Job Searching

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In an ever-changing world of work, employers are looking for people who possess agility and transferable skills. It is important to think beyond your degree and beyond job titles when job searching, and focus instead on the kinds of problems you hope to solve or challenges you'd like to tackle.

QuotesNew survey reveals 85% of all jobs are filled via networking.


Prioritizing Your Job Search Time 


Improving Your Job Search Skills

  • Learn about the diversity of occupations, the hidden job market, and skills employers are looking for by watching our Job Search Strategies Workshop

Accessing Your Network

  • Help people help you; tell everyone around you what kinds of problems and challenges you want to be working on
  • Reach out to roommates, professors, family, and neighbours

Developing a New Network

Using Social Media

  • Create your professional LinkedIn profile
  • Follow employers on Twitter, Instagram and/or Facebook

Conducting Informational Discussions/Coffee Chats

  • Connect with people working in your field of interest
  • Find out about career paths you never knew existed


Accessing General Job Search Sites

Updating Your Job Search Documents

  • Stand out from the competition by creating tailored, accomplishment-based resumes and cover letters using our fantastic resources
  • Get personalized feedback from WERC

Safe Job Searching

Protect your personal information and identify problematic employers/job postings. 

Get Job Search Help

Book a career appointment for personalized job search support.

Prepare Your Documents

Have your resume and cover letter reviewed in a one-on-one feedback session.

Practice for the Interview

Improve your interview skills and ace the interview!