Workshops and Brown Bag Lunch

Career Placement, Networking & Employer Workshops

Career Advisors periodically host workshops for organizations, ranging in duration from 30 minutes to 2 hours, on a variety of employment related topics such as:

  • Networking for Success
  • The Job Search and Your Resume and Cover Letter
  • LinkedIn Overview and how to use it in your Job Search
  • Why an HR Manager is Afraid to Hire You
  • Workplace Integration Resources Overview
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Brown Bag Lunch Seminar: State of the Job Market, and Strategies for Search

Whether you're working or in transition, job search can be a daunting task. With a jittery economy in Alberta, that task is even more challenging. An understanding of the job market and where the opportunities lie, along with tried and true strategies for networking and search, can make a big difference in landing a new role.

This content of this seminar is not set in stone. What is covered will depend on questions posed by participants. Come prepared to learn and ask about:

  • The local job market,
  • Self-assessment as a tool for setting job search parameters and goals,
  • Interpreting job postings for competencies, and culture and career fit,
  • Networking as a reconnaissance and discovery tool,
  • Working effectively with recruitment consultants, and
  • Other job search strategies and tools.

EDMONTON

Tuesday, March 21
12:00 noon - 1:30 pm

Calgary

Thursday, March 23
12:00 noon - 1:30 pm

Brown Bag Lunch Seminar: The new LinkedIn

In early 2017, LinkedIn began the staggered roll-out of a new user interface for the platform, with the stated goal of unifying the look and feel of the website and mobile app. This roll-out is now complete.

This seminar will provide an overview of changes in the interface. It will give a good introduction to LinkedIn for new users (how to improve personal presence and “brand management”), and a useful refresher to those who've been using LinkedIn for some time. Topics covered will include:

This content of this seminar is not set in stone. What is covered will depend on questions posed by participants. Come prepared to learn and ask about:

  • Creating an impactful LinkedIn profile,
  • Developing and enhancing your visibility and reputation by engaging effectively with connections and others,
  • Networking and connecting strategically to research job and organization options, find career direction and get referrals, and
  • "Where's my Stuff?" An overview of changes for those familiar with the "old" LinkedIn.

EDMONTON

Thursday, April 20
12:00 noon - 1:30 pm

Calgary

Tuesday, April 18
12:00 noon - 1:30 pm
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