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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

Computer workshops

Introduction to computers

Learn the basics of Windows and word processing

Date

Time

Monday December 10, 2018 9:30 am to noon

MS Word 

Word processing using MS Word

Date

Time

Tuesday December 18, 2018 9:30 am to noon

MS Excel

Learn the basics of using spreadsheets

Date

Time

Monday December 31, 2018 9:30 am to noon

E-mail

Learn how to send e-mail

Date

Time

Friday December 14, 2018 9:30 am to noon

PowerPoint

Learn the basics about creating a presentation

Date

Time

Friday December 21, 2018 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

Every Wednesday 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 December 6, 2018 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Thursday December 20, 2018 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre South 2020 Walkley Road. 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 December 13, 2018 9:30 am to 12:30 am
Thursday December 20, 2018 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre East 2339 Ogilvie 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

   
Tuesday December 11, 2018 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Planning your career

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

Date

Time

Thursday December 20, 2018 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Tuesday December 11, 2018 Delivered at the Employment and Social Services Centre South 2020 Walkley Road. 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

   

Apprenticeship and you

Learn about skilled trades and apprenticeship

Date Time
Wednesday December 12, 2018 9:30 am to 12:30 am

For More Information - Contact us or drop in