Workshop Schedule

Employment Connections Resume and Interview Skills

For jobseekers in conflict with the law. Call 416-289-5258 for information and to register.

  • Create an effective resume and increase your chances of getting a job
  • Learn strategies on how to discuss your charges with employers in a positive way

Date:

April 1, 2015, 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
April 29, 2015, 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Second Career Information Session

Laid off or received EI 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

Date:

April 8, 2015, 9:45 AM - 11:45 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:

April 13, 2015, 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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

Dates:

April 15, 2015, 9:45 AM - 11:45 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:

April 20, 2015, 9:45 AM - 11:45 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

Date:

April 22, 2015, 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM