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



FLEX-STYLE WORK

Uncovering the World of Flexible Work  – Brie Reynolds, FlexJobs
Language: English  (slides provided in French)  
Date/Time: Wednesday April 25, 2018 at 13:00 EST
Join us as Brie Reynolds from FlexJobs guides us through the world of flexible employment. Brie will discuss common trends with flexible work and provide tips and tricks for how to find flexible opportunities in Canada.
Registration: https://goo.gl/sLHAZ8 

Getting Started as a Freelancer (Part 1) Daytime – Challenge Factory
Language: English (slides provided in French) 
In this session a flexible employment specialist from Challenge Factory will review how to:
•    Make the decision to start working as a freelancer
•    Define your client market
•    Know your limits and capacity
•    Find additional support.
Date/Time: 
Daytime – May 30, 2018 at 13:00 EST Registration: http://bit.ly/mfsfreelance1 
Evening – May 30. 2018 at 19:30 EST Registration: http://bit.ly/mfsfreelance2 

Getting Started as a Freelancer (Part 2) – Challenge Factory
Language: English (slides provided in French) 
Join flexible employment specialists from Challenge Factor for Part 2/2 of this online training as they reveal how to:
•    Get repeatable business;
•    Manage client relationships;
•    Work remotely;
•    Find additional resources for freelancers.
Date/Time: 
Daytime: June 6, 2018 at 13:00 EST Registration: http://bit.ly/mfsfreelance3 
Evening: June 6, 2018 at 19:30 EST Registration: http://bit.ly/mfsfreelance4 


PAST SESSIONS

Exploring Lifelong Career Planning – Lisa Taylor, Challenge Factory
Date: Wednesday September 27, 2017 at 13:00 EST and December 5, 2017 at 19:30 EST   Language: English
This session has already occurred. Please see below for the training handout:  
Life Long Career Planning Training Handout 

Conquering Provincial Licensing Woes – Nadine Faulkner, Employment and Social Development Canada
Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017 at 13:00 EST  and Thursday October 19, 2017 at 13:00 EST  Language: English & French
This session has already occurred. Please see below for the training handout: 
ESDC Labour Mobility 

Going Back to School 101
Date: November 16 2017 at 13:00 EST  Language: English
This session has already occurred. Please see below for the training handouts: 
Going Back to School Resource Sheet 
Going Back to School Session Handout 

One Size Does Not Fit All: Tailoring Your Resume – Stephanie Clark, Resume Specialist - New Leaf Resumes
Dates: January 25, 2018 at 19:30 EST and January 26, 2018 at 13:00 EST Language: English
This session has already occurred. Please see below for the training handout: 
One Size Does Not Fit All

Getting a LinkedIn Makeover
Dates: February 13, 2018 at 19:30 EST and February 15, 2018 at 13:00 EST Language: English
This session has already occurred. Please see below for the training handouts: 
Getting a LinkedIn Makeover
LinkedIn Customer Avatar Form  

Acing a Federal Public Service Application
Daytime Session: March 14, 2018 at 13:00 EST (Toronto Time) Language: English This session has already occurred. Please see below for the training handouts:
Public Service Application Online Resources
Public Service Commission of Canada Programs