Prospect Employment Services
HOW WE CAN HELP YOU FIND A JOB:
CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
- If you need advice or career counselling, talk to our expert staff members.
- Are you wondering how skills from one job could translate to another? We can help.
- We have tips for your job search, how to build a great resume and cover letter, and who might be receptive to inquiries.
- Need further education or training? We can help you explore the best options.
- We have connection to employers & community resources
- We offer workshops that give practical assistance to job seekers.
WEBINARS AND ONLINE WORKSHOPS
Prospect Employment Services offers weekly webinars and online events to help you with your job search. Registration is free.
To view the library of previously delivered webinars and workshops, go to www.gotostage.com/channel/ProspectERC
July 2020 workshops:
Careers in Warehousing
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Are you interested in learning more about careers in warehousing and logistics?
Search no more! Learn everything you need to know from our guest expert, Brooke Jalbert—Drake International's Recruitment Consultant. During this session, we are going to talk about what a career path in this sector looks like, what training or certifications are required, how to successfully find opportunities in the current job market and much more.
Labour Market Basics
Friday, July 10, 2020
Did you know that labour market information can assist your job search? It can help you identify skills and occupations that employers are demanding, as well as find trends and opportunities that will impact your professional path. The truth is, there is a lot of information out there! It can be difficult to know where to start.
Worry no more! Prospect can help. If you are interested in learning more about the labour market basics, you will want to join this event!
During this session, we will define basic labour market terms, understand how this information can help your job search, and identify reliable sources that you can access to continue your job searching journey.
Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/152157423954621963
Labour Market Basics
Friday, June 12, 2020
Did you know that more and more organizations are conducting online interviews?
It is a fact that online interviews are here to stay. During this session, our guest expert Shelley Billinghurst?—President of Hire Value Inc.?—will share with you all of her best tips for online interviews. Learn what these interviews are all about from a recruitment expert and ace your next online meeting with a recruiter. Register today!
Identifying and Avoiding Job Scams
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
If a job sounds too good to be true… BEWARE! It might be a job scam.
During this webinar, our guest expert Shawna-Kay Thomas—Team Lead, Marketing and Communications at the Better Business Bureau—will share the latest information about job scams in Canada and provide advice on how to identify and avoid them before you become a victim.
How to Start a Career in IT and the Calgary Market
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
If you are starting a career in IT or your are interested in joining this economic sector, you will want to attend this webinar.
Our guest expert, Rosanna Sardella—Making Changes' Women in Technology Program Specialist—is joining us for a talk about current trends in Calgary's tech sector. Learn about the skills local companies are looking for, who is currently hiring and what are some programs that offer job seekers opportunities to further or upgrade their skills.
Building your Confidence while Job Seeking: Q & A with an expert!
Thursday, July 23, 2020
How we think and feel about ourselves can affect the way that we interact with others. Needless to say, keeping your confidence up while job seeking is essential.
Our guest expert, Sunjeev Prasad—Communications extraordinaire and Image Consultant—is joining us for a talk about positive self-image, interview confidence-boosting strategies, and keeping a healthy lifestyle while job hunting. Empower yourself and ace your next interview.
Accreditation Process for Internationally Trained Professionals
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Are you an internationally trained professional living in Alberta? Are you looking to get back in your field? Do you want/need to get your professional credentials assessed and accredited but you don't know where to start? If you answered yes to these questions, you need to register for this webinar. Our guest expert Rodika Barbu—Information and Financial Counsellor from Career Loans—will be sharing the process with us to accredit professional credentials in Canada and information about local programs that can provide you with the assistance you need to get the process started. Register on the link!
Please note that this event is exclusive to individuals living in Calgary, Alberta, who are legally entitled to work in Canada.