CaPS January 2021 Online Job Search Events

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Join CaPS in our Zoom online courses.  Empower your job search by taking as many of these courses as you need!

 

Coffee with Career Advisors (Open Topic)
January 5, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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January 7, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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January 26, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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“Drop in” to our open zoom forum to meet some of your CaPS Career Advisors and ask your career-related questions! Our experienced team of graduate and undergraduate advisors are here to make it easier for you to get the information you need and take the next step in your employment journey.

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registrants in advance of the course start time.


Networking for Introverts for Grads
January 11, 2021
10:30 am – 11:30 am
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This workshop will identify and explore key components of effective in-person communication throughout the job search process. As a result of attending this workshop, students will be able to:

1)Approach networking with less anxiety.

2)Have ideas on how to reach out to people effectively.

3)Be aware of the impact of non-verbal communication.

4)Understand that most jobs are found through the hidden job market and that networking is a win-win situation.

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registrants in advance of the course start time. All confirmed attendees will receive a copy of the slides directly following the course. You will need to sign-in to the event using your McGill email address.


It’s a Marathon Not a Sprint: Managing Your Time and Energy While Working/Studying From Home

January 12, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Looking to stay motivated and use your time effectively while working and/or studying from home this fall? Then join us for an interactive and informative time management workshop focused on ways to survive and even thrive during a remote work/school semester.

By attending this course, you will:

1) Gain insight into how you currently manage your time and energy

2) Discuss best practices and coping strategies for effectively working/studying from home

3) Learn practical time & attention management tips

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registrants in advance of the course start time. All confirmed attendees will receive a copy of the slides directly following the course. You will need to sign-in to the event using your McGill email address.


Grad Student Job Seekers' Seminar
January 12, 2021
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
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Almost finished your PhD & thinking of transitioning out of academia? Considering working in other sectors? Interested in learning about the differences between an academic and non academic job search? Come share your questions and concerns with your graduate career advising team and colleagues in a special remote seminar from the comfort of your home.

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registrants in advance of the course start time. All confirmed attendees will receive a copy of the slides directly following the course.

By attending this workshop, you will:

1) Learn about the differences between job hunting and applications in academia and beyond

2) Share strategies for networking and positioning yourself for the job market

3) Think about transferrable skills, values, and interests that can help you find new career paths

4) Ask questions and get feedback from your peers and grad career advisors


Crash Course for CVs and Cover Letters
January 13, 2021
10:00 am – 11:00 am
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Empower your job or internship search with outstanding applications. We will share tips, advice and insight to make sure your CV and cover letter tell your story and highlight your skills, experience and unique value to an employer. The 30 minute session will be followed by a brief Q&A.

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registrants in advance of the course start time. All confirmed attendees will receive a copy of the slides directly following the course. You will need to sign-in to the event using your McGill email address.

By attending this course, you will be able to:

1) Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs and cover letters

2) Identify strategies for customizing application materials to specific jobs

3) Articulate skills and accomplishments within the CV and cover letter


WYBA 2021 - Job Search Action Plan Workshop
January 18, 2021
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Ready to start your summer or post-grad job search? This crash course will review the key strategies to use and focus on helping you develop an action plan and a timeline to make sure you stay motivated and on target!

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registrants in advance of the course start time. All confirmed attendees will receive a copy of the slides directly following the course.

By attending this course, you will be able to:

1) Learn what job search strategies work well

2) Know what steps to take to organize your job search

3) Use our checklist to personalize your own action plan


WYBA 2021 - Career Exploration Part 1 - Intro to Design Thinking & the World of Work
January 19, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registrants in advance of the course start time. All confirmed attendees will receive a copy of the slides directly following the course. You will need to sign-in to the event using your McGill email address.


Coffee with Career Advisors (CV/CL Theme - ION)
January 20, 2021
10:30 am – 11:30 am
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“Drop in” to our open zoom forum to meet some of your CaPS Career Advisors and ask your CV/CL career-related questions! Our experienced team of graduate and undergraduate advisors are here to make it easier for you to get the information you need and take the next step in your employment journey.

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registrants in advance of the course start time.


WYBA 2021 - Career Exploration Part 2 - Discover how to use LinkedIn to Research Industries and Roles

January 28, 2021
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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This LinkedIn tutorial is designed to help students explore career paths, research prospective employers, search company profiles, reach out to Alumni, and build relationships with Industry professionals. You will learn how to make this networking platform work for you in your search for an exciting and meaningful career. Come prepared and ready to work with your LinkedIn account open!

By attending this course, you will be able to:

1) Learn best practices for expanding your network and connecting with industry professionals
2) Understand how to leverage the tools and features on LinkedIn in your career exploration

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registrants in advance of the course start time. All confirmed attendees will receive a copy of the slides directly following the course. You will need to sign-in to the event using your McGill email address.


Crash Course in LinkedIn Pt 1: Building a Professional Profile and Getting Started
January 29, 2021
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Boost your job or internship search with a polished LinkedIn profile. We will explain how to create a professional LinkedIn presence, share quick tips on what to post during this challenging time and explore how to leverage this platform to build your network. The 30 minute session will be followed by a brief Q&A.

By attending this course, you will be able to:

1) Learn tips and tricks to build a impactful profile (and mistakes to avoid)

2) Discover how to expand your network of key contacts, build credibility, and apply LinkedIn intelligence in your job search

3) Understand best practices on how to use LinkedIn during COVID-19

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registrants in advance of the course start time. All confirmed attendees will receive a copy of the slides directly following the course. You will need to sign-in to the event using your McGill email address.


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