• Getting Started – Orientation to Services

    Nov 02, 2017 • 9:30 am-12:30 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.
  • Resume & Cover Letter Clinic

    Nov 06, 2017 • 9:30 am-12:30 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.
  • Career Planning Part 1: Assessment/Testing

    Nov 07, 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.
  • HR Breakfast

    Nov 08, 2017 • 7:30 am-9:00 am
    16B Second Street, Strathroy ON N7G 3H8
    Please join us for a hot breakfast and for an informative presentation aimed at assisting local business owners with navigating Human Resources issues including WSIB, Ministry of Labour and Health & Safety regulations.
  • Age as an Asset: Tips for Mature Job Seekers

    Nov 09, 2017 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm

    This seminar identifies what factors mature workers should consider when undertaking a job search and how to highlight their experience and skills to best advantage.
  • Job Search Best Practices

    Nov 13, 2017 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm

    This seminar looks at the various strategies for job searching, how effective different strategies are, and key resources for accessing the “hidden” job market.
  • Career Planning Part 2-Career Options

    Nov 14, 2017 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm

    This seminar, Part 2 in the continuation of our 3-part series, provides participants with feedback on testing, lists of potential career directions and criteria for creating a short list of roles worthy of further exploration.
  • Interview Preparation

    Nov 16, 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.
  • Building Confidence

    Nov 20, 2017 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm

    Being without work can impact our self-esteem at a time when we need it most. Confidence is essential to job seekers – whether to highlight their strengths in a resume, network effectively to employers, or present themselves competitively in an interview. This seminar looks at how to boost confidence in order to achieve our career and life goals.
  • Career Planning Part 3 - Research

    Nov 21, 2017 • 9:00 am-12:30 pm

    In this final seminar of the 3-part series, participants are introduced to resources and information gathering skills for researching career options and labour market demands, in order to make realistic career decisions.

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