Community Employment Services (CES) Fanshawe has partnered with Employment Ontario and is now offering free online workshops. If you have access to a computer and the internet, you can complete any of these workshops! If you require alternate accommodations, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will work with you.
All online workshops are hosted through WebEx. WebEx is a free virtual meeting platform that you can use on your personal computer or mac. Click here to create your free WebEx profile. Upon registration for a course, you will receive a confirmation email via Eventbrite. You will then receive an email on the day of the workshop that will include a calendar invitation and information on how to attend.
A new career exploration tool! This self-directed card sort will help guide you to new and exciting job opportunities. After you have completed the online tools you have the option of booking a one-on-one with your Employment Consultant or one of our Resource and Information Officers.
“The Challenge Cards are an innovative career development tool used by academic advisors, guidance counsellors, and teachers across North America to prepare students for the future of work. Simple, visual, and tactile, the cards encourage young people to think beyond traditional job titles and focus on the challenges, problems, and opportunities that exist in the world.”
Not sure what type of work you would like to do or how to choose a job goal? Thinking of making a career change? Then let’s examine your interests, values, personality traits and skills to help you discover more about yourself and your potential career options. After you have completed the online tools you have the option of booking a one-on-one with your Employment Consultant or one of our Resource and Information Officers.
Living with Career Development Stress
Stress is an experience that disrupts a person's emotional and physical well-being. This can be especially true during times of unemployment or underemployment. Specific career development concepts like understanding who you are and engaging in life activities related to this awareness will assist you in improving your mental well-being while you search for employment. This fun and interactive workshop gives you practical ideas to implement during your stressful life and work decisions that are certain to come your way.
Resume & Cover Letter Writing
This workshop focuses on how to write an effective resume and cover letter that clearly displays your skills, experience and all you have to offer potential employers. Following the completion of this workshop you will have the opportunity to schedule an appointment to receive feedback on your new and improved resume and cover letter!
LinkedIn: Building Your Profile
In this workshop you will learn how to use this social media tool in your job search. We will discuss how to use the basic features of the site and how to create an effective profile. Participants will need to have basic computer and internet navigation skills, along with a willingness to share job-related information on the social media site to fully benefit from using LinkedIn as a tool in their job search.
Interview Ins & Outs
The interview is scheduled, what's next? Join us as we discuss how to present yourself to potential employers, how to answer common questions, and what questions you should ask. Following the completion of this workshop, you will have the opportunity to schedule a one-on-one mock interview to practice your skills and receive feedback.