Curriculum

Is your job search not working?  Possibly you need to refresh or update your job search techniques. 

 

Your WorkBC Employment Services Centre  help you find work.  Talk to your Employment Specialist if you want to take one of these workshops.

  PREPARING FOR JOB SEARCH OR WORK
3.2.1.1 Identifying Employability Skills and Strengths
3.2.1.2 Labour Market / Career Research
3.2.1.3 Creating / Updating Resumes
3.2.1.4 Career Planning and Career / Occupational Choices
3.2.1.5 Using Internet and Email
3.2.1.6 Employment Coaching
3.2.1.7 Dressed for Employment Success
3.2.1.8 Budgetng / Financial Planning
3.2.1.9 Time Management / Organizational Skills
3.2.1.10 Building Self-Esteem
3.2.1.11 Recognizing / Understanding and Overcoming the Impacts of Abuse
3.2.1.12 Personal Planning and Goal Setting
3.2.1.13 Stress / Anger Management
3.2.1.14 Health Enhancement / Personal Care
3.2.1.15 Self-Awareness
3.2.1.16 Disability Management for Employment Readiness - Physical and Mental Health Issues
3.2.1.17 Substance Abuse / Relapse Prevention and/or Harm Reduction
3.2.1.18 Accessing the Hidden Job Market
3.2.1.19 Identify and Access Transferable Skills / Prior Learning
  OBTAIN JOBS AND WORK EXPERIENCE
3.2.2.6 Job Search
3.2.2.7 Job Shadowing
3.2.2.8 Cold Calling
3.2.2.9 Post Interview Follow-up
3.2.2.10 Networking
3.2.2.11 Job Leads and/or Arranging Interviews
3.2.2.12 Interview Skills
3.2.2.13 Self-Marketing
3.2.2.14 Job Seeker Employers' Forum
3.2.2.15 Job Club Like Services
3.2.2.16 Labour Market or Career Research
3.2.2.17 Creating or Updating Resumes
3.2.2.18 Using the Intenet and Email
3.2.2.19 Accessing the Hidden Job Market
3.2.2.20 Cover Letters
3.2.2.21 Effective References
3.2.2.22 Completing Applications
3.2.2.23 Informational Interviews
3.2.2.24 Disclosing Disabilities in Job Search
  MAINTAIN EMPLOYMENT
3.2.3.1 Effective Workplace Behaviour
3.2.3.2 Workplace / Business Communication Skills
3.2.3.3 Effective Communication and Problem Solving within the Workplace
3.2.3.4 Effective Workplace Communication - Oral, Written or Non-verbal Communication
3.2.3.5 Understanding Workplace Symbols and Signs
3.2.3.6 Active Workplace Listening Skills
3.2.3.7 Workplace Time Mangement / Organizational Skills
3.2.3.8 Workplace Assertiveness
3.2.3.9 Accepting, Starting and Maintaining Employment (to support job retention)
  ESSENTIAL EMPLOYABILITY LIFE SKILLS - BASIC
3.2.4.1 Communicate
3.2.4.2 Manage Information
3.2.4.3 Use Numbers
3.2.4.4 Problem Solving
  ESSENTIAL EMPLOYABILITY LIFE SKILLS - TEAMWORK
3.2.5.1 Demonstrate Positive Attitudes and Behaviours
3.2.5.2 Be Responsible
3.2.5.3 Be Adaptable
3.2.5.4 Learn Continuously
3.2.5.5 Work Safely
  ESSENTIAL EMPLOYABILITY LIFE SKILLS - PERSONAL MANAGEMENT
3.2.6.1 Work With Others
3.2.6.2 Participate in projects and Tasks
3.2.6.3 Life Skills: Parenting
3.2.6.4 Life Skills:  Housing and Being a Good Tenant
  SELF-EMPLOYMENT
3.3.1 Mandatory Self-Employment Orientation and Assessment Workshop
3.3.2 Client Self Assessment Self Employment Workshop Lesson OUtline
3.3.3. Self Employment - Business Concept Development and Acceptance