Professional Skills

Professional Skills course prepares students for finding employment in any industry. There are skills required to achieve job hunt success… including résumé, cover letter and references. But students also learn what to say and what not to say in an interview. Students learn what to wear, how to negotiate salary, how to do a follow up call, and finally, how to position themselves for future promotion.

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November 21, 2019 November 26, 2019 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mississauga - Dundas St Campus Register Now
November 28, 2019 December 3, 2019 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mississauga - Dundas St Campus Register Now
November 29, 2019 December 20, 2019 FRI 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Mississauga - Dundas St Campus Register Now
December 5, 2019 December 10, 2019 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
December 7, 2019 December 14, 2019 SAT, SUN 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mississauga - Dundas St Campus Register Now
December 7, 2019 December 14, 2019 SAT, SUN 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
December 18, 2019 January 3, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
December 20, 2019 January 9, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
January 10, 2020 January 15, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
January 13, 2020 January 16, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
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February 3, 2020 February 6, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
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February 19, 2020 March 11, 2020 WED 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
February 24, 2020 February 27, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
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March 18, 2020 April 15, 2020 WED 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
March 28, 2020 April 4, 2020 SAT, SUN 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
April 1, 2020 April 6, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mississauga - Dundas St Campus Register Now
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May 13, 2020 June 24, 2020 WED 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
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May 21, 2020 May 26, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
June 4, 2020 June 9, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
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June 13, 2020 July 4, 2020 SAT 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
June 16, 2020 June 19, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
June 23, 2020 July 14, 2020 TUE 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
June 25, 2020 June 30, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
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July 7, 2020 July 10, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
July 15, 2020 August 5, 2020 WED 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
July 25, 2020 July 30, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI, SAT 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Scarborough Campus Register Now
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August 14, 2020 August 19, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM Scarborough Campus Register Now
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September 26, 2020 October 3, 2020 SAT, SUN 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mississauga - Dundas St Campus Register Now
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October 4, 2020 October 18, 2020 SAT, SUN 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Scarborough Campus Register Now
October 5, 2020 October 8, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mississauga - Dundas St Campus Register Now
October 15, 2020 October 20, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
November 4, 2020 November 25, 2020 WED 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
November 23, 2020 December 1, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Mississauga - Dundas St Campus Register Now
December 5, 2020 January 9, 2021 SAT 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Brampton Campus Register Now
December 5, 2020 December 10, 2020 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI, SAT 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Scarborough Campus Register Now
February 11, 2021 February 17, 2021 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Scarborough Campus Register Now
February 13, 2021 February 27, 2021 SAT, SUN 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mississauga - Dundas St Campus Register Now
February 17, 2021 February 22, 2021 MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mississauga - Dundas St Campus Register Now
March 7, 2021 March 20, 2021 SAT, SUN 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Scarborough Campus Register Now
March 14, 2021 March 21, 2021 SAT, SUN 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mississauga - Dundas St Campus Register Now
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COURSE OUTLINE

  • What is a résumé package, and how does it compare to what everyone else is doing
  • How to design a résumé package that will get you noticed by employers
  • How to identify key words in a job ad
  • The Three E’s: the Triangle of Power
  • The Top 12 Reasons
  • Effective cover letter writing
  • Résumé misconceptions
  • Emphasizing what helps
  • De-emphasizing what hurts
  • Résumé writing to increase interviews
  • Goal Setting with SMART goals
  • Using Power Words
  • DISC Theory
  • Choosing and coaching References
  • Different styles of interviewers
  • Different types of interviews
  • How to answer interview questions
  • What to bring and prepare for an interview
  • How to dress for interview success
  • Prioritizing Urgent and Important tasks
  • Creating a portfolio
  • Doing a proper follow-up call
  • How to negotiate a starting salary

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Includes a private One on One appointment with Career Services to review your résumé package line by line
  • Creative Microsoft Word tips to design a unique and dynamic résumé, without using tired templates
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Duration 20 Hours
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Course Level Beginner
Features In Class, Lab, Hands-on Training
Language English

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