Tips From Employers
Employers at the TRU Indigenous Career Fair 2020 shared some valuable tips for students who are seeking employment. Check out the five tips below before you send your next job application.
Self-identify as Indigenous in your cover letter and/or application to be considered for positions seeking Indigenous applicants.
Use a cover letter to provide additional information to support your application. Expand on the skills, qualifications, and credentials already outlined in your resume.
Include positive references
List positive references, recommendations and testimonials from colleagues and managers in your cover letter.
Do your research on the organization. Describe how your personal values align with the organizational values.
Prepare thoughtful questions
During an interview, you will often have an opportunity for questions. Be prepared with thoughtful, well-crafted questions that outline your knowledge of the organization.