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Are you looking for a career change? Do you want some free career and job search advice from a successful Career Coach and Recruiter who’s helped hundreds of people get hired into top companies in record time? Check out the webinars below!

How to Evaluate Your Career Strategically and Develop an Effective Job Search Strategy

In this comprehensive webinar you’ll learn how to valuate your career options and decide on your career direction, plan an effective job search strategy and stand out as the top candidate to employers.

Agenda:

  • 5:30 – Why you MUST change your mindset to get new opportunities faster
  • 8:30 – Tactics to achieve core mindset shifts you need to achieve
  • 12:30 – How to shift your pe5:00 – Top career concerns
  • 8:00 –  How to evaluate your career options strategically
  • 32:07 – How to assess the difficulty of changing a career and industry
  • 44:19 – What is career fulfillment
  • 45:57 – The 10 steps to develop an effective job search strategy
  • 51:42 – How to create an impressive glowing introduction
  • 1:01:00 How to create a memorable personable brand
  • 1:02:40 –  How to stand out as high potential talent
  • 1:09:32 – Q&A

 

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Resumes that Get Interviews

In this webinar, you’ll learn from two experts, Professional Writer, Kamara Toffolo and Career Coach, Diana YK Chan on how to create an attention grabbing resume that gets interviews.

Agenda:

  • 5:44 – What Recruiters Love to See & the L.E.A.P. Formula
  • 13:52 – Resume Red Flags
  • 19:36 – R.A.R.E. Resume Formula
  • 27:26 – Effective Resume Writing Strategies
  • 32:12 – Knowing Target-Employer Metrics
  • 42:38 – Impact Statement Examples
  • 47:14 – What Not to Do
  • 53:47 – 7 Top Resume Formatting Tips
  • 58:12 – Suggested Structure
  • 1:04:28 – How to Address Common Resume Concerns
    • 1:04:42 – Not enough experience
    • 1:07:50 – Too much experience | Long work history
    • 1:09:28 – Employment Gaps | Personal Leaves | Returning to school
    • 1:10:56 – Career Changes
    • 1:14:53 – Resume doesn’t stand out/isn’t modern/isn’t fresh/is boring
    • 1:18:17 – Being too wordy
    • 1:19:45 – Relocation/Immigration

 

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How to Network Effectively and Get Hired Easily

In this comprehensive webinar for unemployed and laid off professionals, Personal Development Expert Ryan Coehlo and Recruiter/Career Coach Diana YK Chan will provide you with key practical strategies to jump-start your job search. You’ll learn how to change your mindset to manifest new opportunities alongside critical job search tactics to accelerate your career!

Agenda:

  • Common networking challenges and mistakes
  • What is positive networking
  • The 6Cs to develop a networking strategy
  • The C.O.N.N.E.C.T. principles to network effectively
  • How to engage in meaningful conversations and ask great questions
  • How to master your glowing introduction
  • How to leverage LinkedIn to network with the right people

 

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How to Differentiate as a Top Candidate in Sales

In this comprehensive webinar for unemployed and laid off professionals, Personal Development Expert Ryan Coehlo and Recruiter/Career Coach Diana YK Chan will provide you with key practical strategies to jump-start your job search. You’ll learn how to change your mindset to manifest new opportunities alongside critical job search tactics to accelerate your career!

Agenda:

  • 1:51 – The signs of high potential talent
  • 4:08 –What makes a great sales candidate
  • 5:21 – How sales candidates are evaluated
  • 8:22 – What makes a memorable personal brand
  • 11:30 – How to develop a personal brand
  • 14:55 – What makes a LinkedIn profile stand out
  • 21:05 – How to create a remarkable resume
  • 23:13 – Common interview mistakes
  • 27:43 – How to differentiate in interviews
  • 29:31 – Common types of sales interview questions

 

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Laid Off or Unemployed? Success Strategies on How to Move On and Up

In this comprehensive webinar for unemployed and laid off professionals, Personal Development Expert Ryan Coehlo and Recruiter/Career Coach Diana YK Chan will provide you with key practical strategies to jump-start your job search. You’ll learn how to change your mindset to manifest new opportunities alongside critical job search tactics to accelerate your career!

Agenda:

  • 5:30 – Why you MUST change your mindset to get new opportunities faster
  • 8:30 – Tactics to achieve core mindset shifts you need to achieve
  • 12:30 – How to shift your perspective and embrace your greatness
  • 18:00 – Positive affirmations and why you need to make some
  • 20:30 – Understanding your present state and what’s important to you
  • 26:40 – How to develop your future vision
  • 42:45 – What you must have in place to accelerate job search success
  • 48:45 – How to leverage your network right now
  • 56:00 – Should you go back to school in the mean time?
  • 1:04:30 – How to close your final stage interview
  • 1:07:00 – Mindset shifts to help you raise your interview confidence
  • 1:11:40 – Top resume strategies to help you get noticed

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How to Differentiate as Top Talent

In this Q&A webinar, hear top tips from Hiring Manager, Inthida Ngeth who has recruited for a number of diverse roles at TELUS! We’ll take you through what Hiring Managers are looking for, how to differentiate as top talent in an interview, as well as top ways to build your personal brand and accelerate your career.

Agenda:

  • 1:15 – Introductions
  • 3:40 – What do Hiring Managers look for when recruiting?
  • 7:50 – What are key interview questions that Hiring Managers often ask?
  • 11:50 – How to Leverage your Personal Brand to get Promoted
  • 16:10 – How do you differentiate as top talent in the hiring process?
  • 19:15 – How to Stand Out in an Interview
  • 24:50 – How can you sell yourself with passion and authenticity without coming across as unprofessional?
  • 29:30 – What do Hiring Managers look for in a resume?
  • 33:30 – How can you build your brand at work without causing your colleagues to feel threatened or jealous?
  • 38:40 – What can you emphasize as a new graduate to make yourself more marketable?
  • 44:30 – What are key attributes Recruiters/Hiring Managers look for in candidates making industry changes?

How to Negotiate Your Salary that You Deserve

In this Q&A webinar, you will learn top salary negotiation strategies to help you get the compensation you deserve! I’ll take you through the negotiation process from deciding if you should negotiate, assessing your bargaining power, and preparing for a successful negotiation. You’ll also learn my practical tips for determining what to negotiate, how to respond when you’re being low-balled, and how to make sure you receive your fair market value.

Agenda:

2:10 – Salary Negotiation Success Story
4:30 – When You Should Negotiate
6:30 – How to Assess Your Negotiation Power
10:50 – What to Do When Negotiating
16:00 – How to Prepare for a Negotiation
18:10 – What Can You Negotiate?
24:20 – How to Respond When You’re Being Low-Balled
31:00 – How to Negotiate to Receive Your Fair Market Value
36:00 – What to Consider If You’re Moving Overseas
44:45 – The Three Most Important Things to Remember When You’re Offered a Job

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How to Get Job Search Ready

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How to Network to Get Work

In this month’s Q&A webinar, I interviewed two former job seekers who leveraged their networks to make challenging transitions to the US. By taking a strategic approach to networking, they both landed competitive roles at top companies. Tune in to find out how you can network to get work!

Agenda:

  • 1:45 – Successful Job Seekers Share Their Stories
  • 4:50 – What were the challenges you faced in your job search?
  • 8:45 – How to Develop the Network You Need to Make an Industry Change
  • 12:50 – What a Successful Networking Strategy Looks Like
  • 17:15 – How to Network to Land Opportunities in Different Countries
  • 25:40 – How to Network to Find Your First Job
  • 29:40 – How to Maintain Your Network
  • 34:00 – How to Stay Motivated In Your Job Search
  • 41:10 – Key Advice for Job Seekers
  • 47:20 – How to Network for Introverts
  • 51:30 – Job Search Etiquette for Those Transitioning to the United States
  • 55:40 – How and When to Follow Up

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How to Create Remarkable Resumes and Deliver Impressive Interviews

In this Q&A session, I shared top resume and interview tips to help you accelerate your career. Having scanned over 10,000 resumes and conducted thousands of interviews, I know what it takes to differentiate as top talent. In this training session, you’ll learn resume best practices, how to transform your resume from a history document to a marketing document, and how to deliver impressive interview answers that will create an impact.

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Recruiting Q&A: Sales & Marketing Careers in Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Industry – From a Recruiter’s Perspective 

This month’s Q&A was focused on Sales & Marketing Careers in CPG. I interviewed Laura McLennan, Co-Founder and Partner at fishRecruit (http://fishrecruit.com), a boutique search firm that specializes in recruiting for sales and marketing top talent in CPG, Retail and Agencies. Laura has years of experience identifying, developing, and recruiting top talent. She gave me the inside scoop on top trends in the industry and how you can make your application more competitive.

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Career Transtion Q&A: How to Move from Corporate to Entrepreneurship

I dedicated this month’s Q&A session on Career Transition. I interviewed 3 guests who went from working in corporate to being an entrepreneur to share their story, advice and words of wisdom.

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How to Network and Leverage Social Media for Your Job Search

In this Q&A webinar, I covered topics around mastering your glowing introduction, personal branding, networking, informational interviews, social media etc.

Agenda:

  • 2:00 – How to Master Your Glowing Introduction
  • 11:30 – How to Start & End Your Job Search in 90 Days
  • 14:00 – How to Ask for a Referral
  • 15:00 – How to Reach Out to New Connections on LinkedIn
  • 16:30 – How to Find Recruiters on LinkedIn
  • 24:00 – How to Connect with Hiring Managers
  • 27:00 – Top Job Search Strategies: How to Market and Promote Your Personal Brand
  • 30:00 – Top Job Search Strategies: How to Leverage LinkedIn for Job Search and Networking
  • 32:00 – How to Start a Job Search Campaign
  • 36:25 – How to Have a Strong LinkedIn Summary
  • 41:00 – How to Network Effectively
  • 47:00 – How to Get Informational Interviews

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