Plan Your Career
WorkBC offers a variety of career workshops to assist you with your career planning and work search. Below is a small sample of some of the workshops available . Come in today to see determine your eligibility for various workshops.
This workshop will cover how to prepare a professional resume that reflects your skills, knowledge, and education and how they are relevant to the job you are seeking. Participants will come away from the workshop with a solid foundation on how to develop a resume.
This workshop provides information and practice on producing an effective cover letter. The goal is to make it easier for participants to write a specific and targeted cover letter in the future.
This workshop is designed to give participants the tools to prepare for their next employment interview. We will cover everything from how to prepare in advance, how to answer questions during the interview, to what to do afterwards.
Not sure what an informational interview is? Need to conduct an informational interview for a funding package? Come and find out what it is, why it is a great information-gathering activity, and step-by-step how to! Informational interviews can help you gather information to focus your job search, identify transferable skills, make some career decisions, and set career direction. There will be plenty of time to work on your own interview questions and telephone script. This is an active workshop that will provide you with all the information and tools necessary to conduct successful informational interviews.
Strategies for Finding Work
Are you getting the results you want from your job search? If not, this workshop is for you! We will discuss the importance of knowing what you want to do and utilizing a number of job search techniques to land that next job. The workshop will focus on the differences between an active versus a passive job search, how employers prefer to hire, networking, informational interviews, telephone strategies and the importance of keeping track of the jobs you have applied for.
Learn from a Journeyman Instructor who currently works up north and can advise how to target your resume and advise networking strategies, for a job within the oil and gas industry.. You will get CSTS, WHMIS, First Aid, and H2S Alive. Come to one of our offices today to find out if you are eligible!