Meghan, Queen's Square | September 22, 2020
Navigating changes in employment can be tricky, especially during a pandemic. If you’re looking for a new job, Idea Exchange has resources and connections to help you manage the journey to your next career opportunity.
No one is born knowing all the secrets of the employment market. Even if you’re confident at writing resumes and networking, the rules of job-searching keep evolving with new tools like social media.
Check out useful job searching guides to learn strategies that will help you to stand out from other job-seekers and ace that interview:
- Polish up your cover letters and resumés to a high shine.
- Discover how to ace your job-search, both in person and online.
- Looking for your passion or hoping to make a career change? We have guides for that too.
- Have you always wanted to be your own boss? Explore small business and entrepreneurship opportunities.
Want to brush up on your skills for a new opportunity? Use Idea Exchange’s Lynda.com Library database to learn high-demand software programs such as:
Lynda.com Library also offers certificate courses on popular career skills such as networking, project management, sales and marketing, and many others. This can be a great way to demonstrate your commitment to continuous learning to potential employers or shore up skills you haven’t practiced in a while.
If you’re looking for personalized advice on your job search, check out these local connections for help:
Employment Ontario continues to offer many programs to help you find a new job or change to a new career. In addition, the Government of Ontario has posted a special page for jobs needed in important sectors during COVID-19 and beyond.
Job searching isn’t always easy, but these tools can make the road to your next workplace shorter and smoother to travel and help you arrive at a more satisfying career.