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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.

Job Seeker Success Story

Success Story: Full Support with Your Job Search

Client:Eddie
Goal: Find full-time employment
Challenge: Unable to find work
Support offered: One-on-one job search support, mock interview practice, resume support.

“VPI is an integral service that I believe anyone trying to get back to work can benefit from.”

–Eddie, former job seeker

Situation

After searching for jobs online, Eddie applied to a job that was advertised by VPI. Since we work closely with local employers, we advertise their open job positions to help them find the right candidate – Eddie found one of these job positions.

One of our Career Specialists reached out to Eddie and provided him with information on how VPI can help him find his next job. Intrigued by our services and support – he decided to give VPI a chance to help him with his job search.

Working together his Career Specialist (CS), Eddie received help with his resume, interview practice through mock interviews, and he enrolled in various development courses to help him upgrade his skills and knowledge.

Throughout the process, Eddie received full support from his CS. Satisfied with the level of support and care he received, he says he would not hesitate to recommend VPI to his friends. Eddie still keeps in touch with his Career Specialist and he’s happy to know that if he ever does need help in the future; his CS will be there to guide him through it.

With his new knowledge, skills, and lessons learned from his CS, he managed to find his next career opportunity.

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

Read the whole story

Situation

After searching for jobs online, Eddie applied to a job that was advertised by VPI. Since we work closely with local employers, we advertise their open job positions to help them find the right candidate – Eddie found one of these job positions.

One of VPI’s Career Specialists reached out to Eddie and provided him with information on how VPI can help him find his next job. Intrigued by our services and support – he decided to give VPI a chance to help him with his job search.

Working together his Career Specialist (CS), Eddie received help with his resume, interview practice through mock interviews, and he enrolled in various development courses to help him upgrade his skills and knowledge.

Throughout the process, Eddie received full support from his CS. Satisfied with the level of support and care he received, he says he would not hesitate to recommend VPI to his friends. Eddie still keeps in touch with his Career Specialist and he’s happy to know that if he ever does need help in the future; his CS will be there to guide him through it.

With his new knowledge, skills, and lessons learned from his CS, he managed to find his next career opportunity.

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

Events & Workshops

Free virtual events. These events are open to anyone, but space is limited. Register today to secure your virtual spot.

Transferable Skills & Accomplishments

June 28 | 10:00 am
Identify your skills, strengths, and past accomplishments—and learn how to 'pitch' them to potential employers.
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Info Session: Careers in the Equine Industry

June 28 | 10:00 am
Join us in this information session to find out about free training and employment opportunities within the equine industry.
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Info Session: Forklift Course with Durham College

June 28 | 11:00 am
Learn about Forklift Course offerings at Durham College in this information session.
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Hiring Event: AnswerPlus

June 28 | 1:00 pm
Register for this virtual hiring event with AnswerPlus who is actively recruiting for their Customer Service Representative role.
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Info Session: Tuition-free PSW Training

June 28 | 1:00 pm
Learn about this financial support program that provides tuition-free PSW training for up to 4,000 new students.
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LinkedIn

June 28 | 1:30 pm
Develop your LinkedIn profile while learning advanced tips and tricks for getting the most out of the platform.
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Resume Building

June 29 | 10:00 am
Learn to create a compelling resume that will get the attention it deserves.
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Job Interviews

June 29 | 1:30 pm
Learn to handle potentially stressful job interviews, stay focused, and impress potential employers.
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Problem Solving

June 30 | 1:30 pm
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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Networking

July 4 | 10:00 am
This course will offer insight into growing, strengthening, and activating your network in person and online.
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Hiring Event: Superior Glove Works

July 4 | 1:00 pm
In-person hiring event with Superior Glove who are actively recruiting for multiple positions.
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Cultural Sensitivity

July 4 | 1:30 pm
Develop a better understanding of how to learn about and work with people whose cultural background is not the same as yours.
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Transferable Skills & Accomplishments

July 5 | 10:00 am
Identify your skills, strengths, and past accomplishments—and learn how to 'pitch' them to potential employers.
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Digital Literacy

July 5 | 1:30 pm
Learn about the skills you need to thrive in the digital world, how to think more critically, and how to communicate effectively online.
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Resume Building

July 6 | 10:00 am
Learn to create a compelling resume that will get the attention it deserves.
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Job Interviews

July 6 | 1:30 pm
Learn to handle potentially stressful job interviews, stay focused, and impress potential employers.
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Info Session: Accelerated Cyber Security Training

July 7 | 11:00 am
Find out how to launch your career in cybersecurity with the Accelerated Cybersecurity Training Program-a new 7-month certification program from Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst.
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Job Searching 101

July 7 | 1:30 pm
Learn valuable information on how to search for jobs and discover how to find that meaningful position.
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Occupational Research

July 8 | 10:00 am
Learn to research the job market, so that you can stop wasting time on dead-ends and start making the most of your job search.
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Disclosure of Disabilities

July 8 | 1:30 pm
Gain insight into the nature of disabilities, as well as suggestions for disclosing your medical information to a potential employer.
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Networking

July 11 | 10:00 am
This course will offer insight into growing, strengthening, and activating your network in person and online.
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Conflict Resolution

July 11 | 1:30 pm
Learn how to slow down and make the most out of conflicts through nonviolent communication techniques.
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Transferable Skills & Accomplishments

July 12 | 10:00 am
Identify your skills, strengths, and past accomplishments—and learn how to 'pitch' them to potential employers.
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Managing Stress

July 12 | 1:30 pm
Learn some basic facts about stress, anger, and anxiety disorders, and strategies for dealing with them when navigating your job search.
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Resume Building

July 13 | 10:00 am
Learn to create a compelling resume that will get the attention it deserves.
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Job Interviews

July 13 | 1:30 pm
Learn to handle potentially stressful job interviews, stay focused, and impress potential employers.
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Cultural Sensitivity

July 14 | 1:30 pm
Develop a better understanding of how to learn about and work with people whose cultural background is not the same as yours.
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Occupational Research

July 15 | 10:00 am
Learn to research the job market, so that you can stop wasting time on dead-ends and start making the most of your job search.
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Disclosure of Disabilities

July 15 | 1:30 pm
Gain insight into the nature of disabilities, as well as suggestions for disclosing your medical information to a potential employer.
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Networking

July 18 | 10:00 am
This course will offer insight into growing, strengthening, and activating your network in person and online.
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Social Media Etiquette

July 18 | 1:30 pm
Learn social media etiquette to help create positive experiences for yourself and others online.
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Transferable Skills & Accomplishments

July 19 | 10:00 am
Identify your skills, strengths, and past accomplishments—and learn how to 'pitch' them to potential employers.
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Info Session: Georgian College

July 19 | 1:30 pm
Find out about the full-time and part-time post-secondary programs offered locally through Georgian College.
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Workplace Communication

July 19 | 1:30 pm
Learn skills to get along in the workplace: communication techniques, assertiveness, and showcasing a positive attitude—even on a bad day!
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Resume Building

July 20 | 10:00 am
Learn to create a compelling resume that will get the attention it deserves.
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Info Session: WORKSAFE Training

July 20 | 10:00 am
Learn about the different services and programs Work Safe Training has to offer.
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Job Interviews

July 20 | 1:30 pm
Learn to handle potentially stressful job interviews, stay focused, and impress potential employers.
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Customer Service Excellence

July 21 | 1:30 pm
Join us for a day of customer service excellence training and learn how to delight customers across any industry.
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Info Session: Fanshawe College

July 21 | 1:30 pm
Learn about full-time and part-time post-secondary programs offered locally through Fanshawe College Huron/Bruce.
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Info Session: Progressive Training College

July 22 | 10:00 am
Hear from a representative from Progressive Training College (PTC) to find out about specialized courses that can help you get the job you want.
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Occupational Research

July 22 | 10:00 am
Learn to research the job market, so that you can stop wasting time on dead-ends and start making the most of your job search.
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Disclosure of Disabilities

July 22 | 1:30 pm
Gain insight into the nature of disabilities, as well as suggestions for disclosing your medical information to a potential employer.
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Networking

July 25 | 10:00 am
This course will offer insight into growing, strengthening, and activating your network in person and online.
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Critical Thinking

July 25 | 1:30 pm
Learn lessons and strategies for developing thinking that is unbiased, well-founded, and fully engaged.
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Transferable Skills & Accomplishments

July 26 | 10:00 am
Identify your skills, strengths, and past accomplishments—and learn how to 'pitch' them to potential employers.
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Workplace Communication

July 26 | 1:30 pm
Learn skills to get along in the workplace: communication techniques, assertiveness, and showcasing a positive attitude—even on a bad day!
Register for this event

Resume Building

July 27 | 10:00 am
Learn to create a compelling resume that will get the attention it deserves.
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Job Interviews

July 27 | 1:30 pm
Learn to handle potentially stressful job interviews, stay focused, and impress potential employers.
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Apprenticeships

July 28 | 1:30 pm
Learn basic information about beginning a career as an apprentice in the skilled trades.
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Occupational Research

July 29 | 10:00 am
Learn to research the job market, so that you can stop wasting time on dead-ends and start making the most of your job search.
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