Category Archives: Community

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.

Middlesex Employers – This One is For YOU!

***NOTE – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE, TO BE ANNOUNCED***

We know the orientation and onboarding of new employees has become a key process in successfully helping new employees feel welcome and integrated into their new role. Wondering more about these new buzzwords? Join us Friday, March 27th 8 am for breakfast and a facilitated discussion. Sitting is limited so give us a call today to reserve your seat.

Seasons Greetings and Best Wishes for 2020!

The staff at Community Employment Choices would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our clients a safe and merry holiday season and all the best in the upcoming new year. We welcome the opportunity to serve the residents in the County of Middlesex with their job search needs as well as our local employers with their hiring and look forward to assisting everyone as we enter 2020.

Building Dreams

November 26, 2019 – Michele Sands, Business Advisor/Job Developer had the pleasure of attending the 3rd Annual Build a Dream Career Expo held in London on November 26th at the Metroland Media Agriplex. The now annual event inspires young women to learn more about careers in the skilled trades, engineering, technology, emergency services and entrepreneurship. The evening was a chance to hear from successful women, take part in interactive activities and have fun with the photo booth.

If you are looking to learn more about entering into the Trades as a career, feel free to stop by our CEC office at 16B Second Street, Strathroy or give us a call at 519-245-4500.

To learn more about Build a Dream, go to https://www.webuildadream.com/about/

Dashwood Hiring Continues

November 8, 2019 – Friday November 8th was a busy day as Community Employment Choices hosted a job fair for Dashwood Industries in their quest to further fill labour positions in their new facility. As announced in June 2019, Dashwood Industries is making a move after 90+ years in the Centralia area to the newly renovated former Wescast plant in Adelaide Metcalfe. If you are interested in more information about applying to Dashwood Industries, please feel free to call Community Employment Choices at 519-245-4500.

Bring the World to Medway

October 17, 2019 – Medway High School located in Arva, was a hub of activity on Thursday October 17th as it hosted “Bring the World to Medway”. Started in 2018, this event is a day where special guests present to students on topics such as how they got started and rose in their careers, as well as how different area businesses and organizations work. Norm Wiseman, Employment Advisor at Community Employment Choices (CEC), was pleased to attend as one of the presenters to the eager group of students and talk about the services and assistance that CEC can offer to job seekers in the County of Middlesex including youth programming and career planning.

Norm and CEC would like to thank Medway High School for the opportunity to present to students and play a part in their decision making process as they move forward with building on their stories of tomorrow.

21st Annual Business Excellence Awards

Thursday October 24, 2019 – Strathroy’s Portuguese Canadian Club was the place to be Thursday October 24th for the Strathroy & District Chamber of Commerce 21st Annual Business Excellence Awards”. The annual evening of dinner and awards is a chance to recognize Chamber members who have made a difference in their community through their leadership and advocacy. Michele Sands, Business Advisor/Job Developer at Community Employment Choices was pleased to attend this evening on behalf of CEC and participate in honouring all of the business and organizations who have made contributions to our community. Congratulations to all the winners!