#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

August 2021

Using Social Media for Job Search

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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

One event on November 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

One event on January 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 5, 2021 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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Branding “YOU”

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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

One event on November 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

One event on January 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on March 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on April 19, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on May 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 26, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 9, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 23, 2021 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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Know Your Personality Dimensions®

August 9 @ 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

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

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

One event on January 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 30, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on April 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 17, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on June 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 6, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 9, 2021 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.”

Find out more »

Resumes and Cover Letters Part 1

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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

One event on November 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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

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

One event on January 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 29, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on July 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 24, 2021 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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Wage Subsidy Info Session for EMPLOYERS

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 13, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on June 9, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 25, 2021 at 2:00 pm

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

Hiring or rehiring full time staff?  Your business may be eligible for a Wage Subsidy. Subsidies range from 30-50% of wage expenses and may run for up to 24 weeks. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply by attending our Wage Subsidy Info Session for Employers.

Find out more »

Resumes and Cover Letters Part 2

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

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

One event on December 31, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on February 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on February 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on March 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on March 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

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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VIRTUAL – Know Your Personality Dimensions®

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 12, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on May 3, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on June 7, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on July 5, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 12, 2021 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.”

Find out more »

Acing the Interview

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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

One event on November 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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

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

One event on January 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 29, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 30, 2021 at 9:00 am

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 »

Branding “YOU”

August 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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

One event on November 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

One event on January 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on March 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on April 19, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on May 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 26, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 9, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 23, 2021 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 »

Resumes and Cover Letters Part 1

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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

One event on November 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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

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

One event on January 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 29, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on July 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 24, 2021 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 »

Wage Subsidy Info Session for EMPLOYERS

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 13, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on June 9, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 25, 2021 at 2:00 pm

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

Hiring or rehiring full time staff?  Your business may be eligible for a Wage Subsidy. Subsidies range from 30-50% of wage expenses and may run for up to 24 weeks. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply by attending our Wage Subsidy Info Session for Employers.

Find out more »

Resumes and Cover Letters Part 2

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

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

One event on December 31, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on February 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on February 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on March 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on March 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

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 »

Beyond the Postings – Finding Work in Oceanside

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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

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

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

One event on December 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 24, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on July 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 26, 2021 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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Acing the Interview

August 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on August 31, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

One event on December 8, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

One event on January 4, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on January 18, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 1, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 18, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on March 1, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on March 15, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on March 29, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on April 12, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on April 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 10, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on May 25, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on June 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 21, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on July 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 19, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 16, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 30, 2021 at 9:00 am

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