Professional Development and Career Support Programs

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

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Referring to References

This workshop will cover everything you need to know about professional references.Topics include: who can and can’t be a reference, asking for references, creating a reference page, and what to do if you’re unable to get references. This workshop meets via Zoom web conference on August 7 from 2 to 3 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 
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Career Support Appointments

Let's boost participation in the world of work! This is a great opportunity for talent with sight loss to learn new skills that current employers are expecting in the new emerging workforce. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the second and fourth Friday of each month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Come To Work: Online Boot Camp Workshops

Come to Work Boot Camp will help you explore what employers are looking for in an applicant for your new job. This group runs online via Zoom web conference every Wednesday beginning July 15 from 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 
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Career Support Boot Camp - Wednesday Sessions

As part of our Come to Work program, this series explores a wide range of job readiness skills with a special focus on job seekers with vision loss.  This program runs via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration
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Connecting the Dots Conference 2020 - TORONTO

Held annually, Connecting the Dots is Canada's largest educational and professional development experience focused on braille, technology and employment for people who are blind or partially sighted.
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National Empowerment Workshop Series – Live, Work, Play

This is a 13 week series of workshops focused around the 3 pillars for CNIB Foundation: Live, Work and Play. Topics will include SMART Goals, overcoming adversity, Empowerplay and more! This virtual program runs via Zoom web conference every Wednesday, 4:30-6 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.