Job Search Events | February 2017

Job Search Events | February 2017

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Throughout February we’re hosting events designed to help job seekers find work. These events are hosted across our 17 locations in the GTA and Bruce County.

Unless noted otherwise, all events are free and require registration in advance as space is limited. For more info or to register, click any of the events listed below.

Hiring events

Attend a Hiring Event to connect with employers who are actively hiring. Many of our Hiring Events include on-the-spot interviews with hiring manager or representative.

Company & positions Date & Time Location Register
Connect to Careers Fair
Over 100 employers will be ready to hire for full-time, part-time, co-op/internship and summer positions.
Thu, Feb 2
11:00 a.m.
FirstOntario Centre Register for this event
Maple Leaf Foods
General Labourers, Skilled Labourers, Semi-Skilled Labourers
Fri, Feb 3
1:00 p.m.
Hamilton Register for this event
Maple Leaf Foods
General Labourers, Skilled Labourers, Semi-Skilled Labourers
Thu, Feb 9
1:00 p.m.
Hamilton Register for this event
Student Job Fair
This event takes place on a P.A. day and students are encouraged to bring a resume and dress for success!
Fri, Feb 17
1:00 p.m.
Ajax Register for this event
Student Job Fair
This event takes place on a P.A. day and students are encouraged to bring a resume and dress for success!
Fri, Feb 17
10:00 a.m.
Etobicoke Register for this event
Student Job Fair
This event takes place on a P.A. day and students are encouraged to bring a resume and dress for success!
Fri, Feb 17
10:00 a.m.
Oshawa Register for this event
Student Job Fair
This event takes place on a P.A. day and students are encouraged to bring a resume and dress for success!
Fri, Feb 17
1:00 p.m.
Scarborough Register for this event
Maple Leaf Foods
General Labourers, Skilled Labourers and Semi-Skilled Labourers.
Wed, Feb 22
11:00 a.m.
Hamilton Register for this event
Career Expo for Internationally Trained Professionals
IT, Finance, Engineering, Legal, Health Care
Wed, Feb 22
10:00 a.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Career Expo for Internationally Trained Professionals
IT, Finance, Engineering, Legal, Health Care
Thu, Feb 23
10:00 a.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Student Job Fair
This event takes place on a P.A. day and students are encouraged to bring a resume and dress for success!
Mon, Feb 27
4:00 p.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Stratosphere Quality
Quality Inspectors, Project Supervisors, Team Leads
Fri, March 3
9:30 a.m.
Vaughan Register for this event

Special events

The goal with all of our Special Events is to help job seekers improve their chances of getting hired.

Event Date & Time Location Register
Careers at Costco
Join us alongside Costco to learn about current job opportunities. Registration in advance is required.
Wed, Feb 1
12:00 p.m.
Ajax Register for this event
Info Session: Employer insights for youth
Learn what employers look for when hiring youth and what type of applications stand out from the rest. This session will be led by one of our valued employers, and attendees will also participate in a short group activity.
Wed, Feb 1
4:00 p.m.
Etobicoke Register for this event
Info Session: Career Expo
Information about employers, preparation workshops, and event details will be given to clients who are interested in attending the Career Expo.
Mon, Feb 6
5:00 p.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Info Session: Career Expo
Information about employers, preparation workshops, and event details will be given to clients who are interested in attending the Career Expo.
Tue, Feb 7
11:00 a.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Online Job Application for youth
Everything you need to know about applying for jobs online, including how to create an account, register online, and complete the application process for big companies and job search sites
Wed, Feb 8
4:30 p.m.
Ajax Register for this event
Info Session: Career Expo
Information about employers, preparation workshops, and event details will be given to clients who are interested in attending the Career Expo.
Thu, Feb 9
1:00 p.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Advanced Interviewing
Polish up your interviewing skills. Learn about advanced interview techniques and practice greetings, body language and how to answer questions effectively.
Thu, Feb 9
2:00 p.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Apprenticeship
Learn how to start your apprenticeship and what skilled trades opportunities are in-demand in your region.
Thu, Feb 9
1:00 p.m.
Walkerton Register for this event
Canadian Work Experience
Learn how having little or no Canadian work experience can sometimes be a barrier to employment. We’ll discuss ways to overcome this barrier, and your legal rights under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Fri, Feb 10
10:00 a.m.
Scarborough Register for this event
Info Session: Government & Community Services Fair
Visit our booth during the Government and Community Services Fair hosted by MPP Yvan Baker & MPP Peter Milczyn. By attending you will learn about local services available to you.
Sat, Feb 11
11:00 a.m.
Cloverdale Mall Register for this event
Career Expo: Resume and Cover Letters
This workshop is all about resumes and cover letters, what to include in both a résumé and a cover letter, as well as how to organize the information in a way that’s attractive and easy to read. By the end you’ll have hands-on experience putting together both tools.
Tue, Feb 14
9:00 a.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Career Expo: Job Interviews
The job interview process in three stages: preparation, the interview itself, and the follow-up. We’ll also talk about ways to handle your nerves during the interview, and we’ll get some practice with greetings, body language, and answering questions.
Tue, Feb 14
2:00 p.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Career Expo: Job Interviews
The job interview process in three stages: preparation, the interview itself, and the follow-up. We’ll also talk about ways to handle your nerves during the interview, and we’ll get some practice with greetings, body language, and answering questions.
Wed, Feb 15
9:00 a.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Career Expo: Resume and Cover Letters
This workshop is all about resumes and cover letters, what to include in both a résumé and a cover letter, as well as how to organize the information in a way that’s attractive and easy to read. By the end you’ll have hands-on experience putting together both tools.
Wed, Feb 15
2:00 p.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Career Expo: Resume and Cover Letters
This workshop is all about resumes and cover letters, what to include in both a résumé and a cover letter, as well as how to organize the information in a way that’s attractive and easy to read. By the end you’ll have hands-on experience putting together both tools.
Thu, Feb 16
9:00 a.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Career Expo: Job Interviews
The job interview process in three stages: preparation, the interview itself, and the follow-up. We’ll also talk about ways to handle your nerves during the interview, and we’ll get some practice with greetings, body language, and answering questions.
Thu, Feb 16
2:00 p.m.
Richmond Hill Register for this event
Online Job Application for youth
Everything you need to know about applying for jobs online, including how to create an account, register online, and complete the application process for big companies and job search sites
Wed, Feb 22
4:30 p.m.
Ajax Register for this event
Applying for jobs online
This workshop covers: The process of applying for jobs online
Wed, Feb 22
2:00 p.m.
Scarborough Register for this event
Guest Speaker: Working with diabetes
We’re offering a 6-week workshop series on how to create a life plan for people with diabetes. These workshops will take place on February 23 & March 2, 9,16 ,23, 30.
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 p.m.
Oshawa Register for this event
Info Session: Jobs for Correctional Officers
We’re partnering with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services to discuss opportunities for Correctional Officers and the requirements of the selection process.
Fri, Feb 24
10:00 a.m.
Scarborough Register for this event
Info Session: Entrepreneurship Connections
Learn about the Entrepreneurship Connections program that helps newcomers start a business in Canada
Tue, Feb 28
2:00 p.m.
Etobicoke Register for this event

1-on-1 Pre-employment Support

Register for free one-on-one assistance with your resume, cover letter and interview support.

Date & Time Location Register
Wed, Feb 1 @8:30 a.m. Oshawa Register for this event
Wed, Feb 1 @ 8:30 a.m. Kincardine Register for this event
Mon, Feb 13 @ 2:00 p.m. Georgetown Public Library Register for this event
Thu, Feb 16 @ 8:30 a.m. Port Elgin Register for this event
Thu, Feb 23 @ 8:30 a.m. Wiarton Register for this event

Training events

We host training events to help job seekers acquire skills and become certified in areas that will help with their job search. Most training events include a fee.

Event Date & Time Cost Location Register
1-day Smart Serve Training and Certification
We’re hosting a training session and certification for the Smart Serve program that allows participants to legally serve alcohol.
Sat, Feb 4
9:30 a.m.
$25 Walkerton Register for this event
3-day Microsoft Word Training
Lake Huron Learning Centre is hosting a 3-day training session on Microsoft Word. Please note, this training will take place on February 10, 17, 24.
Fri, Feb 10
9:00 a.m.
$200 Kincardine Register for this event
1-day Working at Heights Training & Certification
We’re hosting a one-day training session and certification for Working at Heights. This training is required by the Ministry of Labour for construction workers that complete projects at height.
Tue, Feb 14
8:30 a.m.
$70 Wiarton Register for this event
1-day Working at Heights Training and Certification
We’re hosting a one-day training session and certification for Working at Heights.This training is required by the Ministry of Labour for construction workers that complete projects at height.
Thu, Feb 16
8:30 a.m.
$70 Walkerton Register for this event
2-day Standard First Aid and CPR Training and Certification
We’re partnering with First Aid Care to offer a two-day training session on Standard First Aid and CPR. This training will take place from February 16-17.
Thu, Feb 16
9:00 a.m.
$110 Scarborough Register for this event
2-day Smart Serve Training and Certification
Join us for a 2-day training session and certification for the Smart Serve program that will allow you to serve alcohol. Training will take place on February 24 & March 3.
Fri, Feb 24
9:00 a.m.
Free Oshawa Register for this event
1-day Working at Heights Training and Certification
We’re hosting a one-day training session and certification for Working at Heights. This training is required by the Ministry of Labour for construction workers that complete projects at height.
Tue, Feb 28
8:30 a.m.
$70 Kincardine Register for this event

Youth job Connection Info Session

The Youth Job Connection program offers paid pre-employment training and paid job placements to help youth overcome barriers to employment. The purpose of these info sessions is to teach job seekers what the Youth Job Connection program is all about. At the end of the session, participants will understand the program eligibility requirements, benefits and how to register successfully.

Date & Time Location Register
Thu, Feb 2 @ 1:00 p.m. Etobicoke Register for this event
Tue, Feb 7 @ 1:00 p.m. Etobicoke Register for this event
Wed, Feb 8 @ 10:00 a.m. Milton Public Library Register for this event
Thu, Feb 9 @ 1:00 p.m. Etobicoke Register for this event
Tue, Feb 14 @ 1:00 p.m. Etobicoke Register for this event
Wed, Feb 15 @ 10:00 a.m. Milton Public Library Register for this event
Thu, Feb 16 @ 1:00 p.m. Etobicoke Register for this event
Tue, Feb 21 @ 1:00 p.m. Etobicoke Register for this event
Tue, Feb 21 @ 4:00 p.m. Port Elgin Register for this event
Wed, Feb 22 @ 4:00 p.m. Walkerton Register for this event
Thu, Feb 23 @ 1:00 p.m. Etobicoke Register for this event
Thu, Feb 23 @ 4:00 p.m. Kincardine Register for this event
Fri, Feb 24 @ 4:00 p.m. Wiarton Public Library Register for this event
Tue, Feb 28 @ 1:00 p.m. Etobicoke Register for this event
Tue, Feb 28 @ 10:00 a.m. Milton Public Library Register for this event

To find out about all of our upcoming events including workshops to help with resumes, job interview skills and building self-reliance, visit our Event Calendar or contact us directly.

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