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The Career Centre offers free workshops to assist with your employment needs. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.
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CAREER CENTRE

February 2020

Word Processing & Internet Basics

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2019

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2019

One event on September 5, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 19, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 5, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 19, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 17, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 31, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 31, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on November 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 28, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 14, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on November 28, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 9, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 16, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 16, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 6, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on February 20, 2020 at 10:00 am

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

This one-to-one support session will guide you through word processing basics.  Using Microsoft Word, you will learn how to save, open and modify documents. Learn the skills you need to search and apply for jobs online, including the basics of searching the web and using email.

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From “Retired to Rehired” Program Begins

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Entry into this program must be approved by February 12, 2020. We will be offering skills training aimed at preparing you for interesting work in the Hospitality and Retail fields in the Parksville-Qualicum area! Improve your interpersonal skills, job readiness, essential work skills and gain industry-specific training at no cost to you. Paid work experience is prearranged with local employers. (You don’t have to be retired to participate!)   Program Schedule: Classroom Training:  Feb 24-Mar 20, 2020; 9-4pm (4 weeks)…

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Acing the Interview

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 31, 2019

One event on August 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Successful interviewing is essential to receive a job offer. This workshop contains tips and strategies for effective interviewing from preparation to follow up. We help you ‘Ace the Interview’ by: Putting you in the shoes of the employer – you decide who to hire Outlining how to effectively prepare for an interview Providing strategies for commonly asked questions in employment interviews Understanding how to answer behavioural questions using the STAR model Creating safe opportunities for practice and feedback Following this…

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Resumes and Cover Letters

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 10, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 17, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 8, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 1, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 5, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on January 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 14, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 28, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Parts 1 and 2: Learn how to create and organize a resume and cover letter so employers can understand your skills and qualifications. By the end of the session participants will be able to: Identify the characteristics of a good resume Identify the benefits and drawbacks of the 3 types of resumes Identify the standard elements found in a resume Write effective accomplishment statements Identify cover letter uses, styles and formats Identify employers stated and unstated needs from job ads…

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Career Centre

#110-198 East Island Hwy,
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Tel. 250.248.3205
Fax. 250.248.4154

Hours
Mon-Tues 8:30am-4:30pm
Wed 8:30am-6:30pm
Thurs-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

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#110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Tel. 250.248.3205
Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm