Virtual Employment Workshops
Budgeting Essentials – NEW
Take control of your finances and become a better budgeter!
Learn the basic concepts of budgeting and practical ways to manage your money each month. Understand how your spending habits affect your budget, and learn tips and tricks that will help you to find ways to stretch your dollars.
Accessing The Hidden Job Market
Did you know over 60% of available jobs are not advertised? Learn how to access employment opportunities beyond job postings!
In this workshop, you will be guided to complete a networking web, research potential employers, write and practice a 30 second introduction, practice employer cold calls and request an information meeting. In addition, you will learn how to use social media as a networking tool as well as research and create a list of potential employers.
You need a top-notch resume to get an interview! Create a targeted resume that will make you succeed as a job applicant.
Learn how to target your resume to job descriptions and use accomplishment statements to clearly demonstrate how you meet the required core competencies in context of the position you are applying for. In this workshop, you will get one-to-one assistance and have time to work individually on your resume.
Cover Letter Writing
Let your cover letter shine. Learn how to correctly format a cover letter and use it to sell yourself!
This workshop will help you learn formatting components of a professional cover letter and how to include valuable additional information that is not already included in your resume. In addition, you will receive one-on-one assistance and have time to work individually on your cover letter.
Stand out from the crowd! Feel more confident and deal with interview “jitters”.
In this workshop you will be introduced to the different formats for interviews and learn how to give a good first impression. Learn possible answers to commonly asked interview questions, particularly those tricky behavioural questions. In addition, you will prepare questions that you may have for your potential employers and have a “mock” interview as a group.
Learn to identify and clearly articulate your skills on a resume to land that job!
In this workshop you will learn the nine essentials skills that people need for work, learning and life. By visiting various websites including the Government of Canada’s NOC (National Occupation Code) and WorkBC.ca, you will be fuelled with ideas for some common occupations and view lists of skills that may apply to you. By the end of this workshop you will have a written set of accomplishment statements and list of skills that can be used in your job search!
Feel more confident and empowered to make employment related decisions.
This is a one-and-a-half-day workshop where you will participate in group discussion and on-line aptitude testing to learn how to assess your skills, values, personality traits, and interests as they relate to various career options. You will be introduced to basic psychological principles regarding job satisfaction and determine how they relate to your past and future employment. In addition to researching careers of interest, you will be shown the concept of a cost/benefit analysis for educational paths.
Register For a Virtual Workshop Today!
If you are a registered client:
Call our Westshore Centre | 250-478-9525 | 250-532-7941 or contact your Employment Advisor
If you are not a registered client:
Register for WorkBC Employment Services | https://apply.workbc.ca or call our Westshore Centre[/box]