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Workplace Career Connections Program

April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an Online Information Session on Skills For Change’s Workplace Career Connections Program

The Workplace Career Connections Program is a 5-week Employment Program that prepares and equips newcomers to understand their profession in Canada, learn successful job search strategies, increase networks, and more importantly how to secure employment, work in the Canadian environment to retain their jobs and advance their career.
Program components will include:
• Communication in the Canadian Workplace (meeting, supervision, email communication, conflict resolution, etc.)
• Cross-Culture Communication
• Diversity and Inclusion
• Leadership Skills
• Employment Preparation (targeted resumes & cover letters, interviews, 30 second pitch/elevator speech)
• Networking in the Canadian Environment
• Strategic Virtual Networking
• Digital skills you need for the new Workplace
• Public speaking to a virtual crowd
• Labour Market Information
• Job Retention and Career Advancement
• Health and Safety
• Worker’s Rights
• Wellness practices for COVID efficient work, optimizing your home office
• Mentoring for Employment
Employer Engagement:
• Labour market conditions will inform who and how we engage with employers and provide information to our clients on the areas there would be opportunities for career advancements.
• Information sessions on Employer Engagement offerings including training on SfC job board
• Access to employment leads
• Labour Market Trends
• Information sessions delivered by our employer partners
• Information sessions with past clients as success stories
• Simulation projects/ assignments/ exercises from real life scenarios led by experts during tenure of training.
• Information sessions specific to different departments of an industry (i.e., HR, Marketing)
• Real-life Business cases /used cases discussion by industry experts
• Opportunity for paid/unpaid placements
Program Eligibility:
• CLB 6+
• Permanent Resident or Conventional Refugee
• Internationally Trained or Educated Professional

For any questions, registration and further information:
Phone: 416-658-3101 ext. 206
E-mail: ldavey-longstreet@skillsforchange.org


Skills for Change
791 St. Clair Avenue West
Toronto, M6C 1B7 CA
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