Networking and Professional Connections

Learn how to connect with professionals in your sector. Networking plays an integral role in the job search process in Canada.

  • Employer Insights with Accenture Canada3:24

    Employer Insights with Accenture Canada

    Katherine Louie, Talent Acquisition Manager at Accenture Canada, talks about in-demand skills, interview tips, employer expectations, and networking advice.

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  • Webinar: Personal Branding Tips for Internationally-trained Professionals with Ankit Gupta28:45

    Webinar: Personal Branding Tips for Internationally-trained Professionals with Ankit Gupta

    Ankit Gupta is an Account Manager at BDC. He came to Canada and rebranded himself as a sales professional.

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  • Professional Associations and How to Use Them to Your Advantage

    Professional Associations and How to Use Them to Your Advantage

    If you are looking to further your career, joining a professional association can be a great start.

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  • The Value of an Informational Interview

    The Value of an Informational Interview

    An informational interview is an interview that you initiate—you ask the questions.

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  • Networking Strategies29:04

    Networking Strategies

    In this video, you will learn the role networking plays in Canada, how networking will help you in your job search, and how to research potential employers for informational interviews.

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  • Building a Stellar LinkedIn Profile

    Building a Stellar LinkedIn Profile

    Your LinkedIn profile is a powerful tool when job searching. For some, this could be the first thing they see, even before meeting you in person. With a good profile, recruiters will find you!

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  • Networking in Canada

    Networking in Canada

    Networking is an effective tool for learning about the employment sector, your potential job and any other information that you may need for your job search.

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  • Maha: How I Landed my First Job in Canada4:44

    Maha: How I Landed my First Job in Canada

    Maha Al Amin, a former ACCES client, shares how she landed her first job in Canada through ACCES Employment's Speed Mentoring program.

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  • Infographic: Fact vs. Fiction on the Hidden Job Market

    Infographic: Fact vs. Fiction on the Hidden Job Market

    Fact vs. Fiction about the hidden job market in Canada.

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  • Webinar: How to Market Yourself to Employers with Fernando Brandt, PTC Recruiting59:29

    Webinar: How to Market Yourself to Employers with Fernando Brandt, PTC Recruiting

    Fernando Brandt, Human Resources Manager at PTC Recruiting, gives step-by-step instructions on how to market yourself to employers. He speaks about personal branding and what recruiters expect.

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  • Slideshare: Questrade Virtual Information Session

    Slideshare: Questrade Virtual Information Session

    Get the insider's perspective on working at Questrade and gain advice on resume and cover letter best practices.

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  • Webinar: Building A Powerful LinkedIn Profile12:56

    Webinar: Building A Powerful LinkedIn Profile

    This webinar will guide you through the making of a powerful LinkedIn profile.

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  • Networking Tips from Successful New Canadians6:38

    Networking Tips from Successful New Canadians

    Graduates of ACCES Employment's Leadership Connections program share advice on how to build a strong professional network in Canada based on their own experiences.

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  • Advice on Submitting Online Job Applications 4:38

    Advice on Submitting Online Job Applications

    Tom Bournakas (CQ Search Group) and Sara Bannerman-Maxwell (Trinity Aero Canada) share their advice on how to connect with employers beyond the online job application. Be succinct and follow up.

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  • Cold Calling Basics

    Cold Calling Basics

    Cold calling refers to contacting employers who you don’t have a connection with. Cold calling can also increase your list of contacts and build your network.

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  • HR or Recruiter? Who's Your Best Contact When Job Searching?5:45

    HR or Recruiter? Who's Your Best Contact When Job Searching?

    A panel of engineering recruiters and HR managers discuss the best access point to employment at an organization.

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