WORKSHOPS

All workshops are free. Once you register you will be emailed the link to access the Zoom workshop.

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Employment Services Information Session

Would you like to work one-on-one with an Employment Advisor to coach you through your job search process? Register with Dixon Hall Employment Services for Employment Ontario sponsored services. Connect with a Dixon Hall Employment Advisor!

Employment Ontario Eligibility for Assisted Services

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Legally able to work in Ontario

  • Not in full time education or employed more than 20 hours per week

  • Social Insurance Number + Photo ID

  • Individuals with 900 S.I.N. must provide copies of a Work Permit and Court documents that you have been approved for Permanent Resident status.

Monday's 1:00 - 2:00pm & Wednesday's 10:00 - 11:00am

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Creating the Perfect Cover Letter

Overwhelmed with trying to write your Cover Letters?

Learn about:

  • Creating a powerful and effective cover letter

  • Showcasing your accomplishments and abilities

  • Targeting the needs of the employer

  • Formatting your cover letter

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How to Write a Resume that Stands Out

Need Assistance with your resume?

Learn about:

  • Writing a winning resume

  • Different resume styles

  • Current resume formats

  • Customizing your resume

  • Targeting the needs of the employer

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How to Get, Keep & Use Good References

Need Assistance with selecting your references?

You will learn about:

  • Selecting and using your references

  • Types of references

  • Common reference check questions

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Reading Between the Lines of a Job Posting

Are you job-ready?

Explore:

  • Hierarchical Framework of Job Levels

  • Language in the Posting

  • Reading Job Postings

  • Deciding if the Job Posting is Right for You!

  • Looking for the Ideal Candidate

  • How to Apply to the Job Posting

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Effective Interview Strategies

Are you interview ready?

Explore:

  • The Journey

  • Styles and types

  • Confidence building tips

  • Etiquette and body language

  • Do’s and Don'ts

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Interview Practice Questions & Answers

Are You Prepared?

Learn about:

  • Types of interview questions

  • Common questions & possible answers

  • Questions for the employer

  • Illegal questions & how to respond


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LinkedIn - How it can Help you to get a Job

  • LinkedIn is an employment-oriented online platform that helps connect people through professional networking.

  • This workshop offers a quick overview of the LinkedIn platform and how using LinkedIn can help with your job search during these challenging times.

  • Learn tips on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile and how to create a network of contacts that will open new opportunities for effectively landing your next job.


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Guest Speakers

Are You Interested in Continued Learning?

Click here to see what other workshops we have available including but not limited to:

  • Coding

  • Marketing

  • Occupational Health & Safety

  • Workers Rights