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Alumni Western Be Extraordinary The Campaign For Western
Your resume, your marketing tool
Western's Alumni Career Coach, Sarah Dawson, explains why your resume is an important marketing tool.
Winning cover letters
Yes, you need a cover letter! Unless the posting states “Do not include a cover letter,” it is recommended that an applicant send one to accompany a resume.
Why you can’t get a job
Many job candidates do all the right things and still it’s a daunting task to get a new job.
What you need to know about using a recruiter
Thinking of working with a recruiter? Find out how a recruiter can help you target your job search and find the employment opportunity that's perfect for you.
What you need to know about getting hired
We invited four expert panelists to chat about hiring and getting hired during our first #PurpleWorks Twitter Chat.
What comes after hello?
We live in a digital world, but face to face conversation hasn’t lost its importance.
Want to use LinkedIn better? Get into the newsfeed.
The real key to using LinkedIn better is getting into the newsfeed and using content to engage with your network and build your professional brand.
Transferrable skills
A listing of some examples of the kinds of skills that a Western degree can develop.
The 2-Hour Job Search
Author Steve Dalton offers step-by-step, time-limited instructions for the most frustrating part of finding work — getting a first interview.
Taking a targeted approach
Western's Alumni Career Coach, Sarah Dawson, discusses the importance of a targeted approach.
Rookie Files: What I learned in my first job at the NBA
In the six years since i started working have my career has grown quickly and as I look back on those early days I am keenly aware of some key lessons I learned in that first job out of school.
Professional Outreach Tips for New Grads
I believe in transparency, honesty and authenticity in life and in business. So along those themes, here is some straight up constructive feedback that will benefit those who are looking to polish some of their outreach skills.
Prepare for your next interview with InterviewStream
Before heading into your next interview, spend 30 minutes using our newest technology: InterviewStream.
Optimize your job search and get noticed
Are you making the most of your job search efforts?
Networking: how it's done
Western's Alumni Career Coach, Sarah Dawson, lays out the basics of networking.
Navigating a career change
Sarah Dawson, Western University's Alumni Career Coach, gives helpful career seeking advice to help you land your dream job.
How to Talk so People Listen
Western Alumni Career Management presents distinguished facilitator and mediator Janine Higgins for How to Talk So People Listen.
How to shine during your next interview
The key to interview success is to be a great storyteller
Government of Canada resources
The Canadian government offers a number of services and tools that help you search for jobs and evaluate opportunities.
Give back to the Western community through career mentoring
There are a variety of ways in which you can give back to the Western community with a mentoring frame of mind.
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