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Job search

Resources and supports are available to respond to the career and employment needs of individuals and the skilled labour needs of employers.

Employment Ontario Centre - 370 Catherine Street, 1st floor

Staff are available to provide you with on-site employment counselling, help with your job search, and answer questions about training and apprenticeship. Childcare is available on site and parking is free.  

Supports include:

  • Job search and job matching
  • Job placement and job incentives
  • Career planning and exploration
  • Employment and computer workshops
  • Training/apprenticeship information
  • Specialized youth programs

Please drop-in at 370 Catherine Street, 1st floor, or call 613-580-2424 ext. 14372 for more information or to register for any of the following workshops.

Job skills workshops

All workshops are delivered at 370 Catherine Street, 1st floor, unless otherwise indicated.

Computer workshops Employment workshops
Introduction to computers Building a better résumé
MS Word Acing the interview
MS Excel Planning your career
MS PowerPoint  How to Shine in the Workplace and Keep Your Job
E-mail Career Cruising
Apprenticeship and you Social media and job search
How to apply for City of Ottawa jobs  

Computer workshops

Introduction to computers

Learn the basics of Windows and word processing

Date

Time

Thursday October 3, 2019 9:30 am to noon

MS Word 

Word processing using MS Word

Date

Time

Friday October 11, 2019 9:30 am to noon

MS Excel

Learn the basics of using spreadsheets

Date

Time

Monday October 28, 2019 9:30 am to noon

E-mail

Learn how to send e-mail

Date

Time

Friday October 4, 2019 9:30 am to noon

PowerPoint

Learn the basics about creating a presentation

Date

Time

Tuesday October 15, 2019 9:30 am to noon

Employment workshops

Career Cruising

Try out the amazing Career Matchmaker, and explore and find the career of your dreams.

Date

Time

Wednesday October 9, 2019 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Social media and job search

How to use Social Media as a job search tool

Date Time
Thursday October 17, 2019 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Tuesday October 22, 2019 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre East 2339 Ogilvie Road 1:15 pm to 3:30 pm
Wednesday October 9, 2019 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre West 100 Constellation Crescent 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Building a better résumé

Learn how to create an effective resume and cover letter that will get you that interview

Date

Time

Thursday October 10, 2019 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Thursday October 17, 2019  9:30 am to 11:30 am
Wednesday October 16, 2019 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre West 100 Constellation Crescent 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Tuesday October 8, 2019 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre South 2020 Walkley Road. 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Tuesday October 8, 2019 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre East 2339 Ogilvie Road 9:15 am to 11:30 am
Tuesday October 22, 2019 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre South 2020 Walkley Road. 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Acing the interview

Learn how to prepare yourself for an interview and explore common interview questions

Date

Time

Thursday October 10, 2019 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Tuesday October 29, 2019 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre East 2339 Ogilvie Road 9:15 pm to 11:30 am
Thursday October 24, 2019 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre South 2020 Walkley Road 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Wednesday October 23, 2019 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre West 100 Constellation Crescent 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Thursday October 10, 2019 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre South 2020 Walkley Road 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Planning your career

Learn about the labour market, and how to use labour market information for career decision making

Date

Time

Wednesday October 23, 2019 9:30 am to 11:30 am

How to Shine in the Workplace and Keep Your Job

Learn techniques for being successful in the workplace

Date

Time

Thursday October 24, 2019 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Tuesday October 15, 2019 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre East 2339 Ogilvie Road 9:15 pm to 11:30 am

Apprenticeship and you

Learn about skilled trades and apprenticeship

Date Time
Wednesday October 16, 2019 9:30 am to 11:30 am

How to apply for City of Ottawa jobs

Date Time
Wednesday October 16, 2019 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

 

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