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Creating Top Cover Letters and Building Effective Resumes and CVs

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Learn how to create top cover letters and build effective resumes and CVs.

About this Event

The College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), in partnership with USask’s Student Employment and Career Centre (SECC), will host a live online session for students and alumni that focuses on creating top cover letters and building effective resumes and CVs.

Session Overview:

This session will help students and alumni understand how to create documents that will make them stand out among other applicants when looking for a job. From how to write a cover letter, to which sections to include in a resume and the difference between a resume and a CV, students will leave the session with tools and resources to help them secure employment.

At the end of this session, participants will:

  • Understand the purpose and structure of the cover letter and its role in an application for employment;
  • Understand the difference between the three formats of a resume and determine which format best suits their unique needs; and
  • Be able to distinguish between a resume and a CV in the Canadian context and understand when to use each type of document.

Speaker Bio:

Dawne Warner (BA’92)

Dawne Warner (BA’92) has a degree in sociology from USask’s College of Arts and Science and an ontological coaching certificate from the Newfield Institute. As an employment coordinator at the SECC, her experience in human resources and entrepreneurship supports her passion for supporting and advising students and alumni as they transition in their careers.

Creating Top Cover Letters and Building Effective Resumes and CVs

Nov. 26, 2020- 5—6 pm (Saskatchewan Time)

Get your ticket today. Registration open until Nov. 26.

Once registered, an event organizer will provide you with a Zoom link one day prior to the event.

This event is free and open to the public.

Virtual event

Date: Thursday, November 26, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Timezone: UTC-6 (check your local time here)

Registration required? Yes

Cost: Free

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