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As an Employment Ontario service provider, we offer free services, programs and resources to help job seekers identify, prepare for and attain suitable, sustainable employment. For more information on how we can help you with your job search, contact us today.

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Job Seeker Success Story

Job Search Help for Recent Immigrants

Client:Nihar
Goal: Find first Canadian job in field of choice
Challenge: Lack of Canadian work experience
Support offered: One-on-one coaching, Resume critique, Mock interview

“VPI helps you in getting the basics right and encourages you to never stop trying until you get what you’re looking for.””

– Nihar, former job seeker

Situation

Nihar is a recent immigrant to Canada with a background in Project Management. When he got in contact with VPI he had all the right credentials and was highly motivated to find work in his industry. But he lacked Canadian work experience.

He was not interested in taking jobs outside of his industry just to gain experience. He had already received help with his job search from other services but had not yet had any success.

Nihar met with one of our expert Career Specialists and together they worked on revising his resume to make it specific and relevant to his career goals.

With his newly-optimized resume, Nihar was able to land an interview with a company in his industry of choice. After doing a mock interview with his Career Specialist, Nihar nailed the real interview and was offered the job.

Nihar is currently employed and gaining Canadian experience in his industry of choice and is optimistic about his future as part of the Canadian workforce.

For more information on how we can help you with your job search, contact us today.

Read the whole story

Situation

Nihar is a recent immigrant to Canada with a background in Project Management. When he got in contact with VPI he had all the right credentials and was highly motivated to find work in his industry. But he lacked Canadian work experience.

He was not interested in taking jobs outside of his industry just to gain experience. He had already received help with his job search from other services but had not yet had any success.

Nihar met with one of our expert Career Specialists and together they worked on revising his resume to make it specific and relevant to his career goals.

With his newly-optimized resume, Nihar was able to land an interview with a company in his industry of choice. After doing a mock interview with his Career Specialist, Nihar nailed the real interview and was offered the job.

Nihar is currently employed and gaining Canadian experience in his industry of choice and is optimistic about his future as part of the Canadian workforce.

For more information on how we can help you with your job search, contact us today.

Events & Workshops

Every month we host various events at our branches to help job seekers develop their job search skills and get back to work. Registration is required and all events are free, unless otherwise indicated. Click an event listing to see more details and to register.

FEATURED EVENTS

1:1 Job Search Support

Monday, December 17 | 2:00 pm
Do you need a job? Are you unsure about education and training options? We can help! Register now for support and assistance with job search, labour market research, resume development and more!

Halton Community Legal Services

Wednesday, December 19 | 10:00 am
Find out about local legal aid options to help you with legal issues when you can’t afford a lawyer. Presented by Halton Community Legal Services.

Plan accordingly! View all of our events this month by clicking through to our monthly calendar.

Job fairs & Hiring Events

Winter Job Fair (Oshawa) | Tuesday, December 18 | 12:00 pm

Employers: Purolator, SMC Versatile, Bridges
Positions: Warehouse Sorters, Couriers, Personal Support Workers, Early Childhood Educators

Staff Plus (Mississauga) | Wednesday, December 19 | 1:00 pm

Positions: General Labour, Forklift Operator, Skilled Direct Hire

Maple Leaf (Hamilton) | Friday, January 4 | 12:00 pm

Positions: General Labourers, Skilled Labourers

Versatile Care (Ajax) | Wednesday, January 9 | 1:00 pm

Positions: Personal Support Workers, Construction Associates

Weed Man (Hamilton) | Friday, January 11 | 1:00 pm

Positions: Door-to-door Lead Generators

YMCA Childcare Centres (Georgetown) | Tuesday, January 15 | 4:30 pm

Positions: Registered Early Childhood Educators, Early Childhood Assistants, Supply staff

Comfort Keepers (Georgetown) | Tuesday, January 22 | 11:00 am

Positions: PSWs, RPNs, Dietary Aides, Housekeeping

Winter Job Fair (Oshawa) | Tuesday, January 22 | 12:00 pm

Positions: Order Picker, Packaging, Production Line Workers

Minus Forty (Georgetown) | Thursday, January 24 | 2:00 pm

Positions: Production Assembly Workers

Special Events

Halton Community Legal Services (Georgetown) | Wednesday, December 19 | 10:00 am

Find out about local legal aid options to help you with legal issues when you can’t afford a lawyer. Presented by Halton Community Legal Services.

Tech Training for Youth: NPOWER Canada (Georgetown) | Wednesday, December 19 | 1:00 pm

Find out about NPower Canada, a 10 or 15-week program that provides free in-demand digital skills, professional development and job placement to youth.

SMART Goals (Georgetown) | Monday, January 7 | 10:00 am

Learn to effectively set objectives to help you achieve any goals and place you on the path to a successful life. Presented by Leadership Management International.

Employment Standards Act (Georgetown) | Wednesday, January 9 | 10:00 am

Learn about your rights and responsibilities as an employee in Ontario. Presented in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Labour.

NPOWER: Youth IT Training Program (Georgetown) | Wednesday, January 9 | 1:00 pm

Find out about NPower Canada, a 10 or 15 week program that provides free in-demand digital skills, professional development and job placements for youth.

Adult Education Programs (Georgetown) | Friday, January 11 | 10:00 am

Learn about adult, alternative and community education options for completing a high school diploma. Presented by Gary Allan High School.

Federal Apprenticeship Grants (Georgetown) | Wednesday, January 16 | 10:00 am

Learn about government funding options to help pay for Red Seal apprenticeship training. Presented by Service Canada.

Community Resource Family Night (Acton High School) | Thursday, January 17 | 7:00 pm

Visit our booth at the Community Resource Family Night. Find out how we can help you with your job search and meet other local organizations and learn about their programs, resources and services.

Accessing Lynda.com (Halton Hills Public Library – Georgetown Branch) | Friday, January 18 | 1:00 pm

Learn about free access to online workshops with your Halton Hills Public Library card.

Halton Adapt Services (Georgetown) | Monday, January 21 | 10:00 am

Learn about assessment and treatment services for alcohol, drug, and gambling behaviours available in Georgetown through Halton ADAPT.

Halton Community Legal Services (Georgetown) | Wednesday, January 23 | 10:00 am

Find out about local legal aid options to help you with legal issues when you can’t afford a lawyer. Presented by Halton Community Legal Services.

Resume Critique (Halton Hills Public Library – Georgetown Branch) | Monday, January 28 | 2:00 pm

Want to know how to take your resume to the next level? Book a 1:1 session with our experts to get feedback on how to make your resume stand out from the rest!

Workshops

1:1 Job Search Support (Halton Hills Public Library – Georgetown Branch) | Monday, December 17 | 2:00 pm

Do you need a job? Are you unsure about education and training options? We can help! Register now for support and assistance with job search, labour market research, resume development and more!

Resume Building (Georgetown) | Tuesday, December 18 | 9:00 am

How do you make your work descriptions ‘pop’? What are some resume “don’ts” that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling resume and when it’s finished, you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Cover Letters (Georgetown) | Tuesday, December 18 | 11:00 am

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some “don’ts” that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling cover letters, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Customer Service Excellence (Georgetown) | Friday, December 21 | 9:30 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.

Job Interviews (Georgetown) | Thursday, December 27 | 9:00 am

In the middle of an important job interview, the interviewer hits you with a question that makes your mind go blank. As you struggle to say something, panic sets in—which only makes things worse. This happens to everyone, but it doesn’t have to. This workshop teaches you how to handle these stressful events, stay focused, and impress potential employers.

Job Interviews (Georgetown) | Thursday, January 3 | 9:00 am

In the middle of an important job interview, the interviewer hits you with a question that makes your mind go blank. As you struggle to say something, panic sets in—which only makes things worse. This happens to everyone, but it doesn’t have to. This workshop teaches you how to handle these stressful events, stay focused, and impress potential employers.

Resume Building (Georgetown) | Tuesday, January 8 | 9:00 am

How do you make your work descriptions ‘pop’? What are some resume “don’ts” that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling resume and when it’s finished, you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Cover Letters (Georgetown) | Tuesday, January 8 | 11:00 am

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some “don’ts” that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling cover letters, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Second Career Orientation (Georgetown) | Thursday, January 10 | 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.

Resume Building (Georgetown) | Tuesday, January 15 | 9:00 am

How do you make your work descriptions ‘pop’? What are some resume “don’ts” that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling resume and when it’s finished, you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Cover Letters (Georgetown) | Tuesday, January 15 | 11:00 am

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some “don’ts” that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling cover letters, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Job Interviews (Georgetown) | Thursday, January 17 | 9:00 am

In the middle of an important job interview, the interviewer hits you with a question that makes your mind go blank. As you struggle to say something, panic sets in—which only makes things worse. This happens to everyone, but it doesn’t have to. This workshop teaches you how to handle these stressful events, stay focused, and impress potential employers.

Resume Building (Georgetown) | Tuesday, January 22 | 9:00 am

How do you make your work descriptions ‘pop’? What are some resume “don’ts” that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling resume and when it’s finished, you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Cover Letters (Georgetown) | Tuesday, January 22 | 11:00 am

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some “don’ts” that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling cover letters, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Customer Service Excellence (Georgetown) | Thursday, January 24 | 9:30 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.

Resume Building (Georgetown) | Tuesday, January 29 | 9:00 am

How do you make your work descriptions ‘pop’? What are some resume “don’ts” that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling resume and when it’s finished, you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Cover Letters (Georgetown) | Tuesday, January 29 | 11:00 am

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some “don’ts” that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling cover letters, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Nearby Events

Financial 101 (Mississauga) | Wednesday, January 16 | 9:30 am

Learn strategies to reduce debt, tips on filing tax returns and develop financial literacy. Presented by Amanda Lorefice, independent consultant with Primerica and Arbonne International.

Networking and Volunteering (Mississauga) | Friday, January 25 | 10:00 am

Learn the benefits of networking and volunteering for job seekers through hands-on activities and information about resources in your area.

Careers in the Trades (Churchill Meadows Library) | Wednesday, March 6 | 11:00 am

Learn about apprenticeship programs and explore careers in the trades. Presented in partnership with Churchill Meadows Library.

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