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Student Employment Services

Employment preparation series plus a chance to win prizes!

October 26, 2020

November is Career and Workforce Development Month in Manitoba and Red River College’s Student Employment Services has planned a month-long series of learning opportunities, live AMAs (Ask Me Anything) and interactive sessions to help students with their career development.

Oh, and did we mention, there’s a chance to win PIZZA!

Check out what we have planned this month!

Week 1: November 9th – 13th
Theme: Job Search

Monday, November 9th
Job Search Strategies video
LinkedIn Learning

In this short video, you’ll learn:

  • how to develop your profile and brand
  • how to seek advertised and unadvertised positions
  • how to network successfully to broaden your circle
  • strategies for both the online and offline worlds
  • strategies to match your interests with your search and manage your time in order to maximize results

To watch the video, click here: Job Search Strategies

Tuesday, November 10th
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Ask Me Anything: Job Search

Bring any and all job search questions to this 30-minute live Ask Me Anything session.  An Employment Advisor will be available to provide answers, feedback and resources to make sure you’re on the right track with your job search.

Register for the session and submit your questions here: AMA: Job Search

Friday, November 13th
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
PREP-peroni Trivia: Job Search Edition!

Join this friendly online quiz competition to test your knowledge of job search preparation best practices.  Compete against other RRC students for a chance to win a gift card for a pepperoni pizza (or any kind of pizza)!

Space is limited to 50 people, so register early!

Sign up for this friendly competition here: PREP-peroni Trivia: Job Search Edition!

Week 2: November 16th – 20th
Theme: LinkedIn

Monday, November 16th
LinkedIn: Top 5 Profile To-Do’s video
LinkedIn Learning

Check out this 1.5 minute video on tips on how to make your profile great:

LinkedIn for Students: Top 5 Profile To-Do’s

For more information on how you can tap into the power of LinkedIn, watch Learning LinkedIn for Students by Oliver Schinkten on LinkedIn Learning.

In this course, you’ll learn:

  • how to build a stellar LinkedIn profile
  • tips for expanding your professional network
  • how to identify job opportunities
  • how to connect with recruiters
  • how to build a professional brand

Tuesday, November 17th
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Ask Me Anything: LinkedIn

Bring any and all LinkedIn questions to this 30-minute live Ask Me Anything session.  An Employment Advisor will be available to provide answers, feedback and resources to make sure you’re on the right track with building and using your LinkedIn profile for your career.

Register for the session and submit your questions here: AMA: LinkedIn

Friday, November 20th
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
PREP-peroni Trivia: LinkedIn Edition!

Join this friendly online quiz competition to test your knowledge of LinkedIn best practices.  Compete against other RRC students for a chance to win a gift card for a pepperoni pizza (or any kind of pizza)!

Space is limited to 50 people, so register early!

Sign up for this friendly competition here: PREP-peroni Trivia: LinkedIn Edition!

For more information on Week 3 events, check out this post here: SES Employment Preparation series: Informational Interviews!

If you have any questions, please contact Student Employment Services at ses@rrc.ca.