CAP500 - Career Planning and The Job Search
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|Last revision date||2013-04-08 00:15:00.925|
|Last review date||2013-04-08 00:15:00.925|
Career Planning and The Job Search
This subject is designed to enable students in their final semester to compile a database of personal information, company research, and current job market trends which will assist them in conducting a successful job search.In addition to exploring the skills and qualities essential to obtaining a position in their chosen career, students will prepare a career development campaign which will consist of sample applications of employment; resumes and cover letters; practice interviews; and follow-up techniques. The importance of ethics and etiquette in the workplace will also be discussed. Students will be shown how to keep their business network alive and how to retain and build on their initial database.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Analyze personal, education and work experience and list current employability skills in terms of their relationship to relevant industry requirements and summarize in a resume/cover letter portfolio.
2. Develop an extensive job search strategy taking into consideration the hidden and advertised labour market by acquiring knowledge of various techniques for finding employment, such as: networking, the information interview, occupational and company research.
3. Identify and participate in a community networking opportunity such as a Job Fair, Trade Show, Information Interview, Professional Association Event, Job Shadow.
4. Create a career portfolio that will include documents relevant to personal, employment, academic and volunteer experiences for reference and impact in an interview.
5. Demonstrate skills related to the job interview by practicing interviewing techniques through a mock interview.
Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.