The Great Canadian Job Search Webinar: Part 1 – Knowing and Branding Yourself

Welcome to The Great Canadian Job Search Webinar

Are you currently in job search mode? trying to find that best career fit? Wondering whether your resume and job search skills are up for the task? How can you make your interview more effective and negotiate your best salary and benefits? CareerJoy has teamed with Workopolis to present The Great Canadian Job Search Webinar, a complimentary 3 part series intended to help you land that better role sooner with less stress.Hosted by Canada’s Career Coach, Alan Kearns, this series will take you through the three stages to a better career: Knowing and Branding Yourself, Landing the Role, and Succeeding in your New Career. Attend these webinars to win great prizes that will help you in your job search!

Part 1: Knowing and Branding Yourself
Thursday, June 10th from 12 PM to 1 PM Eastern

When starting a job search, where do you begin? It seems a simple question and many people would jump right into creating their resume. This might seem like the best place to start but it may not be. Instead, you should begin at the beginning by asking: how well do you know yourself? How have your previous educational and employment experiences shaped your career choices? What are your goals for your career and your life? What do you have to offer an employer? What is your dream job? What do you need to do to market yourself?

You will learn:

  • Why you need to know yourself before you start
  • Knowing when and how to leave your current role
  • Fundamental resume and great cover letter how to’s
  • Why you need to develop your personal brand
  • How to network and grow the market for you
  • Effective use of LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter
  • How to use Workopolis to your best advantage

Led by Canada’s Career Coach, Alan Kearns, join our free 1-hour The Great Canadian Job Search Webinar

Alan Kearns

Alan Kearns, Canada’s Career Coach and CareerJoy founder, Workopolis career expert, Chapters/Indigo Trusted Advisor and author is one of Canada’s leading authorities on career issues. Having been educated as an optician, Alan himself made a career transition when he leapt into the recruitment field and founded TalentLab, a recruitment agency. Later, he recognized that professionals need unbiased advice and tools to manage their careers, and founded CareerJoy. CareerJoy is the official career services firm for alumni for a number of leading institutions, including Queen’s University, University of Toronto, Athabasca University and Carleton University.

Voted one of the Top 40 entrepreneurs under the age of 40, Alan is a regular contributor to Canadian media on the latest trends in the Canadian workforce. He is host of the country’s top-rated career Podcast, CareerJoy Conversations, Alan is a highly sought after guest speaker at organizations and conferences in Canada, where he enlightens employers and employees on all topics related to professionals and their careers.

Peter Harris

Peter Harris has the goal of making work work for as many people as possible. He is the content manager of Workopolis and publisher of the Workopolis blog.

Peter is a writer and editor who has worked on the Web for over ten years mostly on behalf of Canadian workers, from the early days of building Monster.ca to delivering the country its daily breaking news and features as the homepage editor of both the Sympatico / MSN portal and Yahoo! Canada.

He has a Master’s Degree, numerous publications and is a relentless writer/speaker on culture and career issues. He has also given workshops for candidates on the Internet as a career tool, the best practices on the job market and key skills such as resume writing and interviewing.

Attend these free webinars for your chance to win:

A free copy of CareerJoy’s Great Canadian Job Search Kit – During each webinar Alan will be giving away 10 free copies of our do-it-yourself-guide to finding and landing your next role in Canada

One CareerJoy Premium Resume Service -During each webinar Alan will be giving away 1 free Premium package, which includes a resume, cover letter, The Great Canadian Job Search Kit, and one hour of career coaching

One CareerJoy 90 Day Career Search Program – At the end of this three part series, Alan will be giving away one 90 Day Career Search Program, which includes a search strategy, resume and cover letter as well as number of individual coaching sessions with a CareerJoy certified career coach