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Y Career Week 2017 (West location) / Semaine de la carrière du Y 2017 (Site...

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Y Employment Access Centre - Merivale

1642 Merivale Road

Merivale Mall, 2nd Floor

Ottawa, ON K2G 4A1

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Join us for Y Career Week 2017 where we will be offering a number of special free workshops and information sessions to help you in your job search and networking.

All events from November 13 - 17 2017 will be held at the Y Employment Access Centre - Merivale (West location) on 1642 Merivale Road.

Please see below for detailed event descriptions:

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Rejoignez-nous à la semaine de la carrière du Y 2017, où nous offrirons un certain nombre d'ateliers, d'événements et de séances d'information gratuits pour vous aider dans votre recherche d'emploi et votre réseautage!

Tous les événements offerts du 13 au 17 novembre 2017 auront lieu au Centre d'accès en emploi Y - Merivale (site ouest) situé au 1642 rue Merivale.

Veuillez trouver ci-dessous les descriptions détaillées de tous les événements:

Monday November 13 2017 / lundi le 13 novembre 2017

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. : Interview Twister* (Bilingual)

A fun session to practice and assess your interview skills, and gain confidence!

(Note: If registering for this event, Y staff will contact you prior to the event to confirm your timeslot for participation.)

9h - 12h : Roulette d’entrevue* (Bilingue)

Une activité ludique qui vous permet de pratiquer vos techniques d’entrevue, de les évaluer et de regagner confiance en vous!

(Remarque: Si vous vous inscrivez à cet événement, le personnel du Y vous contactera avant l'événement pour confirmer votre présence.)

2 p.m. - 6 p.m. : Postsecondary Education Fair (English Only / Anglais seulement)

Explore programs offered at local postsecondary public and private training institutions. Representatives will be onsite to talk to you and answer any questions you have related to training programs, financial aid, and much more!

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Tuesday November 14 2017 / mardi le 14 novembre 2017

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. : Indigenous Community Resources for Employers and Job Seekers (English Only / Anglais seulement)

Learn about Indigenous cultural sensitivity in the workplace. Network with local employers and indigenous community service providers.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. : Working for the Government: Applying to the Public Service* (Bilingual)

Are you looking for a job with the government? This session will be discussing the inner workings of the public sector and the best practices for job applications.

13h - 15h : Travailler pour le gouvernement: Postuler à la fonction publique* (Bilingue)

Cherchez-vous un emploi dans le secteur public? Cette session traitera le fonctionnement interne du secteur public et les meilleurs pratiques à suivre pour y postuler.

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Wednesday November 15 2017 / mercredi le 15 novembre 2017

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. : Social Media and Self-Marketing (English Only / Anglais seulement)

Presented by Len Fardella, Peter’s New Jobs

This is an interactive session with lots of time for questions and discussions to explore the power of social media in promoting yourself, building your network and finding meaningful employment leads.

1 p.m. - 4 p.m. : Making First Impressions (English Only / Anglais seulement)

Presented by Dress for Success and Suits his Style

Learn about the impact of positive body language, and ways to display a proper image when meeting potential employers for networking and job interviews.

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Thursday November 16 2017 / jeudi le 16 novembre 2017

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. : Employment Accessibility Resources and Networking for Persons with Disabilities (English Only / Anglais seulement)

Learn more about employment accessibility and supports available for persons with disabilities. Participants will have the opportunity to network with local employers and service providers.

1 p.m. - 4 p.m. : Entrepreneurship Information and Networking Session (English Only / Anglais seulement)

Learn about the important steps required to start your business and mingle with successful entrepreneurs!

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Friday November 17 2017 / vendredi le 17 novembre 2017

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. : Career Transitioning Workshop (English Only / Anglais seulement)

Have you been out of the job market for some time? Are you looking to find ways that you can re-enter the work force? Come to this session to learn about available options.


*Bilingual: Presentation will be given in English but you can request French materials at the beginning of the event and questions can be answered in French.

*Bilingue: La présentation sera donnée en anglais, par contre, il sera possible d’avoir le matériel de présentation en français au début de l'événement. Pendant la présentation, il sera aussi possible de répondre aux questions en français.



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1642 Merivale Road

Merivale Mall, 2nd Floor

Ottawa, ON K2G 4A1

Canada

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