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  • Importance of Cover Letters: Shows your interest Opportunity to sell yourself Gets the Employer’s attention Sets you apart from competition Clarifies employment gaps Courtesy
  • Farzana High Performance – goal of becoming an Internationally Recognized Canadian Symbol of Excellence Morningstar – 3 rd Party 5 Star is the highest rating takes into account 1, 3, 5 year performance in relation to “peer” funds in an attempt to predict risk-adjusted returns Most recent numbers from late October is 9 5-star rated funds Lipper – also a 3 rd party subsidiary of Reuters provides mutual and hedge fund information, analytical tools, data and commentary Canadian Awards for Excellence - The Leadership Foundations Program for employees received the Gold Award which focuses on Employee's Leadership Development. Certified Portfolio Engineer Program was a finalist and runner-up for the Best Advisor Education Program in Canada at the Canadian Investment Awards in 2007 . 2008 Analyst’s Choice Fund Company of The Year Award at the 2008 Canadian Investment Awards (December 2008).


  • 1. DundeeWealth COVER LETTER & INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES Representatives: Jaspal Singh, Associate, Human Resources Farzana Sheikh, Corporate Recruiter
  • 2. Agenda
    • Cover Letter Tips
    • Interview Tips
    • Thank You Letters/Emails
    • About DundeeWealth
    • Questions
  • 3. Cover Letter Tips
    • Your current contact information
    • Correct contact & company name (if given in posting)
    • Position applying for
    • Where you heard about the position
    • Check spelling
    • 1 page ONLY
  • 4. Interview Tips
    • Before the Interview:
    • Research the company and review the job posting
    • Assess your strengths and areas of improvement
    • Practice interview questions
    • Plan your route
    • Ensure you are dressed professionally
    • Bring extra copies of your resume
  • 5. Interview Tips
    • Tips for the Interview Day:
    • Arrive early
    • Be courteous to all employees you encounter
    • Positive body language
    • Maintain eye contact
    • Listen to the question carefully
    • Show your interest
    • Bring a reference letter/certificates
  • 6. Interview Tips
    • Questions You May Be Asked…
    • Tell me about yourself?
    • What do you know about the company?
    • Explain your responsibilities in your last/current role?
    • What are your strengths and areas for improvement/development?
    • Why are you looking for a change?
    • What attracted you to this position?
  • 7. Interview Tips
    • Questions To Asks The Interviewer…
    • Is this a newly created position?
    • What qualities are your looking for?
    • Who does this position report to?
    • What is a typical day like?
    • Describe the work environment?
    • What are the next steps?
  • 8. Interview Tips
    • Questions NOT to ask…
    • What does your company do?
    • When is the earliest I can start my vacation?
    • Can I change the start/end time you mentioned?
    • Did I get the job?
  • 9. Thank You Letters/Email
      • Show your interest in the position
      • Demonstrates proper etiquette
      • Written within 2 business days
      • Include anything you forgot to mention during the interview
      • Send a letter to each person that interviewed you
      • Ask for Feedback
      • Stay positive if you don’t hear back
  • 10. DundeeWealth Brands
  • 11. DundeeWealth in the Headlines… Dynamic has its biggest lead ever among sponsors of 5-star funds For 21 consecutive months, Dynamic Funds is the fund sponsor with the highest number of distinct mandates earning Morningstar's 5-star rating. Barrons: Top 75 Hedge Funds The Dynamic Power Hedge Fund (Series F) was ranked second best performing hedge fund in the world by Barron's in April 2008. This achievement gave Dynamic Funds the only Canadian presence in the top 30. Dynamic Funds steals the show at Lipper Awards With 19 individual awards for best funds in a wide variety of categories and asset classes, our investment management performance continues to lead the way.
  • 12. Apply Online
    • To discover a wealth of opportunity ;
    • please visit us at www.workingatwealth.com
  • 13. Questions
    • Jaspal Singh, Associate, Human Resources
    • Farzana Sheikh, Corporate Recruiter