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.


*For more info on all these events & more, visit the ISSofBC Events Calendar*

Career Exploration with RBC Royal Bank - If your career goal is to work in banking and finance, and you want advice from an Royal Bank hiring manager on how to break into the industry, you'll want to join us September 18 from 2 - 4pm at our Terminal office (333 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver). This event is free but seating is limited, so register to reserve your seat HERE.

Be Prepared to Attend a Career Fair - Join this free workshop to learn what to do before the career fair to improve your chances of success, what documents to bring, how to approach employers and how to make the most of the few seconds you have with them, and how to develop a follow-up strategy. September 6, 1-4pm at the ISSofBC Lincoln office (136- 3030 Lincoln Avenue, Coquitlam). To register, contact Farzin Jamatlou at 778 284 7026 Ext.1664 or at farzin.jamatlou@issbc.org.

Literacy and Essential Skills Training for IT Professionals - *Last chance* to join the free Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) program beginning September 13! The LES program for IT Professionals seeks to help newcomers in IT succeed and advance in the Canadian workplace. This program was designed with input from IT employers in Vancouver especially for IT professionals who want to hone their IT communications skills. To see a program brochure, click HERE. For more info, email les@issbc.org or call 604-684-2504.
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