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Career Boost Workshop for Your Next Steps

Thursday, May 23 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm AT

Whether you’re starting your career, advancing it, or exploring other streams, this workshop will help set you up for success. You’ll learn unique and practical job search strategies for discovering opportunities, standing out from other candidates, and changing roles. This interactive workshop will include discussions, live role-plays, and self-evaluation checkpoints. The topics covered will include:

Part 1: Strategic Curriculum Vitae (CV) Writing

Part 2: Effective Cover Letter Writing 

Part 3: Unique Strategies for Interview Preparation

Part 4: Leveraging LinkedIn for Networking

Part 5: Social Media and Online Self-Promotion

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Alison Foo

Alison Foo is a Career Coach who is passionate about changing lives through teaching professional skills. She has worked with internationally educated health professionals, graduate students, marginalized groups, and professionals from various industries. She specializes in clinical and research sectors. She offers webinars and one-on-one consultations on job search strategies, networking, communication, team management, and conflict resolution through her sole proprietorship. 


Alison is also a Clinical Research Professor. She teaches at Seneca College, McMaster University Continuing Education, and ACCES Employment. Previously, she worked on all phases of clinical trials and specialized in clinical trial management, clinical data management, clinical monitoring, and stakeholder management. See here for more details:


When she’s not working or volunteering, she’s spending time with her rescue dog, watching Asian TV, and collecting recipes that she’ll never use.


Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Write a standout CV by applying strategies to highlight your most relevant qualifications

  • Write an effective and memorable cover letter  

  • Prepare for job interviews using unique strategies

  • Propose connections and meetings through networking to advance your goals

  • Apply strategies for using social media to promote your brand

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