THIS FREE WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU LEARN WHAT TO DO:
- Before you go
- While you’re there
- After the Job Fair
Plan to attend on:
Friday, Feb. 23/2018 at 1:00 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 23/2018 at 1:00 p.m.
Patti joined our team at The Work Place in October 2017. She brings over 25 years’ experience in the employment field. For the past 15 years, she was employed as a Career and Employment Consultant with the Government of Alberta. Prior to that, she worked as a Settlement Counselor, ESL and Basic Adult Education instructor, Workshop Facilitator, Coordinator of the Grande Prairie Literacy program and assistant in the Youth Entrepreneur program. Patti believes that by assisting with each individual’s unique needs, this empowers them to move forward independently and confidently.
Assistance to help you with your job search is available at no cost at The Work Place. Please contact our office for more information at 780-539-5477.
Workplace Training (WT) provides individual-focused training or work experience to enable individuals to find and maintain employment.
Transition to Employment Services (TES) offers supports to assist unemployed individuals obtain employment.
For more TES and WT information and program eligibility please attend an information session at:
THE WORK PLACE
#105, 9840 97 Avenue, Grande Prairie, Alberta
Contracted services delivered by Carlson & Company Inc.
The Province of Alberta is working in partnership with the
Government of Canada to provide employment support programs and services
Staying positive while seeking employment is essential though it can be challenging to stay upbeat. A thorough job search takes time, energy and commitment. Even with a well-written resume and cover letter, it may take longer than you’d like to find work.
Having an optimistic outlook is vital to maintaining your self-confidence and making your attitude shine to potential employers.
Keep the following in mind as you job search:
The Work Place staff provide individualized job search assistance through an array of job search services available at no cost. Please contact our office for more information at 780-539-5477.
Do your skills need updating to obtain your next job? Just out of post-secondary, but do not have work experience? Need help with acquiring occupational-related skills/experience, job search, and connecting to employers?
Call us about how The Workplace Training Program can assist you!
The Workplace Training Program assists eligible job seekers to update their workplace skills and experience to gain full-time employment. Workplace Training offers two options: On-the-Job Training (OJT) or Paid Work Experience (PWE).
On-the-Job Training takes place at the employers’ work site and offers employers up to 70% of wages to a maximum of $390 per week to hire eligible unemployed participants.
Paid Work Experience is intended to support individuals to perform specific tasks, become familiar with employer work site standards and demonstrate competency and skills and offers employers a paid wage subsidy for up to three weeks of work experience.
Supplemental Training Funds in addition can be requested up to a maximum of $1,500 per participant. Training must be provided by an independent school or training organization.
To learn more about The Workplace Training Program, contact:
DeLana Byrd, Workplace Training Consultant
Your profile image should represent you as a professional. People often make their initial judgment based on your visual presentation so ensure your photo portrays you positively. You never know when a potential employer will check out your profile and you don’t want to miss an opportunity to make a great first impression.
Check out these suggestions for optimizing your professional profile photo:
Assistance to help you create or update your LinkedIn Profile and an array of job search services are available at no cost at The Work Place. Please contact our office for more information at 780-539-5477.
Being on time and confident aren’t the only keys to a successful job interview. Good preparation and planning are essential to a successful job interview. Increase your chances of getting the job with the following interview tips.
Research the company as much as possible before the interview. Always start your research by looking at the company’s website. Also, do a Google, Facebook and LinkedIn search to acquire additional information.Read This Story
Devise a plan for the day. Know which employers you want to connect with ahead of time, and prioritize them. Show up with an ample supply of resumés, enthusiasm, and energy.
Dress like you would for an interview.
Monday to Friday:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays:
The Province of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support programs and services.