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

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

July 2019

Beyond the Postings – Finding Work in Oceanside

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

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

One event on August 29, 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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Self Care and Your Job Search

July 22 @ 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

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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Word Processing & Internet Basics

July 23 @ 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 December 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on December 13, 2018 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on January 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

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

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

One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 23, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 20, 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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Word Processing & Internet Basics

July 23 @ 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 December 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on December 13, 2018 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on January 10, 2019 at 1:30 pm

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

One event on January 24, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 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 »

Acing the Interview

July 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 December 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

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

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

One event on July 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 19, 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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Branding “YOU”

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 3, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on December 17, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on December 31, 2018 at 9:00 am

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

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

One event on May 6, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

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

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

One event on August 26, 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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Resumes and Cover Letters

July 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on August 27, 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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August 2019

Beyond the Postings – Finding Work in Oceanside

August 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

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

One event on August 29, 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…

Find out more »

Word Processing & Internet Basics

August 6 @ 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 December 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on December 13, 2018 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on January 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

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

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

One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 23, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 20, 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 »

Self Care and Your Job Search

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

One event on August 6, 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.    

Find out more »

Word Processing & Internet Basics

August 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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 December 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on December 13, 2018 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on January 10, 2019 at 1:30 pm

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

One event on January 24, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 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 »

Using Social Media for Job Search

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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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Branding “YOU”

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 3, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on December 17, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on December 31, 2018 at 9:00 am

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

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

One event on May 6, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

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

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

One event on August 26, 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.”

Find out more »

Resumes and Cover Letters

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on August 27, 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 »

Beyond the Postings – Finding Work in Oceanside

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

One event on July 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

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

One event on August 29, 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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Exploring Entrepreneurship

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 26, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on October 31, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on January 30, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on May 6, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

One event on August 19, 2019 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

August 19 @ 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 December 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

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

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

One event on July 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 19, 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 »

Word Processing & Internet Basics

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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 December 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on December 13, 2018 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on January 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

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

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

One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 23, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 20, 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

August 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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 December 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on December 13, 2018 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on January 10, 2019 at 1:30 pm

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

One event on January 24, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 20, 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”

August 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 3, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on December 17, 2018 at 9:00 am

One event on December 31, 2018 at 9:00 am

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

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

One event on May 6, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

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

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

One event on August 26, 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.”

Find out more »

Resumes and Cover Letters

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on August 27, 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 »

Beyond the Postings – Finding Work in Oceanside

August 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

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

One event on August 29, 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…

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