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Workshops from careerified have your career needs covered! Are you figuring out career options? Maybe you need a resume or cover letter makeover. We also offer workshops on job interviews and networking skills.

These workshops will help get you ready for your next career move.

Please note: all workshops will be delivered virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Parents and Early Career Explorers

Common Career Planning Mistakes (and how to avoid them)

Parents and guardians are the biggest influence when it comes to youth career decisions. This free session is designed for the busy parent who wants the best possible career outcomes for their young-adult kids.

In this one-hour webinar, you will find out the most common errors students make when they are planning their futures, and how to help your kids avoid making them. If you have any worries at all about your kids landing in a great career, this is one session you don’t want to miss.

Find more information and register here: https://avoid-career-planning-mistakes.eventbrite.ca.

What Should I Be When I Grow Up?

This 2-hour hands-on workshop is designed to get teens on their way with career exploration. Participants will come out of the session with several career ideas, knowledge of how to find salary and labour market information and a guide to researching post-secondary options. Best of all, they’ll have more confidence in their ability to make good career decisions for life.

Find more information and register here: https://what-should-i-be.eventbrite.ca.

New Grads and Job Seekers

Not Your High School Resumé

If it’s been awhile since you updated your resumé, it’s probably time to give it a refresh! In this workshop, we’ll look at structure, accomplishment statements and language that will get you through “the database.” You’ll leave with a new set of tools to help you write a resumé that gets you noticed.

Find more information and register here: https://not-your-hs-resume.eventbrite.ca.

Cover Letters for People Who Hate Cover Letters

Have you ever met someone who likes writing cover letters? I know one. ONE! They’re not every employer’s cup of tea, but you’re better off to have one and not need it than to need one and not have it. This workshop will help you learn how to craft a solid cover letter for your next job application.

Find more information and register here: https://cover-letters-for-people-who-hate-cover-letters.eventbrite.ca

Online Networking for Newbies

Networking is the cornerstone of all job searches, all career moves and all business! It’s a great skill to acquire and practice as much as you can. This workshop serves as a how-to when it comes to networking through informational interviews and putting your best foot forward at online networking events. You’ll leave with more confidence and a few tricks to make your next networking experience fun and effective.

Find more information and register here: https://networking-for-newbies.eventbrite.ca

Job Interview Prep

Job interviews are nerve-wracking, there’s no doubt about it! This workshop will help you be more prepared, as we take a look at how to answer common questions, navigating tricky and illegal questions, and how to follow up effectively. You’ll come out of this session knowing how to demonstrate your career history effectively, deal with nerves and

Find more information and register here: https://prepping-for-job-interviews.eventbrite.ca

Careers and education with a side of common sense.

Worried about your next career move?  Or your kid's education choices?  Sign up to receive insider tips on career and education planning that will help get you (or your kid!) onto the next step. Straight to your inbox on the third Monday of every month.

You will immediately receive access to a FREE copy of Career Choices: A Common Sense Guide to get you started.