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Winning Resumes& Cover LettersBusiness Post Graduate ProgramsPresented by Career Services & Co-op EducationAmended by Ron Chaikin Feb. 2017© Centennial College 2015
Want to be successful in yourcareer?The Career Services team is here for you!Start planning your future now!Progress C2-10 | Morningside 324 | Ashtonbee L-104 | Story Arts 285centennialcollege.ca/employment|[email protected]Individual appointmentsat all campuses to help you create ajob search action planWorkshops: Career Planning, Job Search 101, Let’s TalkJobs, Working in Canada – Communication & CultureJob postings,sample resumes, interview tips, and more!$300 Bursary– domestic students with proof of interview andfinancial need
Key Websites with Entry-Level JobPostingsIndeed.comPulls up jobs from across the web! Also, sign up for alerts & postyour resumeCharityvillage.caMany entry-level jobs exist in nonprofits. Use this website to seewhat’s out there!Talentegg.caJobs and resources specifically geared towards students andrecent graduatesEluta.ca(1) Career Directory – New Grads(2) Canada’s Top Employers for Young PeopleCareeredge.caJob board for 4-12 month paid internships for new graduates (upto 3 years post-graduation)
HireCentennial…easy as 1, 2, 3Step 1:Log-in to yourmyCentennialaccountStep 2:Click on theStudentServicestabStep 3:Click onHireCentennial© Centennial College 2015llege.ca/employer/employer-login.htm
Learning OutcomesBy the end of this workshop, you will be able to:1.Analyze a job posting and highlight relevant keywords2.Use a proper resume and cover letter format3.Create a customized and professional resumeand cover letter© Centennial College 2015
Before you begin …Ask yourself:What is my experience?What are my skills?What am I using this resume for?What skills / qualifications do I need to getthis job?© Centennial College 2015
What are employers looking for?
What are employers looking for?Technical or “Hard” Skills(program-specific)Transferableor “Soft” Skills(self/people managementskills)Scheduling, logisticsAttendance & punctualityProject coordination, humanresourcesTime management &organizational skillsResource management, costanalysis, supply chainCommunication &interpersonal skills withmulticultural sensitivityResearch and marketingTake initiative, team playerEvaluation and recommendationRespond well to feedbackMS Project, Excel, WordProblem solving
ResumesTarget!© Centennial College 2015
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