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APRIL 17, 2008 TRADE AND CONVENTION CENTRE. Resumes. Job Fest resumes reflect your CURRENT SKILLS – not pretend. Passport to Safety is an online health and safety awareness program designed to educate students about on-the-job safety.
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APRIL 17, 2008 TRADE AND CONVENTION CENTRE
Resumes • Job Fest resumes reflect your CURRENT SKILLS – not pretend
Passport to Safety is an online health and safety awareness program designed to educate students about on-the-job safety. • J.D. Irving, Limited is a major sponsor of the Passport to Safety Program and views it as a great asset for potential employees. • Passport to Safety is available free of charge to all NB high school students through the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission of NB. Ask your teacher how you can register today.For more information go to passporttosafety.com or call 1-800-222-9775.
Resume Tips Group Activity • 5 minutes • 3 Things: Team Name / List at least 10 tips for writing a resume / Presentations
Purpose of a cover letter • Describe the components that are numbered on the cover letter. • How many paragraphs?
Mock Interviews • Video
Interview Group Activity • 5 minutes • 3 Things: Team Name / List at least 5 Do’s & Don’ts of an interview / Presentations
Interview Tips ( Do’s) • Be Prepared • Be appropriately dressed • Be on time • Be well mannered and polite • Be confident and calm • Be at ease, but not familiar • Be enthusiastic • Be aware of body language • Be a good listener • Follow up
Interview Tips ( Dont’s) • “DAH” ! • Don’t Lie • Never just say “No” • Don’t ramble • Never belittle former employers, bad bosses or coworkers
February 11 – 29: JDI and PETL personnel visit schools Wednesday, March 12: Deadline for students submitting resumes to guidance March 20 - 26: Resumes short listed March 27 – 31: Canned presentation delivered to selected students and letter mailed to homes April 17: Job Fest at the Trade and Convention Centre