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Career Week: Resumé Tips, Job Fairs, and More!

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This week at Hanson College BC is Career Week which we will begin by sharing some resume tips!

Resume Tips:

Use this week to update your resume, learn about job trends, and prepare for the next step in your career path. No matter what questions you have or what stage you are at, we are here to help you. Take a look at the resources and resume tips below to start improving your employability today!

Career Workshops – sign up for one of the workshops presented by Vancouver Public Library’s Skilled Immigrant Infocentre. Topics include job searches, career exploration, resumé building, networking, starting a small business, and more!

  1. Monday, Nov 9 @ 3:30pm-5pm: Formatting a Canadian Resume and Starting on LinkedIn. To register click here: Resumes and LinkedIn.
  2. Thursday, Nov 12 @ 10:30am-12pm: Career and Job Search Tour. To register click here: Career and Job Search.

Sample Resumés – look through these 3 examples to get ideas and inspiration for your own resumé!

Resumé Building Cheat Sheet – start creating your resumé with this step-by-step worksheet that helps you organize your ideas and brainstorm key words!

Resumé and Cover Letter Help – book a 1-on-1 appointment with Sadie in Student Services to get personalized help on your resumé or cover letter!

Do you want personalized career help? Book a career development consultation with your very own Hanson College instructors Daman Singh or Erica C Bearss.

MOSAIC: this non-profit organization is also providing workshops to help you in your employment search. Check out their website for more information.

Next week, Wednesday, November 18 from 10am-4pm is a Virtual Canadian Immigrant Fair! It is FREE, but you will need to register in order to attend. Please check out the website linked and hit the “Register to Attend” button.

What is the fair about? If you need information about work, education, or settlement during these pandemic times, the fair will introduce you to the vendors and will allow you to network with employers, recruiters, immigrant service providers, schools and small businesses. It is a virtual event so save the date and register to attend.

For more free workshops and fairs happening in November, visit our Career Services tab above.

Questions? Email studentservicesbc@hansoncollege.com.

For help with your resume or cover letter, email Sadie in Student Services at sadie.mackay.cl@canadahanson.com!

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