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EMPLOYMENT

Planning

Employment planning for your success begins at WES!

Our Services

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Visit our Resource and Information Centre for a more self-guided search and access our computers, fax, copier, telephone and information resources- all free of charge!  

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Sign up for one of our helpful workshops to assist with your employment planning and job search.

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Come in for a meeting with our counsellors who will work with you to assess your employment needs and determine the services that will help you achieve your goals.

As a WES client, a counsellor can help you set realistic goals and develop a plan to get you started on your pathway to re-employment. We can offer assistance with:

Employment Counselling

Meet one-on-one with one of our counsellors to assess your employment needs and set a goal together that is realistic and achievable. This process focuses on:

  • Identifying and discussing employment options
  • Establishing appropriate and realistic vocational goals
  • Identifying solutions
  • Implementing a Return To Work Action Plan

Career Planning

  • Explore your options based on your skills and abilities as well as what is happening in the job market
  • Learn about yourself in relation to the job market through assessments
  • Participate in our workshops to help you move forward with your employment/career plan
  • Access a range of career-planning and self-evaluation tools including Personality Dimensions

Skills Enhancement and Training

  • Find out how to upgrade your skills
  • Learn about training options for successful employment
  • Our staff will help you to identify the skills needed to maintain stable employment
  • Our workshops will teach you to highlight your skills and assets
  • Ask us about Second Career Training and your eligibility
  • Explore traits needed for self-employment

Job Search

  • Learn how to search the hidden job market to give you an edge on job searching
  • Explore what you need to know about the labour market and your best options for success
  • Develop an eye-catching and current resume, cover letter and calling card
  • Learn about the latest interview techniques
  • Discover how to find and keep the job you want

Job Matching, Placement and Incentives

  • We can help to match your skills and interests with work opportunities
  • Learn how we can work with employers to provide you with opportunities for on-the-job training
  • Ask us about financial support to remove barriers preventing your employment success 
  • Ask us about your eligibility for this program

 

Contact us today and we will be happy to work with you!

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