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

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Workshops & Events

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CAREER CENTRE

September 2020

Acing the Interview

September 29 @ 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 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

One event on March 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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

One event on July 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on August 31, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 26, 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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October 2020

Branding “YOU”

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 18, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 9, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 6, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

One event on May 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 29, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on July 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on July 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

One event on August 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on September 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 5, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on October 19, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

Learn how you can create your own employment opportunities or find existing ones faster by actively networking and marketing your unique set of skills.   Here’s what one workshop participant had to say… “Excellent! Great facilitator and guest speaker.”

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Resumes and Cover Letters Part 1

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 22, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on October 6, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on October 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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 / Identify the components of…

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Making Age an Asset

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 23, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on May 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

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

Enjoy a lively and honest discussion about the mature worker job search: the myths, realities and opportunities, as well as current hot tips for success. Network with other mature workers as you explore resume and interview techniques that will capitalize on your experience.

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Using Social Media for Job Search

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 8, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

One event on November 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 4, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on April 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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

One event on August 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

Receive an introduction to popular tools that increase your networking opportunities and exposure to enhance your job search.  Learn about:  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogs and more.

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Acing the Interview

October 13 @ 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 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

One event on March 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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

One event on July 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on August 31, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 26, 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…

Find out more »

Resumes and Cover Letters Part 2

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 26, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

One event on October 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

Apply your skills and knowledge from Resumes & Cover Letters:  Part One. You will work alongside the Facilitator to create your resume and cover letter. Part One is a prerequisite. Basic typing skills required. Here's what workshop participants had to say... “Enjoyed continuing education.” “Very, very helpful.” “The instructor was very friendly and made me feel comfortable. I’m glad I attended.” “Unbelievable! I was treated like a “king” today. I finished my resume and the help I received was over…

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Resumes and Cover Letters Part 1

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 22, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

One event on October 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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 / Identify the components of…

Find out more »

Branding “YOU”

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 18, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 9, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 6, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

One event on May 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 29, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on July 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on July 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

One event on August 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on September 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 5, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on October 19, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

Learn how you can create your own employment opportunities or find existing ones faster by actively networking and marketing your unique set of skills.   Here’s what one workshop participant had to say… “Excellent! Great facilitator and guest speaker.”

Find out more »

Beyond the Postings – Finding Work in Oceanside

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 2, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on September 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

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

Eighty percent of jobs are not advertised. Learn the tools you need to successfully access this hidden job market. Gain an understanding of the local economy and find work faster. If in your job search you are looking only at posted jobs, i.e. classifieds and internet, you are missing 80% of the available positions.  Not only that, you have a lot of competition as there will be many people applying for the same job as you! In this workshop you…

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Self-Employment Information Session

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on August 17, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on September 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on October 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

Part One:  Is self-employment for you?  Discover if you are suited to running your own business.  Learn about consumer trends, how to move your business idea forward and access resources to further explore this exciting opportunity. Part Two: Must meet program eligibility. For those with a desire to start a new, or buy and existing business. This workshop will provide an overview of the critical steps to consider before taking the plunge into self-employment.

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Acing the Interview

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

One event on March 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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

One event on July 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on August 31, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 26, 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…

Find out more »

Resumes and Cover Letters Part 2

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 26, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

One event on October 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

Apply your skills and knowledge from Resumes & Cover Letters:  Part One. You will work alongside the Facilitator to create your resume and cover letter. Part One is a prerequisite. Basic typing skills required. Here's what workshop participants had to say... “Enjoyed continuing education.” “Very, very helpful.” “The instructor was very friendly and made me feel comfortable. I’m glad I attended.” “Unbelievable! I was treated like a “king” today. I finished my resume and the help I received was over…

Find out more »
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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