Did you know that something as simple as a spelling error can prevent your resume from being successfully submitted to an online application system? Yikes! 

Join Sinneave team member, Sherry, in this VIRTUAL session to ensure your resume and cover letter gets through any Applicant Tracking System (ATS).

In this exploration session, attendees will participate in a short presentation that explains the top things to think about when applying online for jobs. Participants are asked to please come with a completed resume and cover letter to learn and practice successfully submitting them to an online application system. 


Don’t have a cover letter or resume? No problem! We have an Exploration Session on Cover Letters happening April 6 from 4 – 5 p.m. at The Ability Hub! (You can register for The Art of the Cover Letter below.)


Take me to The Art of the Cover Letter!


Also, stay tuned for our Career Exploration Session Series in May where we will have a weekly session targeting each important step in the job search process including Resume Building, Cover Letters, Navigating Online Application Systems, and finally Preparing for a Job Interview! 

Register your spot in the RSVP at the top of the page! [Maximum of 8 participants].

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Join us for the online presentation and live Q&A at the end!


Workshop Description: 

In this presentation, participants will learn about the foundational steps to seek, secure, and maintain employment. Beginning with pre-employment skills such as exploring interests, resume writing, and job searching, through to interview skills and other self-advocacy skills (e.g., seeking supports, disclosure), participants will learn about a variety of strategies to help autistic individuals be successful in the workforce.

Presenter Bios:

Dr. Shane Lynch (Special Education) is a Registered Psychologist and the Director of Innovation and Evaluation for The Sinneave Family Foundation. He is responsible for the design, implementation, and evaluation of the programs and services offered to the community. Prior to coming to Sinneave, Shane was in clinical practice for over 20 years serving individuals, families, schools, and agencies as they supported individuals on the autism spectrum.

Ian Humphreys is a Skills Coach in the Launch + Skills, program at The Sinneave Family Foundation. He is also the Coordinator of EmploymentWorks; a program designed to raise employment preparedness through training and support, combined with job sampling and hands-on experience. Prior to joining The Sinneave Family Foundation, Ian became experienced in employer engagement and collaboration through his work as an Employment Placement Specialist and his time as a member of the Calgary Employment First Network.

This workshop was made available free online via AIDE Canada’s website.


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