Upcoming Events

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Blue River Itinerant

Next dates:  Thursday, Dec. 14th, 2017

A Case Manager is in Blue River twice each month to meet with clients personally or for drop in services. These services are delivered out of the Blue River School and during July and August services are delivered out of the library.  Please contact our Clearwater office at 250-674-2928 for an appointment time if you would like a one-to-one meeting.

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Workshop Info

These employment-focused workshops are designed to help you get working as soon as possible. Each one is approximately 2 to 3 hours long and available to both self-serve and case-managed clients. Please ask a staff member for eligibility information and to register for one of these workshops.

Workshops offered:

Internet & Email Basics

Have you ever “attached” a Word document to your email? Or “uploaded” your resume to an online webpage? No? Then this is the workshop for you! You’ll learn the basics of how to best use email and the internet to search for work and connect with employers.

Creating & Updating Your Resume

Was your resume last updated when typewriters were in fashion? This workshop can help you create an effective resume and cover letter that will give you great results.

Work Search Techniques

Have you always used the same job search strategies, but are now finding that they are not getting you the job? Want to add more strategies to your toolkit? This workshop helps you to tap into the hidden job market and find new ways of gaining employment.

Interview Skills

Do interviews make you nervous? Are you not sure how to best prepare for them? This workshop will tell you what to do before, during and after an interview so that you can get the job.

Labour Market Information

Heard the buzz around “LMI”, but don’t really know what it means? Knowing your LMI helps you to know what jobs are in demand now and in the future, what employers are really looking for and how best to prepare to meet their needs.

Transferable Skills

Does the question, “Tell me about your strengths”, always leave you speechless? Come to this enlightening workshop to discover your strengths and how best to present them.

Networking/Hidden Job Market/Dress for Success

Do you network? You probably do, even if you don’t know it. This workshop will help you recognize networking opportunities, learn about your personal network, and advice on what to say when you get the chance.  Tips on how to make a great first impression.