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From: 28/Aug/2019 - To: 27/May/2020 - Subject: Careers & Small Business

5 Pillars of Sustainable Career Mastery

Get promoted and learn how to advance into leadership opportunities in this unique 5-week series covering personal branding, developing relationships, and other hot topics for aspiring executives. Resumes that don’t generate interviews. Cover letters that don’t get read. LinkedIn profiles that do nothing. Applicant tracking systems that block your content. Human Resources professionals and recruiters who don’t know what you do deciding if you can. Interview questions that trip you up. Networking that produces nothing. Online applications not generating sufficient results. A career that’s stalled. Leaders you can’t figure out. You feel frustrated; maybe a bit lost; not sure what to do; don’t know where to turn for answers; can’t seem to find the clarity you seek. If any of that sounds like you; if you can relate to any of those statements, plan to attend. Your instructor, Richard Bucher, is an executive coach, a career transition and management professional with over 30 years' experience helping clients address each and every one of those concerns and produce results. He has coached thousands of individuals to get seen, heard and understood. He has helped clients align their careers with their purpose; get their career tracking in the direction they want and to achieve the success they seek. Register and let’s get started!

Audience: Adults

Career Basics: LinkedIn

Join us for an introduction to LinkedIn for beginners. Led by Bow Valley College. Supported by the Government of Alberta.

Audience: Adults

Career Basics: Mid-Life Career Change

Learn about the unique challenges and opportunities that come with looking for work mid-life, including resumé strategies. Led by Bow Valley College. Supported by the Government of Alberta.

Audience: Adults

Career Coaching

Drop in for free advice from a career coach. Meet one-on-one with an expert who can help you with job searching skills, interview techniques, writing resumés and cover letters, and answering your career questions. Sign up on the day on a first-come, first-served basis for a 15 minute session.

Audience: Adults

Job Desk

Meet with a trained career coach who can help with job searching, resume and cover letter development, interview skills, and more. In partnership with Career Connection. Supported by the Government of Alberta and Career and Employment Information Services (CEIS).

Audience: Adults & Teens

LinkedIn for Work Search

Use your existing LinkedIn account to understand and maximize your personal brand online. If you do not have a LinkedIn account, please attend the Getting Started with LinkedIn program before attending this workshop. Your Social Insurance Number (SIN) and some personal information will be required on a “Register a Person” form protected by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP). This information is entered into a Provincial Client tracking system to show workshop attendance. Data is collected so that Alberta Works can also identify who is benefitting from what programs and in which location. The Library does not have access to the information collected. You are welcome to bring your own device (laptop, tablet), or the Library can provide one for the duration of the program. The instructor cannot provide technology support. In partnership with Alberta Works.

Audience: Adults

Retain and Gain: Career Management for Non-Profits FULL

Join workforce expert owner Lisa Taylor, author of Retain and Gain: Career Management for Non-Profits and Charities, to identify low-cost tips, activities and actions that managers and leaders in the non-profit sector can take right now (some in only 10 minutes a day) to attract, engage and retain your staff. Lisa Taylor is founder and President of Challenge Factory and the Centre for Career Innovation. Her career and workforce perspectives have been featured in media outlets across North America including the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, CBC and The Globe and Mail. Taylor regularly speaks on the Future of Work, the intergenerational workforce and the changing nature of careers in today’s economy. Learn about research, facts and statistics that shed new light on Canada’s non-profit workforce, practical career management tools to use with employees in ways that advance thriving careers and build the capacity of the non-profit sector, considerations with new graduates, the aging workforce and precarious employment. In this dynamic breakfast presentation, Lisa will connect the dots on how career management can help you address your most critical employee challenges with concrete activities, tips and actions to foster your employee’s development in your organization. She will also debunk common misconceptions such as small non-profits and charities with flat organizational structures and limited resources can’t establish good career practices. You will learn how to make the link between bold organizational results and career-focused staff to realize the full potential of your workforce. This breakfast meeting is also a great opportunity for you to share your successes and challenges and connect with other non-profit leaders working to motivate and engage staff across the sector. Breakfast is included. Register at Eventbrite using this link,, or use the search terms, "CERIC Roadshow Calgary." In partnership with CERIC. THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULLY REGISTERED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN LIBRARY PROGRAMS.

Audience: Adults

Small Business Tuesdays: Starting a Business in Alberta for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Join us to learn about business culture in Alberta and how your own cultural background can help you succeed. We’ll also cover the startup process in Alberta and resources available to support you. In partnership with Business Link.

Audience: Adults

Small Business Tuesdays: Your Numbers, Your Story

Designed for new or aspiring women entrepreneurs, this comprehensive presentation covers what is critical for success, including financial statements, financial ratios, and how to maximize your business. In partnership with CPA Canada.

Audience: Adults

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