Whether you are a native English speaker or an English learner, you may find that many of the expressions used in Canada are unfamiliar.
In Canada, credit history is important when considering major investments and purchases such as applying for a mortgage, bank loan, and rental services.
Meet a Recruiter is the eighth and final workshop in Connecting the Dots to Employment, a pre-employment workshop series that exposes you to different consideration during your job hunt, other than your resume and cover letter. The series will help you explore your own assets while understanding your tolerance for change; you will learn about the…Details
Do you find it difficult or boring to network with other people? Not everyone enjoys networking or knows how to do it well. But if you can develop a good strategy on how to make connections with people that can benefit your personal, professional or academic goals, your confidence will grow and soon socializing with…Details
What is your brand? In the world we live in today, there is increasing emphasis on personal branding, especially online. Employers are now using social media tools in order to filter applicants before offering them interviews. They will search applicants’ Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn accounts to conduct background checks. If you need help figuring out…Details
Have you figured out how to use social media to your advantage? Social media is the interaction between people in which they create, share, and/or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. They can be used by the public to engage with one another or by organizations to communicate with audiences. When used…Details
The workplace can be a highly stressful environment. Good communication skills are vital in helping you to work effectively, build solid relationships, prevent unnecessary misunderstandings, and navigate day-to-day deadlines. Appreciation for Communication is the forth workshop in Connecting the Dots to Employment, a pre-employment workshop series that exposes you to different consideration during your job…Details
What do Canadian employers expect from their employees in the workplace? Employers are not just looking for candidates with the right hard/technical skills; they are also looking for individuals with strong soft/interpersonal skills, which represent a person’s ablility to communicate effectively, work well independently or within a team, and resolve conflict independently. Are you prepared?…Details
Change requires us to do something new, often forcing us outside of our comfort zone. Everyone experiences discomfort to some degree, but the less independent a person is, the more discomfort he/she will feel. When change is initially introduced, we usually view it in the context of our own current situation, fearing what we will…Details
The Workers’ Health and Safety Legal Clinic is a specialty clinic funded by Legal Aid Ontario. One of its main focuses is to educate youth, newcomers, and job seekers about their employment rights and health & safety rights at works. Please join our guest speaker, Genevieve D’lorio, the Community Legal Worker to know more about…Details