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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August 13 | 10:00 am is the world's largest social media site geared towards professional networking, but it can be intimidating to know where to begin. In this course, you will develop your LinkedIn profile while learning advanced tips and tricks for getting the most out of the platform.

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Strategies to Survive Financially during COVID-19

August 13 | 1:00 pm
Hear about the three biggest budget breakers that impact our lives and strategies to eliminate them from everyday worry. Presented in partnership with Credit Counselling Society

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Digital Literacy

August 14 | 10:00 am
Digital literacy is a large topic that deals with how we navigate the whole universe of digital technologies connected to our lives. This has become increasingly important in the last 20 years, and has become the backbone of our economy in the last 2 months, as many businesses and other institutions rely on technology to operate their businesses remotely. This course will inform you of skills needed to thrive in the digital world, how to think more critically about information found on the internet, and how to communicate effectively online.

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Guest Speaker: Newcomers & Family

August 14 | 1:00 pm
Learn about the programs and services for empowering newcomers and marginized youth to thrive and contribute to society. Presented in partnership with Empowerment Squared.

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Maintaining Mental Health

August 17 | 10:00 am
Stress. Anger. Depression. We all feel them sometimes, but when they become a constant presence, every part of our lives suffers, and things may start to spiral out of control. This course will introduce you to some basic facts about stress, anger, and anxiety disorders, as well as some strategies for dealing with them.

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Guest Speaker: Halton Multicultural Connections

August 18 | 1:00 pm
Learn about the programs and services offered by Halton Multicultural Connections to help newcomers and recent immigrants.

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Effective Speaking for a Successful Interview

August 18 | 1:00 pm
Hear from a public speaking expert to learn how to make the most of your next job interview. Presented by Marlon Shaw ACS.

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Virtual Hiring Event: Bayshore Health

August 19 | 10:00 am
Virtual interviews for: PSW, RPN, RN

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Second Career Orientation

August 19 | 10:00 am
In this session, you will receive an overview of the Second Career program including detailed information about the eligibility and suitability requirements, general guidelines and what to expect through the application process.

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Guest Speaker: Crash Course in Excel

August 19 | 10:00 am
Learn tips and tricks to become an Excel power user. Presented by IT Phenom.

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Building Self-Reliance

August 20 | 10:00 am
Self-reliance is about taking charge of your life. Being able to set personal goals, plan your own budget, and manage your time will make you a more independent person. Being able to respond gracefully to life's little emergencies will make you a more reliable, helpful person to have around. This course offers some basic tools to get you started.

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Customer Service Excellence

August 21 | 10:00 am
Excellent service does not simply come from a friendly transaction or helpful technology – it is the result of truly understanding the customer's expectations and finding ways to exceed them. Join us for a full day of customer service excellence training and learn how to delight customers across any industry.

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Problem Solving

August 24 | 10:00 am
Have anyone seen "the ability to problem solve" or "problem solving skills" on a job description recently? What do you think employers mean when they write this? Attend this interactive workshop and learn about the steps in the problem solving cycle,how to implement strategies to identify solutions and how to evaluate your solutions to see if they are successful.

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Cultural Sensitivity

August 26 | 10:00 am
The world is constantly changing- which includes the Canadian demographic, as well as what is considered “socially acceptable”. Cultural sensitivity refers to a set of skills that allows you to understand and learn about people whose cultural background is not the same as yours. Cultural sensitivity is an extremely important skill to have in the workplace because it enables employees to improve productivity, reduces communication barriers and engages them fully in the workplace environment. By taking this virtual workshop, you will walk away with a better understanding of how to understand, learn about, and work with people whose cultural background is not the same as yours, and use this time in quarantine for valuable self-development!

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Careers with the Canadian Armed Forces

August 26 | 1:00 pm
Learn about current work opportunities available with the Canadian Armed Forces, one of the largest employers of choice within Canada.

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Critical Thinking

August 27 | 10:00 am
What is Critical Thinking? Why is important for us to have this skill? What is a sound reality based argument? How do you identify bias in arguments? Join us in this workshop where we talk about lessons and strategies for developing thinking that is unbiased, well-founded, and fully engaged.

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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.