Virtual Career Club

Virtual Career Club

The way we look for work may have shifted, but it is still a great time to focus on your career and stay job-market ready.

The Virtual Career Club is a four-part, interactive workshop delivered by UCalgary Alumni that provides fundamental guidance on: career mapping; resumes and application strategies; interview techniques; and networking to equip you with the skills you need accelerate your career and build an intentional future.

Each 90-minute workshop will be a mix of presentation, interactive activities and Q&A, and will be available as a recording for all participants.

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Weekly Overview

  • Take stock of your situation in our current economy and where you are in your career and job search
  •  Assess your interests, values, strengths, traits, skills and ambitions and what you want from your career
  • Explore different work options, understand labour market trends and learn how to conduct occupational and industry research
  • Take steps to create and carry out an action plan to conduct your job search online
  • Gain a competitive advantage with your resume and cover letter and get noticed by employers
  • Target your resume and cover letter to an employer’s needs and format to create a professional appearance
  • Highlight your accomplishments and key competencies to showcase your experience in an effective way
  • Understand the application process and apply effective strategies to stand out from your competition
  • Learn how to decode job interviews and prepare effectively for them
  • Increase your confidence and get into the ideal interview mindset
  • Set yourself apart from other candidates and convey your unique value proposition
  • Prepare for different types of interviews including in-person, phone and virtual interviews
  • Learn why networking is one of the most important skills that career-changers and job-seekers need to be successful
  • Develop your network and leverage LinkedIn to identify meaningful opportunities,  gain valuable industry insights and create successful connections
  • Learn the do’s and don’ts of networking and overcome fear of networking with practical strategies and tips
  • Discover how UCalgary Mentor Link can enhance your network and help develop your career