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Certifications, Licenses and Reeducation

There are many different ways to get skills that will help you to get a job that you want. There are lots of services that help you get a job that you may need as well.

Some examples of things that you might want to get to help make yourself look more attractive to employers are

o Health & Safety

o CPR/First Aid

o Lifeguard

o Food Safety

o LLQP (Life Licence Qualification Program)

o Real Estate License

o Diplomas or degrees

o CSC (Canadian Securities Courses)

o CPH (Conduct and Practices Handbook Courses)

o IRT (Investment Representative Training Program)

o CDR (Canadian Depositary Receipts)

o ALD (Assistive Listening Device)

o RAIC (Royal Architectural Institute of Canada)

Sometimes in a job application there is an option to link your LinkIn account, your website, or other social media. This isn’t something that should be taken lightly. It can help you get the job, but it could also make sure that you don’t get the job as well. You want your online profile to make you look wonderful and not bad, so make sure that everything that is public on your profiles is something that you want people to see.

Some key terms that you might want to put on your resume and cover letter other than the certifications and licenses that you might have been some skills like

o Software/computer platforms (Adobe, Movavi, Wix, WordPress, Windows, Apple, DOS)

o Data entry

o Transcription/dictations

o Website design

o Graphic design

o Videographer

o Video editor

o Photographer

o Photo editor

Despite these things not really being applicable to the position you might want to highlight them as they may set you apart from the others in a good way.

Going back to school to get reeducation is something that is a privilege and should be taken seriously. Going back to school is very much that is a risk that can become quite lucrative in the future. You will have to make sure that you are going back to school for the right program. There are many different choices that you can choose from, but I would suggest that you look at the job market before you make your final decision to make sure that there are jobs out there that you can apply to after you finish schooling.

With going back to school, you will also have to think about things like your financial situation and whether you are going to school full- or part-time, doing a co-op or not as well as if you would like to do a fast-track program or not. Your co-op will be paid and if you can manage to work part-time while going back to school it will make things a lot easier for you at the end of the day. It is your responsibility to make sure that you graduate on time with as little debt as you can.

There are many different things that you can do in life to make sure can get the job that you want, and you want to make sure that you keep it. Try whatever you can to make sure you are getting what you need out of life. Just try and do your best.


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