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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 Career Change

Client:Emelio
Goal: Gain financial stability
Challenge: Difficulty finding full-time job opportunities
Support offered: One-on-one support, resume support, financial support

“VPI helped me with my transition when I was ready to start my new career.”

–Emelio, former job seeker

Situation

Emelio was looking for a full-time job, but he wanted a complete career change. Emelio knew that trying to pursue a new career would be challenging, so he reached out to VPI for help. Emelio was partnered with one of VPI’s career specialists where he received one-on-one career support – including resume help and targeted job search assistance.

Since he wanted to start a new career, he needed the right training and certificates to fully qualify in his desired field. VPI provided financial assistance to help Emelio get the licenses and certificates he needed to start his career change.

Emelio knew what he wanted – to find a new career and become financially stable — and VPI gave him the right support and the right resources to help him reach his goals. After his time with VPI, Emelio used his newfound skills and credentials to find full-time employment in his desired field.

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

Read the whole story

Situation

Emelio was looking for a full-time job, but he wanted a complete career change. Emelio knew that trying to pursue a new career would be challenging, so he reached out to VPI for help. Emelio was partnered with one of VPI’s career specialists where he received one-on-one career support – including resume help and targeted job search assistance.

Since he wanted to start a new career, he needed the right training and certificates to fully qualify in his desired field. VPI provided financial assistance to help Emelio get the licenses and certificates he needed to start his career change.

Emelio knew what he wanted – to find a new career and become financially stable — and VPI gave him the right support and the right resources to help him reach his goals. After his time with VPI, Emelio used his newfound skills and credentials to find full-time employment in his desired field.

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.

Apprenticeships

January 27 | 1:30 pm
Learn basic information about beginning a career as an apprentice in the skilled trades.
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Occupational Research

January 28 | 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 Disability

January 28 | 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

January 31 | 10:00 am
This course will offer insight into growing, strengthening, and activating your network in person and online.
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Info Session: Service Canada and EI

January 31 | 10:00 am
Hear from a representative from Service Canada about Employment Insurance. Presented in partnership with Service Canada.
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Transferable Skills & Accomplishments

February 1 | 10:00 am
Identify your skills, strengths, and past accomplishments—and learn how to 'pitch' them to potential employers.
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LinkedIn

February 1 | 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

February 2 | 10:00 am
Learn to create a compelling resume that will get the attention it deserves.
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Job Interviews

February 2 | 1:30 pm
Learn to handle potentially stressful job interviews, stay focused, and impress potential employers.
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Info Session: VPI Programs and Services

February 3 | 10:00 am
Learn more about the free employment and training programs and services offered by VPI Working Solutions. Participation in this virtual event is free. But space is limited. Register today to secure your virtual spot.
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Problem Solving

February 3 | 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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Info Session: Careers in the Equine Industry

February 3 | 2:00 pm
Interested in working with horses? Attend this information session to find out about free training and employment opportunities within the Equine Industry.
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Occupational Research

February 4 | 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 Disability

February 4 | 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

February 7 | 10:00 am
This course will offer insight into growing, strengthening, and activating your network in person and online.
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Cultural Sensitivity

February 7 | 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

February 8 | 10:00 am
Identify your skills, strengths, and past accomplishments—and learn how to 'pitch' them to potential employers.
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Workplace Essential Skills

February 8 | 1:30 pm
Check in with some basic workplace skills to see where your strengths lie—and what you could use work on.
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Resume Building

February 9 | 10:00 am
Learn to create a compelling resume that will get the attention it deserves.
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Job Interviews

February 9 | 1:30 pm
Learn to handle potentially stressful job interviews, stay focused, and impress potential employers.
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Customer Service Excellence

February 10 | 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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Hiring Event: Elite Camps - Hoop Dreams

February 10 | 5:00 pm
Register to join the only overnight training camp dedicated to basketball in Canada this summer with Elite Camps - Hoop Dreams.
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Occupational Research

February 11 | 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 Disability

February 11 | 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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Crash Course in Excel I

February 12 | 9:30 am
Sign up for this intensive course and learn tips & tricks, tools, for common software used in many industries. Presented by ITPhenom.
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Networking

February 14 | 10:00 am
This course will offer insight into growing, strengthening, and activating your network in person and online.
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Managing Stress

February 14 | 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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Transferable Skills & Accomplishments

February 15 | 10:00 am
Identify your skills, strengths, and past accomplishments—and learn how to 'pitch' them to potential employers.
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LinkedIn

February 15 | 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

February 16 | 10:00 am
Learn to create a compelling resume that will get the attention it deserves.
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Job Interviews

February 16 | 1:30 pm
Learn to handle potentially stressful job interviews, stay focused, and impress potential employers.
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Info Session: Fanshawe College

February 17 | 1:30 pm
Learn about full-time and part-time post-secondary programs offered locally through Fanshawe College Huron/Bruce.
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Digital Literacy

February 17 | 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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Occupational Research

February 18 | 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 Disability

February 18 | 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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Transferable Skills & Accomplishments

February 22 | 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

February 22 | 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 Essential Skills

February 22 | 1:30 pm
Check in with some basic workplace skills to see where your strengths lie—and what you could use work on.
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Resume Building

February 23 | 10:00 am
Learn to create a compelling resume that will get the attention it deserves.
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Job Interviews

February 23 | 1:30 pm
Learn to handle potentially stressful job interviews, stay focused, and impress potential employers.
Register for this event

Customer Service Excellence

February 24 | 1:30 pm
Join us for a day of customer service excellence training and learn how to delight customers across any industry.
Register for this event

Occupational Research

February 25 | 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.
Register for this event

Disclosure of Disability

February 25 | 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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Crash Course in Excel II

February 26 | 9:30 am
Sign up for this intensive course and learn tips & tricks, tools, for common software used in many industries. Presented by ITPhenom.
Register for this event

Networking

February 28 | 10:00 am
This course will offer insight into growing, strengthening, and activating your network in person and online.
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