Workshops

October 2017

Career Planning Online - "Kick Start Your Career Path!"
October 3rd, Tuesday    1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.    Sheep River Library (Turner Valley)

Are you looking to change your career?
Thinking about training or furthering your education?
This workshop will help you to:
  • Identify suitable careers that match your interests and skills
  • Utilize the online Career Cruising assessment tool
  • Explore different career options
  • Find resources for education, training and financing options

Personality Types in the Workplace - "Learn More About Yourself and Those You Work With"
October 4th, Wednesday   5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.   Okotoks Public Library

This workshop will help you to:
  • Learn about the MBTI Personality Assessment Model (Myers Briggs Type Indicator) and the sixteen different personality types
  • Learn about your own natural preferences and preferred ways of doing things
  • How to choose a career and manage your career based on your personality type
  • Acknowledge your strengths, weaknesses, and contributions to the workplace

 

Resume Writing and Cover Letters - "Tailoring and Targeting!"
October 10th, Tuesday    9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.    Okotoks Public Library

Do you need help creating or updating your resume and cover letter so that they stand out from the rest?
Would you like to learn best practices and proven techniques?
This workshop will help you to:
  • Highlight your skills and accomplishments to target the position you want
  • Make a great first impression to help you get the interview
  • Learn the basics of composing and customizing a solid cover letter

Conducting an Effective Job Search - "Pick Up Some New Great Ideas!"
October 17th, Tuesday  1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.    High River Public Library

Is your job search as effective as it can be?
This workshop will help you to:
  • Learn the best practices for developing job search strategies
  • Learn some tips on how to make it less stressful and more effective

Managing Work Search Stress - "Reduce the Impact of Worry!"
October 18th, Wednesday   1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.    Claresholm Public Library

Do you need help making your independent job search less stressful?
Do you have the necessary tools and supports you need when job searching?
This workshop will help you to:
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of stress
  • Identify the common stressors when looking for work
  • Learn some effective job search strategies
  • Develop positive coping skills
  • Identify and try some stress management techniques
     

Interview Skills - "Build Your Confidence!"
October 23, Monday   10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.     Vulcan Library

Do you have an upcoming interview that you would like help preparing for?
Would you like to learn the fundamentals of being successful in an interview?

This workshop will help you to:
  • Understand the different types of interviews
  • Prepare for interview questions including behavioral type questions
  • Learn about best practices and interview etiquette
  • Practice your interview skills to help build confidence
  • Follow-up with employers in an effective way


To register for workshops in Okotoks and Turner Valley, please call (403) 995 - 4377

To register for workshops in High River, Vulcan and Claresholm, please call (403) 601 - 2660 OR
 toll free 1 - 844 - 601 - 2660

***ALL WORKSHOPS ARE AT NO COST***