416 289 5000
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P.O. Box 631 Station A
Toronto, ON, M1K 5E9

Career Exploration

Course Code BUSN-210
Course Name Career Exploration
Category Business
Description Career Exploration was designed in response to today's competitive market, which requires a professional brand that will allow you to promote yourself to potential employers as distinct from the competition.

As such, you will gather information about a field of work in which you are interested and learn the basics of writing a professional resume and developing your brand. You will also learn how to leverage social media to create a professional online presence. The online component will help you to showcase your skills, abilities, education and experiences; portray yourself as a high-calibre individual; make it easy for prospective employers to find you online; and help you expand your professional network.

Career Exploration will consist of lectures and hands-on application through activities such as a personal brand assignment, a video assignment, professional resume assessment, creation of a LinkedIn profile, informational interview and more.

As a result of the course, you will reliably demonstrate the ability to:

•Develop a professional brand and create an online brand presence using various social media tools such as LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter;
•Identify best practices for resume writing;
•Develop strategies to maximize career opportunities;
•Represent your skills, knowledge and experience realistically for personal and employment purposes;
•Conduct an informational interview related to future career goals.

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