“I want a job in Canada. Where do I start?” Session 2: Canadian Workplace Culture

September 26, 2017 at 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location:1501 Carleton Technology and Training Centre
Audience:Current Students

Career Services is pleased to be holding this workshop series titled, “I want a job in Canada. Where do I start?” for international students! Below is a description for session 2 of this series:

Workplace norms and etiquette vary with cultural differences. Learn about the Canadian workplace culture and etiquette, and discover some of the key skills employers are seeking.*

After attending this session of the workshop series, you will:

  • Identify key Canadian workplace cultural norms
  • Understand the importance of technical skills and soft skills in a job in Canada
  • Learn about common communication etiquette in the Canadian workplace including interpersonal communication and professional email structure

*In registering for this workshop, students will be invited to share and discuss career related thoughts and experiences as they feel comfortable. As such, participants are asked to respect the experiences shared by one another while maintaining each other’s confidentiality to create a comfortable learning experience for everyone.

The facilitator for the workshop is Aala Ridha. This workshop is offered by Career Services and is intended for international graduate students, although all graduate students are welcome.

To register, go to the mySuccess portal in Carleton Central. For instructions on how to login or to create an account, please click here. If you are no longer able to attend the workshop it is extremely important that you deregister via the mySuccess portal in order to make space for other students.

Current TAs can claim this workshop as part of their paid training hours provided they complete the workshop during a term they are working as a TA.