Workshop Schedule

Download the May 2016 Employment Services Workshop Schedule or the June 2016 Employment Services Workshop Schedule.

We're moving!

We will be relocating to a new location within the Dorset Park community (1163 Ellesmere Road). Please note, we will be closed on Friday, June 17 and Monday, June 20 due to the move.

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!
  • Get quick feedback on your resumé and/or cover letter, to make them more effective

Date:

June 1, 2016, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
June 29, 2016, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Second Career Information Session

Laid off or received Employment Insurance on or after January 1, 2005? You may qualify for government-sponsored retraining!

  • Learn about Second Career, the eligibility criteria and the application process
  • Receive Second Career information specific to Centennial College programs of study
  • By referral only

Date:

June 8, 2016, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
June 30, 2016, 9:30 AM - 11:30 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!

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

Date:

May 31, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
June 27, 2016, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Mock Interviews

A strong interview performance will enable you to make a positive impression and get job offers! Get interviewed and answer common, difficult and behavioural questions, and receive detailed feedback.

Suggested:

  • Dress for success, and get feedback on your appearance
  • Prepare in advance: Attend our "Impress Those Interviewers" workshop if possible
  • Practice: Ask for the workshop package with interview questions

Date:

June 6, 2016, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Job Search Strategies

80-90% of jobs are hidden! Learn effective strategies for accessing these jobs.

  • Learn proven techniques to access the hidden job market
  • Get tips on maximizing social media for your job search

Date:

June 28, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Job Placement Orientation Session

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

  • Obtain information on Job Matching, Placement and Incentives
  • Gain information on the current labour market and effective job search strategies
  • By referral only

Date:

June 28, 2016, 11:35 AM - 12:30 PM