Cover Letters and References

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This workshop will examine the different styles and types of cover letters. You will learn the key sections and format for creating cover letters. How to prepare references and whom you can use, will also be explored.

Join our guest speaker Rose Kyrollos from YMCA North York Employment Centre, we will discuss the techniques of a winning resume writing.

To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.

If you already our client, please log in to our community, and register under "Upcoming Webinar".

 

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