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CP Support for finding a job that fits “VPI has been my motivator that encourages me to keep trying and never give up” – Cyrill, former job seeker June 30, 2020 Support for finding a job that fits https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/06/30/support-for-finding-a-job-that-fits/ READ MORE
CP 6 FREE Apps for your job Search 6 popular job search apps that you can use to find your next job. June 30, 2020 6 FREE Apps for your job Search https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/06/30/6-free-apps-for-your-job-search/ READ MORE
CP 5 Quick Tips for Virtual Interviews 5 quick tips to help you prepare for a virtual interview. May 25, 2020 5 Quick Tips for Virtual Interviews https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/05/25/5-quick-tips-for-virtual-interviews/ READ MORE
CP Virtual Workshops to help with your job search “My goal is to go to college. You helped me by finding a job for me to get there.”– Jadon, former job seeker May 25, 2020 Virtual Workshops to help with your job search https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/05/25/virtual-workshops-to-help-with-your-job-search/ READ MORE
CP FREE online YJC program in July Sign up for the Youth Job Connection program in July--workshops now completely online. May 12, 2020 FREE online YJC program in July https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/05/12/free-online-yjc-program-in-june/ READ MORE
CP Getting started with Zoom Learn to use Zoom and access free Virtual workshops. May 4, 2020 Getting started with Zoom https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/05/04/getting-started-with-zoom/ READ MORE
CP Virtual events this month Introducing free VIRTUAL workshops that you can access from any mobile device or computer. April 14, 2020 Virtual events this month https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/04/14/virtual-workshops-this-month/ READ MORE
CP FREE online YJC program in May Sign up for the Youth Job Connection program in May--workshops now completely online. March 31, 2020 FREE online YJC program in May https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/03/31/free-online-yjc-program-in-april/ READ MORE
CP 5 Tips for Online Job Search Make the most of your online job search. March 26, 2020 5 Tips for Online Job Search https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/03/26/5-tips-for-online-job-search/ READ MORE
CP Customer Service Excellence | March 2020 Hone your customer service skills. Sign up for a free workshop in March. February 18, 2020 Customer Service Excellence | March 2020 https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/02/18/customer-service-excellence-march-2020/ READ MORE
EMP Success Story: Pre-screening services to fit your company "VPI is a team that listens and responds appropriately and promptly to the needs of their client." – Jodi, multiVIEW Locates Inc. February 10, 2020 Success Story: Pre-screening services to fit your company https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/02/10/pre-screening-services-to-fit-your-company/ READ MORE
EMP Success Story: Support for Your Growing Business "I had an excellent experience with VPI. They were very professional, saved me time, and helped me get a government grant for training my new hire...I am so glad I found VPI." – Natasha, Investor's Choice Property Management, Inc. February 10, 2020 Success Story: Support for Your Growing Business https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/02/10/success-story-support-for-your-growing-business/ READ MORE
EMP 2020 Trends for Employers Labour market, staffing, and technology trends to keep your business relevant in 2020. February 10, 2020 2020 Trends for Employers https://www.vpi-inc.com/2020/02/10/2020-trends-for-employers/ READ MORE
EMP Partnerships to help find candidates “VPI is an excellent partnership...You always help us find good candidates.” – Edon, Sobeys October 22, 2019 Partnerships to help find candidates https://www.vpi-inc.com/2019/10/22/partnerships-to-help-find-candidates/ READ MORE
EMP Finding the right match for your company “VPI is our go to for solutions that work for us!...They are always there if you need that extra help.” – Kim, 2GalsProPainting October 22, 2019 Finding the right match for your company https://www.vpi-inc.com/2019/10/22/finding-the-right-match-for-your-company/ READ MORE
EMP 4 Myths about disability in the workplace Dispelling some common misconceptions about hiring people with disabilities. October 22, 2019 4 Myths about disability in the workplace https://www.vpi-inc.com/2019/10/22/4-myths-about-disability-in-the-workplace/ READ MORE
EMP Support for ongoing hiring needs “The staff are very quick to react to our needs and happy to help where needed. This service is a great avenue to provide candidates for our business.” – Chris, Napier Supermarkets August 9, 2019 Support for ongoing hiring needs https://www.vpi-inc.com/2019/08/09/support-for-ongoing-hiring-needs/ READ MORE
EMP Customized support for different organizations “Working with VPI has made my job easier and I am extremely grateful for their assistance and continued support.” – Shannon, Wastewise Community Resource Centre August 9, 2019 Customized support for different organizations https://www.vpi-inc.com/2019/08/09/customized-support-for-different-organizations/ READ MORE
EMP Help with hiring for new and small businesses “Great and helpful organization, especially for new and small businesses!” – Sanaz, The UPS Store August 9, 2019 Help with hiring for new and small businesses https://www.vpi-inc.com/2019/08/09/help-with-hiring-for-new-and-small-businesses/ READ MORE
EMP Canada-Ontario Job Grant Frequently Asked Questions Answers to some of the questions employers ask us about the COJG training subsidy. June 12, 2019 Canada-Ontario Job Grant Frequently Asked Questions https://www.vpi-inc.com/2019/06/12/canada-ontario-job-grant-frequently-asked-questions/ READ MORE

All events

Start Time Date Type Branch Name Description URL End time Venue cost
2:00 pm July 8 Special Event RichmondHill Info Session: Skills Enhancement for Youth Program Learn about the Skills Enhancement for Youth program--a new program for youth age 15-30 in York Region. Find out about eligibility requirements, benefits and how to register successfully. https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/info-session-skills-enhancement-for-youth-program-virtual-event-2-pm/ 3:00 pm https://vpi.zoom.us/j/93535769705 0
10:00 am July 14 Hiring Event Oshawa Virtual Hiring Event Bayshore Health Virtual interviews for: PSW, RPN, RN https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/virtual-hiring-event-bayshore-health-oshawa-10-am/ 12:00 pm VPI Oshawa, 843 King Street West, Unit 9, Oshawa, ON L1J 2L4 0
10:00 am July 15 Hiring Event Oshawa Virtual Hiring Event Concentrix Virtual interviews for: CSR, Bilingual CSR, Inside Sales https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/virtual-hiring-event-concentrix-oshawa-10-am/ 12:00 pm VPI Oshawa, 843 King Street West, Unit 9, Oshawa, ON L1J 2L4 0
10:00 am July 23 Hiring Event Lawrence Virtual Hiring Event: Teleperformance Canada Virtual interviews for: Customer Service Agents https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/virtual-hiring-event-teleperformance-canada-toronto-10-am/ 3:00 pm VPI Toronto, 970 Lawrence Avenue West, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M6A 3B6 0
10:00 am July 7 Workshop Georgetown Job Interviews This workshop teaches you about how to prepare for an online job interview, camera presence, how to handle interviews in general, and how to leave a lasting impression on potential employers. https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/job-interviews-virtual-workhop-10-am/ 11:30 am https://vpi.zoom.us/j/92008957920 0
10:00 am July 8 Workshop Scarborough Occupational Research This course will teach you 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. https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/occupational-research-virtual-workhop-10-am/ 11:30 am https://vpi.zoom.us/j/98037933410 0
10:00 am July 10 Workshop Walkerton Digital Literacy 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. https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/digital-literacy-virtual-workhop-10-am/ 11:30 am https://vpi.zoom.us/j/95999177456 0
10:00 am July 14 Workshop Westminster Maintaining Mental Health This workshop will introduce you to some basic facts about stress, anger, and anxiety disorders, as well as some strategies for dealing with them when navigating through your search for employment. https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/maintaining-mental-health-virtual-workhop-10-am/ 12:00 pm https://vpi.zoom.us/j/98254547422 0
10:00 am July 16 Workshop Oshawa Second Career Orientation Get 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. https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/second-career-orientation-virtual-workhop-10-am/ 12:00 pm https://vpi.zoom.us/j/91690505624 0
10:00 am July 17 Workshop Ajax Building Self-Reliance Being able to respond gracefully to life’s emergencies will make you a more reliable, helpful person to have around. This course offers some basic tools to get you started. https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/building-self-reliance-virtual-workhop-10-am/ 11:30 am https://vpi.zoom.us/j/94400666521 0
10:00 am July 20 Workshop Hamilton2 Customer Service Excellence This workshop will introduce you to the importance of customer service excellence, techniques on how to assist various personalities, techniques on dealing with difficult customers, and help you think of ways to add value to customer relationships to exceed expectations. https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/customer-service-excellence-virtual-workhop-10-am-2/ 12:00 pm https://vpi.zoom.us/j/99457736305 0
10:00 am July 22 Workshop Lawrence LinkedIn Develop your LinkedIn profile while learning advanced tips and tricks for getting the most out of the platform. https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/linkedin-virtual-workhop-10-am/ 12:00 pm https://vpi.zoom.us/j/95864313774 0
10:00 am July 24 Special Event RichmondHill Problem Solving 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. https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/problem-solving-virtual-workhop-10-am/ 11:30 am https://vpi.zoom.us/j/93176454208 0
10:00 am July 27 Workshop Mississauga Conflict Resolution Learn how to slow down and make the most out of conflicts through nonviolent communication techniques. Take time for yourself to reflect on your current approach, and practice these new techniques on your own. https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/conflict-resolution-virtual-workhop-10-am/ 11:30 am https://vpi.zoom.us/j/97858771819 0
10:00 am July 28 Special Event RichmondHill Critical Thinking Join us in this workshop where we talk about lessons and strategies for developing thinking that is unbiased, well-founded, and fully engaged. https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/critical-thinking-virtual-workhop-10-am/ 11:30 am https://vpi.zoom.us/j/93751712574 0
10:00 am July 29 Workshop Westminster Cultural Sensitivity Develop a better understanding of how to 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! https://www.vpi-inc.com/event/cultural-sensitivity-virtual-workhop-10-am/ 11:30 am https://vpi.zoom.us/j/95882786610 0

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