Land your dream job with the Horizons program

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Inès Bouzbouz, a fourth-year human resources and marketing student, gives eight good reasons to register for the Horizons program to achieve your career goals.

In the ever-changing job market, finding a way to stand out and land your dream job isn’t easy. If you’re wondering where to begin, the Horizons program is a good starting point. Its 12 modules are designed to provide you with everything you need to start the transition to the world of work. Whether you’re a University student or recent graduate, the program gives you the knowledge and tools you need for success. 

Here are a few reasons to take part in the program.

1. Personal and professional vision

The Horizons program helps you develop a clear vision of your personal and professional goals. It encourages you to explore your goals, aspirations and potential, and provides a structured path to turn your dreams into reality. If you want to make the most of your career, you have to first know yourself and what you want. The program lets you explore different career paths to determine what suits you best, based on your personality and experience.

2. Personal development

Self-improvement is a key focus of the Horizons program. It inspires you to commit to your personal development, improving not only your skills, but also your self-confidence and adaptability. When you develop personally, your career path will also reap the benefits.

3. Preparing for the real world

In today’s labour market, preparation is everything. By equipping you to meet the challenges that lie ahead, Horizons gives you the knowledge and skills you need to play your cards right in the working world. And because you’ll be learning about the dynamic and ever-evolving job market, you’ll be able to adapt to the changing demands of the profession you choose.

4. Employability

Your skills and qualifications are your assets. Horizons helps you pinpoint just what employers are looking for, and to position yourself as the perfect match for the job in question, which in turn boosts your employability. You’ll learn how to write effective cover letters and CVs that will catch the eye of employers.

5. Hiring process

It’s not enough to know what employers are looking for — it’s also important to understand their approach. Horizons gives you an overview of the recruitment process, so you can fine-tune your application strategy.

6. Taking control

Career success is all about empowering yourself. Horizons helps you take charge of your career path by giving you the tools you need to shape your future and achieve your goals. Several technologies are available to help you optimize your job search and land your dream job. For example, Horizons offers hands-on training on using tools such as ChatGPT and LinkedIn to conduct effective job searches and showcase your skills.

7. Exploring Canada’s job market

If you’re looking for a job in Canada, you need to understand the Canadian job market. The program will show you the ins and outs of the market and its trends, giving you a competitive edge.

8. Flexibility

There’s no hurry, no stress! You can work at your own pace through the 12 modules, which include recordings, visual aids, quizzes, reflection exercises and assignments. You’ll receive a digital badge for each module you complete, and you can add it to your CV and LinkedIn profile to impress future employers.

Since the program focuses on quality rather than quantity when it comes time to look for jobs, you’ll learn strategies to simplify your process and better identify the right job for you.

Lastly, the program highlights the importance of adapting to the market and keeping up with trends and demands, while helping you to be flexible and proactive, two essential skills in today’s world.

In short, the Horizons program is your gateway to personal and professional development. By registering, you’re not only improving your career prospects — you’re also investing in yourself and your future. 

So what are you waiting for? Grab the chance, join the Horizons program and unleash your true career potential. You may be closer to landing your dream job than you think!