Workshops in Petawawa
For dates and information on any of the workshops below, visit us at 3025 Petawawa Blvd. or call (613) 687-1717.
Employment Service Petawawa Information Sessions
September 20 / 10 AM - 3 PM (RecPlex, 30 Festubert Blvd)
September 27 / 10 AM - 3 PM (South Side Community Centre, 1578 Wolfe Ave.)
Are you a military family that has been newly posted to Petawawa? Our Employment Service team will be hosting an information session for you, so that we can help you transition into the area by finding the job you want. Drop-in for information about our services, the METSpouse program, the local labour market, and more. Bring your resume with you for advice from our employment counsellors on how to give a great first impression and get an interview.
Military Transition Workshop
October 27 / 9 AM - NOON - Please register up to one day in advance
November 24 / 9 AM - NOON - Please register up to one day in advance
This workshop is designed to equip you with the information and tools you will need to manage your transition from a military to a civilian career. You will learn how to write a resume that effectively conveys your military experience and value, effective job search skills and interviewing techniques.
September 21 / 2 - 4 PM or 6 - 8 PM (Drop-in)
Drop-in to 3025 Petawawa Blvd. Unit D and leave with an updated resume. Our door is open if you need help getting started.
Personality Dimensions Workshop
September 27 / 6 - 9 PM / Petawawa Public Library (Please register by September 26)
Personality Dimensions helps explain what motivates behaviour in people with different personalities or temperaments.Are you a Resourceful Orange? Authentic Blue? Inquiring Green? Or Organized Gold? Let us explain why having a different colour means that you may behave or communicate differently with one another.
This LinkedIn workshop will teach you to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments.
Even if you aren't looking for a new opportunity, you never know when there may be one looking for you!
Workshops in Deep River
To register for any of the workshops below, visit us at 43 Champlain St. or call (613) 584-1717.
October 23 / 10 AM - Noon
October 30 / 11 AM - Noon *this will be a special clinic for youth (ages 15-29)
November 7 / 10 AM - Noon
November 28 / 1 - 3 PM
December 4 / 11 AM - Noon *this will be a special clinic for youth (ages 15-29)
December 6 / 1 - 3 PM
Drop-in to 43 Champlain St. and leave with a resume. Our door is open if you need help getting started.
Cover Letter Clinc
October 17 / 10 AM - Noon
November 15 / 1 - 3 PM
Writing the perfect cover letter can be difficult. Drop-in for any of these sessions and get advice about what employers are looking for in a cover letter.
Second Career Information Session
October 11 / 10:30 - 11:30 AM (Please register by October 4)
November 20 / 11 AM - Noon (Please register by November 15)
December 12 / 1 - 3 PM (Please register by December 6)
Laid off? Medically unable to do your job? Having trouble re-entering the labour market after time away? You may qualify for up to 2 year of post-secondary. Second Career provides financial support to help laid off Ontarians participate in training. Come in and see if this program is the right fit for you!
Ace the Interview
October 25 / 2 - 4 PM (Please register by October 18)
November 29 / 1 - 3 PM (Please register by November 22)
Do you want to feel more confident and comfortable in your next job interview?
This workshop will help you to develop good answers for difficult questions, and showcase your abilities in a way that will get an employer's attention.
Topics include: interview etiquette, before and after the interview, and much more.