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For those beginning to explore career options, including entrepreneurship, these sessions offer a great starting point. Explore what makes you unique and how that knowledge can help you chose a rewarding career or learn how to navigate the journey from ‘business idea’ to ‘entrepreneurship’.
This is the first of two sessions which are intended to assist you in making effective career choices. In this session, you will assess your aptitudes, interests, personality and values to best explore your next career path.
This session is the second of two which are intended to assist you in making effective career decisions. Using credible labour market websites, you will explore job descriptions, education requirements, wages, demand and more. Then you will create an action plan to keep you moving forward.
This information session serves as an introduction to entrepreneurship programs and resources in Oxford County. This session is available to participants of all ages, but is a requirement for young entrepreneurs completing the Starter Company program. Come share your business idea and get more information on what supports are available to you on your journey to becoming an entrepreneur.
Are you ready to move from career exploration to action? We offer a variety of practical, hands-on sessions to help you with resume writing, networking and interviewing. Learn how to market yourself in a way that employers will notice.
This session is your opportunity to identify your key strengths so that you can create a great resume, and effectively sell yourself during interviews and networking opportunities while taking the time to think about your strengths and determining why you are good at what you do. This workshop helps create a valuable foundation for your job search.
If you feel stuck in your job search and don’t feel you are making any progress this is the workshop for you. Learn how to market your best product, YOU! In this session we will discuss how effective networking strategies can assist with making connections and tapping into the hidden job market. You will also learn how to develop your own personal brand that will set you apart from the competition.
You have a job interview. Now what? This workshop will help you to learn best practices that will assist with preparing for the interview, what to expect during the interview and what to do after in order to land the job you want.
Preparing for a job interview can be a challenge. Knowing what to say and how to say it can be the hardest part of the interview process. In this session participants will have the opportunity to tie their skills and experiences together in order to answer interview questions in a way that will get them noticed and recognized by the employer as the ideal candidate.
Does your resume have what it takes? Change your resume from “good” to “great” in this session. You will critique your resume based on the top ten resume mistakes identified by employers and create impact statements to make your resume stand out.
In this session, you will learn how to use the internet to research a potential employer, identify their needs and create a targeted cover letter that catches their attention. Then practice emailing your job application and attachments.
Gain the skills that employers are seeking through a variety of job-specific training sessions. Stand out from the competition by upgrading or adding a new skill to your range of experience.
Learn how to become aware of and take reasonable precautions when working around confined spaces with the Confined Space Awareness training program. Earn your CSA Certificate.
Learn how to be safe when working at heights using the Fall Protection Awareness training program.
Learn how to be safe in the workplace by identifying hazards, understanding safety laws and preparing to work safely.
This session will help you to increase your awareness of the WHMIS classification system and how to protect yourself while at work. Complete a quiz and earn a certificate of competency.
During this training, you will learn how to provide professional service that is customer centric and develop strategies to ensure continued client satisfaction.
Smart serve training teaches you how to protect yourself from liability by understanding your responsibilities under the Liquor Licence Act. Earn your Smart Serve Certificate.
On-line training program, participants will complete 13 training modules aimed to improve knowledge of safe food handling practices and earn a widely recognized Basic Safe Food Handler Certificate (good for 5 years).
Learn and practice effective methods for handling cash transactions on the job. Open, operate and balance a cash register while providing efficient, courteous and accurate customer service.
Employment success rests on a foundation of many different skills, not just job-specific preparation. We offer practical sessions that can help you better manage personal finances, understand basic computer use, and improve literacy.
Learn how everyday banking advice can help you reach your financial goals and help you take control of debt, making credit work for you rather than against you. Through 4 areas of advice we will show you how taking a few simple actions can save you money and put you further along the path to achieving your goals. Presented in partnership with RBC.
This program is designed to help adult’s improve their reading, writing, and computer skills in a “small group” setting. You should find this small computer class interesting and helpful. The teaching materials guide you step by step through each exercise. This is a very user friendly program that allows you to learn at your own pace.
Come in prepared with goals on what you would like to accomplish. Take advantage of this welcoming environment and the opportunity to receive individualized job search support.
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