Now open to Foundations students Level 5-7!
Oct. 12 to Dec. 7, 2016 (excluding Halloween) = 48hrs. + 3.3 hr. field trip
Mon. and Wed. 6:00-9:00pm (
3 hrs x 16 classes)
Gleneagle Secondary School (computer lab access 1/week)
Cost: $25 materials fee
: Contact Montgomery Office in person or by phone (604.936.4261) to register. $25 fee can be paid by cash, debit or credit card. Registration is now open! To Register
The Job Readiness course will prepare you to find a job!
What you will learn:
Goal setting: Prior experience, self-assessment, personality, employability skills, career quiz
Workplace culture: Professional behavior and expectations, rights, benefits, Canadian work environment
No Canadian Experience: Stressors, motivation, perseverance, volunteering, survival jobs
Exploring other options: Internships, co-op, mentoring, temping, apprenticeship, recruiters
Resume writing 1: Guest speaker: prepare, format, different sections, editing, what to omit
Resume writing 2: Creating and adapting resume, keywords, distribution methods to right person
Cover letter/email: Structure, selling yourself, personality traits, transferable skills, keywords, samples
Social Media Networking: Google, your social media profile, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, other
Job Search 1: Visible job market: survival jobs, job banks, job fairs, agencies, newspapers, Craigslist
Job Search 2: Hidden job market: finding employers, cold calling, networking, what to do if it's not working
Interviews 1: Research before, what to wear/do/say, types of interviews, checklist, FAQs + answers
Interviews 2: Behavior, illegal or tough questions, expressing yourself clearly, mock interviews
Job Offer Process: Negotiating/researching salary and benefits, accepting/rejecting offers
Telephone Tips: Telephone interview, business call etiquette, leaving/taking messages
Entrepreneurship/Starting your own business: Ideas, marketing, legal requirements, benefits/challenges
Soft Skills: Presentations, organizing meetings, dealing with co-workers/bosses, communication, leadership
Testimonials/Feedback: Success stories and mistakes, why didn't you get the job/interview?
To Register: Contact Montgomery Office in person or by phone (604.936.4261) to register. $25 fee can be paid by cash, debit or credit card. Registration is now open!