Gain Skills - Get Job Ready and Get Paid!
If you are between the ages of 15 and 29, and having a hard time getting a Job, then the Youth Job Connection program may be for you!
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What is the impression your voice mail message is giving?
What potential employers may see!
Presenting a great first impression is key to landing that perfect job!
"I don't need to write that down"
Time management is a skill that you can train yourself to have. There are tons of tricks that you can use to make sure that you get everything done and you never miss an appointment or deadline.
Networking, it works!
There have been many studies done to show the effectiveness of networking in your job search. The studies all show about 80% of jobs are found through networking. That’s 8 out of 10 jobs! So what is networking?
Always remember that a résumé is a marketing tool to be used with the purpose of generating enough interest in your qualifications to encourage an employer to interview you. Someone reading your résumé is looking for some key elements;
Take inventory of your Transferable Skills!...
To Attend or Not to Attend.....
As a Counsellor I always recommend attending workshops to my clients (note: you do not have to be a registered client to attend workshops) and I hear an array of answers from “Absolutely” to “No, I don’t think it will help me”.
Here are some great reasons why workshops are worth the effort; whether you are currently working or job searching.
To Work, or not to Work, that is the Question…
Picture this, you have a high school diploma or less and have worked for the same company, working your way up through the ranks for the last 15-25 years. You have no formal education past high school and your company just closed its doors. What are you going to do?
Hiring? A challenging task to say the least! You check your e-mail Monday morning to find 78 new e-mails of hopeful candidates applying for the new job you posted on Friday. Maybe you’re right; perhaps it was closer to 150 e-mails! Either way, how can you possibly get through all of those resumes to identify the right candidates to interview?