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:

May 15, 2017, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
May 29, 2017, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
June 13, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 26, 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:

May 16, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
May 31, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 14, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 30, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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:

May 17, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
June 16, 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:

May 20, 2017, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
May 24, 2017, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
June 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 28, 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

Dates:

May 25, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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:

May 25, 2017, 11:35 AM - 12:35 PM
June 27, 2017, 11:05 AM - 12:00 PM