workshop, you will learn effective strategies to succeed before, during, and after an interview. The importance of soft skills and how to emphasize these skills in a behavioural based interview using the STAR technique.

 

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