Employment Services Blog
The latest in job search strategies, resume tips, and more! Written by Lutherwood staff.
Finding Your First Job in Canada
Looking for a job in a new country can be challenging. You may feel overwhelmed by information while you’re getting settled and not know where to start. You may wonder if you need to get a Canadian education to better your chances. Don’t let any of this discourage you.
How to Start Networking
If you don’t have a large network, it may be intimidating to figure out how to start. There are many ways to help you connect with people who share some of your interests.
5 Tips for Your Job Search during COVID-19 Pandemic
Job searching is always a challenging task. Add in a global pandemic, and that challenge level increases, and so can your stress. Here are 5 tips to help you succeed in finding that next opportunity, even during COVID-19.
Take This Time for Self-Reflection
It is important in your job search to take the time to self-reflect. Especially now, when you may be spending more time at home than normal during the COVID-19 pandemic. Reflecting on your skills, assets and challenges you have overcome will help you to develop a stronger resume and cover letter.
The Importance of Volunteering
This week (April 19-25th) is National Volunteer Week! Many groups and organizations rely on volunteers in many invaluable ways. Here are five reasons that volunteering can be a great addition to your profile as a job seeker.
Second Career Series: Make Your Resume and Break Back into the Job Market
Now that you’ve figured out where your interests lie, determined there is a demand for this career and successfully completed your program, it’s time to build your resume and start looking for a job in your new field!
Job Searching from your Home Office
Now that you have the right workplace set up to be productive at home, let’s take it a step further and look at how you can maximize your new space and habits to help you continue your job search.
Working From Home Tips
Although social isolation may initially sound fun for the introverts out there, it can quickly take a toll on both our physical and mental health. Here are a few tips from several sources to help make sure you’re set up for productivity and health in your new work space.
Second Career Series: Researching and Applying for School
The Process for Second Career requires that you research at least one Community College, a Recognized Private College, and a third college of your choice. Second Career can even offer support with living away from home expenses for the duration of your training.
Second Career Series: Know There's a Demand
If you have ever been laid off before, you know that after you Decide on your Job Interests, it’s important to see whether those jobs are in high demand. It's good to make sure the same problem won’t happen again with the new career you’ve chosen.