Resume & Cover Letter

Your resume is a picture of who you are. But it is a selective picture. The cover letter provides an opportunity for you to personalize your job application and tie your qualifications to the specific needs of the job. This workshop will provide you with guidelines, tips and important information needed to create a professional resume that gets results!

Workshop for Mature and Experienced Job Seekers

Clearly, success can come at any age; however, that doesn’t make finding a job after a certain age any easier. What can you do to address age bias and promote your candidacy for employment? Attend this workshop to learn the strategies older job seekers can implement to help expedite a job search and to find gainful, and meaningful, employment.

Job Zone d’emploi offers informative workshops on various topics that can help you prepare to find employment. The workshops have been designed to work together as a series and to complement each other – however, you can attend any available workshops, at any time.

Opportunities to Work from Home

It started with questions from our clients “Are these work at home opportunities for real?” We didn’t know for sure so we decided to find out. What follows is the research we’ve done to find the legitimate opportunities to work from home in Canada.

Job Searching in the Current Labour Market

Finding a job requires more than luck. This workshop assists you in identifying the hidden job market and provides you with strategies to find work. You also familiarize yourself with resources that will assist you in conducting an effective job search.

Labour Market Trends

Labour market information tells you about: Jobs and salaries, Industry sectors, Cities and communities,Future trends and conditions, and Statistics.These things will affect your job search.Labour market information can be overwhelming and confusing. Learning what it is and how to use it can help you find a job.

Standards of Workplace Success

Congratulations … you got the job! You were able to make a good first impression and now you need to continue doing so. This workshop is designed to give you the tools necessary to be successful in keeping your job and adopting behaviours that reflect a positive attitude about yourself and your work. You will learn what employers look for in a successful employee, tips to handle conflict at work and valuable problem-solving skills.

Developing Answers to Tough Interview Questions

There’s no worse feeling than when you’re in an interview and the interviewer asks you a question to which you don’t know the answer. This workshop will familiarize you with some common difficult questions and provide the steps to formulate effective answers.

Interview Know-How

“Tell me about yourself…”. What does an employer really mean by this statement? During this workshop, you explore the various questions that employers may ask during the interview.

Skills Workshop

During this workshop, individual values, interests, skills, accomplishments and goals are explored. Only then can you become focussed and take the necessary steps to reach your aspirations.

Internet and e-mail orientation (online applications)

Orientation to job searching on the internet includes a brief overview of terms, navigation tools, and web sites (specifically the Service Canada job bank). Orientation to e-mail includes setting up a Hotmail account, sending and receiving e-mail and attachments.

Mock interview

As with every skill you’ve ever learned, you have to learn the technique and then practice, practice, practice! A mock interview will not only help you perfect your technique, but it will also allow you to get valuable feedback and coaching on your performance. The “interviewer” will ask questions that are typical of those that might be asked for the type of position you are seeking. You will have the opportunity to ask questions that you want to ask in an actual interview.


If you are interested in standing out from the crowd of other job seekers, then – CREATE A PORTFOLIO! A Portfolio gives employers a complete picture of who you are – and what you have the potential to become. This workshop will guide you in creating a professional portfolio. Please contact us regarding the availability of this workshop.

Register with Job Zone d'emploi

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