Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre

Whether you're looking for a job, or wanting to hire new skilled job ready employees , the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre can help. Locations in Pickering and Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.
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MPP Visits Pickering Welcome Centre

Recently Peter Bethlenfalvy, MPP for Pickering-Uxbridge visited the Pickering Welcome Centre. He states: “As the child of immigrants, I know first hand the value people from around the world can bring to Canada and how Canada can help them.“ Thank you for the visit!   Read Employment E-News – September 2019 – Getting Serious in … Continue reading

Laurentian Tuition Waiver

At Laurentian University, youth in extended society care are eligible to apply for full tuition exemption for courses. The program, first approved in 2012, is available again this year. It will support students who are pursuing their first post-secondary degree, full-time or part-time. A Laurentian grad and former youth-in-care student, Jane Kovarikova, championed the initiative. … Continue reading

Negotiating Starting Salary

Negotiating a salary can be an intimidating process for job seekers – even more so for a new graduate with little experience. Learning negotiating skills, however, can help you throughout the course of your career. Research your role, responsibilities and know your worth in the graduate jobs market. According to research from U.S. financial firm, … Continue reading

Ontario Works for Newcomers

If you are in need of financial assistance, learn how Ontario Works (OW) can help. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 3:00pm-4:00pm Pickering Welcome Centre, 1400 Bayly Street, Unit 5 Click for more information. Childcare available.   Read Employment E-News – September 2019 – Getting Serious in September Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Newcomer Professional Connections

Newcomer Professional Connections provides a space for you as a newcomer to explore new ideas, find new friends and to help you with your job search in Canada. It is also a space for established professionals to share their expertise and insights. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 6:00pm-8:00pm Pickering Welcome Centre, 1400 Bayly Street, Unit 5 … Continue reading

Newcomers, Meet the Recruiter

Recruiters in Human Resources, Federal Government, Banking, Insurance and other sectors will be on-site to share key job search tips. Understand what employers are looking for and get one on one interview feedback. Wednesday, September 18, 1:15pm-3:30pm Pickering Welcome Centre, 1400 Bayly Street, Unit 5 View the flyer for registration and information.   Read Employment … Continue reading

Be Prepared for Storm Season

It’s storm season! Be ready for power outages, flash flooding and windstorms. Devise your emergency plan and kits!   Read Employment E-News – August 2019 – Spending on Skills Training Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Access IO @ OPG

Have you heard of Access IO?  Access IO is a series of high-energy and high-impact events focused on sourcing new technologies, investing, making connections, telling stories, promoting the investor ecosystem, supporting innovation, and growing the regional and Canadian economy. On June 26th, the Access IO @ Ontario Power Generation event took place at OPG’s Clarington … Continue reading

Trades Shortages and Bias

According to a recent Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey, women have made only marginal gains in the trades from 2008-2018. In 2008, 934,000 people in Canada were working in industrial, electrical and construction trades. Women accounted for only 34,600, or 3.7% of those positions. In 2018, the number of people working in the trades shrank … Continue reading

Workplace Accessibility

It’s time for businesses to prepare for upcoming workplace accessibility rules. Bill C-81, the Accessible Canada Act, has been approved by the federal government. The objective of the legislation is to ensure that Canada is barrier-free by 2040. Employers are being asked to be proactive in assessing the accessibility in their workplaces. Click to read … Continue reading