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Career Development Webinars

Our free career development webinars will equip you with the tools you need to stand out in the job application process and prepare you to enter the workforce!

Through webinars hosted on Zoom, you’ll be connected with professionals covering specific topics that can help you advance your career or help you get started. By attending these webinars, you’ll learn to finetune skills like cover letter writing, resume building, interview techniques, and much more!

Webinars are recommended for youth ages 15+.

Upcoming Webinars

How to Find and Apply for Jobs

Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 | 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. ET | Zoom
Speaker: Chelsea Ghelani from Youth Employment Services YES 

This webinar will explore what it means to look for work in an age when so much information and so many opportunities to connect are available online. This interactive session will share tips, strategies, and information from Youth Employment Services’ Future Skills 2.0 curriculum. You’ll be introduced to the basics of resumes and cover letters so you can improve your career searching and application skills with today’s best skill-development approaches – designed specifically to support youth like you! 

New Webinar

What You Need to Know About Scholarships

This webinar is packed with key information that students and parents need to know about scholarships, including how to find scholarships and how to create winning applications. This webinar dives in – Janet doesn’t just cover the “what”, she discusses all of her “how-to” tips and strategies that you need to know so you can put the information into practice. The session provides a good dose of “you can do it” confidence-building if you feel scholarships may be out of reach – potentially saving you thousands of dollars in the end!

Past Webinars

Exploring Careers in Policy & Governance

Building & Utilizing Your LinkedIn Profile

With over 720 million users worldwide, LinkedIn provides members with an opportunity to network, promote their skills, and engage with professionals across broad sectors. A professional account can be the difference between getting, and not getting, your foot in the door for your dream career! Key aspects of this presentation include:

  • Support on building an engaging LinkedIn Profile
  • Tips to make your profile stand out
  • Developing your ‘digital brand’ and contact network

Making the most of a virtual career fair

Virtual career fairs have become more and more common as employers strive to recruit the best talent while saving on travel cost. Virtual career fairs use simple online tools to connect with job seekers. This webinar will highlight how to make the most of these tools and prepare you for this virtual event. Key aspects include: 

  • Overview of a virtual career fair
  • How to prepare for a virtual career fair
  • What employers are looking for
  • How to network effectively

Writing a stand-out resume

Writing a resume and standing apart from many applicants can be a daunting task. This webinar is a step by step on writing an effective resume that will highlight your strengths and catch employers' eye. Key aspects include:

  • Proper style and format of your resume
  • Cover letter writing skills
  • The do’s and don’ts of resume writing

Getting the job – Mastering the job interview

Sometimes interviews can be overwhelming and intimidating. Not to worry, this webinar will introduce techniques to calm your nerves and prepare you for your best interview yet. Key aspects include:

  • The interview process
  • Proper interview attire
  • Standing out from competition
  • Potential interview questions
  • Techniques to calm your nerves

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