Online Career Development

Online Career Development

MFS

Work It Out with MFS An Online Career Training Series

From September to June 2018, Military Family Services and various community partners, will be presenting monthly online career training sessions geared towards military spouses and adult family members.
 
Whether you’re looking for work, wanting to upgrade your skills or interested in switching careers, these sessions will be of benefit to you! We are offering three series; Take Control of Your Career, Step Outside the Box and The Military Spouse Job Search.  Each series is divided into session we know are of particular interest to the military community.
 
Below, you will find the information you need about the individual sessions and the appropriate registration link. Please note the language each session is offered in. Don’t forget that you need to register individually for each session you would like to attend.

If you have any questions or comments please email employment@cfmws.com.
 

UPCOMING SESSIONS


The Military Spouse Job Search

One Size Does Not Fit All: Tailoring Your Resume 
Eric Pye, Career Advisor and Certified Resume Strategist
Once you’ve decided the direction you want to take with your career and have started actively planning your next steps, it’s time to create your resume. This webinar will provide an overview of general resume structure and tangible steps you can take to tailor your resume to each job posting.
Evening Session: January 25, 2018 at 19:30 EST (Toronto Time) Language: English
Registration: https://goo.gl/49zdRv   
Daytime Session: January 26, 2018 at 13:00 EST (Toronto Time) Language: English
Registration: https://goo.gl/aNh5qb
 
Getting a LinkedIn Makeover
Eric Pye, Career Advisor and Certified Resume Strategist
LinkedIn is a great online tool you can use to help further your career and find employment. In this webinar we will explore the role LinkedIn plays in today’s labour market, how to complete an effective LinkedIn Profile and practical ways you can use this online career resource.
Evening Session: February 15, 2018 at 13:00 EST (Toronto Time) Language: English
Registration: https://goo.gl/sBDcgS    
Daytime Session: February 13, 2018 at 19:30 EST (Toronto Time) Language: English
Registration: https://goo.gl/VvgCFB
 
Acing a Federal Public Service Application
Public Service Commission of Canada
In this session representatives from the Federal Public Service will explore various opportunities available with the government, how to best apply for these positions and answer any questions you may have about the process.
Daytime Session: March 14, 2018 at 13:00 EST (Toronto Time) Language: English
Registration: https://goo.gl/8ToQjR
Daytime Session (French): March 15, 2018 at 13:00 EST (Toronto Time) Language: French
Registration: https://goo.gl/hjZsDJ


Step Outside The Box

Becoming an Independent Freelancer
Date: April to June 2018   Language: English
Registration and details coming…
 
Finding Legitimate Work from Home Jobs
Date: April to June 2018   Language: English
Registration and details coming…
 
Discovering Passive Income Jobs that Work
Date: April to June 2018   Language: English
Registration and details coming…
 
Exploring Flexible Employment Opportunities in Canada
Date: April to June 2018   Language: Français
Registration and details coming…


PAST SESSIONS

Take Control of Your Career

Exploring Lifelong Career PlanningLisa Taylor, Challenge Factory
Date: Wednesday September 27, 2017 at 13:00 EST   Language: English
This session has already occurred. Due to copyright restrictions, this session was not recorded. Please see below for the training handout: 
Conquering Provincial Licensing WoesNadine Faulkner, Employment and Social Development Canada
Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017 at 13:00 EST   Language: English
This session has already occurred. Please see below for the training slide deck: 
Conquering Provincial Licensing WoesJulie Barolet, Employment and Social Development Canada
Date: Thursday October 19, 2017 at 13:00 EST   Language: French
This session has already occurred. Please see below for the training slide deck: 

Going Back to School 101
Date: November 16 2017 at 13:00 EST  Language: English
Thinking of going back to school? In this webinar we will explore how to decide if returning to the classroom is the right choice and explore various online education options that exist in Canada. 
This session has already occurred. Please see below for the training handouts: 


EXPLORING LIFELONG CAREER PLANNING – Lisa Taylor, Challenge Factory
Date: December 5, 2017 at 19:30 EST   Language: ENGLISH
This session has already occurred.