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Work Search Strategies (Including On Campus Jobs) - Shared screen with speaker view
Sara (she/her), Technical Support
32:18
FYI this session is being recorded and the recording link as well as the presentation slides will be emailed to all registrants after the workshop.
Sara (she/her), Technical Support
33:50
FYI this session is being recorded and the recording link as well as the presentation slides will be emailed to all registrants after the workshop.
Nihar Amresh Shah
34:12
Firstly, Thank you for this !!
Sara (she/her), Technical Support
36:40
FYI this session is being recorded and the recording link as well as the presentation slides will be emailed to all registrants after the workshop.
Tejasvin Tanwar
37:46
Hi all! I'm super excited about this session. Thank you for hosting this. I would love to connect with you all: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tejasvin-tanwar/
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
38:18
Thanks for sharing, Tejasvin!
Nihar Amresh Shah
40:23
I would like to know everyone as well !! Please feel free to contact me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nihar-shah-0692a915a/
Sara (she/her), Technical Support
41:34
Please refer to the following handouts (above) during the workshop.
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
42:41
There are a few ways to see upcoming networking events >> https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aacc/aacc-calendar OR on CLNx
Nihar Amresh Shah
43:51
Are they permanently closed or preferring to operate online ??
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
44:41
@Nihar - which employer/industry?
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
44:48
https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aacc/partners-leadership-mentorship-program-0
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
45:07
^for mentorship opportunities. PIL connects students with alumni.
Vansh Jain
45:19
Hello everyone, I would love to connect with you! You can reach me at https://www.linkedin.com/in/vansh-jain-5429121b8/
VAIBHAV LAKSHMI
47:37
Wide options
Vraj Thakkar
47:40
it makes it quicker?
Peter Zubiri
47:41
its easy
Maham Faisal
47:42
Very easy to use.
Shreya Varma
47:42
Accessibility
Stephanie Maliacal (she, her)
47:46
More options
Abdul Rahman Trfas
47:47
Comfort.
nazgol
47:49
It’s not stressful and so many options are available
sarah
47:53
its easier to understand the requirements
Gabe Payumo
47:53
Larger Opportunities
Charlene
47:54
More options to choose from
Ishika
47:58
easy to navigate
sarah
48:14
awkward
Mays
48:20
it's intimidating
Gabe Payumo
48:22
Lack of communication skill
nazgol
48:27
Makes me anxious
Arnav Wadekar
48:27
not sure what to say
Aditi Sahu (she/her)
48:28
no response
Maham Faisal
48:32
Stressful.
Alexander Vincent Tjhin
48:35
Social anxiety
Nihar Amresh Shah
48:39
I thought Internet is not so good because there are a lot of scams and fishing ads
Diep Nguyen
50:25
Thank god I choose direct networking XD
Maham Faisal
50:33
Opposite preferences
Aditi Sahu (she/her)
50:41
I am lost
Nihar Amresh Shah
51:00
Safety, references and trust
Vansh Jain
51:02
Network makes it easier to find the right people
VAIBHAV LAKSHMI
51:03
trust and familiarity
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
51:48
Are we familiar with Ten Thousand Coffees?
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
51:53
https://alumni.utoronto.ca/benefits/career-development/ten-thousand-coffees
Kauel Brahmbhatt
52:05
yes
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
52:06
Here's the link if you're wanting to explore different networking tools.
VAIBHAV LAKSHMI
52:20
Thank you
Vansh Jain
52:24
Thank you!
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
52:30
Np :)
Sara (she/her), Technical Support
53:06
FYI today’s session will be recorded. The recording link and presentation slides will be emailed to all registrants after the workshop is over.
Nihar Amresh Shah
54:26
So as a new comer to Canada, just arrived let's say, how can we have existing network ??
Vansh Jain
55:14
LinkedIn always helps :)
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
55:26
IRCC (federal government) funds support services for newcomers (depends on status)
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
55:47
for instance, PR, live-in caregivers, and convention refugees
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
55:58
A good resource for students would be the ISC
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
56:15
especially if you need support with getting a SIN card and reviewing your permit
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
56:21
and conditions for employment
Nihar Amresh Shah
57:03
All jobs require prior experience, how can you expect prior experience from a fresher ??
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
57:08
If you're focusing on work, visit the Work Study portal on August 16th
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
57:47
Gaining experience through volunteering, clubs and activities can be helpful
Tejasvin Tanwar
58:01
I'm an incoming international student and I would like to explore the management consulting and investment banking industry after graduating. I'm studying Co-op Management and International Business (BBA) at UTSC. I've tried cold messaging recruiters via LinkedIn in companies I can see myself working for but the response rate isn't very high. Would you have any tips for networking like this?
Nihar Amresh Shah
58:05
Oh yes !! Thank you
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
58:06
https://www.ulife.utoronto.ca/
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
58:55
@Nihar, if you're looking for remote volunteer opportunities, the provincial government is working with non-profits .. I'll drop the site link
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
59:08
https://www.sparkontario.ca/
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
59:36
There's a cool position where you can work with a therapist and mental health nurse to run groups.. lots of different opportunities here.. and other sites
Charis Siaw
01:00:20
Thank you!
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:01:03
@Tejasvin - I suggest booking an appointment with Derek, he's embedded in Management. Derek also has a great session on optimizing your time on LinkedIn. I'll see if I can find it on YouTube to share
Shaghayegh Shahin Far
01:01:05
Are Students who have been admitted to co-op admission category and have received a study permit, allowed to participate in 8month work term? As this is a part of our program to work as a co-op student
Sara (she/her), Technical Support
01:01:12
FYI today’s session will be recorded. The recording link and presentation slides will be emailed to all registrants after the workshop is over.
Tejasvin Tanwar
01:01:40
@Wendy, thank you!!
Nihar Amresh Shah
01:01:59
I have applied on CLNx to various job postings. I usually tailor the cover letter based on each posting but keep the CV same, because as a student I don't have much to really change in the CV, already written everything in CV. Is that Okay ??
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:02:20
@Tejasvin - you can call this number 416-287-7561 to book a 1:1 appointment with Derek
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:09:49
@Shaghayegh - for co-op related questions, I'd refer you back to the co-op office. They have different configurations for their work terms.
Nihar Amresh Shah
01:11:50
Job requirements includes all general stuff actually
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:12:35
@Paulo, PM your email and my team can send you the slides/documents.
Aditi Sahu (she/her)
01:13:28
is aa and cc hiring in august?
nazgol
01:14:13
Hi , I am an International student and I wanted to apply for some Volunteer positions but all of them wants some references from me, but I don’t know anyone in Canada. Can you help me with this situation?
Nihar Amresh Shah
01:14:19
Even if my CV does not really favour this posting, even though it meets qualifications, should I apply ??
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:15:51
@Aditi - I suggest checking the WS job portal on August 16th for positions with the AA&CC
sarah
01:16:11
what if you have no experience but the jobs we want to apply for wants one thing and that is experience. what do we do the?
Peter Zubiri
01:16:11
Will these slides will be emailed to us?
Aditi Sahu (she/her)
01:16:14
Thank you Wendy.
Sara (she/her), Technical Support
01:16:47
The recording link and presentation slides will be emailed to all registrants after the workshop is over.
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:17:21
@Nazgol - some references arem
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:17:53
aren't necessarily employment-related. For instance, when I started volunteering at the Children's Aid Society, I used 2 personal references
nazgol
01:18:28
Thank you so much
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:19:13
@Nihar - CV is more for academic positions, Resume is more employment-focused
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:19:47
If you don't feel that your skills are directly related to the role, look at your transferable skills
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:20:05
Also, identify the core skills they want
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:20:21
and Competencies! these are the abilities they want to see..
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:21:19
@Nihar, transferable skills can be used in different positions across industries
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:21:40
like communication skills, organization skills, etc
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:22:08
Some employers are looking for someone who has "the ability" to learn and adapt
Sara (she/her), Technical Support
01:25:13
Check your emails later today for a copy of these slides and the recording of this session!
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:26:20
Yes, please join us for Job Shadowing
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:26:38
That also gives some experience for you add to your resume
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:26:45
there's a mini project involved
Emily
01:26:55
Where can we find that event calendar?
nazgol
01:27:02
Excuse me, I have a question about job shadowing, how can we sign up for this program?
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:27:11
The mandatory sessions are in September.. once classes resume
Aditi Sahu (she/her)
01:27:41
where do I sign up for job shadowing?
Nihar Amresh Shah
01:27:59
So isn't the cover letter meant to make the application not cold
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:28:09
on Clnx, you'll see job shadowing during the second week of September
Stephanie Maliacal (she, her)
01:28:10
How can I book an appointment?
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:28:15
first step is to attend the orientation
Nihar Amresh Shah
01:28:16
Also what is AACC ??
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:28:57
@Nihar AA&CC is the Academic Advising & Career Centre. we're located across from the Timmy's
Sara (she/her), Technical Support
01:29:40
Check your emails later today for a copy of these slides and the recording!
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:29:41
@Stephanie - appointments with the career team can be made here 416-287-7561
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:30:03
For Peer support (rapid resume review), you can self-book on CLNx
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:30:52
@Nihar - cold applications are when you're applying for a position and the employer have not had any interactions/met you before.
Nihar Amresh Shah
01:31:10
How to prevent SIN from going into wrong hands while applying jobs ??
Peter Zubiri
01:31:20
where can you book a career guide on the appointments tab on career learning network
Zen
01:31:23
What is a SIN?
Kauel Brahmbhatt
01:31:30
Thanks A lot everyone
Tejasvin Tanwar
01:31:30
Thank you so so much for this!!!
Annie Nguyen (she/her)
01:31:32
thank you so much for the informative session
Gabe Payumo
01:31:37
Thank You!!! Incredibly informative presentation.
Nihar Amresh Shah
01:31:40
Social Insurance number
Megan Ali
01:31:41
Thank you so much! :)
VAIBHAV LAKSHMI
01:31:42
Thank you so much
Zen
01:31:42
Thank you so much!
Shreya Varma
01:31:49
Thank you!!
nazgol
01:31:50
Thank you so much !!! This session was amazing
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:31:51
@Emily, on CLNx, look for events and select UTSC as the campus
Alexander Vincent Tjhin
01:31:53
Thank you so much!!
Sara Abubakar
01:32:00
Thank you! :)
Stephanie Maliacal (she, her)
01:32:01
Thanks! This helped a lot!
Toey S
01:32:01
Thank you!
Eva Tsai
01:32:06
Thank you for the helpful session!
Mishaal Imran
01:32:07
Thank you so much, this was very informative!!
Maham Faisal
01:32:16
This presentation was very informative and helpful. Thank you very much!
Ishika
01:32:17
Thank you so much!!
Wendy Szeto-AA&CC
01:32:25
Thanks for attending! Stay safe and take good care, everyone!!
Charlene Foo (she/her)
01:32:28
Thank you for the amazing presentation!
Emily
01:32:31
Thank you!
Arnav Wadekar
01:32:33
thank you!
Peter Zubiri
01:32:38
Thank you
jasonrichard
01:32:39
thank ypu
Radhika
01:32:40
Thank you so much!