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 for Employment Ontario program participants, unless otherwise indicated. Use the filters below to narrow your search. Click an event listing to see more details and to register.
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Hamilton

905-387-2220
1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102, Hamilton ON L9C 3A6
Phone: 905-387-2220
Fax: 905-387-3342
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm (8pm on Wed)

Upcoming Events

October 2017

Networking
Hamilton @ 2 pm

October 23 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Hamilton, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A6 Canada
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Free

Experts estimate that as many as 90% of all jobs are never posted to the public. That’s a lot! The only way to connect with these ‘hidden’ jobs is by networking—reaching out to the people you know. This course will offer insight into growing, strengthening, and activating your network in person and online.

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Resume Building
Hamilton @ 9 am

October 24 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
VPI Hamilton, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A6 Canada
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Free

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 résumé, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

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Cover Letters
Hamilton @ 11 am

October 24 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Hamilton, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A6 Canada
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Free

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some "don't"s 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.

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Occupational Research
Hamilton @ 2 pm

October 24 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Hamilton, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A6 Canada
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Free

What jobs are you qualified for, and are there any available nearby? Is your field expected to grow, shrink, or stay the same over the next five years? How much does someone with your qualifications typically earn? 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.

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LinkedIn
Hamilton @ 9 am

October 25 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
VPI Hamilton, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A6 Canada
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Free

LinkedIn.com 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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Community Connections Fair
– McQuesten Community Centre @ 9 am

October 26 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
McQuesten Community Centre, 785 Britannia Ave
Hamilton, ON L8H2B6 Canada
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Free

Learn about Hamilton organizations and services that are available to you. Stay tuned for more details to come!

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Job Interviews
Hamilton @ 9 am

October 26 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
VPI Hamilton, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A6 Canada
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Free

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.

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Resume Building
Hamilton @ 2 pm

October 26 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Hamilton, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A6 Canada
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Free

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 résumé, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

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Self-Assessment, Part 2
Hamilton @ 2 pm

October 30 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Hamilton, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A6 Canada
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Free

In Self-Assessment Part 1, you learned about strengths, learning styles, and problem solving. In this course, we show how your interests, skills, and personal values lay the foundations for smart career choices. By the end of the workshop you will have a clearer idea of where you might belong.

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Resume Building
Hamilton @ 9 am

October 31 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
VPI Hamilton, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A6 Canada
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Free

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 résumé, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

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Cover Letters
Hamilton @ 11 am

October 31 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Hamilton, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A6 Canada
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Free

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some "don't"s 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.

Find out more »

Networking
Hamilton @ 2 pm

October 31 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Hamilton, 1051 Upper James Street, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A6 Canada
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Free

Experts estimate that as many as 90% of all jobs are never posted to the public. That’s a lot! The only way to connect with these ‘hidden’ jobs is by networking—reaching out to the people you know. This course will offer insight into growing, strengthening, and activating your network in person and online.

Find out more »
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