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Arranged by a variety of topics, our career resources can help you advance in the workforce — no matter if you’re looking for new opportunities or want to advance in your current career.
Check back often as new webinars, articles and other resources are posted regularly. And be sure to download our Grow Your Career E-Book for five expert tips that will help you stand out when job-hunting.
Write a Winning Resume
Gain a competitive advantage when job-hunting! These resources will help you create a winning resume and cover letter that’ll get you noticed.
Demystifying Applicant Tracking Systems
Did you know that recruiters often use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to streamline the hiring process? Learn how applicant tracking systems may be affecting your job search and what to do to improve your odds the next time you submit a job application.
Become the Champion of Your Career
Many individuals seek mentors throughout their careers to give advice, provide support and show them the ropes, but there is so much more to mentorship. Learn how having someone advocate for you, provide industry insights and expand your professional network will put you in a position to succeed at any stage in your career.
International Women’s Day: Game-Changers and Trailblazers
Women play an incredibly important role in impacting change. Hear from a noteworthy group of UCalgary alumnae who have defied convention in their careers to make an impact in a variety of different fields and get inspired to make a difference yourself!
Navigating Work as a BIPOC Professional
Expand your perspective with a thought-provoking conversation by and for professionals who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour). These insightful speakers explore topics such as equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization.
Self-Employment and Entrepreneurism
Do you want to be your own boss? Are you an entrepreneur at heart or thinking about starting a business? Learn what it takes to be self-employed or an entrepreneur and the steps you need to take to be successful.
These resources will help you understand how to utilize the world’s largest professional networking site to increase your visibility, make more connections and stand out.
Intellectual Engagement in the Workplace
Are you “100% in” at work? When people are motivated and interested in their work, given the freedom to explore, feel like they are making a contribution and have a sense of belonging to an organization, they are engaged in their work.
Building a Meaningful Career
Self-awareness and reflection are key aspects to your ability to construct the right career path — knowing who you are and what is truly important to you will always help you as you find your next ventures. Learn tools for this self-reflection with this webinar.
Thriving at Work
Respectful relationships are fundamental to achieving a healthy and positive workplace environment and critical to achieving our professional goals. Join this webinar to learn how you can contribute to a respectful and thriving workplace.
How to Network like a Pro
When you network effectively, you increase your chances of identifying meaningful opportunities and gaining valuable industry insights. Join this webinar to learn all you need to know in order to network like a pro!
As more employers come to expect this skill as a valuable workplace competency, being able to negotiate is crucial in today’s competitive market. Learn about the necessary mindset, as well as strategies for negotiating at different stages for career development and job search.
Building career resilience puts you in the driver seat to successfully navigate the growing uncertainty of the future of work! Learn about the key principles in enhancing resilience so you will thrive and adapt proactively in your career, despite ongoing change.
One way to stand out in the workforce is to develop your skills towards inclusion. This webinar introduces a four-step model on how to engage and develop your intercultural competency, which is the capability to accurately understand and adapt behaviour to cultural differences and commonality.
The influence that emotions have on your career is increasing, with the World Economic Forum listing emotional intelligence as one of the top 10 skills that employers will require by 2020. Discover how emotional intelligence can help you stand out in the workforce and start developing this skill set today!
The Future of Work
Even though the uncertainty of today’s career landscape presents many challenges, it also offers the great opportunity to to carve your own career path through purposeful design that facilitates your lifestyle.
Workplace and Career Wellness
Discover how to create a positive and consistent state of career well-being — including the state of your physical, emotional, social and financial wellness.
Power of Mentorship
Discover how mentorship can advance your own leadership development in the areas of career and professional development, either as a mentor or as a mentee.
Decoding Job Interviews
Decode the job interview with these five tips. Discover how to prepare effectively for the interview, increase your confidence and set yourself apart from other candidates.
Learn how to gain clarity and insight into what are your transferable skills and learn strategies to communicate them with ease.
Embracing Career Transition
Career transition is a normal part of career development. These tools will enhance and streamline your experience, no matter if you’re considering a career change or looking to remain competitive within your current career path.
Alternatives to Academia
These resources will help master’s and PhD graduates assess and explore career options when pursuing alt-ac or non-academic careers.
Value of Volunteering
Volunteering is a great way to develop skills and competencies, gain valuable work experience, explore career options, and build confidence.
For Arts Graduates
Discover how you can leverage and effectively communicate the diversity of your Arts degree skills, experiences and training as you explore and apply for careers.