Navigate your job search at the Stettler Learning Centre.
New Futures workshop dates in 2018:
Workshops are 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with a break for lunch.
Workshops will be delivered through instructor-led lecture and discussion, YouTube and other videos, written student assessments, worksheets, and possible group
interaction supplemented by current media coverage.
Following the week of workshops, local workshops and individual support is available.
Job Search Process & Job Search Resources – Elements of a Job Search, Listing of Job Search Resources
Job Loss & Grieving – Reviewing the Stages of Grief, Job Loss Cycle, Career Transition Stressors & Anchors
Building Resiliency – Defining Resiliency, Strategies for Resilience, Career Resilience and Maximizing Success
Managing Stress – Observing and Identifying Stress, Management Techniques
SWOT Analysis – Identifying Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, & Threats
Change Management – Seeing Change Differently, Self-assessment: Your Change Profile, Change Skills: Anticipating Change, Taking New Actions, Recognizing Obstacles, Imagining Success
Career Transition & Job Search Skills – Planning for Major Tasks, Recognizing and Reducing Barriers, Personal Marketing Plan, Career Decision Making, Positioning Statements
Resumes – Resume Types, Sample Resumes, Resume Checklist and Worksheets
Identifying Transferable Skills – Reviewing Personal Qualities, Previous Roles, Matching Job Descriptions and Client Skills
Cover Letter – Sample Cover Letters, Cover Letter Templates, Cover Letter Planning
Researching and Identifying Career Markets and Opportunities – Company Research, Traditional/Online/Specialty Job Market Sources, Hidden Job Markets, Spotting Career Options
Social Media Marketing – Understanding the Internet, Social Media Options, Establishing a Social Media Presence including Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Blogging, and Instagram
Interviewing Skills – Interview Trends, Cold Calls, 10 Most Common Interview Questions, Questions to Ask, Interview Do’s and Don’ts,
Offline Networking – Value of Networking, Networking Fundamentals, Strengthening Relationships, Developing the Positioning Statement
Priorities and Goal Setting – Determining and Refining Goals, Managing Urgent/Important/Conflicting Priorities, Improving Motivation, Effectively Executing Tasks, Reducing Procrastination
Positive Thinking and Improving Self Confidence – Outlining Positive Thinking, Student assessment, Reframing Techniques, Defining Self Confidence, Tips & Tricks for Improvement
Summary of Individual Needs – Overview of Client’s Personal Job Search Strategies and Responsibilities (Personal Needs Assessment) in Preparation for individual support
“The New Futures program made all the difference in the world for my job search and personal development. The New Futures program sets your mind on a positive path for success.”
Julie, attended January 2017