Goodwill's Upper Gage Career Centre Free Workshops and Networking Meetings for June 2015

May 28, 2015 -

Goodwill’s Upper Gage Career Centre offers Free  monthly Workshops and weekly Networking meetings.  The workshops are held at 1050 Upper Gage Avenue, Hamilton ON

To register for our Upcoming Workshops contact John at 905 526-8488 ext. 307 or email

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
June 11th, 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
June 16th, 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


Interviews Skills WORKSHOP 
June 25th, 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.


June 26th, 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.


June 30th, 2015 (9:30 am –12:30 pm)

Exploring a new career?

Don’t know how to stand out from the competition?

This workshop will help you explore your transferable skills and give you the tools you need to discover which career is right for you. It will also help you stand out from your competition by showing how you can develop your unique skills to make an impact on your resume, cover letters and at the interview. Think outside the box and you will be headed for career success.