Subject: Upcoming Career Events and Programs

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Upcoming Career Events and Programs for Newcomers
Job fairs, workshops and new, free employment programs starting...it's all in this week's career events and programs email from ISSofBC! 

*Click on event titles and links below for more info on each event or program.*

Job Fair Ready and Resume Clinic - Learn how to stand out and impress employers at job fairs and get advice on how to brush up your resume from a career counselor! A free workshop for refugee claimants, protected persons, permanent residents, live-in caregivers, temporary foreign workers and naturalized citizens. January 29, 10am-2pm at ISSofBC's Cottonwood Office (200 - 504 Cottonwood Avenue, Coquitlam). For more info or to register, contact Sarah Rolling at 778-383-1438 ext. 1912 or sarah.rolling@issbc.org. 


Skills and Supports for Job SuccessRecruiting now for Skills & Supports for Job Success! A free job readiness training program, including 5 weeks of full time classes that prepare you for the workforce. Learn about the hidden job market, resume writing, interview skills, your transferable skills, how to connect with employers, and much more. Classes are followed by several weeks of work experience or a supported job search. Short term certificate training may be available. To register for the 10-week Vancouver session, call 604-684-2123. To register for the 11-week Coquitlam session 604-684-6199. Both sessions begin February 26.
  

Employment Road Maps: Exploring Canadian Career Paths - Are you a newcomer looking for meaningful employment? Join us for a conference to explore new career paths in: Healthcare • Hospitality • Manufacturing • Construction • Engineering • IT • Clean Technology. February 7, 8:30am - 3pm at Fortius Sport and Health (3713 Kensington Avenue, Burnaby). To register click HERE

EXTERNAL EVENTS AND PROGRAMS: 

*All of the following programs are free for eligible participants. Click on links for details.*

Jobs Canada Employment Fair - Meet in person with with recruiters and hiring companies looking for specific skills and professions. Drop by our ISSofBC booth to learn more how we can assist in your employment needs Tuesday, January 30, 1-4pm, Fairmont Hotel, Vancouver.

 
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