NABS CAREER STRATEGY MEETINGS

Twice monthly on Tuesday mornings in Toronto, a group of communications, marketing, advertising and media professionals, keen to advance their careers, either by securing their next position or by carving an entrepreneurial path, meet to help each other expedite movements forward.

Facilitated by Senior Career Consultant, Trevor Cape, participants are coached to strengthen the understanding and articulation of their unique value proposition, identify suitable career opportunities and navigate all aspects of career transition.

Key focus areas include research strategies, skill building, positioning; resumes, bios and cover letters; social media; networking; interviewing; pursuing defined opportunities and creating new ones.

Testimonials:

"Thanks so much Trevor for all that you do . Feeling such gratitude for these sessions as they are positive and uplifting during what can seem like an isolating time. Learning lots and realizing its taking me time to discover who I am Now and what I want to create as my next experience."

"Hi Trevor - it was pleasure to meet and learn from you yesterday at the NABs session. There were some practical insights that you shared on cover letters/interviews that I will be putting into action immediately. Thanks for your insight and advice and I look forward to staying connected."

Resume Template

Download a basic resume template here

Some key considerations:

  • Own your career story and tell it well
  • Capture it on a two page resume
  • Focus on getting the work you love, that you do well, and are compensated well for, accordingly
  • No need to include sections like Community Engagement, Awards, etc. if you have no content to include
  • Use consistent letterhead (headers) for cover letter and resume
  • Make sure you have adequate with space so it is attractive and easy to engage with

Spaces are limited so please register now to attend. If you have any questions about the session or would like to learn more please contact:

Trevor Cape at trevor.cape@onpositioning.com

June 27th Focus: LEVERAGING YOUR TRANSFERABLE SKILLS

You’ve built a great skill set, but it’s hard to understand the value when the market seems to want something else. What now? Re-energize your confidence and leverage your transferable skills.

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July 18th Focus: RESUMES & COVER LETTERS

Learn vital communications strategies to build winning resumes and inspiring cover letters. Discover the two-part accomplishment-based resume with promise and proof. Comb your experience for value and present it effectively. Persuasively connect needs and strengths.

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 August 8th Focus: STRATEGIC INTERVIEWING

Interview to win. Learn strategies to quickly embody the role, address difficult questions, own your story and build your natural confidence. Bring your resume and a suitable job description and gain some valuable practice.

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August 23rd Focus: POSITIONING & YOUR PERSONAL BRAND

Your brand is your most valuable asset in job search. Champion your best self and align your messaging. Master the subtle but vital energetic components of your approach to inspire engagement, commitment and trust.

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September 12th Focus: NETWORKING

Learn valuable networking strategies to empower introverts and extroverts to define and champion approaches that will work for them. Learn effective meeting structures and approaches, follow-ups and tracking.

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September 26th Focus: LINKEDIN

Get the right message and get out there; Discover how to build and inspire audiences on LinkedIn. Curate your identity, tune into emerging opportunities and capitalize on them well. Find and be found!

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