The first step in finding a job is knowing what job you want.
Δ STEP 2: Market Yourself
The next step in finding employment is preparing a resume (or curriculum vitae) and cover letter that will introduce and market your skills to prospective employers.
Δ STEP 3: Look for Jobs
When you have completed your job search documents, you can start to look for opportunities.
Job Search Resources: There are a variety of ways to look for work: view job boards, attend career fairs, research and connect with potential employers via directories and industry associations. Speaking with people is the field is a useful step: network at industry events, arrange your own informational interviews with employers of interest and continue to engage in the hidden job market.
If you have questions about how to find work within your specific career field, you can meet with a Career Consultant.
Δ STEP 4: Get the Job!
Now that you know where to find and how to apply for positions, you need to be ready to talk to potential employers about yourself in an interview.
Congratulations – you've found a job! This section contains information about the workplace, employer expectations and employee responsibilities and rights.
Community Career & Employment Resources
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Employment Rights, Equity & Diversity
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- testimonials from graduates across Canada about their university experience and their journey to rewarding careers.
Learning to Earning 2012 (U of M)
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