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Career Trends & Events – June 16, 2020

Submitted on Tuesday, June 16, 2020


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Event: Chat with a Professional – Information Analyst
Organization: CLNx
Date: June 17, 2020, 4:30-5:30PM
About:  Join our Virtual Career Chat to:

  • Video chat with an Information Analyst from the City of Richmond Hill!
  • Learn about the non-linear ways to develop a career in Municipal Government!
  • Connect with your peers with similar career interests – virtually!

Registration: CLNx (UTSC Careers)

Event: Your Employment Rights & COVID19
Organization: Career Exploration and Education & Downtown Legal Services
Date: Jun 19, 2020 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
About:  It is important to stay informed about your employment rights, especially now during the time of COVID19.

  • What legal rights do you have in applying for a job, accepting a job offer, and leaving a job?
  • How can you navigate these situations with potential, new, and former employers?

In this session, facilitators with legal expertise from the Downtown Legal Services Employment Law Division will provide information and examples to deepen your understanding your employment rights to support you in making more informed employment decisions. Please note that this session will be recorded.

Event: Career Chats – Part 1
Organization: CLNx/RBC
Date: Jun 22, 2020 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM
About:  This event is an opportunity for students to hear a professional speak about their career journey and share their greatest learnings and insights, including how their industry area is navigating the COVID19 pandemic. Speaker: Johnathan Leizerovici- Director- Operations Transformation- Integration and Optimization
Registration: CLNx (UTM Careers)

Event: Job Searching During COVID-19
Organization: CLNx
Date: Jun 22, 2020 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM – Online (Workshop)
About:  The search for work is a dynamic, often complex process. Discover places and resources to help you target your search & maintain motivation, and begin developing your personalized job search action plan.

Event: Remote Interview Strategies
Organization: CLNx
Date: Jun 25, 2020 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM – Online (Workshop)
About:  Interviews – including remote interviews – can be intimidating, but the key to success is being ready! This session will help you better prepare for an interview. You will learn how to identify interview questions, and create captivating stories about your accomplishments to showcase your skills & experiences to potential employers.

Event: Career Chat: Job Search Motivation
Organization: CLNx
Date: Jul 30, 2020 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM – Online (Group Advising)
About:  Are you balancing job searching with other commitments? Curious about strategies for staying focused while job searching? Job searching can be an exciting but challenging process of transition, and staying motivated is an important component of this process. Join a small group of your peers and a Career Educator, as you learn from each other about strategies for staying motivated while job searching.

This is an open session (i.e. there will be no presentation) and will be based on the questions raised from the group. Attendance is capped to ensure participants have the space to share their questions and provide their own advice.

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