Unit 1 – 107 Osborne St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3L 1Y4

5 August 2019
Top 7 Tips on Developing an Effective Job Search Plan

Top 7 Tips on Developing an Effective Job Search Plan Written By: Lianne Stephensen – Career Counsellor and Workshop Facilitator – Osborne Village Resource Centre As a Career Counselor, I see many people in career transition at different stages of their life who need assistance with job search. As someone who has changed careers several […]

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3 July 2019
Decision Making 101: Three simple (but not easy) questions to help narrow career options

Decision Making 101: Three simple (but not easy) questions to help narrow career options By Betty Punkert, Employment Facilitator/Computer Instructor Reinventing yourself can be hard. Changing careers (or even figuring out what you want to be) can be a real struggle for people. Many times, my clients are overwhelmed with possibility and feel paralyzed, unsure […]

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1 June 2019
Sell Them What They’re Buying

Sell Them What They’re Buying By Betty Punkert, Employment Facilitator/Computer Instructor Frequently I work with clients who are looking to make a substantial change in what kind of work they are doing. This may be because they are new Canadians and do not yet have the certification they need. It may be because they have […]

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16 May 2019
Cover Letters are Love Letters

Cover Letters are Love Letters By Kristina Lonstrup, Career Counsellor Do you like writing cover letters? Do you find it hard to get started? A common misconception about cover letters is that it is an opportunity for you to write about your skills and experience. *pssst! That’s called a resume. A cover letter should be […]

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23 April 2019
Passionate Paragraphs: The Power of Origin Story in the Cover Letter

Passionate Paragraphs: The Power of Origin Story in the Cover Letter By Betty Punkert, Employment Facilitator/Computer Instructor Most of my clients don’t like writing cover letters, and I can’t blame them. After all, how many hundreds of times could YOU read, “I am writing to apply for the posted position…” before you wanted to stab […]

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15 April 2019
5 Top Reasons for Using LinkedIn as Part of your Job Search

5 Top Reasons for Using LinkedIn as Part of your Job Search By: Lianne Stephensen – Career Counsellor and Workshop Facilitator – Osborne Village Resource Centre As a workshop facilitator and career counsellor, I have come increasingly aware of some commonalities with some of my participants and one-to-one clients. Most seem to have fairly good […]

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6 April 2019
The Money Question: Five basic steps to figuring out how to answer salary questions

The Money Question: Five basic steps to figuring out how to answer salary questions By: Betty Punkert, Employment Facilitator/Computer Instructor “Please provide salary expectations in your cover letter.” Cue terrified scream. Money. We’re taught not to talk about it, most of us have no idea what we’re worth, what we actually need to make to […]

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