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Number of current workshops: 16

CAFE Connections - New and Exciting Networking Event!

Connect with like-minded professionals. This is your great opportunity to develop your networking skills.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

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Region: York | Date: Ongoing | Vaughan Centre

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training program is ideal for Internationally Trained Professionals who have prior training in Accounting and Finance.

Services Available:

  • 10 weeks of Enhanced Language Training (sector specific language and terminology)
  • two weeks of pre-employment preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • 72 hours of computer skills upgrading
  • six weeks of assisted job placement and job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 289.846.3645 today.

Times:

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language & Skills Training Services, Markham North

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: Ongoing | Language & Skills Training Services, Markham North

Job Search Bootcamp

This is a four-day job search workshop to get you in the right frame of mind to be successful while job searching. Helpful at any stage of your job search.  On the first day,  we explore your career choices by completing interesting career assessments as well as “tips” to set yourself up for success. The second day, we review strategies for effective job search and coping  mechanisms. Day three, we explore your personal brand, networking your way to a new job, secret  building blocks of résumé and how to be successful in an interview. 

A 4-day workshop from March 20 to 25, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Times: 9:30am to 2:30pm

Date: 2019-03-20

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-03-20 | Vaughan Centre

LinkedIn

This session gives insights and practical tips about what networking is and how to tap into the power of networking in a way that everybody feels good about it. In this workshop you will learn the first steps how to create and configure a strong Linkedln profile and leverage this social media platform.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2019-02-22

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-02-22 | Vaughan Centre

Multi-Employer Job Fair

Immediate and various full-time and part-time jobs opportunities available in different sectors and industries. Meet your future employer, on-site interviews!

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Date: 2019-03-13

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

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Region: York | Date: 2019-03-13 | Vaughan Centre

Networking Meetup

New and exciting networking event!

Connect with like-minded professionals. This is your great opportunity to develop your networking skills.

Every Monday from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 9:30am to 11:00am

Date: 2019-02-25

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-02-25 | Vaughan Centre

netWORKS Orientation: 18-29 years old

Are you between 18 and 29 years old and excited about getting your career started? netWORKS is a new way to make connections with mentors who can help you get your career off the ground.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2019-02-27

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-02-27 | Vaughan Centre

Practice Interview - By appointment only

Be prepared for your interviews. One-on-one 30 minute practice interview.

Pre-requisite: Ace Your Interview Workshop. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times:

Date: 2019-02-26

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-02-26 | Vaughan Centre

Practice Interview - By appointment only

Be prepared for your interviews. One-on-one 30 minute practice interview.

Pre-requisite: Ace Your Interview Workshop. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times:

Date: 2019-02-28

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-02-28 | Vaughan Centre

Practice Interview - By appointment only

Be prepared for your interviews. One-on-one 30 minute practice interview.

Pre-requisite: Ace Your Interview Workshop. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times:

Date: 2019-02-27

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-02-27 | Vaughan Centre

Resume Clinic - By appointment only

15-minute resume critique.

Pre-requisite: Strategic Resume Writing or Resume Writing Basics Workshop.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times:

Date: 2019-02-22

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-02-22 | Vaughan Centre

Resume Clinic - By appointment only

15-minute resume critique.

Pre-requisite: Strategic Resume Writing or Resume Writing Basics Workshop.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times:

Date: 2019-02-25

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-02-25 | Vaughan Centre

Resume Writing Basics

Learn to write a targeted résumé using résumé writing basics; utilize powerful action verbs, keywords and  accomplishment statements.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2019-02-25

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-02-25 | Vaughan Centre

Second Career Strategy

The Second Career Strategy information session will help recently laid off, unemployed workers to make the transition to a new career in a high-skill occupation that is in demand. Second Career Strategy provides financial assistance, based on individual need, to help people with some of the costs associated with long-term training plans, including the cost of tuition and books.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 9:30am to 11:00am

Date: 2019-02-22

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-02-22 | Vaughan Centre

Strategic Resumes

The right one will make a difference. Learn from the experts!

Learn how to write a targeted resume using accomplishment statements and keywords: identify what information employers are looking for when they review resumes; discover how to market yourself effectively by using various types of resumes.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2019-02-26

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-02-26 | Vaughan Centre

Volunteer Opportunities Fair

The Volunteer Opportunities Fair is an excellent opportunity for you to learn all about the many different volunteer positions available in our community.

It is an afternoon event for volunteers to meet non-profit organizations recruiting volunteers. You will get to find out what roles they have, ask questions about what they do, and sign up for different volunteer roles that interest you.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Date: 2019-03-12

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-03-12 | Vaughan Centre