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The Route to Career Success for Youth is a brand new initiative run by DiSCOVER with the aim to prepare youth between 14 – 29 years of age, as they move towards further education and entering the workforce. With the support of RBC, we will be hosting a series of workshops in July and August 2018. All workshops are free of charge and will be instructed by experts who are recognized in the respective topics. Check out each workshop for more information. If you are interested in attending any of these workshops you can sign up for them at this link.

 

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PERSONAL FINANCE & INVESTING I WORKSHOP

Want to manage your money better?
To be taken in conjunction with Personal Finance & Investing II
July 21 OR August 18, 2018
10:00AM – 12:00PM
  • Learn key concepts and terminology to strengthen understanding of personal financial management
  • Understand different personal finance strategies and figure out what works for you
  • Develop a budget that you will stick with and aligns with your financial goals
  • Learn the fundamentals of investments and begin building your portfolio through simulation activities

PERSONAL FINANCE & INVESTING II WORKSHOP

Want to manage your money better?
July 28 OR August 25, 2018 | 10:00AM – 12:00PM
  • Learn key concepts and terminology to strengthen understanding of personal financial management and investments
  • Review and budget established from Part I of the workshop and receive tips on how to better manage their finances in the future
  • Engage in an investment simulation activity and discuss investing strategies
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RÉSUMÉS AND COVER LETTERS

Want to stand out among all the other applicants?
July 21 OR August 18, 2018
1:00PM – 5:00PM
  • Learn best practices in composing, editing, and revising your resumes and cover letters to make yours stand out among the crowd
  • Acquire tips and tricks on how to effectively highlight strengths and opportunities
  • Participate in individual and group work sessions to improve and review resumes and cover letters
  • Receive helpful feedback and industry insights from the instructor, facilitators, and peers

INTERVIEWS

Want to ace any type of interview?
July 22 OR August 19, 2018 | 1:00PM – 5:00PM
  • Learn about the different types of interview formats
  • Improve interview performance by learning how to properly prepare for interviews and articulating your suitability for the desired role
  • Practice, practice, practice! Mock interviews in single and group settings in different interview formats
  • Receive valuable feedback from peers and instructors
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NETWORKING & COMMUNICATION

Want to build networks and improve your soft skills?
July 28 OR August 25, 2018
1:00PM – 5:00PM
  • Learn the art of networking and the value of building professional links and relationships
  • Build self-awareness around personal communication styles and personality types
  • Participate in team-building activities and scenarios to improve communication skills and navigate through team dynamics

LOCATION

Interview, Resume and Cover Letter, and Networking and Communication Workshops

Mon Sheong CVS Centre

2020 McNicoll Avenue

Scarborough, Ontario M1V 0B5

Personal Finance and Investing Workshops

Mon Sheong Scarborough Long-Term Care Centre

2030 McNicoll Avenue

Scarborough, Ontario M1V 5P4