Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

**Please note: Drop In workshops do not require registration. It’s an open service on the days scheduled.**

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Workshop Descriptions

Basic Computer Workshop

Overview: This workshop is an Introduction to Computer Basics:

  • Using a mouse
  • Opening and closing programs
  • Using Toolbars
  • Creating and saving documents
  • Printing & Organizing files to a Flash drive

Computer Training for Job Searching Workshop

Overview: Learn how to:

  • Find Job Ads online
  • Search Job Sites for your specific job search
  • Create an email address specific for job searching and
  • Attach your resume to an email and send online

Interview Workshop

This session looks at the preparation required before an interview and gives an insight into what happens in different types of interviews including panel, telephone and assessment center situations.

The session will cover:

  • Types of interviews recruiters and employers use
  • Interview preparation
  • Introductory, Behavioral and Scenario-based questions
  • Positive post-interview reflection

Networking Workshop

A valuable opportunity to practice interview questions and learn how to use Social Media to find valuable connections to help market your skills.

This session will cover:

  • What employers look for in a successful interview
  • Quick review of the different interview questions and how to answer them
  • Time to prepare answers to sample questions
  • Practice interview questions in groups
  • Debrief of the practice interviews

Self-Awareness Workshop

An opportunity to learn about your personality and how you can present yourself to interviewers and employers that will land you a job. Learn about yourself and how you relate to others.

This session will cover:

  • Awareness of your unconscious behaviors that send up red flags during an interview

Cover Letter Workshop

This workshop is designed to give you the skills to target your applications to specific employers, demonstrate your competencies, and make a great first impression.


Job Search & Cover Letter Workshop

This workshop is designed to assist you with developing your cover letter to compliment your resume and respond to a specific job ads.


Resume Workshop

This session will outline the essential information you need to develop a great resume in a competitive job environment.

Find out what employers say about effective resume length, headings, format and referees.

  • Learn how to outline your knowledge, skills and experience activities for maximum impact and focus your content to match job requirements.
  • When you have attended this workshop and revised your resume, attend a Resume Lab workshop to receive feedback on your document.
  • *Flash drives will be provided for storing resume*

Resume Lab Workshop

Review your current resume in a group setting and get tips and advice on layout, content, headings and formatting.

Key things to know about this workshop:

  • You will learn how to avoid the common mistakes and improve your current resume so that you have a better chance of gaining an invitation to a job interview.
  • Please be prepared to work with an electronic copy of your resume.
  • Gain ideas from other students and take advantage of group
  • *Flash drives will be provided for storing resume*