Canada Day - Office ClosedJul 03, 2017 • 12:00 am-12:15 am
Secrets to a Successful Summer Job SearchJul 04, 2017 • 1:30 pm-4:00 pm
This seminar looks at employer recruitment practices during the summer season, and helps participants to plan strategically to take full advantage in implementing their job search.
Networking Skills: Key to the Hidden Job MarketJul 06, 2017 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm
This seminar highlights the value of networking as one of the most effective job search strategies and career management practices. Participants will begin to develop a networking contact list and learn how to approach others effectively.
Dollars & Sense: Negotiation BasicsJul 10, 2017 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm
When receiving a job offer, what, if anything, is negotiable? How do you prepare for negotiation? What information do you need going into the negotiation? This seminar will help answer these questions, introduce a simple, easy-to-remember model, and will include some time for practice.
Resume & Cover Letter ClinicJul 11, 2017 • 1:30 pm-4:00 pm
This seminar reviews the essentials of creating effective resumes and cover letters and gives participants an opportunity to critique their own draft resumes and cover letters, with input and suggestions for adding more impact.
Spotlight on You- Learning to Market YourselfJul 13, 2017 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Do you find it easier to promote other people and their accomplishments than you do your own? Are you afraid of getting a “no” and being rejected when approaching a potential networking contact for help in your job search This seminar is intended to help you develop more comfort and confidence shining the spotlight on you, promoting your strengths and skills as an effective networker and self-marketer. This seminar is especially effective taken in combination with our Networking Skills seminar.
Career Planning Part 1: Assessment/TestingJul 17, 2017 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm
This seminar, the first of three parts, outlines the steps in career planning and gets participants started on identifying what types of roles would best suit them, based on an assessment/testing of their personality, vocational interests, values and abilities.
Youth Job Connection Summer 2017Jul 18, 2017-Jul 21, 2017 • 9:30 am-3:00 pm
16B Second Street, Strathroy ON N7G 3H8
Are you between the ages of 15 and 18 and struggling to find summer/part time employment? If so, give us a call today to learn more about this exciting opportunity! 519-245-4500
Getting Started – Orientation to ServicesJul 18, 2017 • 1:30 pm-4:00 pm
This seminar introduces people to the steps involved in getting through a job transition, the options to consider, resources they might need and where to get assistance. Each person leaves with an Employment Action Plan and an increased understanding of the supports our agency (CEC) can provide.
Interview PreparationJul 20, 2017 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm
This seminar covers every aspect of interview preparation from researching the company, linking individual skills to the position, knowing what types of interview questions may come up and how to answer, and good follow-up strategies.