S: Start Early
U: Umm isn’t an option, start your engines... literally, there are so many job search engines for your viewing
M: Meet with people that help you become the best version of yourself! Like career services (shameless promotion)
M: Make use of your free time at the beginning of the semester and search!
E: Everyone wants to start late. But most of the jobs are posted early. Make sense? Not even a little, but that the reality!
R: Rule the world! When you start now, you can be picky over what jobs to apply for! There may be a job that is perfect for you! You won’t get this luxury later in the year.
J: Journal the progress of your job hunting so you can keep track of your progress
O: OH MY GOODNESS HELP! These moments is natural, trust me, I have them on the daily. That’s why there are resources like our Career Resource Centre along with other amazing facilities like the YMCA that is there for you. So don’t be afraid to reach out!
B: Boost up your resume and supporting documents all the time. This can be done by tailoring your documents through each job individually. We have some great tips readily available for you!
S: Stay positive! Control what you can, and let go of the things you can’t.
This was our fun way at saying, you have to start early! It’s amazing how early jobs are posted, so begin your summer process as soon as you can. Now, let’s chat with just the two of us on this. I really want you to get the position of your dreams. But what would that look like? Just imagine it… Seriously, take a few moments and just reflect, I’ll wait right here.
Welcome back. So think about the steps you need to do in order to achieve that dream goal. I can guarantee that people are going to need relevant experience and that is the beauty of having a summer job!
Happy searching, and all of the very best in your applications!
Tyler Harris & Anthony Mancuso