Virtual Resource Centre

To get you started on your job search, we have created a series of videos and interactive learning tools that will teach you how to create effective résumés and cover letters, as well as how to prepare for job interviews. You can start the virtual workshop from the beginning, or scroll down to jump to a specific section.

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Résumés Cover Letters Interviews


Résumés

Résumé Introduction

Learn about 3 types of résumés, and find out which one works best for showcasing your skills, abilities, and work experience.
Play Video (Video length - 1:49)

Contact Information

Wondering what to put in the contact section of your résumé? This video will tell you exactly what to include, and what to leave out.
Play Video (Video length - 2:23)

Job Objective

The job objective is a very important part of a résumé.. Find out how to write an effective objective that will catch an employer's attention.
Play Video (Video length - 1:38)

Sales Résumé

Learn how to put together an effective résumé for a career in the sales industry.
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Play Part 3 (Video length - 7:06)

Office Résumé

If you're looking for an office/clerical job, these videos will tell you exactly what you need to know in order to put together an excellent résumé.
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Play Part 2,
Play Part 3 (Video length - 8:00)

Manufacturing Résumé

Find out what to include on your résumé when applying for manufacturing/general labour positions.
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Play Part 2,
Play Part 3 (Video length - 7:38)

Résumé Layout Guide

A quick reference tool to refresh your memory of the components of a résumé.
Play (Interactive)

Résumé Builder

Don't have a résumé? Pick from 3 different styles using our Résumé Builder, and put together a simple, professional résumé in no time at all.
Résumé Builder


Cover Letters

Cover Letter Introduction

Find out the basics of cover letters with the help of this video.
Play Video (Video length - 1:49)

Response to an Ad

The majority of cover letters are written in response to job advertisements. That's why it's important to know how to properly compose this type of cover letter. Find out how.
Play Video (Video length - 3:10)

Cold Contact

During your job search, you'll likely write this type of cover letter, as well. 'Cold contact' refers to offering your services to a company that might not even be hiring. It's important that you present yourself as best you can; learn how with the aid of this video.
Play Video (Video length - 3:48)


Interviews

Sample Interviews

Learn how to properly conduct yourself during a job interview with the aid of these mock interviews.
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Play Part 7 (Video length - 10:40)

Virtual Interview

Think you can choose the best answer for those tough interview questions? Test yourself!
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