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Career Trends & Events – January 15, 2020

Submitted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020


11 Tips for Video Interview Success 
Video interviewing is rapidly becoming the norm for corporate recruiting departments, as HR departments seek cost effective ways of interviewing higher volumes of available candidates. Being able to communicate your value to an employer via one-way video (where you video your answers to questions companies provide) or in a Skype/Zoom conversation is paramount.

5 Tips for Nailing a Phone Screen 
A phone screen is often the first hurdle you need to clear in getting a job, but it can be tough to make an impression. We’ve got advice for how to shine on the phone.

How to Get Your Personality Across in Interviews 
In interviews, how do you ride that line of connecting in a human way while also exhibiting professionalism? Here are five tips to help you find that balance.


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  1. CIBC Information Session
    Date: January 20, 2020 5pm-7pm
    About this Session: CIBC is hiring 200+ students for 2020 in areas such as Technology & Operations, Wealth Management, Capital Markets, Risk, Client Connectivity & Innovation, Personal & Small Business Banking, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources & Communications.  The event will begin with a quick presentation, panel featuring business leaders and open networking. We will have exciting conversations, great food and fun prizes in store – now all we need is you. We look forward to seeing you there – opportunity awaits!  
  1. Federal Government Recruitment Info Session
    Date: January 22, 2020 5pm-7pm
    About this Session: Learn about various federal government hiring programs, as well as how to apply to them, including: Student programs (FSWEP, co-op, RAP), Graduate programs (PSR, RPL), General recruitment on the main recruitment website – GC Jobs. Students in all programs and years welcome!  
  1. Interview Strategies and Practice
    Date: January 23, 2020 12pm-2pm
    About this Session: interview, and offer strategies to create and practice captivating stories about your accomplishments that you can showcase to potential employers.
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