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6 Job Fair Etiquette Tips

Have you been to a Career Fair lately? Now that the Canadian economy is bouncing back, Career Fairs – events where you get to meet face-to-face with employers that are hiring – are returning. But don’t just show up in jeans and T-shirt. There are protocols to follow that prove you have good manners as ...

Networking: Making it Work For You

You’ve heard it time and time again: networking is key to one’s job search. Whether just starting out or mid-career, the common refrain elevates the act of networking to some sort of silver bullet, without which one’s career trajectory is limited. There is much truth to that assumption. But considering the overabundance of “must-attend” events these ...

Behavioural Interview Questions

You’ve secured and interview…yay for you! Now what? You need to prepare! The best way to prepare for any interview is to practice interview questions. There are the easier ones of course such as “What are your strenghts, weaknesses, etc.” But what about those situational questions that leave you stumped?? Below is a link that ...

How to Get a Seasonal Job

By Caroline Zaayer Kaufman, Monster Contributing Writer This year’s holiday hiring season is expected to be the best it’s been in several years, and around half of hiring managers expect new hires to stay on past the holidays, according to CBS News. Most people immediately think of retail when seeking seasonal work, but there are ...

Bridges to Success

Bridges to Success This program is designed to help you unlock your full potential through workshops and a learner-centred program.  We will introduce tools and strategies aimed at helping you to build bridges to success. Program Details Program Length: The course will run for 12 consecutive weeks starting mid-September, afternoons only, Monday – Friday, and ...

Laundry Program

The Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre has launched a Laundry Program for anyone that does not have access to basic laundry facilities. Please see the attached flyer for who to contact and for more information. Laundry Program ...

Youth Employment Fund – Employers

Good news Employers! We are here to help you find the right candidate for your business. On September 23rd, 2013, the Government of Ontario launched a new program aimed at helping youth aged 15-29 connect with employers. The Youth Employment Fund (YEF) will enhance opportunities to help employers find the skilled workers they need and ...