Career Success Series

The Career Success Series is a digital library stocked with resources that cover a gamut of topics related to career planning and job searching.

Check back often as new webinars, articles and other resources will be posted regularly.

Decoding the Interview: Insights from an HR Recruiter

These resources teach five concepts to help you prepare effectively for interviews, increase your confidence, set you apart from other candidates and consistently make recruiters say, “Wow!

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Communicating the Value of Your Arts Degree

An Arts degree offers many transferable skills, but it can be challenging to effectively communicate this in the career marketplace. Discover how you can leverage the diversity of your Arts degree skills, experience and training as you explore and apply for careers.

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Leveraging LinkedIn

A personal LinkedIn profile by itself is not enough. These resources will help you understand how to utilize the world’s largest professional networking site to increase your visibility, make more connections and stand out in a crowded workforce.

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Resumes and Cover Letters

Are you applying for jobs, but getting no response? Or are you just starting your job search and want to know how to gain a competitive advantage with your resume? These resources will help you create a winning resume and cover letter that’ll get you noticed!

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Navigating Your Engineering Career in a New Economy

The engineering labour market is competitive and in flux. These resources will help you learn how to better position yourself for career success in the face of ongoing social and economic changes.

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Helping Your Child Plan for Post-Secondary

Do you have a child who is considering — or planning for — university education? These resources will help you understand how best to guide them in making this important decision by exploring their interests and options.

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Alternatives to Academia

Are you a master’s or PhD UCalgary alum (or soon to be one) who is exploring or looking to secure an alt-ac or non-academic career? These resources will help you assess and explore your career options when pursuing alternatives to academia.

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