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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Richmond Hill

905-882-9561
1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3K3
Phone: 905-882-9561
Fax: 905-882-0643
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm (8pm on Mon)

Upcoming Events

November 2017

Career Advancement
Richmond Hill @ 2 pm

November 20 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Richmond Hill, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405,
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3K3 Canada
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Free

You got a job—now what? Many people don’t think about how to advance their careers after getting hired; they just take a job and wing it. But with a little knowledge and preparation, you can make the most of the opportunities offered in your workplace, and create new ones for yourself. This workshop discusses life after the hire.

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Resume Building
Richmond Hill @ 9 am

November 21 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
VPI Richmond Hill, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405,
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3K3 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
Richmond Hill @ 11 am

November 21 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Richmond Hill, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405,
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3K3 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
Richmond Hill @ 2 pm

November 21 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Richmond Hill, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405,
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3K3 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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Small Business Enterprise Programs
Richmond Hill @ 10 am

November 22 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
VPI Richmond Hill, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405,
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3K3 Canada
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Free

Jessica Gedge from Small Business Enterprise Centre discusses how to start your own business and develop a business plan that stands out. This event is open to any age group.

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Job Interviews
Richmond Hill @ 9 am

November 23 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
VPI Richmond Hill, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405,
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3K3 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
Richmond Hill @ 2 pm

November 23 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Richmond Hill, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405,
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3K3 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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Resume Building
Richmond Hill @ 9 am

November 28 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
VPI Richmond Hill, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405,
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3K3 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
Richmond Hill @ 11 am

November 28 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Richmond Hill, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405,
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3K3 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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Networking
Richmond Hill @ 2 pm

November 28 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Richmond Hill, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405,
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3K3 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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Second Career Orientation
Richmond Hill @ 10 am

November 30 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Richmond Hill, 1 West Pearce Street, Unit 405,
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3K3 Canada
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Free

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.

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