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Cover Letters & References: Why You Need These Items


Thu Jan 21, 2021
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
60 mins

Learn about the importance of a cover letter, how to get strong references, and how these pieces help you when applying for a job.

In this session, learn about:

- Creating a powerful and effective cover letter
- Showcasing your accomplishments and abilities
- Targeting the needs of the employer
- Formatting your cover letter
- Selecting and using your references

Presented by Dixon Hall Employment Services as part of a 4-part series to help expand your employment opportunities.

Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services is a multi-service agency located in the heart of east downtown Toronto.

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Interested in the other sessions? Learn more about:

- Resumes on Thursday, January 14, 2021, from 1-2 pm
- Job Interviews (Part 1): In-person and Online on Thursday, January 28, 2021, from 1-2 pm
- Job Interviews (Part 2): Tough Questions on Thursday, February 4, 2021, from 1-2 pm

These sessions will be recorded and available for replay at the same link.

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Toronto Public Library is committed to accessibility. Call or email us if you have a request for accommodation. Let us know as far in advance as possible and we will do our best to meet your request. Call 416-393-7099 or email

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