Author Archives: Julie Bullock

EMPLOYERS — WOULD YOU LIKE TO GIVE SOMEONE AN OPPORTUNITY IN THE TRADES?

Would you like to hire a new Entry Level 1 apprentice and would you like the financial support to proceed and to give someone an opportunity in the trades? If you do, then you are going to want to attend this free employer breakfast where you will learn how you could potentially receive significant funding to help you provide someone a great opportunity to gain experience in their trade.

This information session is being held at Community Employment Choices on Thursday, May 18th from 8 am – 10 am. A delicious breakfast will be available and you will hear from Stephanie Shrum, Program Manager for the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum while you learn about the great funding opportunities that may be available to you.

Register today!

CEC SERVICES UPDATE – March 2022

Effective Monday, March 28, 2022, Community Employment Choices will be open to in person services.  Following all Provincial Government and local Health Unit recommendations, for the safety of staff and others visiting the centre, all clients and visitors are asked to wear a mask when visiting, if able to do so.  In addition, all visitors are asked to postpone their visit if they are ill or believe they have Covid19.   

Resource and Information computers, printer and fax will be available for use on a drop in basis – please, no food or drink are permitted.  As per usual policies, all appointments with Employment Advisors are to be scheduled in advance, whether in-person or by phone.  Virtual services will remain in place to accommodate those uncomfortable or unable to join us in person.   

For more information on services, or to schedule a time to meet with an Employment Advisor, please call our front desk at 519-245-4500.   

Check Out Our Virtual Webinars!

Did you know that you can now access our Workshops from your own home? In the past, Community Employment Choices has provided workshop programming on a monthly basis on a variety of topics including Job Searching, Interviewing, Career Planning and a host of others. We aren’t going to let a pandemic keep us from offering you these awesome opportunities to hear directly from our workshop facilitators. From the comfort of your home, you are now able to access our Zoom Webinars in real time!

Simply go to the Events section of the Work in Middlesex and take a look at the topics offered each month. Registration is Easy – click on the Zoom Registration button and enter your information. A Zoom account is not required.

We’d love to have you join us and are looking forwarding to connecting with you! For further information on our Webinar topics or for any of our Employment Services, give us a call today at 519-245-4500!

Missed Our Virtual Information Session? It’s Not Too Late!!

Are you at home, looking for work, and wondering what steps to take next? Why not take 30 minutes and join us for our Virtual Information Session where you will find some tips for where to begin. Want more information on our services? Give us a call today at 519-245-4500 or email reception@communityemploymentchoices.ca . While things may look different, we want you to know that we continue to be here for you.

VIRTUAL Employer Round Table

May 2020 – Middlesex County Employers, we invite you to join us in a Facilitated discussion with other employers from your community. This is your chance to connect, virtually, and discuss the immense changes that you are encountering. We look forward to having you join us! To register, call 59-245-4500 or email reception@communityemploymentchoices.ca . Webinar Login Details will be provided at the time of registration.

3 Common Job Searching Mistakes

During the job search process, there are a number of common mistakes we see all the time. In today’s, video Norm will help us identify these mistakes and strategies you can consider to avoid them. Let CEC support you in your job search and stand out from the competition. Call us at 519-245-4500 or email us at reception@communityemploymentchoices.ca and speak with an Employment Advisor as soon as possible.

COVID-19 UPDATE

We all have a role in fighting the spread of COVID-19; the health and safety of our clients, staff and our community is always our top priority.

Community Employment Choices has moved to offering our vital services and support to Middlesex County job seekers and employers through alternative sources of communication which allow us to continue to provide assistance. We are committed to supporting you in your career path by continuing to provide employment counselling and support on an individual basis. We continue to strive to provide as much continuity of programming as possible during this time. If you are a current client, returning or new client of Community Employment Choices, please connect with us by calling our office at 519-245-4500 or email reception@communityemploymentchoices.ca where one of our knowledgeable staff would be more than happy to assist you.

Employers, we are here for you as well – we are only one phone call away from assisting you with a variety of services including job posting assistance, applicant screenings, job placement opportunities and incentives. Please feel free to call Michele Sands at 519-245-4500 or email msands@communityemploymentchoices.ca

We look forward to continuing to serve and support our job seekers and employers. Stay safe – stay healthy.