Various locations.

Monday Nov 20, 2017 - Thursday Nov 23, 2017

11:30 am to 12:30 pm


Backpack to Briefcase Workshops

Bow Valley College Career Services is proud to host free workshops to get you from backpack to briefcase and into the real world.

Job Finding Secrets of BVC Alumni | Monday, November 20
11:30 am - 12:30 pm, N231
Join us for a pizza lunch and learn how to:

  • Get a job when you don’t have experience
  • Get an interview when hundreds of people apply for the same job
  • Tap into the hidden job market-80% of jobs are NOT posted online

 BVC Alumni will be on the panel to share job search tips and answer your questions.

The First 90 Days at Your Job | Tuesday, November 21
11:30 am - 12:30 pm in room S2042
Facilitator: Arlayna Alcock, BVC Career Advisor
So you've started a new job! How do you handle the probationary period so that you keep it? This workshop will explore: How to create a positive first impression, how to ask questions to find the information in order to get the job done and handling office gossip and other situations.

Wednesday, November 22  Credit IQ | Wednesday, November 22
11:30 am - 12:30 pm in room S2042
Facilitator: Kayleigh Pearce, Money Mentors
Your credit rating determines whether you can get credit, open a bank account, what rates you will be charged and so much more. This class presents the essential knowledge on your credit reports and credit score. Understand how it works, what’s reported, who uses it and how it impacts you.

Managing Job Search Stress | Thursday, November 23
11:30 am - 12:30 pm in room S2042
Facilitator: Alana Thibault, BVC Counselor
Stress is a normal part of life- come learn what it’s all about!  The MANAGING STRESS WHILE SEEKING EMPLOYMENT presentation will explain what stress actually is, (it’s probably not what you think!) and how to cope with it as you look for jobs, and move ahead in your awesome new life. 

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Your participation in B2B workshops will also count towards LEAD attendance and be recorded in your Co-Curricular Record.

For more information, contact the Student Affairs Office at

*All workshops are eligible for the LEAD Certificate Requirements

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