Companies’ Overview

 Step 1

Choose 3 companies that can be your potential employers, make a research by looking at the companies websites, available online articles and reviews. Look for any available vacancies or volunteering opportunities in these organizations.  What company can be the most perspective in terms of professional development and career growth, what are the company’s successes, are there any eployees’ testimonials available in the net? These are only some of the questions that you may think about while completing your tasks.  Use your critical and research skills to its maximum. Think of this task as if you are having a job interview with these organizations tomorrow. Here are some links that you can use in your research:

Great West Life

North West Retail

Wawanesa Insurance


Investors Group

Manitoba eHealth

City of Winnipeg


Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries

Nygard International


Manitoba Public Insurance

List of corporations based in Winnipeg


 Step 2

Learn how to conduct an Informational Interview. Use the links below:

How To Land And Ace An Informational Interview

Informational interviewing


Step 3

Contact at least one of the organizations that you’ve analysed, to conduct an Informational Interview. This can be done over the phone or in person, it’s up to you. Include the outcomes of this interview in your essay, in Step 4. Don’t forget to mention the name of the organization, the name of the person you talked to, his/her position title and contact information.


Step 4

Your final task in this lesson is to use your previous research and Informational intervew’s outcomes and write a well-structures essay. Your Assignment should be properly written, an analysis of the assigned topic, contributions of personal positions, and between 500 and 700 words. Assignment 1 should include at least three references. When writing, please do not simply copy and paste content from the three sources without adding personal contributions or positions on the topic. Upload your work by clicking on the button below. Good luck!



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