Events

WorkBC Self-Employment Program Information Session

WorkBC Self-Employment Program Information Session

We offer more than just resume help!

  • Are you a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident?
  • Are you unemployed?
  • Are you receiving or have you received Employment Insurance?
  • Are you receiving disability benefits or living with a disability?

Join us for an Information Session and find out if starting your own business is the right path for you.

Thursday, October 13th @ 11am
Thursday, November 24th @ 3pm

Delivered by Douglas College.

Open House: Join Us For Some Holiday Cheer!

Open House: Join Us For Some Holiday Cheer!

Please join us to celebrate the most festive time of the year with an afternoon of fun, food and games!

When: Dec 24, 2015, Thursday, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Port Moody Employment Services Centre, #601-130 Brew Street, Port Moody, BC, V3H 0E3

RSVP to Diana. Phone: (604)-917-0286, Ext: 303

Download the poster here: Client Open House Invitation

What Now? Finding Work for Graduates

November 10, 7-8 pm – Port Moody Library Workshop

Have you been looking for a career after graduation? Is it taking longer than you expected? Frustrated and unsure of next steps?

Get advice on job searching techniques from someone who’s been there and learn new strategies to get a job (soon)! We’ll discuss Social Media use, invisible job market, networking and community resources.

This program is provided by WorkBC – Training Innovations, Port Moody.

Please register with the Port Moody Library

By email: askthelibrary@portmoody.ca
In person: 100 Newport Dr., Port Moody
By phone: 604-469-4575

Download this poster for more information: Grad Job Search Event Poster

 

 

Upcoming September Events with Port Moody WorkBC!

Port Moody WorkBC is hosting two upcoming events in September!

The Back-to-Work Mom

Interested in paid employment after being at home with your children? In this workshop, you will learn how to identify your skills and explore paths into the labour market. Jump start your job search with an overview of best practices, and map out your next steps to employment!

Details
(At the Port Moody Library) Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 7-8:30pm

To Register:
Call the library to reserve a seat: 604.469.4577
More Info:  Library.portmoody.ca


Disability Disclosure Workshop

Join the Conversation on Disability Disclosure!

To Tell or not to Tell? That is the question.

Deciding to disclose your disability to an employer is a matter of personal choice.

You are under no legal obligation to do so, and it is for you to choose if and when you disclose.

Come and learn the 5 important tips from HR and disability experts that will guide you in making this decision. Know more about having the right conversation during and after the hiring process.

Details
Date: September 30, 2015 Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Place: Port Moody WorkBC Centre (601-130 Brew St)

To Register:
Call, email or visit the Port Moody WorkBC Centre
Phone: 604-917-0286
Email: Manize.Nayani@training-innovations.com

Library Job Search Workshop Series

Library Job Search Workshop Series

The Back-to-Work Mom

Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 7-8:30pm
Interested in paid employment after being at home with your children? In this workshop, you will learn how to identify your skills and explore paths into the labour market. Jump start your job search with an overview of best practices, and map out your next steps to employment!

Building a Power Resume

Thursday, September 24, 2015 7-8pm
In a competitive, fast-paced job market, a strong resume is crucial. A strong resume will catch the attention of employers and help you get a job interview. This workshop will give you an overview of how to choose the right resume style for you and add some “wow” factor into your resume to help you stand out from other job candidates and land that new job!

Find Seasonal Employment like a Pro

Thursday, October 8, 2015 7-8pm
Are you planning to work during the holiday season? If so, you should start preparing now! Join us for this practical workshop that will give you the inside track on the best ways to get seasonal employment this year!

Winning Job Interviews

Thursday, November 12, 2015 7-8pm
It’s no secret – job interviews are nerve-wracking for most people. However, with the right attitude, preparation and some practice, you can learn how to lessen the fear of interviews and let your strengths shine through. This 45 minute workshop will help you answer common “challenging” interview questions and secure that new job with confidence.


To Register

Call, email or visit the Port Moody Public Library
Phone: 604-469-4577
Email: askthelibrary@portmoody.ca

Download poster here.

Transportation Forum

Do you have questions about applying for jobs at TRANSLINK?
Ever wondered about the types of jobs available there?

Connect with the HR personnel at TRANSLINK and get answers to all these questions and more!


We will be organizing a Transportation Forum on August 27, 2015 Thursday.

The HR Advisor at TRANSLINK will share insights on the following areas:

  • Culture and values at TRANSLINK
  • Types of jobs available
  • Career path for new entrants
  • Resume and cover letter tips for job seekers

Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time: 3:00 -5:00pm
Location: Port Moody WorkBC Office, 601 – 130 Brew St, Port Moody, BC

Please note that clients are required to register prior to attending the event. Please email manize.nayani@training-innovations.com or call 604-917-0286 ext.: 305 to send in your confirmations.

Check out these upcoming events!

The month of April is busy with various events happening throughout the Lower Mainland.

Check them out here:


Thursday, April 2nd – Kinetic Security Job Fair, Surrey

Tuesday, April 7th – Paladin Job Fair, Burnaby

Wednesday, April 8th – Commissionaires BC, Job Fair, Surrey

Thursday, April 9th –
The Hard Rock Casino Hiring Fair, Vancouver
Aboriginal Career and Education Fair

Friday, April 10th – Starbucks Hiring Fair (Downtown Vancouver)

Saturday, April 11th – Cactus Club Café, Coal Harbour, Hiring Fair (Vancouver)

Sunday, April 12th –
Port Moody Winter Farmers’ Market
Cactus Club Café, Coal Harbour, Hiring Fair (Vancouver)
Cactus Club Café, Hiring Fair (Coquitlam)

Monday, April 13th –
Nelson Roofing Hiring Fair, Surrey (Shop / Warehouse positions)

Low Carb Grocery Job Fair, Burnaby
Telus Hiring Event, Vancouver

Tuesday, April 14th – MOSAIC’s Fourth Annual Vancouver Job and Career Fair

Wednesday, April 15th – The Boathouse Restaurant Hiring Fair

Thursday, April 16th – Vancouver Job Fair, Vancouver

Saturday, April 18th – Newcomers Canada Fair, Vancouver

Sunday, April 19th – Grand Villa Casino Dealer Info Session, New Westminster (Hiring for Burnaby location)

Friday, April 24th – Gateway Casinos Job Fair, Burnaby

Thursday, April 30th – Delta Trades and Technical Career Fair, Delta

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