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Career Workshop: LinkedIn Lab – Bring your Laptop! For Commerce Students

Are you using LinkedIn effectively when it comes to social networking and promoting your value as part of a job search? Participate in this hands-on workshop to learn strategies on how to enhance your profile, network effectively and maximize your presence on this powerful networking tool! This workshop is held for BCOMM students only   To Register for this workshop, login to RecruitGuelph (using your central login ID)

Employer Event: GWIL Presents: Lisa MacNeil’s Personal Branding Power Tips

Come network with Gordon Food Service (GFS) and hear Lisa MacNeil speak about her perspective on personal branding. Nervous about getting lost in the crowd? Learn how to market yourself and impress future employers. This is a great opportunity to interact with industry professionals, gain advice and learn more about Gordon Food Service, a quality food service supplier and food distribution company that supports businesses across Canada like Starbucks, Booster Juice and The Works. There will be FREE SNACKS, COFFEE & TEA!   
Improve Life Challenge - do you have what it takes to solve a real world problem?

Improve Life Challenge

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  The Improve Life Challenge is open to all students at the University of Guelph. It's designed to challenge you to develop a solution to an issue of your choice. This immersive 72 hour experience will guide you through the highs, lows, pressure, and fun of developing a solution to a meaningful problem. Join a vibrant supportive community of interdisciplinary mentors and teachers that will provide tools, resources, food and loads of caffeine to help get you through the weekend and solve your problem. 

Career Workshop: Interview Skills Workshop

Understand what to expect in a professional job interview including structure, types of interview questions and how to effectively answer questions – even the challenging ones! This workshop is for BCOMM students only and is part of the Career Development Program! To Register for this workshop, login to RecruitGuelph (using your central login ID)  

Career Workshop: Excel Workshop with The Marquee Group

Lacking good technicals skills on your resume? This is what employers look for!! Every business professional needs strong technical Excel skills to thrive in a corporate environment. Join the Business Career Development Centre and The Economics and Finance Association (EFA) to build your skills set at this upcoming workshop learning data manipulation on Microsoft Excel with The Marquee Group. This course is dedicated to various intermediate and advanced Excel tools to transform participants into Excel “Power Users”.

Employer Event: HFTM 2018 Job Expo

Looking for a summer, part-time or full-time position? Don't miss HFTM's 19th Annual Job Expo! This event is open to all BComm students!! The HFTM Job Expo connects hundreds of students to over 25 organizations annually. The Expo is intended for organizations offering full-time, part-time and/or summer employment to HFTM students at the University of Guelph. Notes & Suggestions:

Employer Event: CBESA's Netiquette Dinner

Ever wonder what its like to dine with real business professionals? Think you have the necessary etiquette skills to get by in the business world?

Career Workshop: Resume and Cover Letter Building

Learn how to develop a professional business resume and cover letter – gain insight into industry best practices and what employers look for in a resume, including strategies on how to make your documents unique! This workshop is open to BCOMM students students only and is part of the Career Development Program. To register for the workshop, visit the RecruitGuelph website. Space is limited.  

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