Resumes, Cover Letters & Interviews

Resumes

Resumes

Every resume you send, must be customised to the employer’s needs and the job.  Take an inventory of the skills you know are needed for the job and highlight for the employer that you have them and how you have used them.

All of the computers in both of our Resource Centres have both a Functional and Chronological resume templates loaded on each system. We welcome you to come in and register with us to have access to these computers, printers and fax machine. We do not charge for the services we provide, however we ask that you limit your photocopies to the maximum of 10 copies per day.

Use some of these links provided below to further assist you.  However, we encourage you to visit one of our locations to participate in our Resume workshop to fully learn the tools necessary for building your effective resume in a style that will best highlight your skills.

If you are putting together your resume for the first time, updating an existing resume or have the resume on your computer and don’t know how do forward it to a potential employer, FOCUS is here to help! Come into either FOCUS is Alliston or Angus and our Resource and Information Specialists will be happy to assist you.  Click here for the closest location.

Cover Letters

Just like the resume, your cover letter should always be customised to the employer and the job.

The link below offers some resources on how to put together a Cover Letter.  At FOCUS, we encourage you to visit one of our locations in Alliston or Angus to participate in our Cover Letter Workshop to fully learn the tools necessary for building your effective cover letter.  To register for this Workshop, please call us at 1-877-513-0187 or email:  info@focuscdc.on.ca

Interviews

Interviews allow you to “sell” your skills to the employer.  Knowing what you have done for someone else and what you have the potential to do for the new employer is so important to know.

Some of these links provided below to further assist you.  However, we encourage you to visit one of our locations to participate in our Interviews workshop to fully learn the tools necessary to highlight your skills confidently to any employer.

Disclaimer: We do not recommend purchasing any items on these sites. If you have any questions about your job search, please contact FOCUS at 1-877-513-0187.