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Competency Based Cover Letter Writing (in-person)

When applying for a job in Canada, you should include both a cover letter and a resume. Do you know how to describe your skills and abilities in a compelling way? In this workshop, you will learn what information employers look for in a cover letter, and how to explain your past experiences clearly and concisely.  

What will you learn? 

This workshop offers a thorough explanation of all components in a cover letter. It also assists in creating a cover letter for a job you want to apply for. The instructor will give you detailed feedback if you have a draft cover letter. Key topics include: 

  • What to include in a cover letter 
  • How to match your experience to the job 
  • How to select and organize ideas to demonstrate your fit for the position 
  • How to edit the language and format of a cover letter 
  • How to assess a cover letter 

When you finish this workshop, you will: 

  • Know how to write different components in a cover letter 
  • Know what kind of cover letters are good from the employer’s perspective 
  • Have a cover letter for a job you want to apply for 

Who is eligible for this workshop? 

Workshops are intended for any newcomers to Canada (focusing on, but not limited to, newcomers within the past 5 years), aged 16 and over, who experience cultural and/or language/literacy barriers to employment. 

Daytime workshops require CLB 4+. Evening workshops require CLB 3+. 

How can you apply? 

If you are interested in taking this workshop, please contact your employment counsellor or complete the intake form at https://rods.sk.ca/programs/employment/employment-services-registration-form/   





Jul 10 2024


9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Open Door Society
Regina Open Door Society, 2314 11th Ave, Regina, SK, Canada
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