Job Search Events | March Break 2017

Job Search Events | March Break 2017

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March Break is just around the corner. To help you improve your chances of landing a job this summer (or right now) we’re hosting a series of special events from Monday, March 13 to Friday, March 17 in Hamilton, Mississauga, Richmond Hill and Scarborough.

Admission for all events is free and pre-registration is required . Sign up for one of our March Break events via the links provided below or call 1-888-336-9500.

Event details:

DAY 1 – MONDAY, MARCH 13

Georgetown
  • Event: One-on-one feedback and advice on getting your resume employer-ready
  • Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solutions, 235 Guelph Street, Unit 4, Georgetown
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.
Richmond Hill
  • Event: Learn about “Summer Company”, a free 8-12 week program for young entrepreneurs (15-29 years old) which offers hands-on business training and mentoring, plus up to $3,000 toward your own summer business.
  • Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Location: VPI Working Solutions, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405, Richmond Hill
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.
Scarborough
  • Event: Discover talents that are valued by employers and understand the labour market to ensure career choices are viable for the future.
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solution, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102, Scarborough
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.
Richmond Hill
  • Event: Learn about the job interview process in three stages: preparation, the interview itself, and the follow-up.
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solutions, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405, Richmond Hill
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.

DAY 2 – TUESDAY, MARCH 14

Mississauga
  • Event: Get a head start on your summer job search and earn volunteer hours. Certificate of achievement will be awarded upon completion.
  • Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solution, 1290 Central Parkway West, Suite 210, Mississauga
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.
Scarborough
  • Event: Join us at the Scarborough Town Centre mall for hands-on job search support. Walk with us, point out your dream stores, and get real-time advice and motivation as you apply!
  • Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Location: Scarborough Town Centre Entrance #1 near Cineplex, 300 Borough Dr, Scarborough
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.
Richmond Hill
  • Event: Find out what you can do to improve your job search. From assistance with your resume to understanding your rights and responsibilities as a worker.
  • Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solutions, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405, Richmond Hill
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.
Hamilton
  • Event: Sharpen your resume and interview skills
  • Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solution, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102, Hamilton
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.

DAY 3 – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15

Scarborough
  • Event: Learn about active listening, respectful language, body language, self-confidence, assertiveness, how to deal with conflict in the workplace and respect cultural and personal differences.
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solution, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102, Scarborough
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.
Hamilton
  • Event: Connect with hiring managers who are actively hiring youth and students in Hamilton
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solution, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102, Hamilton
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.
Richmond Hill
  • Event: Learn how to research the job market, so that you can stop wasting time on dead-ends and start making the most of your job search.
  • Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solutions, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405, Richmond Hill
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.

DAY 4 – THURSDAY, MARCH 16

 

Richmond Hill
  • Event: Understand your rights and responsibilities as a worker.
  • Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Location: VPI Working Solutions, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405, Richmond Hill
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.
Hamilton
  • Event: Learn about “Summer Company”, a free 8-12 week program for young entrepreneurs which provides hands-on business training and mentoring, plus up to $3,000 toward your own summer business.
  • Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solution, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102, Hamilton
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.
Richmond Hill
  • Event: We’re hosting a hiring event for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen to fill several full-time, part-time and summer jobs. Bring an updated resume and dress for success.
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solutions, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405, Richmond Hill
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.

DAY 5 – FRIDAY, MARCH 17

 

Etobicoke
  • Event: One-on-one feedback and advice on getting your resume employer-ready.
  • Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solution, 56 Aberfoyle Crescent, Suite 600 Etobicoke
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.
Richmond Hill
  • Event: Learn how to apply for summer student jobs with the Ontario Public Service.
  • Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Location: VPI Working Solutions, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405, Richmond Hill
    Registration in advance is required. Click here to register online.

For more information or if you’re unable to attend these events, call 1-888-336-9500 or send us a message.

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