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Career Support - Professional Development & Career Support Opportunities

Participate in workshops, training sessions, networking events and more! 
 

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Introduction to Tech Skills: Microsoft Word and Outlook - Teleconference

Unleash the power of technology with Microsoft Word and Outlook! This call-in session will provide a basic introduction to commonly used features of this widely used software. Special attention will be given to the integration of assistive technology such as Windows ZoomText and JAWS.
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Leadership Lessons from the Wizard of Oz - Teleconference

Boost participation in the world of work by learning about concepts of leadership. These call-in sessions will guide you towards becoming a confident, intelligent leader wherever your ambitions land you.
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STAR Align Power Session

Learn how to get that "I nailed that interview" feeling. Know your strengths, areas for improvement and transferrable skills. Using the STAR (Situation, Tasks, Action and Result) interview method, you will be sure to demonstrate that you are a perfect fit for the job. We'll talk about interview successes and tools that will enhance your employment opportunities. Participants can join the sessions from the comfort of their own home via Zoom Virtual Conference. 
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Come to Work - Boot Camp Series

You have the first 30 seconds in an interview situation to make an impression. You have the next one minute to leave a lasting impression! Put your best foot forward, brush up on the skills you need to compete and be successful!  The 6-week virtual group meets every Wednesday (beginning September 18). Participants can join the sessions from the comfort of their own home via Zoom Virtual Conference.
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“Who was that?” Power Session

Work to find work. No matter what job search methods you are involved in it is important to record these employer network connections. Discuss how to collaborate with the employment agencies we are registered with and CNIB employer business contacts to broaden our employer networks. Two sessions available: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. or 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Participants can join the sessions from the comfort of their own home via Zoom Virtual Conference.