Online Career Development

Online Career Development

MFS

Work It Out with MFS An Online Career Training Series

From October 2018 to June 2019, 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, The Military Spouse Job Search and Exploring Flexible Employment. Each series is divided into session we know are of particular interest to the military community.
 
Please see the list of sessions below. To register, simply click on the link associated with the session you would like to attend. 

If you have any questions or comments please email employment@cfmws.com.
 
To explore the resources from our 2017-18 Work It Out With MFS season, visit here:


Take Control of Your Career

Planning for the Unexpected Part 1 – Valerie Ward
Date: Thursday October 11, 2018 at 13:00 EDT 
Language: English (Slides offered in French)
Registration: http://bit.ly/WIOWMSess1 
How do you plan for a career move that you don’t know is coming? This webinar will provide insight into the Canadian Labour Market and key things you can do to be better prepared for your next job change – regardless of when it arrives.

Planning for the Unexpected Part 2 – Valerie Ward
Date: Thursday October 25, 2018 at 13:00 EDT 
Language: English (Slides offered in French)
Registration: http://bit.ly/WIOWMSess2 
This session will pick up where Part 1 left off and dive into practical steps you can take to ensure your career plan has room for the flexibility a military family lifestyle requires. 

Lessons Learned from the Field – Various Military Spouses 
Date: November 15, 2018 at 13:00 EDT
Language: English 
Registration: http://bit.ly/WIOWMSess3 
Hear from military spouses across Canada who have discovered tips and tricks on how to overcome employment challenges associated with the military family life. 

Transferring Your Professional License 101 – Military Family Services
Date: December 6, 2018 at 13:00 EDT
Language: English (Slides offered in French)
Registration: http://bit.ly/WIOWMSess4 
Military spouses who are professionally certified in their career may experience challenges and setbacks associated with transferring their credentials to a new province/territory. In this webinar, we will outline rules and regulations associated with provincial/territorial accreditation and how to best navigate the transfer of credentials between provinces.
 

The Military Spouse Job Search

Job Search Beyond Online – Mark Franklin, Career Cycles
Date: January 2019 (more details to come)
Language: English (Slides offered in French): 
Details coming soon.

Resume Renovation – Mark Franklin, Career Cycles
Date: February 2019 (more details to come)
Language: English (Slides offered in French): 
Details coming soon.

Maximizing LinkedIn – Mark Franklin, Career Cycles
Date: March 2019 (more details to come)
Language: English (Slides offered in French): 
Details coming soon.
 

Exploring Flexible Employment

Session and dates to be announced at the beginning of 2019.