provides support in a group setting for specific job search, resume creation, cover letters and interview skills. Participants, ‘the Van Clan’ will approach employers supported by their group and the workshop facilitator.
utilizes temperament theory to give an added dimension to personality exploration and understanding. This assists with gaining insight into ourselves and others, and making the most effective use of our strengths. It also indicates work possibilities compatible to our colours and enhances communication skills amongst the different colours.
stages of employment will be explored with focus on starting a new job, job maintenance and handling difficult situations involving co-workers and employers. Learning to shine as a new employee, surviving office politics and meeting employer expectations will be covered within this workshop.
this monthly workshop will help through informal assessments using authentic workplace documents. Reading text, reading documents, numeracy and remediation and practice will be covered.
To provide youth clients with information regarding approaching employers who have not advertised job vacancies, find employment leads and expand job seeking networks.
Draw attention to your skills and accomplishments by highlighting and emphasizing your strengths, abilities, and qualifications utilizing action words to create a most impactful resume that gets that all important interview.
Learn how to create that important first impression of you and your skills and grabbing the employer’s attention by customizing your cover letter to each targeted employment opportunity.
You will learn how to stand out from the crowd and increase your confidence by knowing how to dress in order to make the all important ‘first impression’ positive.
Know how to be effective answering job interview questions, by increasing your confidence and learning interview techniques in a supportive and friendly environment.
Incorporates sharing of labour market information, exploring employment-related trends and how they fit local opportunities, application forms, dressing for job search, networking, organizing your job search, etc.