Upcoming Workshops

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Certification Workshops

Certification workshops have an associated fee unless you are registered with KEYS.  If you wish to attend, but are not registered with KEYS services, please call ahead to make an appointment to meet with an Employment Advisor.

Other Workshops

You must be registered with KEYS services to attend any other workshops. Speak with your KEYS Advisor or call 613 546 5559 for an appointment.


Resume Ready

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Wednesday, 12th October, 10.00am to 11.00am

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Description: A successful job search begins with a strong resume. Learn how to present yourself for the job you want and stand out from the crowd.

Topics covered:

  • Career exploration and where to start looking for work
  • The purpose of a resume and cover letter
  • Different types for different occasions, with samples/templates for each
  • How to tailor your resume for each job
  • Do’s and Don’ts
  • Making sure your references are in order

Eventbrite link: https://keysresume.eventbrite.ca

 


Resume Ready

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Wednesday, 9th November, 10.00am to 11.00am

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Description: A successful job search begins with a strong resume. Learn how to present yourself for the job you want and stand out from the crowd.

Topics covered:

  • Career exploration and where to start looking for work
  • The purpose of a resume and cover letter
  • Different types for different occasions, with samples/templates for each
  • How to tailor your resume for each job
  • Do’s and Don’ts
  • Making sure your references are in order

Eventbrite link: https://keysresume.eventbrite.ca

 


Shifting Gears! a workshop to help you re-evaluate your options and make a career change.

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Tuesday, 4th October, 2 hours per week for 4 weeks

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Shifting Gears! Is an opportunity for individuals to re-evaluate their options and make a career change.
Are you feeling stuck at work?
Spinning your wheels?
Want help moving your career in a new direction?
• Reconnect with your strengths and values as you develop a new vision for your future.
• Obtain the tools you need to make that change.
• Receive on-going career development support following the program.

This is a workshop series delivered for 2 hours per week over 4 weeks starting on 4th October, 2022.  Future days and times will be determined at the first session.

Spots are limited,
So register NOW! through Eventbrite at https://shiftinggears.eventbrite.ca

 

 


Pitching Yourself

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Wednesday, 5th October, 10.00am to 11.30am

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Pitching Yourself (first because it helps with resume/cover letter writing, and informational interviews, job fairs, etc.,)

  • Knowing your strengths and career exploration
  • Learning how to talk about yourself to potential employers
  • What’s a pitch and when do I use it
  • verbal and non-verbal presentation skills
  • how to craft a 30 second pictch
  • opportunities  to practice

    Eventbrite link: https://keyselevatorpitch.eventbrite.ca


Pitching Yourself

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Wednesday, 2nd November, 10.00am to 11.30am

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Pitching Yourself (first because it helps with resume/cover letter writing, and informational interviews, job fairs, etc.,)

  • Knowing your strengths and career exploration
  • Learning how to talk about yourself to potential employers
  • What’s a pitch and when do I use it
  • verbal and non-verbal presentation skills
  • how to craft a 30 second pictch
  • opportunities  to practice

    Eventbrite link: https://keyselevatorpitch.eventbrite.ca


Acing the Interview

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Wednesday, 19th October, 10.00am to 11.00am

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

A great interview can go a long way to getting you the job. Learn how to demonstrate your strengths, manage your interview anxiety, and answer questions with confidence.

Acing the Interview

  • What to expect in an interview
  • The interview as a two-way street
  • How to prepare and how to follow up
  • General tips on remote and in-person interviewing, including managing stress
  • Typical types of interviews, how to answer common questions, and opportunities to practice.

 Eventbrite link: https://keysinterview.eventbrite.ca

 


LinkedIn for Beginners

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Wednesday, 28th September, 10.00-11.30am

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Are you ready to optimize your job search?

A strong Linkedln  profile  can attract  employers to you and help you discover new and exciting opportunities to grow your career. Whether you're new to Linkedln or are just looking for tips to get the best out of your profile. Join us for a step by step workshop on how to build your profile and create a strong online presence.

Register at: https://keys-linkedin-workshop.eventbrite.ca


Acing the Interview

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Wednesday, 16th November, 10.00am to 11.00am

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

A great interview can go a long way to getting you the job. Learn how to demonstrate your strengths, manage your interview anxiety, and answer questions with confidence.

Acing the Interview

  • What to expect in an interview
  • The interview as a two-way street
  • How to prepare and how to follow up
  • General tips on remote and in-person interviewing, including managing stress
  • Typical types of interviews, how to answer common questions, and opportunities to practice.

 Eventbrite link: https://keysinterview.eventbrite.ca

 


Acing the Interview

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Wednesday, 21st December, 10.00am to 11.00am

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

A great interview can go a long way to getting you the job. Learn how to demonstrate your strengths, manage your interview anxiety, and answer questions with confidence.

Acing the Interview

  • What to expect in an interview
  • The interview as a two-way street
  • How to prepare and how to follow up
  • General tips on remote and in-person interviewing, including managing stress
  • Typical types of interviews, how to answer common questions, and opportunities to practice.

 Eventbrite link: https://keysinterview.eventbrite.ca

 


Featured Job / KEYS Job Board
Walmart Kingston Job Fair - September 28
Full Time / À Temps Plein
KEYS Job Centre Kingston (Walmart Kingston Job Fair - September 28)
Kingston and Surrounding Area
Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire TBD
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Business over Breakfast - Employer Breakfast

DATE(S) AND TIME(S): Wednesday, October 12th, 2022 8am – 10:30am

WHERE: Donald Gordon Hotel & Conference Centre, 421 Union St.


Welcome to Kingston Night

DATE(S) AND TIME(S): Thursday, September 29th, 5.00 - 7.00pm

WHERE: Curate Social, 340 King St. East


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Book an appointment to see how KEYS services can help you.

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Kingston (Main Office):

Phone: 613.546.5559
E-Mail: info@keys.ca

Kingston (Newcomer Services):

Phone: 613.546.5559
E-Mail: info@keys.ca

Gananoque:

Phone: 613.382.1085
E-Mail: gan@keys.ca

Smiths Falls:

Phone: 613.552.2759
E-Mail: gan@keys.ca

Elgin:

Phone: 613.359.1140
E-Mail: elgin@keys.ca