Subject: Upcoming Career Events and Programs

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Upcoming Career Events and Programs for Newcomers

Whether you're a trained professional looking to break into your industry in Canada, or a newcomer with limited work experience looking for a job - in the next two weeks, we have events to help you find employment.

Click on event titles and links below for more information on each event or program.
Recruiting now for Skills & Supports for Job SuccessAre you looking for work? We can help. Skills & Supports for Job Success starts January 15. Apply now for this comprehensive program which offers classes and work experience opportunities leading to employment. Call for information at 604-684-2123 (Vancouver) or 604-684-6199 (Coquitlam).

See testimonials from recent graduates on the Job Success webpages.

Literacy & Essential Skills Training Program - IT professionals interested in career advancement in Canada may be eligible to take a unique 60 hours of free training on oral and written communication in addition to connecting to employers, mentorships and ISSofBC services. Register for an information session at our Vancouver Terminal location: or email: for more information.

Start 2 Sew Industrial Sewing Training and Employment Program - Interested in a career in industrial sewing? Join our Start2Sew program. This hands-on training prepares participants with the sewing, language, and workplace skills needed to take on guaranteed entry-level employment in the apparel industry. Contact us to learn more by phone 604-356-4540 or email

Resumes and the Hidden Job Market Workshop - Learn the ins and outs of Canadian resume styles and how to present yourself and your unique skills. In addition participants will gain insight into the hidden job market to accesses more employment opportunities. This workshop takes place at ISSofBC in Coquitlam Monday, January 8.

Explore Employment and Education Possibilities Workshop - Identify possible careers through a structured career assessment and learn how to upgrade your education to achieve your goals through this workshop at ISSofBC in Langley Thursday, January 11.

Resumes and Cover Letters Workshop - Develop the skills to create a targeted resume and strong cover letter to gain the attention of local employers Monday, January 22 at ISSofBC Welcome Centre.

Tips for Successful Interviews Workshop - Gain the confidence you need to answer common interview questions, respond to behavioural and situational questions and create a lasting impression. This workshop takes place Tuesday, January 23 at ISSofBC Welcome Centre.

Employer Solutions Job Board - Software Engineer, Marketing Coordinator, Health Care Assistant, Bartender and more. These are just a few of the 100+ positions available today on the ISSofBC Employer Solutions Job Board. Connect with our staff of experts to learn more on how to apply.

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