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					SAMPLE JOB POSTING & COVERING LETTER                                                                        APPENDIX C

 HUMAN RESOURCES                             November 4, 2002
 SUPERVISOR
 Ombudsman Ontario
                                             Ombudsman Ontario
                                             Human Resources
 This position with Ombudsman Ontario        125 Queen’s Park Cr.
 is responsible for the organization's       Toronto, ON M5S 2C7
 employment functions. You will:
 develop, deliver, co-ordinate all           Re: File 03-08
 orientation/training programs; co-
 ordinate student placements; provide        Dear Sir/Madame:
 library resources (1)
                                             I am writing to apply for the position of Human Resources Supervisor, with
 Qualifications: post-secondary
                                             Ombudsman Ontario, as posted on the Government website November 1, 2002.
 certification in human resources            Both my work experience and my educational background provide me with the
 management (CHRM); human resources          necessary skills required to successfully fulfill the role of Human Resources
 (HR) experience developing/delivering
                                             Supervisor. As a Human Resources Consultant, I am responsible for a wide array
 staff training programs, in all
 recruitment functions, (1)
                                             of human resources functions including recruitment and selection, orientation
 preparing/formatting recruiting             and development,(1) organizational development, performance management and
 advertisements for                          managing employee/labour relations.
 Inter/intranet/community groups/media,
                                             As a Labour Relations Officer with the City of Anywhere, I was responsible for
 pre-screening, acknowledging
 applications, responding to inquiries,      enhancing staff relations as well as the administration of several collective
 co-coordinating competency testing,         agreements (3). I was a member of various Management Negotiating committees
 developing/participating in interview       and have participated in two sets of negotiations. As such, I have an excellent
 process, reference checking, archiving      understanding of the relevant legislation, including the Ontario Labour
 completed job competitions; experience      Relations Act, the Ontario Employment Standards Act, the Public Service Act,
 preparing employment contracts,             the Ontario Human Rights Code and Pay Equity Act.(3)
 employee status changes, job transfers,
 updating manual/electronic employee         I also researched and developed the labour disruption contingency plan that
 files with HR information systems           was utilized by staff during the strike and assisted in the development of
 software; experience developing/co-         effective return to work strategies.(3)
 coordinating delivery of
 comprehensive orientation/training          As an Organizational Consultant, I was responsible for various projects, including
 programs, identifying/developing/co-        performance management, business planning, and strategic planning. As the lead
 coordinating individual training plans      consultant for performance management, I researched, developed, and
 to address performance issues; ability      presented the “Pay For Performance Program” for non-union employees,
 to enhance learning (2) through             currently utilized by the City of Anywhere.(2) I also participated on the staff
 provision of current/proactive library      committee responsible for the consolidation and development of corporate
 resources; experience
                                             human resources policies and procedures. (3)
 developing/monitoring/evaluating unit
 budget, identifying/developing HR           As a facilitator of business planning, I was responsible for the development and
 policies/procedures, interpreting           implementation of a corporate business planning process, which included
 g/applying collective agreements,           conducting the workshops and producing the participant workbooks.(2)
 employment legislation (3); superior        Through a series of workshops, departmental teams were tasked with creating their
 communication skills; organization,
                                             vision, mission, values, strategic goals, and action plans over a three to five year
 training, presentation skills; ability to
 manage multiple priorities, react           period. Such goals were measured and monitored on a quarterly basis.
 quickly to changing situations,             I am a strong communicator and presenter who thrives on change and who
 prioritize issues (4); computer             remains flexible under rapidly fluctuating environments. I am a highly
 literacy using Word, Excel, Visio,          organized and motivated individual that can work independently of others, as
 Access, PowerPoint. (5)                     well as in a team environment. (4) In addition, I utilize a variety of computer
                                             programs including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access and
 Apply by Nov 18, 2002 to: File 03-          Outlook.(5)
 08, Ombudsman Ontario, Human
 Resources, 125 Queen's Park Cres.,          For these reasons, I believe that I would be an asset to the Ombudsman Ontario and
 Toronto, ON M5S 2C7. Fax: 416-              would sincerely appreciate an opportunity to further discuss my qualifications.
 586 3400. E-mail:                           Yours truly,
 jleonard@ombudsman.on.ca. Visit
 our Web site at                             Jane L. Doe
 www.ombudsman.on.ca.

				
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