GOODWILL’S UPPER GAGE CAREER CENTRE WORKSHOPS AND NETWORKING MEETINGS FOR MAY 2015


April 23, 2015 -

Workshops held at 1050 Upper Gage Avenue, Hamilton ON
www.goodwillonline.ca
To register for our Upcoming Workshops contact John at 905 526-8488 ext. 307 or email findjobs@goodwillonline.ca

NETWORKING WITH THE JOB DEVELOPERS
Every Monday except holidays (9:30 am to 11:00 am)
The group meets regularly to discuss job efforts, provide support, share job leads and improve job-seeking skills. Networking helps you master your job search skills and stay focused on your job search. Consistently those who participate in networking activities find jobs faster than those who do not participate. No reservations needed.
EVERYONE WELCOME, NO PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

TARGETING YOUR RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS
May 8th, 2015 (9:30 am to 12:30 pm)
Have you sent your resume out to a lot of employers but have received no interviews? We can assist you. We will examine different styles of resumes and you will leave with a rough draft plus learning how to target your resume for various industries.

Once your resume is prepared and you’ve established which jobs you would like to apply for, a cover letter will increase your chances of being considered for an interview. Join us to learn how to develop a cover letter and alter it; to make you a prime candidate!

KICK START YOUR JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP
May 13th, 2015 (9:30 am to 3:00 pm)
Everything you wanted to know about getting a job but were too afraid to ask!!! This workshop includes information on employer expectations and apprenticeships. Can be taken together or independently.

Part 1 (AM) Job Search Strategies: Coping with Job Loss; Organizing Your Job Search; Hidden Job Market; Research Necessities; Networking; Social Media; ‘Elevator Speech’; Marketing Letters

Part 2 (PM) Job Search Tactics: Developing Your Skills; Accomplishment Statements; Winning Resumes; Cover Letters; E-Mails; Interviews; Employer Expectations; Apprenticeships

JOB SEARCH CONFIDENCE & MOTIVATION
May 14th, 2015 (9:30 am – 12:30 pm)
Feel like your job search is taking too long? Are you starting to lose your motivation, focus and confidence in your skills? Then this is the workshop for you. Come and learn the tips and tools to staying motivated during your job search.

INTERVIEWS SKILLS WORKSHOP
May 20th, 2015 (9:30 am to 1:00 pm)
Can’t seem to get beyond the interview to land the job? We will explore various questioning styles as well as the importance of presentation. Learn and practice the various styles of interviews and how to ace them. We will put your new skills to work for you! In this interactive workshop, you will be role-playing interview situations. So, please come prepared to participate.

SECOND CAREER INFORMATIONAL SESSION
May 22nd, 2015 (1:00 pm-2:00 pm)
Complete information session about the Second Career program. Come on in and see if you qualify. Bring all your questions and they will be answered by our specialist.

PERSONALITY DIMENSIONS
May 26th, 2015 (9:30 am –3:00 pm)
Learn more about who you are and how your behavior affects others. We will be doing a personality assessment and discuss the great things we all have to offer each other. Learn why some people drive you crazy and how to deal with them.

HOW TO SUCCEED IN THE WORKPLACE
May 28th, 2015 (1:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
How do you calm new employee jitters, deal with difficult situations and ensure that you are going to be successful in your new job? Come to this interactive workshop and find out the keys to your success.


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