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've got events to help you find employment.


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

Resume and Cover Letters Workshop - May 29, 1-4pm at the ISSofBC Burnaby (7355 Canada Way), Rm 208. A free workshop for permanent residents, live-in-caregivers, naturalized Canadian citizens, refugees, refugee claimants and provincial nominees. Develop skills to create a targeted resume, learn to write strong cover letters to gain attention of local employers and get help with preparing a reference list to complete your job search tool kit. To register, call 604-395-8000 (ext.1762) or email mehrangiz.shahabuddin@issbc.org.

Tips for Successful Interviews Works
hop - Burnaby - May 24, 1-3:30pm at the BPL Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch. The ability to handle yourself well at an interview is a skill you can learn. Tips on interview preparation and readiness, answering common interview questions, responding to behavioural and situational questions, closing the interview and creating a lasting good impression and professional follow-up. This is a free workshop for permanent residents, live-in caregivers, naturalized Canadian citizens, refugees /refugee claimants and provincial nominees. Register online HERE. Contact 604-590-4021 ext. 1146 or stephen.andrada@issbc.org for more info.  

Get Hired - On-spot Speed Interviews - May 25, 1pm-4pm at the Marine Gateway T&T, 458 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver. T&T Supermarket is hiring across Metro Vancouver for all locations. Bring your resume and be prepared to talk to Hiring Managers! To register, click HERE or email hooman.homayoon@issbc.org.


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