Workshop Schedule

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Resumé & Cover Letter Workshop

 Speed up your job search with effective, targeted, accomplishment-based resumés and cover letters!

  • Learn about "keywords," converting duties into accomplishments, overcoming resumé barriers, and more
  • Discover how to create personalized cover letters, persuading employers that you are the best candidate
  • Receive quick feedback on your resumé and/or cover letter, to make them more effective

Dates:

November 2, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
November 14, 2017, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
December 6, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Job Search Strategies

Tap into the 80-90% of jobs that are never advertised!

  • Gain proven techniques to access the hidden job market and maximize social media for your job search

Job Placement Orientation Session

Learn about job development services and how they can help increase your chances of employment!

  • Obtain information on our job matching and placement services, with incentives for employers
  • Attendance at preceding Job Search Strategies workshop is mandatory for attendance at this workshop
  • By referral only

Dates:

November 15, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
November 30, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
December 13, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Interview Skills

 Learn how to sell yourself at an interview, and beat out the competition!

  • Discuss and prepare effective responses to common and difficult interview questions
  • Identify your weaknesses and present them in a positive manner, transforming them into strengths
  • Learn effective strategies for handling behavioural questions/interviews
  • May include preparation, questions to ask, body language, salary negotiation, handling illegal questions, follow up, and more!

Please note: This is not a Mock Interview workshop. It is preparation for Mock or actual interviews

Date:

November 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
December 5, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mock Interviews

Strong interview performance will enable you to make a positive impression and get job offers!

  • Get interviewed answering common, difficult and behavioural questions, and receive detailed feedback
  • Suggested:
    • Prepare in advance: Attend "Interview Skills" Workshop (see above)
    • Dress for success, and get feedback on your appearance
    • Record & review: Bring a SmartPhone or other recording device to see how you did

Dates:

November 16, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
November 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
December 12, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Second Career Information Session

Starts promptly at 10 AM

Laid off or received EI on or after Jan. 1, 2005? You may qualify for government-sponsored retraining!

  • Learn about Second Career, the eligibility criteria, and the application process

Dates:

November 17, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
November 29, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Just Labour Hiring Event

Dates:

November 24, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM