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    May 2022

  • Creating a Targeted Resume – Career Development
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    Learn how to create a targeted resumé to make it through the initial screening process. During this session we will discuss using job posting keywords in your resumé and why this technique will increase your chances of making it through the initial screening process, specifically Applicant Tracking Systems. We will also cover how to articulate your skills and experiences to demonstrate your ability to perform the job. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from…

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  • Sexual Self Advocacy
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Love to hook up but worried about how to set and maintain boundaries? Not sure what to say when someone does something that makes you uncomfortable in the bedroom? Want to try something different but don’t know how to talk about it? Join ACDR’s Brendan Tihane for a discussion about how to set and maintain boundaries around sex and have a better, happier, and safer sex life built around your comfort levels and needs.

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  • Get Hired – Career Development
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    This workshop showcases the benefits of using the services of Career Development and the Hired site. During this webinar we will complete a virtual "walk through" of the Portal so students and alumni have a better understanding of the resources on the portal. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect with us…

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  • June 2022

  • Affirming 2SLGBTQIA Language
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Do you want to be respectful of people’s identities but struggle to navigate pronoun and identity norms? Join ACDR’s Nathan Barnett and Brendan Tihane as we discuss HIV/AIDS basics, sex, gender and gender expression terminology, sexuality language as well as the importance and effects of the language we use.

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  • Networking in a Virtual World – Career Development
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    Learn how to use various networking platforms when building your brand and network. In this session, we will discuss how to build an effective digital network with professionals and potential employers, and seek out new job opportunities. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect with us beforehand at careerdevelopment@durhamcollege.ca so that we…

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  • Career Resilience – Career Development
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    This webinar is an introduction to career resilience and its importance for managing your career development in a changing work environment. Participants will learn the framework that helps develop an understanding of behaviour strategies that support career resilience along with practical tips for further action. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect…

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  • Queer History
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    As we celebrate Pride Month, learn the history of 2SLGBTQIA communities! Find out the ways our past has shaped our present and will continue to impact us moving into the future. Join ACDR’s Nathan Barnett and Brendan Tihane as we look back at everything from Stonewall to the Bathhouse Riots to the present day.

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  • Effective Job Search Strategies – Career Development
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    During this webinar, we will discuss strategies to find the type of employment students and alumni may be seeking. You will be guided on how to effectively use the Hired portal and other job search engines, how to uncover the hidden job market, including how to avoid scams and protect yourself when looking for work. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require…

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  • Introduction to Non-Monogomy
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Have you heard about polyamory and wondered what the deal is? Do you find that being monogamous just isn’t a great fit for you? Join ACDR’s Brendan Tihane and learn about different types of non-monogamous relationships, the pros and cons of each, and why they may or may not be a good fit for your own life.

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  • July 2022

  • Personal Branding Tips – Career Development
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    There is only one YOU. During this webinar we will cover what a personal brand is, why you might want one, why it is important and techniques to cultivate a strong and authentic brand. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect with us beforehand at careerdevelopment@durhamcollege.ca so that we can discuss arrangements/options.

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  • Personal Pitch – Career Development
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Your personal pitch is a key component of your professional toolkit. It is sometimes referred to as an "Elevator Pitch," or 30-second pitch because it is a concise message that is delivered in the time it would take to ride up an elevator. The personal pitch provides you with a way to communicate your skills, education and career goals in any forum where an opportunity can arise at a networking event, job fair, conference, LinkedIn connection, or a chance meeting.…

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  • Sex in the Media
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Wondering what 50 Shades of Grey got right? Ever wondered why we don't see disabled people in romantic or sexual leads in the media? Media is everywhere, and as the saying goes: sex sells! But what happens if you don't see yourself or how you see sex? Join ACDR's Nathan R. G. Barnett and Brendan Tihane for a deep dive on representation and sex to talk all about how popular portrayals discuss (or don't discuss) the many, many ways we…

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  • Creating Your LinkedIn Profile (Part 1) – Career Development
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    This webinar will explore why there are nearly 675 million LinkedIn users worldwide and the vast benefits of using this platform. We will discuss how to build a professional, effective profile and the benefits of doing so. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect with us beforehand at careerdevelopment@durhamcollege.ca so that we…

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  • Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile (Part 2) – Career Development
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    This webinar will build on Part 1 of the LinkedIn webinar series where we covered the benefits of using LinkedIn and how to create your profile. We will show you how to use various LinkedIn features, highlight what to do and avoid on the platform, discuss how to build your network organically and search for jobs. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you…

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  • Networking in a Virtual World – Career Development
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    Learn how to use various networking platforms when building your brand and network. In this session, we will discuss how to build an effective digital network with professionals and potential employers, and seek out new job opportunities. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect with us beforehand at careerdevelopment@durhamcollege.ca so that we…

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  • Introduction to Kink
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    50 Shades put kink back into the public image, but as you may remember from the endless discourse it wasn’t exactly a perfect representation of kink in real life and left a lot of questions from “How do you choke someone safely?” to “How do you negotiate boundaries?” all the way to “What are the laws around this, even?” Join ACDR’s Brendan Tihane for a discussion on what kink is, how to practice it safely and consensually, and everything else…

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  • August 2022

  • Success on the Job – Career Development
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    Starting a new job can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. You are eager to begin a new chapter in your career, but the unknowns of the workplace are often daunting. In this webinar, we will help you prepare and understand specific factors that will help you be successful when starting a new job. We will discuss your first day, business etiquette, the importance of tracking your accomplishments, networking on the job, mentoring and touch on your rights as a worker.…

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  • Effective Job Search Strategies – Career Development
    • 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM

    During this webinar, we will discuss strategies to find the type of employment students and alumni may be seeking. You will be guided on how to effectively use the Hired portal and other job search engines, how to uncover the hidden job market, including how to avoid scams and protect yourself when looking for work. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require…

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  • Career Resilience – Career Development
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    This webinar is an introduction to career resilience and its importance for managing your career development in a changing work environment. Participants will learn the framework that helps develop an understanding of behaviour strategies that support career resilience along with practical tips for further action. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect…

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