Virtual events this month

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To make it even easier for you to access the job search support you’re looking for, we’re introducing free VIRTUAL events that you can access from any mobile device or computer. You’ll get the same quality content that you would in an in-person event. You’ll have the chance to interact with other virtual participants. And you can ask our expert staff questions and get answers in real time.

All of our virtual events are offered for FREE and are open to anyone. But space is limited. Register today to secure your virtual seat.

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Identifying your Strengths, Skills, and Accomplishments

May 21 | 10:00 am
This workshop offers a comprehensive approach to identifying your skills, strengths, and personal achievements, helping you gain the confidence to pitch them effectively to potential employers.

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Workplace Communication

May 21 | 1:30 pm
Learn techniques to communicate assertively and present a positive and approachable attitude, even during challenging days. Gain insights on avoiding misunderstandings and handling situations where communication may be misinterpreted.

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Resume/Cover Letter Building

May 22 | 10:00 am
In this workshop, you will learn how to craft an impressive resume and cover letter that will grab the employer's attention.

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Job Interviews

May 22 | 1:30 pm
This workshop will equip you with the necessary tools to prepare for an interview, manage stress, communicate your experience effectively, and handle difficult questions with confidence.

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Advanced LinkedIn

May 23 | 10:00 am
Join our Advanced LinkedIn workshop where we will explore strategies and demonstrate techniques for creating a standout profile, utilizing unique features, and accessing LinkedIn Learning's vast library of over 15,000 instructional videos.

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Apprenticeship and Conestoga College: Information Session

May 23 | 1:30 pm
Please join us as Guest Speaker, Angelo Cosco, Chair, School of Trades and Apprenticeship from the Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, discusses how to build a rewarding career with a skilled trade.

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Occupational Research

May 24 | 10:00 am
This workshop will equip you with the skills to research the job market, including job availability, growth projections, and average salaries in your area.

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Canadian Armed Forces - Information Session

May 24 | 11:30 am
Join VPI and Guest Speaker Sgt. Michael Bailey of the Canadian Armed Forces as we explore the wide range of employment opportunities available beyond combat positions.

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Networking

May 27 | 10:00 am
This workshop will provide you with valuable insights into building, enhancing, and leveraging your personal and online network to uncover hidden job opportunities.

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Managing Stress

May 27 | 1:30 pm
In this workshop, you'll learn about stress, anger, and anxiety disorders, and discover practical strategies for managing them. By attending this session, you'll gain insights into how to cope with these emotions and restore balance to your life.

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Identifying your Strengths, Skills, and Accomplishments

May 28 | 10:00 am
This workshop offers a comprehensive approach to identifying your skills, strengths, and personal achievements, helping you gain the confidence to pitch them effectively to potential employers.

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Conflict Resolution

May 28 | 1:30 pm
This course will teach you nonviolent communication techniques that can help you navigate conflicts effectively.

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Resume/Cover Letter Building

May 29 | 10:00 am
In this workshop, you will learn how to craft an impressive resume and cover letter that will grab the employer's attention.

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Job Interviews

May 29 | 1:30 pm
This workshop will equip you with the necessary tools to prepare for an interview, manage stress, communicate your experience effectively, and handle difficult questions with confidence.

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Digital Literacy and Etiquette

May 30 | 10:00 am
This workshop is intended mostly for people who are unfamiliar with or new to current digital technology.

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Occupational Research

May 31 | 10:00 am
This workshop will equip you with the skills to research the job market, including job availability, growth projections, and average salaries in your area.

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Networking

June 3 | 10:00 am
This workshop will provide you with valuable insights into building, enhancing, and leveraging your personal and online network to uncover hidden job opportunities.

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Managing Stress

June 3 | 1:30 pm
In this workshop, you'll learn about stress, anger, and anxiety disorders, and discover practical strategies for managing them.

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Identifying your Strengths, Skills, and Accomplishments

June 4 | 10:00 am
This workshop offers a comprehensive approach to identifying your skills, strengths, and personal achievements, helping you gain the confidence to pitch them effectively to potential employers.

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Conflict Resolution

June 4 | 1:30 pm
This course will teach you nonviolent communication techniques that can help you navigate conflicts effectively.

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Resume/Cover Letter Building

June 5 | 10:00 am
In this workshop, you will learn how to craft an impressive resume and cover letter that will grab the employer's attention.

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Job Interviews

June 5 | 1:30 pm
This workshop will equip you with the necessary tools to prepare for an interview, manage stress, communicate your experience effectively, and handle difficult questions with confidence.

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Adult Basic Education Association - Information Session

June 6 | 11:30 am
Guest Speaker Jacqueline Hook from the Adult Basic Education Association will be having a discussion about essential skills and why they are important to your job search.

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Introduction to LinkedIn

June 6 | 1:30 pm
If you're new to LinkedIn and need assistance setting up your account, this workshop is for you. You'll receive guidance on the basics of LinkedIn, the essential sections necessary for a complete profile, and a step-by-step demonstration of how to set up your profile.

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Occupational Research

June 7 | 10:00 am
This workshop will equip you with the skills to research the job market, including job availability, growth projections, and average salaries in your area.

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Networking

June 10 | 10:00 am
This workshop will provide you with valuable insights into building, enhancing, and leveraging your personal and online network to uncover hidden job opportunities.

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Problem Solving and Critical Thinking

June 10 | 1:30 pm
This workshop will provide you with the tools to form well-reasoned, evidence-based arguments and solutions that are free of bias.

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Identifying your Strengths, Skills, and Accomplishments

June 11 | 10:00 am
This workshop offers a comprehensive approach to identifying your skills, strengths, and personal achievements, helping you gain the confidence to pitch them effectively to potential employers.

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Newcomers and the Canadian Work Culture

June 11 | 1:30 pm
During the session, we'll provide guidance on how to find a job, direct you to language training support, and connect you with other valuable newcomer resources.

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Resume/Cover Letter Building

June 12 | 11:00 am
In this workshop, you will learn how to craft an impressive resume and cover letter that will grab the employer's attention.

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Job Interviews

June 12 | 1:30 pm
This workshop will equip you with the necessary tools to prepare for an interview, manage stress, communicate your experience effectively, and handle difficult questions with confidence.

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Cultural Sensitivity

June 13 | 10:00 am
By participating in this virtual workshop, you'll gain a better understanding of how to effectively work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds.

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Job Retention & Career Advancement

June 13 | 1:30 pm
This workshop provides you with effective strategies to ensure a smooth transition beyond the probation period.

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Occupational Research

June 14 | 10:00 am
This workshop will equip you with the skills to research the job market, including job availability, growth projections, and average salaries in your area.

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Networking

June 17 | 10:00 am
This workshop will provide you with valuable insights into building, enhancing, and leveraging your personal and online network to uncover hidden job opportunities.

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Managing Stress

June 17 | 1:30 pm
In this workshop, you'll learn about stress, anger, and anxiety disorders, and discover practical strategies for managing them.

Register for this event

Identifying your Strengths, Skills, and Accomplishments

June 18 | 10:00 am
This workshop offers a comprehensive approach to identifying your skills, strengths, and personal achievements, helping you gain the confidence to pitch them effectively to potential employers.

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Job Searching For Mature Workers

June 18 | 1:30 pm
This workshop is designed to help individuals in their 50s, 60s, and beyond to navigate the current labor market and recognize the valuable skills and experience they can bring to an employer or organization.

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Resume/Cover Letter Building

June 19 | 10:00 am
In this workshop, you will learn how to craft an impressive resume and cover letter that will grab the employer's attention.

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Job Interviews

June 19 | 1:30 pm
This workshop will equip you with the necessary tools to prepare for an interview, manage stress, communicate your experience effectively, and handle difficult questions with confidence.

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Disclosure of Disabilities

June 20 | 10:00 am
In this workshop, we'll explore the legal protections in place for individuals with disabilities, as well as an employer's obligation to accommodate those with disabilities.

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Customer Service Excellence

June 20 | 1:30 pm
In this workshop, you'll gain valuable tools to interact with individuals with different personalities, overcome challenges, and leave a lasting impression on your clients, customers, or patients.

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Occupational Research

June 21 | 10:00 am
This workshop will equip you with the skills to research the job market, including job availability, growth projections, and average salaries in your area.

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Canadian Armed Forces - Information Session

June 21 | 11:30 am
Join VPI and Guest Speaker Sgt. Michael Bailey of the Canadian Armed Forces as we explore the wide range of employment opportunities available beyond combat positions.

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All you need to participate is an internet-enabled device and a stable internet connection. Register to participate and you’ll receive an email with the event access details.

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