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  • Wednesday Oct 04, 2023 at 2:00pm
    135 minutes

    Part 1: Building a Better Resumé

    Be better prepared to write an effective resume. Learn how to structure your resume and best describe your work experiences and accomplishments.

     Part 1: 2:00-3:00pm

    Learn how to prepare yourself for an interview and improve interview performance. Explore common interview questions.

    Part 2: 3:15-4:15pm

  • Mondays, Oct 16, 2023 - Dec 11, 2023
    120 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for work? Unemployed or underemployed?

    Drop-in to meet one-on-one with an Employment Counsellor from the Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services team.

  • Banner reading "Job Search Workshop" on top of a photo of people waiting to be interviewed.

    Thursday Oct 26, 2023 at 3:00pm
    120 minutes

    Looking to start in a new position, apply for your first job, or jump back into the workplace? The Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) is here to offer you tips, tricks, and get you started on your job search. Join us for an informative afternoon with a presenter from CERC that will have you one step closer to finding your dream job

  • LinkedIn Learning - BH

    Wednesday Nov 01, 2023 at 5:30pm
    60 minutes

    LinkedIn Learning at BH

    LinkedIn Learning for Library , is one of the many free Online Resources that the Ottawa Public Library provides. This learning platform is an upgrade to the previous Lynda Library product, providing continued lifelong learning opportunities for all of you.  The platform contains 16,000 video tutorial courses led by experts in Business, Creative, and Technology. Some tutorials are available in English, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, and Spanish.

    Date: Wed. Nov. 1 2023 at 5:30pm

    --- Francais

    LinkedIn Learning à BH

    LinkedIn Learning for Library est l'une des nombreuses ressources en ligne gratuites proposées par la Bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa. Cette plate-forme d'apprentissage est une mise à niveau du produit précédent de la bibliothèque Lynda, offrant à vous tous des opportunités d'apprentissage continu tout au long de la vie. La plateforme contient 16 000 cours de didacticiels vidéo animés par des experts en commerce, création et technologie. Certains tutoriels sont disponibles en anglais, français, allemand, japonais, mandarin, portugais et espagnol.

    Date: Merc. 1 Nov. 2023 a 5:30pm

  • Saturday Nov 04, 2023 at 1:30pm
    120 minutes

    Join a professional from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada to talk about moving ahead financially after job loss. Topics such as understanding how to budget after job loss, how to deal with debt, accessing benefits, and finding a new job will be covered. 

  • Banner reading "Better Soft Skills for a Thriving Workplace"

    Thursday Nov 16, 2023 at 7:00pm
    90 minutes

    Active listening, negotiating, conflict resolution, situational leadership...these are but some of the essential soft skills to empower employees to thrive in the new Knowledge Workforce. More than ever before, organizations' success depends not only on their workers' technical competencies but on their ability to relate positively with all stakeholders (employees, managers, customers and vendors) to produce results. Come discover how being a better team mate, thinking critically, effectively selling your ideas, and making strategic decisions can bolster your performance at work!

    This session will be presented by Wanito Bernadin, a service-centric, insightful and transformational business executive contributing over a decade of information technology, target account selling and management consulting experience to increase organizational competencies. Wanito serves as the Chief Information Officer at Library and Archives Canada, the federal government institution tasked with acquiring, preserving, and providing access to Canada's documentary heritage. He was the Chief Information Officer of the National Capital Commission of Canada, the federal Crown corporation dedicated to ensuring that Canada's Capital is a dynamic and inspiring source of pride for all Canadians. He also held leadership roles with the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, the regulator of Canada’s banking and insurance industry, and with the Canada Revenue Agency which administers tax, benefits, and related programs. And before joining the federal government, he worked in the information technology industry as a consultant, project manager, marketer, salesperson, and business leader.