Job Seekers

Let us help you open the door to better opportunities.

Our area of expertise is providing client-centered service to help you gain employment.  We provide a supportive, friendly environment where you can conduct your job search and reach your employment goals.

To be considered for this program, individuals must:

Job Placement Services Program

Our Job Placement Services is an element under the Career Employment and Information Services. We help individuals locate and obtain full-time or part-time jobs. It connects individuals who are ready, willing and able to work with employers needing to fill jobs.

Job Placement Services are designed to support individuals to enter and re-enter the workforce as quickly as possible and to develop the job search skills needed for effective labour market transitions now and in the future.

The objectives of Job Placement Services are:

  • To connect eligible individuals seeking work with prospective employers able to provide them with employment as quickly as possible.
  • To enable employers to fill job openings and skill shortages.

The Job Placement Services Program offers group-based workshops, individualized coaching and on-going support to increase job search, acquisition and retention skills to find full time employment as quickly as possible. Our experienced Career Consultant, along with the workshop facilitators, works specifically with participants to find suitable opportunities and assist with connecting to employers. Computer work stations, printers, scanners, fax machines and Wi-Fi access are also provided to participants. Available Workshops

Workshops

Job search strategies have changed substantially over the past several years. It is essential that every level of job seeker, entry-level and skilled professional, has current information and guidance to succeed in finding employment in today’s job market.

Opportunities Knock is designed to provide you with up-to-date tools and techniques needed to gain and maintain sustainable employment.

A sample of some of the workshops being offered, include:

Résumé and Cover Letter Preparation – Craft effective job search documents to get your foot in the door. Suitable for entry level to professional.

Effective Interview Techniques – Learn how to make a positive impression during and after the interview. This includes a scheduled Mock Interview to get individual feedback on your performance.

Exploring the Job Market – Tap into the active and hidden job markets and learn the resources and tools to use to conduct a thorough job search.

What’s Your “Brand”? – Develop the skills to present and market yourself effectively by identifying what makes you the best candidate for the job.

How to Network Effectively – Learn where to look for networking opportunities and how to use them to your advantage. Acquire the tools to conduct successful information interviews and attend networking events and job fairs.

The Internet and Social Media – Gain the skills to do an effective online job search, research businesses and discover how to use Social Media (including LinkedIn) to your advantage.

Take Charge of Your Career – Improve your ability to attain and retain a good job through addressing employer expectations and developing techniques for effectively dealing with customers, colleagues and supervisors in a professional manner.

Guest Speakers – Occasional guest speakers are invited to supplement information provided in the workshops to help participants craft an effective job search strategy and give insight to what employers are looking for.

The Job Placement Services Program offers group-based workshops, individualized coaching and on-going support to increase job search, acquisition and retention skills to find full time employment as quickly as possible. Our experienced Career Consultant, along with the workshop facilitators, works specifically with participants to find suitable opportunities and assist with connecting to employers. Computer work stations, printers, scanners, fax machines and Wi-Fi access are also provided to participants. Available Workshops

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