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

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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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110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada
250.248.3205

November 2019

The Art of Job Search

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 1, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

One event on November 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

Engage in art making, writing and self-reflection in this 4 week (2 hours on Tuesdays) supportive group program to explore the ups and downs of job search and career decision making.  No art making experience required and nutritional snacks are included!

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Resumes and Cover Letters

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

One event on October 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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 1:00 pm

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

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

One event on November 26, 2019 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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Acing the Interview

November 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 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

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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Word Processing & Internet Basics

November 14 @ 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

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

This one-on-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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Using Social Media for Job Search

November 14 @ 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

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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Word Processing & Internet Basics

November 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:30 pm 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 1:30 pm

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

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 1:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

This one-on-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.

Find out more »

Branding “YOU”

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 9, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 4, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 18, 2019 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 talents, skills, strengths and goals through a carefully crafted presentation statement, calling card and/or an employment proposal.   Here’s what one workshop participant had to say… “Excellent! Great facilitator and guest speaker.”

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Implicit Career Search

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 26, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on November 27, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on November 29, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

One event on January 24, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

One event on September 10, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 18, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 28, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

Move from Confusion to Clarity! Implicit Career Search (ICS) is a 3-day workshop designed to assist you in developing a comprehensive career plan.  Uncover what it is you want to contribute to the world, and how you are going to get paid for it!  Move your life from confusion to clarity by clearly defining who you are and what you will contribute with your life's work.  Develop a simple, attainable life and career plan based on purpose.  

Find out more »

Resumes and Cover Letters

November 19 @ 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

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…

Find out more »

The Art of Job Search

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 1, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

One event on November 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

Engage in art making, writing and self-reflection in this 4 week (2 hours on Tuesdays) supportive group program to explore the ups and downs of job search and career decision making.  No art making experience required and nutritional snacks are included!

Find out more »

Discover Your Career with Personality Dimensions®

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

Use Personality Dimensions® to identify your work interests, strengths and values. Gain a better understanding of yourself and others while exploring the occupations that best fit your personality and career goals. You must first meet with an Employment Consultant.   Here’s what workshop participants had to say… ”Fun workshop!” “Insight into myself and others behaviours and interactions.” “Good information to take into every angle of life.” “Learned lots of things about myself and working with others.”

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Beyond the Postings – Finding Work in Oceanside

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 21, 2019 at 1:00 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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Implicit Career Search

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 26, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on November 27, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on November 29, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

One event on January 24, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

One event on September 10, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 18, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 28, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

Move from Confusion to Clarity! Implicit Career Search (ICS) is a 3-day workshop designed to assist you in developing a comprehensive career plan.  Uncover what it is you want to contribute to the world, and how you are going to get paid for it!  Move your life from confusion to clarity by clearly defining who you are and what you will contribute with your life's work.  Develop a simple, attainable life and career plan based on purpose.  

Find out more »

Resumes and Cover Letters

November 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 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

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…

Find out more »

The Art of Job Search

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 1, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

One event on November 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

Engage in art making, writing and self-reflection in this 4 week (2 hours on Tuesdays) supportive group program to explore the ups and downs of job search and career decision making.  No art making experience required and nutritional snacks are included!

Find out more »

Self Care and Your Job Search

November 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

Learn how to keep up your personal self-care while reaching for your professional goals and how a good self-care regime can enhance a positive and effective job search.    

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Acing the Interview

November 27 @ 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

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 »

Implicit Career Search

November 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 26, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on November 27, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on November 29, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

One event on January 24, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

One event on September 10, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 18, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 28, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

Move from Confusion to Clarity! Implicit Career Search (ICS) is a 3-day workshop designed to assist you in developing a comprehensive career plan.  Uncover what it is you want to contribute to the world, and how you are going to get paid for it!  Move your life from confusion to clarity by clearly defining who you are and what you will contribute with your life's work.  Develop a simple, attainable life and career plan based on purpose.  

Find out more »

Word Processing & Internet Basics

November 28 @ 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

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

This one-on-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.

Find out more »

Word Processing & Internet Basics

November 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:30 pm 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 1:30 pm

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

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 1:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

This one-on-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.

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

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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
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Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm