Create a Buzz in Your Job Search

  • Mar. 01, 2021 – Mar. 31, 2021
  • 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
  • Virtual Events

Create a buzz in your job search!

Bee ready for your career and future job search by attending our March workshops, Job Talk sessions, Rapid Resume Reviews, and  Mock Interviews.  

Thanks to funding from the Government of Alberta, we are giving away 125 copies of Change Your World by Dr. Michael Ungar as part of the Create a Buzz initiative. When you register, you will receive an email requesting your mailing address for shipping of the book. The first 125 individuals to respond with their mailing address will be mailed a copy. We also encourage you to attend Dr. Ungar’s session on Tuesday, March 30 

*Please note that all March sessions are in MST and  will be run virtually. Once you have registered for a session, a link to join the virtual event will be sent to you. Please note that registration is required for all events except for Rapid Resume Reviews; registration can be accessed on Career Connect under Events -> Workshops.  

If you have any  questions or require accommodations for any session, please email Nicole at to make arrangements. When possible, accommodation requests should  be received two weeks before the event date. 

March Workshops

resume workshop

Top of the Pile Resumes

Six  seconds. That's how long, on average, that your resume will be looked at during the initial review by a Recruiter or HR professional. So, how do you stand out in that time? Attend this workshop to find out! We will share strategies that will help you make a positive impression and increase your likelihood of moving on into the shortlist of top applicants.

Tues.  Mar. 2  9:00AM - 10:00AM     I     Wed. Mar. 3  12:00PM - 1:00PM                                              Wed. Mar. 3  5:00PM - 6:00PM        I     Thurs. Mar. 4   12:00PM - 1:00PM

Register today via Career Connect

job talk

Job Talk

Join NAIT Career Advisors every Tuesday from 12:00PM - 1:00PM and Thursday from 3:00PM - 4:00PM for discussions on a wide range of career and job-related topics.

Tues.  Mar. 2   I   Thurs. Mar. 4  - Topic: Separating Yourself from the Competition                      Tues.  Mar. 9   I   Thurs. Mar. 11  - Topic: Ready, Set, Research!                                                                    Tues.  Mar. 16   I   Thurs. Mar. 18  - Topic: A Deep Dive into Informational Interviews                         Tues.  Mar. 23   I   Thurs. Mar. 25  - Topic: What's Your Professional Pitch?                                    Tues.  Mar. 30   I   Thurs. Apr. 1  - Topic: Ask Us Anything: Job Search and Career Questions  

Learn more & register today via Career Connect

resume workshop

Rapid Resume Reviews

This drop-in event is an opportunity for you to have your resume reviewed by an industry HR professional during a one-on-one 15-minute chat. No registration required.

Tues.  Mar. 9  11:00AM - 1:00PM     I     Wed. Mar. 10  2:00PM - 4:00PM                                         

Join the event via Career Connect

cover letter workshop

Writing a Targeted Cover Letter

Are cover letters important? Does anyone actually read them? Yes! A well-written cover letter is a great way to strengthen your application, but generic cover letters won't do you any favours. Come to this workshop and learn how to write a targeted cover letter that can help you impress your future boss. 

Tues.  Mar.9   9:00AM - 10:00AM     I     Wed. Mar. 10  12:00PM - 1:00PM                                            Wed. Mar. 10  5:00PM - 6:00PM     I     Thurs. Mar 11  12:00PM - 1:00PM

Register today via Career Connect

photo chatting online

Chat With a Peer About Your Career

How do you feel when you think about your job search and future career? Excited? Nervous? Stressed? Overwhelmed? All of these are valid feelings when it comes to your job search and career, and we know that talking to others who are going through similar experiences can be helpful. Join John, a current NAIT marketing student, this March, for an opportunity to connect with NAIT peers and share your job search and career concerns in a safe, supportive environment. 

Register for one of the following sessions:

Wed. Mar. 10   11:00AM - 12:00PM     I     Thurs. Mar. 18   11:00AM - 12:00PM                    Mon. Mar. 22   12:00PM - 1:00PM

Register today

focus group photo

Have Your Voice Heard

What makes you feel stressed when it comes to your job search and future career? What supports would help you feel more prepared?

Register for one of our upcoming focus groups and share your perspective. To show our appreciation for your participation, we will be loading $20 to each participant’s One Card. Spots are limited. Register today for one of the following sessions:

Thurs, Mar. 11  I  1:00PM - 2:00PM         Mon. Mar. 15  I 12:00pm-1:00PMTues. Mar. 16 I 5:00PM - 6:00PM            Wed. Mar. 17 I 4:00PM - 5:00PM Fri. Mar. 19 I 12:00PM - 1:00PM 

linkedin workshop

Networking on LinkedIn in 2021

Did you know that up to 85% of jobs are found through networking? Networking is powerful, especially in a competitive job market, and LinkedIn is a wonderful tool for virtual networking - especially during the pandemic. Attend this workshop to learn more about the benefits of using LinkedIn, the elements that make up a strong profile, and the different ways you can leverage this platform for virtual networking. 

Tues.  Mar.16   9:00AM - 10:00AM     I     Wed. Mar. 17  12:00PM - 1:00PM                                          Wed. Mar. 17  5:00PM - 6:00PM        I     Thurs. Mar. 18  12:00PM - 1:00PM

Register today via Career Connect

interview workshop

Preparing for Interviews

"My short-term goal is to bluff my way through this job interview. My long-term goal is to invent a time machine so I can come back and change everything I've said so far." Is this your interview preparation strategy? If so, you need to participate in this workshop where we'll explore the steps you can take for a successful interview. 

Tues.  Mar.23   9:00AM- 10:00AM     I     Wed. Mar. 24  12:00PM - 1:00PM                                        Wed. Mar. 24  5:00PM - 6:00PM        I     Thurs. Mar. 25  12:00PM - 1:00PM

Register today via Career Connect

mock job interview workshop

Mock Interviews

This is a valuable opportunity for you to meet with potential future employers and to improve your interview skills! By signing up for a 30-minute one-on-one session, you’ll have an opportunity to meet with an industry HR professional, answer a few interview questions, and receive feedback on your responses.

Tues.  Mar. 30  11:00AM - 1:00PM     I     Wed. Mar. 31  11:00AM - 1:00PM                       

Register today via Career Connect

Nurturing resilience with Dr. Unger photo

Nurturing Resilience: The Personal Qualities & Social Supports Students Need to Thrive

Join us for this session where Dr. Michael Ungar, Founder and Director of the Resilience Research Centre at Dalhousie University will share how to nurture resilience that can increase your agility during the pandemic. 

Tues. Mar. 30   4:00PM  -  5:30PM

Register today

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