Upcoming Employment Workshops

Upcoming Workshops


Upcoming Workshops

Workshops in Petawawa

For dates and information on any of the workshops below, visit us at 3025 Petawawa Blvd. or call (613) 687-1717. 

Job Fair Workshop
August 24 / 9 AM - 3 PM (Please register by August 23)
With several new businesses opening their doors in Petawawa in the coming months, there will be a number of new job openings. Petawawa Employment Service is holding a workshop to help you get ready for upcoming job fairs. This is the perfect opportunity to update your resume and cover letter, and get some tips from our employment counsellors that will help you put your best foot forward in a job interview. 

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
September 22 / 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.

Resume Clinic
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.

LinkedIn Workshop
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. 

Cover Letter Clinc
August 22 & September 11 / 1 - 3 PM
September 19 & 27 / 10 AM - Noon
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. 

Resume Clinic 
Fridays / 1 - 3 PM
Drop-in and leave with a resume. Our door is open if you need help getting started.

Ace the Interview
September 25 / 10 - 11 AM (Register by September 21)
Gain confidence and feel comfortable in interview settings.  This workshop will teach you how to answer difficult questions and showcase your abilities in a way that will get an employer's attention. Topics include: interview etiquette, before & after the interview, and much more.

Youth Pizza Night - Information Session
September 13 / 5 - 7 PM (Please register by September 11)
Come learn about our services and get help with writing a resume and cover letter that will land you a job! Whether it’s your first job, or a summer job, we’ll help you to get the job you want. This program is free and for youth ages 15-29.

Employment in the Valley: Developing Job Search Skills to Succeed
August 28 / 10 - 11 AM (Register by August 24)
September 21 / 1 - 2 PM (Register by September 19)
Looking for a new job in the Ottawa Valley? Sending out resumes and not hearing back? Join us to learn tips and tricks with your job search that are certain to yield results.

Sidewalk Meet & Greet
August 23 / 10 AM - Noon / Drop-in
Meet the staff of Employment Service Deep River. Feel free to ask all of your burning questions, and learn about the many programs that we have to offer! No registration required.

WHMIS Training
August 31 / Register online / Complete on your own time
WHMIS was designed to ensure the safety of employers and employees while at the workplace.  Finish this course and feel informed of the dangers and hazards associated with chemicals and substances that you may come into contact with while on the job. This program is for unemployed individuals. Call (613) 584-1717 to find out how you can register online.