cid:image004.png@01CDB80D.A82B2D60Welcome to the Academy of Learning College JSR11E1: Job Search and Résumé Writing Course link site. This site has been set up to facilitate navigating the Internet. This course involves using specific Web sites; however, due to the continually changing nature of the Internet, URLs can also change. This site provides you with the most current URL for each Web site that you need to access.

JSR11E1:  Job Search and Résumé Writing

Lesson 1

Task

URL

Task A-2 – Step 5

HRSDC

Task A-2 – Step 5

WORK SEARCH

Task A-2 – Step 5

WORKING IN CANADA 

Task A-2 – Step 6

STATISTICS CANADA

Task A-2 – Step 7

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA

Task C-1 – Step 2

NOC

Task C-1 – Step 4

JOB SEARCH SITE 1

Task C-1 – Step 4

JOB SEARCH SITE 2

Task C-1 – Step 4

JOB SEARCH SITE 3

Task C-1 – Step 4

JOB SEARCH SITE 4

Task C-9 – Step 2

CANADA BUSINESS

Task C-9 – Step 2

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Task C-9 – Step 2

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BANK OF CANADA

Task C-10 – Step 1

HRSDC

Task C-10 – Step 2

BLUEPRINT

Task C-10 – Step 3

CAREER NAVIGATOR

Task C-10 – Step 4

KEIRSEY

Additional Resources

GENERIC EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

Discusses three categories of employability skills.

 

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS SURVEY

Allows you to rate yourself on a 3-point scale for skills in various categories: communication, research & planning, human relations, organization, management & leadership, and work survival.

 

INDUSTRY CANADA

In the section of the Web site dealing with labor force, provides access to relevant reports.

 

PERSONAL BUDGETING

Assists in developing a personal budget.

 

 

Lesson 2

Task

URL

Task A-1 – Step 1

RESUME WRITING IS ALL ABOUT GETTING INTERVIEWS

Task A-5 – Step 1

POWER WORDS

Task B-1 – Step 1

THE MOST COMMON CHANGES TO MAKE TO A RESUME

Additional Resources

RESUME SAMPLES

Provides templates for various types of résumés.

 

MICROSOFT OFFICE RESUME TEMPLATES

Lists résumé templates available in Microsoft Office.

 

RESUME ACTION WORDS

Supplies tips on using résumé action words.

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Offers information about including volunteer experience on your résumé.

 

REFERENCES

Suggests tips about providing references.

 

Lesson 3

Task

URL

Task A-2 – Step 1

COVER LETTER WRITING

Task A-3 – Step 1

FINDING KEY WORDS IN JOB ADVERTISEMENTS

Task C-1 – Step 1

PORTFOLIO PREPARATION

Additional Resources

COVER LETTERS

Guides in developing a cover letter.

 

NETWORKING LETTERS

Helps in composing a networking letter.

 

PORTFOLIOS

Provides advice on creating a portfolio.

 

BUSINESS CARDS

Provides advice on designing business cards for your job search.

 

Lesson 4

Task

URL

Task C-1 – Step 1

WORKOPOLIS

Task C-1 – Step 1

JOB BANK

Task C-1 – Step 1

MONSTER

Task C-1 – Step 1

CHARITY VILLAGE

Task C-1 – Step 1

CAREERBUILDER

Additional Resources

RESUME DELIVERY FORMATS

Discusses various résumé delivery formats.

 

KEYWORDS BY INDUSTRY

Provides résumé keywords for different industries.

 

COMPANY WEBSITES

Provides guidance for finding jobs at company Web sites.

 

Lesson 5

Task

URL

Task A-1 – Step 1

TIPS FOR INTERVIEWEES

Task A-2 – Step 1

DRESSING FOR SUCCESS

Task B-1 – Step 1

HOW TO ANSWER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - QUICK TIPS

Task B-4 – Step 1

HOW TO ANSWER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF

Task B-5 – Step 1

HOW TO ANSWER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - HOW MANY HOURS DO YOU WANT TO WORK?

Task B-6 – Step 1

HOW TO ANSWER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - WHAT DID YOU ACHIEVE IN YOUR LAST JOB?

 

HOW TO ANSWER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - WHY DO YOU WANT TO WORK HERE?

 

HOW TO ANSWER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - HOW DO YOU HANDLE STRESS AND TENSION?

 

HOW TO ANSWER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - WHAT IS YOUR IDEAL JOB?

 

HOW TO ANSWER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - WHAT ARE 3 OF YOUR STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES?

 

HOW TO ANSWER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - WHAT SALARY WERE YOU EXPECTING?

 

Task B-7 – Step 1

HOW TO ANSWER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - WHAT IS A BIG CHALLENGE YOU FACED?

Task B-9 – Step 1  

HOW TO ANSWER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - WHAT DID YOU THINK ABOUT YOUR LAST EMPLOYER

Task C-3 – Step 1

INTERVIEW FOLLOW-UP

Additional Resources

BEHAVIORAL TYPE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

Offers tips on answering behavioral type questions at an interview.

 

50 BEHAVIORAL TYPE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

Presents a bank of 50 behavioral type questions.

 

SITUATIONAL TYPE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

Offer various situational type questions and sample answers.