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Scheduled Workshops:
Ace that Interview
Employers are looking for Employees who fit with their organization. Learn answers to the difficult questions that may be asked by employers and how to answer them.
 
Career Discovery
Investigate your strengths, interests, and traits. Identify and research careers using Career Cruising.
 
Computer Basics for Job Search
We use a casual way to introduce the entry level skills that you will need to develop in order to become comfortable with accessing and using computer programs. We will concentrate on the skills that will apply to many commonly used programs. Topics to be covered include: Hardware Basics, Windows Basics, and working with text.
 
Disclosing Disability in your Job Search
It is always stressful seeking employment; however, for those with disabilities there is added stress when it comes to making a decision on when and how to disclose a disability to a prospective employer. This workshop will help you with choices for disclosure, accommodations/legal rights and understanding potential stigma.
 
Problem Solving in the Workplace
Learn and practice effective strategies to build workplace relationships and deal with difficult situations.   
 
Workplace Communication
Learn how to communicate and behave effectively and professionally within the workplace.
 
Using Internet and Email for Job Search
Feel like approaches to job search, like faxes, are outdated? Learn how to do an effective online job search and how social media may enhance or hinder your job search. 
 
Myers Briggs Career Assessment
Have you already attended the Career Discovery workshop? And want a more in depth career assessment then this workshop is for you.  Speak to your case manager to be referred. 
 
Process of Change
The stress management workshop will focus on building healthy coping skills and learning to deal with life stressors. This workshop will develop the skills of self-care, and dealing with job loss.
 
Ready, Set, Job Search
Are you a part of Job Development? Do you want to hear about leads, access the hidden job market, and work on your job search skills. Get ready to rev up your job search. 
 
Resumes Development
Improve your chances of finding employment! This workshop helps you create an attention-grabbing resume that is clear and concise to get the attention of the employer.
 
Targeted Cover Letters
Learn how to create an effective cover letter that will enhance your resume and improve your chances of finding employment. 
 
The Changing Workplace
This workshop will provide you with Labour Market Information on current job openings and future trends.
 

Workshops available individually or on a referral basis:
Budget and Financial Planning Basics
This workshop includes the basics on how and what to include in a personal budget. You learn the basics on how to save money, and strategies on how to cut down on personal spending.
 
Mental Health, Addictions, and Employment
Learn how to effectively manage your Mental Health and Addiction while obtaining and maintaining employment
 
Recognizing Abuse in Relationships
This workshop identifies the types of domestic violence and how to develop a safety plan. Long term effects of violence on participants will be described.


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