All posts by rebecca

New Youth Programs – Picton & Napanee!

Career Edge is very excited to be offering two brand new youth employment programs in our Picton and Napanee sites. No work experience? Not sure where to start? Career Edge offers workshops, paid pre-employment training, job matching and workplace supports to help you get started. All it takes is that first step in the door. ...

Staying Motivated During Your Job Search

We’ve all been there. We’ve all felt that horrible feeling of defeat over a lob loss. We even feel it when we’re doing everything right when trying to find a new job but keep hitting dead ends. It can be difficult, it can be tiresome and it can get you down. That’s where Career Edge ...

Career Edge – Out on the Town!

Last week the annual Quinte Region Career Fair was held on Thursday, April 22, 2016. As always, this event was a huge success. Numerous employers were visited by eager job seekers looking to start their next career. Career Edge was on deck to highlight our services, how to access them, and to discuss the many ...

The Seven Job Search Mistakes You Might Be Making

For this week’s Blog Post we’ve found a great resource for you to download and read. It’s entitled “The Seven Job Search Mistakes You Might Be Making. Excerpt from the booklet: “Let’s face it…a job search can be cause for major frustration. Job seekers often feel like their hunt is going nowhere fast. But it’s helpful ...

CALC EVENT CANCELLED

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO INCREMENT WEATHER, THE CALC (Community Advocacy & Legal Centre) EVENT IS CANCELLED FOR TODAY, MARCH 24.   This event has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 10:30am-12:00pm.   Sorry for the inconvenience. BE SAFE! ...

Cover Letter & Resume Writing

Imagine this…you’re shopping…you’re looking for something in particular. As you’re walking around the mall you’re checking out all the store fronts to see if anything ‘POPS’. If nothing is catching your eye you keep moving. If something does, you venture into the store to see what else they have to offer. Consider your cover letter ...