Come to Work: Essential Skills Virtual Training Camp (Summer 2020)

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Come to Work: Essential Skills Virtual Training Camp (Summer 2020)

Join us for a six-week career support program for job seekers who are blind or partially sighted.  If you register for a minimum of 10 sessions you will receive a certificate of completion to add to your resume!

  • Tuesday, June 23, 11 a.m. Mountain Time: Career Cruising 101. Learn how to use the website CareerCruising.com to help users decide their education/career path. Register today!
  • Thursday, June 25, 11 a.m. Mountain Time: Disclosure. Learn how to successfully disclose your vision loss to an employer. Register today!
  • Tuesday, June 30, 11 a.m. Mountain Time: Resume Writing. An overview of what denotes a successful resume. Register today!
  • Thursday, July 2, 11 a.m. Mountain Time: Cover Letter Writing. Learn how to make your cover letter stand out from the rest of the other applicants. Register today!
  • Tuesday, July 7, 11 a.m. Mountain Time: Disability Statements. Tips to create your disability "elevator pitch" to confidently express your competency to an employer. Register today!
  • Thursday, July 9,11 a.m. Mountain Time: Networking Skills that Work. Learn new ways to successfully network with others. Register today!
  • Tuesday, July 14, 11 a.m. Mountain Time: Interview Skills – Part 1. How to prepare for a successful interview. Register today!
  • Thursday, July 16, 11 a.m. Mountain Time: Interview Skills – Part 2. Review of the common interview questions from a recruiter's perspective.Register today!
  • Tuesday, July 21, 11 a.m. Mountain Time: Recruiter Tips for a Successful Hire. Hear from an industry recruiting professional on how to have a successful interview and get that job. Register today!
  • Thursday, July 23, 11 a.m. Mountain Time: Accommodations on the Job. How to set up your workspace for success. Register today!
  • Tuesday, July 28, 11 a.m. Mountain Time: Assistive Technology. Some of the latest assistive technology for job seekers with vision loss. Register today!
  • Thursday, July 30, 11 a.m. Mountain Time: Social Media Etiquette. Learn how to have a professional internet/social media presence. Register today!

The group meets via Zoom web conference every Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mountain Time. Call in information will be provided upon registration. 

Please be advised that you must register for all programs. We kindly ask you to RSVP a minimum of 1 full business day before the start of the program. 

For more information, contact Ted Bonar, Program Lead, Career Support, at Ted.Bonar@cnib.ca or call 1-800-563-2642.

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