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Conestoga College Career Centre Programs and Events

JMPI Orientation | 9:00-9:30am on Tuesdays, delivered via Zoom Video Conferencing

Supports: Meet with our Employer Liaison team to discuss networking, screening, as well as marketing yourself with a focus on making contacts and relationship building with employers.

Registration Process: Connect with your Career Work Coach to determine if this service would support your goals at this time. Your Coach will register you for this online session. If you have already attended one JMPI session, there is no need to attend again.

Our Team’s Follow-up: You will receive an email before the session from the facilitating Employer Liaison with the Zoom video conferencing details, alternatives and supplementary supports.

Job Club | 10:00-11:00am on Tuesdays, delivered via Zoom Video Conferencing

Supports: Meet with other Job Seekers and learn about the existing job prospects, tips on how to prepare for virtual interviews, networking, and self-marketing.  Links to current resources will also be provided to support you while you continue to pursue your path for career success.

Registration Process: Connect with your Career Work Coach to express your interest in attending. Your Coach will register you for this session.

Our Team’s Follow-up: You will receive an email before the session from the facilitating Employer Liaison with the Zoom video conferencing details, alternatives and supplementary supports.

Employer Showcase Series | 11:00-11:30am on Thursdays, delivered via Zoom Video Conferencing

Supports: The Career Centre Employer Showcase series is a great way to learn more about a company, their current hiring processes, learn of available employment opportunities and directly connect with the Employer. 

Registration Process: Contact 519-885-0300 ext. 5226 or waterloocareercentre@conestogac.on.ca to express your interest in attending. 

Our Team’s Follow-up: You will receive an email before the showcase from the facilitator with the Zoom video conferencing details. Interested in further details about opportunities at Revera Long-Term Care? Email one of our Employer Liaisons, Jessica Atfield at jatfield@conestogac.on.ca for more information! 

Working Group: Resumes | 9:00-11:00 on Monday August 31st, delivered via Zoom Video Conferencing

Supports: Learn how to best communicate your experience and craft a resume that reads effectively! Leave the session with an updated resume and ideas on how to tailor your resume as you find roles you are interested in applying to. 

Registration Process: Email waterloocareercentre@conestogac.on.ca to express your interest in attending. Space is limited, so please reserve your spot at your earliest convenience!

Our Team’s Follow-up: You will receive an email before the session from the facilitator with the Zoom video conferencing details.

MyCareer Portal | Account Registration & Online Leads/Supports

Supports: Register for a Conestoga College MyCareer account to access ongoing job leads. Refer to the “Hot Jobs” section for leads posted by our Employer Liaison team. These leads are updated when we have employers in our network actively looking to fill roles. There are other online supports listed in the “Hot Jobs” section, such as articles and webinars you can access.

How to Create an Account: Please refer to the document attached to this email.

Follow-up: If you find a role you are interested in, please follow the application steps, if provided. Please loop in your Career Work Coach and our Employer Liaison team regarding roles you have applied to or have interest in or questions about. We are in this together!

MyCareer Featured ‘Hot Jobs’ of the Week: 

Job Title: Various Positions 
Employer: Amazon
Location: Cambridge, Ontario / Kitchener, Ontario
Position Overview: Click on the link to scroll through various available positions at Amazon, Canada – the job description, qualifications and online application attached to each posting 
Employer Liaison Contact: Danielle Prosser, dprosser@conestogac.on.ca / Jessica Atfield, jatfield@conestogac.on.ca
Application Details: Send resume to Jessica Atfield, referencing the role for supports in the application process 

Getting the help you need to find and secure employment

Employment Ontario can help you get training, build skills or find a job. Click Find employment and training services, to find organizations to support you in your area. 

Keeping Yourself Safe During the COVID-19 health crisis: Public Health Resources for when you get the job Province of Ontario Guidance Documents for returning to work for employers and employees

Region of Waterloo Public Health Coronavirus Resources for the Workplace provides resources for employers and employees

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Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health Blog

Resources to assist if unemployed during the COVID-19 health crisis: Federal and provincial resources.

The information at this link https://t.co/m0dXFYIZwk?amp=1 has been compiled and published freely by Dr. Jennifer Robson, Associate Professor of Political Management at Carleton University. Dr. Robson is not affiliated with this website or its publishers. The information is arranged by individual circumstances and provides information and links. It is updated as often as possible.

Virtual job finding events and Industry matching sites

Helpcanadagrow.com is helping connect farming operations with local job seekers who are in need of work. General labour, equipment operators and physical labours are the job categories where farmers need workers to ensure the 2020 crop is saved.

Helplist.ca is a list where those with skills in the tech industry can add their name as being available for hire to the Canadian tech industry. Employers are invited to use the list to fill their tech vacancies.

Ontario.ca/jobs is an Ontario government jobs portal that includes postings in health care and food and agriculture. There are also volunteer opportunities on the site.

Tourism and Hospitality Emergency Response is a multi-partner web site that has been developed to assist tourism workers with supports and potential job and training opportunities.

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