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Dress for Success Toronto Presents Mastering Your Job Search: Through A PandemicIt’s no secret that the pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women in the workforce. Dress for Success Toronto is here to help changes those statistics, and support women in their journey to career success and economic independence. Mastering Your Job Search: Through A Pandemic is a free, five-day virtual conference. The event will consist of a series of five, 60 to 90 minute workshops, specifically designed for women, covering various topics that are relevant to how to effectively job search in these unprecedented times. These virtual workshops will help provide women with the tools and resources they need to master their job search and successfully gain meaningful employment, with each session will focusing on a different topic. When registering, attendees can select some or all of the topics, based on their needs. When registering for the Mastering Your Job Search Conference, attendees are able to request additional career support services. These add-on services are designed to build upon the knowledge received during the MYJS workshops and will take place in the weeks following the event. So whether you're currently searching for a job, or if you're employed and looking to expand your career, there is something for everyone!
Register for your chance to win some amazing prizes!1. At the end of each daily workshop, one lucky attendee will be picked at random and receive a $100 pre-paid Visa gift card, as well as an exclusive "Working With Your Wardrobe" appointment. During this one-hour virtual appointment, a Dress for Success Toronto Stylist will help you put together professional outfits using items already found in your closet. 2. Plus, throughout the event, there will be quizzes and activities where participants can earn points and win some incredible prize! Five (5) lucky attendees will be rewarded a Dell Chromebook 3100 by answering our MYJS quiz. Here’s how you can win:
- To participate in the MYJS 2021 contest, log into the virtual event platform and complete the quiz before June 6 at 5pm to earn your chance at winning a Dell Chromebook 3100! The platform will be live prior to the launch of the conference. Prizes will be awarded to the top five (5) ranking individuals with the most points. Winners will be announced the week following the event, so listen closely and take the quiz!
Monday, May 31 @ 10 AM - 12 PM — Navigating & Adapting an Effective Job Search During a Pandemic, Presented By LHHJob search is most definitely an emotional roller coaster. There will be ups and down, highs and lows. The range of emotions you will experience in a day or even in an hour. This is exacerbated amidst job searching during a pandemic. During times of uncertainty, how can you navigate and adapt for an effective job search when you feel like very little (including your job search) is in your control? In this webinar we will explore:
- Effective Job Search Strategies
- Adapting to a Virtual Job Search
- Resources available to Upskill
Tuesday, June 1 @ 10 AM - 12 PM — Landing the Job You Want: Compelling Resume Writing & Interview Preparation, Presented By Crowe SobermanIn this session, we will focus on the elements of a winning resume that will get any hiring manager’s attention. Use the tips and tricks provided to increase your chances of a call-back, and then let us guide you through the virtual interview so you have what you need to ace it.
Wednesday, June 2 @ 10 AM - 12 PM — Storytelling for Leaders, Presented By The Humphrey GroupStorytelling is a powerful leadership tool. Stories build rapport and connection in a way that facts and information do not. When we share stories, we engage the emotions and imagination of others to help them see things differently—and act differently as a result. This webinar will show you how to tap into the stories you have within you, and use them to represent yourself in a way that is both strategic and authentic to you.
Thursday, June 3 @ 10 AM - 12 PM — Emotional Intelligence at Home & Work, Presented By AccentureIn this 90-min session, we will cover the importance of emotional intelligence in the face of adversity. We will also cover the four pillars of emotional intelligence and provide best practices to become more self-aware and be in charge of one’s emotions. This will be an interactive session hosted by Accenture, with time for Q&A afterwards. Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services.
Friday, June 4 @ 10 AM - 12 PM — Mastering Indeed.com, Presented By IndeedFind out how to master Indeed.com! In this workshop, Indeed employees will go over how they work as a job search engine. They will cover basic and advanced job search techniques, how to use job alerts effectively, career and company pages / insights, Indeed resumes and the easy apply function. This workshop will also include how applicant tracking systems (ATS) work, as well as tips and tricks on how to best prepare for your job search and interviews.
Add-On Career Support Services:When registering for the Mastering Your Job Search Conference, you are able to request additional career support services. These add-on services are designed to build upon the knowledge you receive from the MYJS workshops. All add-on career services will take place in the weeks following the event.
June 21 - July 9 — Virtual Mock Interviews, Facilitated By Mars CanadaMars Canada and Dress for Success Toronto (DFST) have partnered together to offer Clients virtual mock interviews. These mock interviews provide an opportunity to practice and receive valuable feedback from line managers at Mars in order to improve interviewing skills. The interviews will be held virtually from June 21 - July 9 and sessions will be organized by Mars Canada. Mars Canada is a global Consumer Packaged Goods company known for its iconic brands: M&M’s,™ Snickers®, Pedigree®, Whiskas®, and Temptations®. At Mars, we believe the world we want tomorrow, starts with how we do business today. Globally, our bold ambitions must be matched with actions today from our 125,000+ Associates across 80 countries around the world. Eligibility Requirements: Must attend a minimum of two (2) out of five (5) Mastering Your Job Search Workshops. Spaces are limited and will be available on a 'first come, first served' basis. Scheduling Your Session: Following the Mastering Your Job Search Conference, you will be contacted to schedule your Virtual Mock Interview Session.
June 22 @ 10 AM - 12:30 PM — Career Coaching, Provided By The International Coaching Federation- Toronto ChapterOn Tuesday June 22, The International Coach Federation- Toronto Chapter is thrilled to partner once again with Dress for Success to offer a coaching session to participants of the Mastering Your Job Search Conference. This 2.5-hour event will include:
- An understanding of what coaching is and what it isn’t;
- Reasons why you would partner with a coach;
- And the proven personal and professional benefits of coaching.
June 21 - July 9 — Resume Editing, Provided By Toronto CrewLooking for help refining, editing or updating your resume and cover letter? We can help you take these documents from rough draft to application-ready! First things first, have a draft of your resume / cover letter ready so you and your Resume Coach have something to work with during your session. Second, be sure to sign up and attend at least two (2) out of five (5) Mastering Your Job Search Workshops in order to secure your spot! Once the MYJS Conference is complete, we will contact you via email to schedule your session with one of our Resume Coaches! Eligibility Requirements: Must attend a minimum of two (2) out of five (5) Mastering Your Job Search Workshops. Spaces are limited and will be available on a 'first come, first served' basis. Scheduling Your Session: Following the Mastering Your Job Search Conference, you will be contacted to schedule your Resume Editing Session.
Beginning June 19 — Boutique Suiting Appointments, Provided By Dress for Success TorontoDress for Success Toronto is thrilled to offer Mastering Your Job Search Conference attendees the opportunity to come to our Boutique for a Suiting Appointment. The Suiting Appointments will begin the week of June 21. Eligibility Requirements: Must attend a minimum of two (2) out of five (5) Mastering Your Job Search Workshops. Spaces are limited and will be available on a 'first come, first served' basis. Scheduling Your Session: Following the Mastering Your Job Search Conference, you will be contacted to schedule your Boutique Suiting Appointment.
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Date: Monday, May 31, 2021
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Timezone: UTC-4 (check your local time here)
Registration required? No
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