Tuesday, April 18, 2017

CFN Joins Alberta Works Week

Are you looking for a job or exploring your career options? Get the information and tools that you need to succeed during Alberta Works Week - April 24 - 28. The Alberta Government is hosting more than 60 career and employment events in over 30 communities across the province to help Albertans make informed career decisions and pursue their full potential, including events right here at CFN on April 26th and 28th.

Alberta Works Week will help connect young and unemployed Albertans with the career and employment services they need to succeed in today’s shifting and increasingly competitive labour market. Alberta Human Services and Labour are co-leading Alberta Works Week with support from Advanced Education and Economic Development and Trade. These events help connect Albertans to the career services they need to succeed in Alberta’s competitive labour market and realize their full potential. For list of Calgary events simply look below.

Event: Your Future Is Now! Job Fair
Date: Monday, April 24, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Grandstand, Stampede Grounds, 3 Street SE, Calgary

Information: Meet employers from the food services, hospitality, retail, landscaping, financial, health, manufacturing and agriculture sectors and take in expert presentations.

Event: Opportunities Knock Information Booth
Date: Monday, April 24, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12 Noon
Location: Marlborough Alberta Supports Centre 1502, Marlborough Mall, 515 Marlborough Way NE, Calgary

Information: Discover the Opportunities Knock program, which helps unemployed Calgarians find their next job. Opportunities Knock provides job search services plus informative workshops, help with resumés and cover letters and job-interview skill development.

Event: Career Planning Workshop
Date: Monday, April 24, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Locations: Fisher Park Alberta Supports Centre, 6712 Fisher Street SE, Calgary / Marlborough Alberta Supports Centre, 515 Marlborough Way NE, Calgary / Century Park Alberta Supports Centre 855-8 Avenue SW, Calgary

Information:Want to get serious about your career? Attend a three-day Career Planning workshops and get help with career ideas and increase awareness of your personal style, values, skills, interests and learn how these impact career planning. This workshop is being offered at three different locations. Register at: humanservices.alberta.ca/calgary-workshops.

Event: Resumé Writing Workshop (2 days)
Date: Monday and Tuesday, April 24 and April 25, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: One Executive Place Alberta Supports Centre. 1816 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary

Information: Learn how to write and edit your own digital resumé and understand what employers expect in your cover letter and references. Register at: humanservices.alberta.ca/calgary-workshops.

Event: Bilingual Job Fair
Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Bow Valley College - South Campus , 345 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary

Information: Can you speak French and English? Bow Valley College and Connexion Carrière are hosting this special job fair, featuring 20 exhibitors, for bilingual job hunters looking for positions in multiple industries.

Event: Job Placement Services Discovery
Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: One Executive Place Alberta Supports Centre, 1816 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary

Information: Looking for a job? Drop by and learn more about how Calgary Career Hub’s Job Placement Services can help you find work quickly. Whether you are looking for your first job, have worked in the same industry for the last 15 years, or are anywhere in between, WCG has the resources, training and support needed to find and maintain employment in Calgary, all at no cost to you.

Event: Hiring and Recruitment Information Session by RCMP
Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Centre for Newcomers, 1010, 999-36 Street NE, Calgary

Information: Meet and learn from RCMP hiring representatives about recruitment processes and opportunities.

Event: Employment Services Fair
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Telus Convention Centre, 120 - 9 Avenue SE, Calgary

Information: Visit over 55 different booths for career & employment program information.Industry Insights recruiter panel (financial services, construction, supply chain and logistics, health services) on “who they hire!” Get advice on what it takes to stand out as a candidate of choice when searching for work; how to succeed in getting interviews; what errors job seekers are making and tips and strategies for a successful search for work that moves candidates closer to getting hired. The panel will offer insights into opportunities and those positions most difficult to recruit to.
No registration necessary.

Event: Career Planning Workshop
Date: Thursday and Friday, April 27 to April 28, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Locations: Marlborough Alberta Supports Centre, 515 Marlborough Way NE, Calgary / Century Park Alberta Supports Centre, 855-8 Avenue SW, Calgary

Information: Want to get serious about your career? Attend a three-day Career Planning workshops and get help with career ideas and increase awareness of your personal style, values, skills, interests and learn how these impact career planning. This workshop is being offered at three different locations. Register at: humanservices.alberta.ca/calgary-workshops.

Event: Company Connector featuring Matrix Labour Leasing
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Prospect Human Services, 915-33 Street NE, Calgary

Information: Matrix Labour Leasing is an industry leader in skilled trades, offering full service placement. Matrix is looking for carpenters, laborers, plumbers, and electricians in Alberta and BC.

Event: Opportunities Knock Information Booth
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12 Noon
Location: Radisson Alberta Supports Centre, 525 - 28 Street SE, Calgary

Information: Discover the Opportunities Knock program, which helps unemployed Calgarians find their next job. Opportunities Knock provides job search services plus informative workshops, help with resumés and cover letters and job-interview skill development.

Event: Advancing Futures Bursary Open House
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Calgary - 10th and 10th, 4th Floor, RPW Building, 1021 - 10 Avenue SW, Calgary

Information: If you are between 18 and 24 years old and were a youth in government care, drop by to learn more about applying for this post-secondary bursary. June 1st is the deadline to apply to start school for the Fall 2017. To learn more about the Advancing Futures Bursary, visit advancingfutures.gov.ab.ca or call 780-415-0085.

Event: Recruitment Information Session by Calgary Transit
Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Centre for Newcomers 1010, 999-36 Street NE, Calgary

Information: Opportunity to meet and learn from Calgary Transit’s recruitment officer on hiring processes and work opportunities.


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