NEWS AND EVENTS

JobStart News and Events 2021

Jun. 25, 2021

Managing Changes in Routine

Join us to discuss and receive tips on:

  • Understanding and processing change

  • Importance of smooth changes in routine

  • Strategies to manage challenging changes

  • Promoting independence

*This session is for those identifying as female only.

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Jun. 24, 2021

Interested in expanding your company's Diversity and Inclusion initiatives?
Join this 'lunch and learn' virtual session on July 21st for employers and hiring managers! Learn how cross-cultural communication practices can help to foster a more inclusive workplace.
#diversityandinclusion #diversityequityinclusion #culturaldiversity #equitableemployers #diversitymatters ​

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Jun. 22, 2021

Managing Changes in Routine

Join us to discuss and receive tips on:

  • Understanding and processing change

  • Importance of smooth changes in routine

  • Strategies to manage challenging changes

  • Promoting independence

*This session is for those identifying as female only.

Click here to register

Jun. 17, 2021

JOBSTART

VIRTUAL JOB FAIR

Thursday July 8th, 2021

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

By attending this virtual Job Fair, you will gain access to meet directly with the:

CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

 REGIONAL RECRUITER

TO REGISTER, FOLLOW THE LINK ON EVENTBRITE:
https://jobsjobfair.eventbrite.ca

Registration Closes July 6th, 2021

Or contact Claudia – Job Developer

Email: c.lio@jobstart.org           

Click here to register

Jun. 17, 2021

Attention, newcomers! There is still time to register for our virtual networking event with TOP INCLUSIVE EMPLOYERS! Don't miss a great opportunity to network with employers from a variety of sectors and other immigrant professionals. Tues, Jun 22, 2021 at 12:00 PM

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Jun. 09, 2021

Join us for a free Virtual Information Session on: Work Safe: Employment Rights at Work
JOIN US TO LEARN MORE ABOUT:

  • What is an employment agreement; written vs. verbal employment contracts; how to identify potential job scams.

  • What does it mean to be an Independent contractor and how to spot employers who misuse this label.

  • Basic employment standards under the Employment Standards Act (ESA)

  • Changes to the law that came into effect due to COVID 19 and income supports for workers impacted by COVID-19

  • Basic health and safety information related to COVID-19, and how to keep yourself safe at work

  • Accessing clear and reliable legal information and resources on a variety of other legal topics

Learn about Legal Aid Ontario and how to access free legal advice services.
For more information, or to RSVP: 
https://worksafe-employment-rights.eventbrite.ca/

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Jun. 09, 2021

@JobStart is pleased to partner with @Shopify to present this webinar on E-commerce Made Easy on June 30th at 11 AM. Register via https://ecommercemadeaccessible.eventbrite.ca

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Jun. 08, 2021

A huge shout-out to JobStart Youth Possibilities Project's Cohort 3 participants to successfully complete their 4-weeks workshop portion of the program! Our folks are ready to take on the job market head on! To learn more about our program follow this link https://www.jobstart.org/ypp

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Jun. 04, 2021

At Mentoring Pathways to Employment, @JobStart supports skilled newcomers in finding employment in their field of expertise.   We really do help! But don't take our word for it, here is Joyce, another happily employed client!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qNLksSU4oKhdgKx26rVRruLVix2hQswX/view?usp=sharing

Need support in finding a job: https://jobstart_newcomer_programs.eventbrite.ca

 #MPE #JobStart #newcomers #employmentsupport #mentoring #job #careers #hirenewcomers #GTA #skillednewcomers  ​

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Jun. 02, 2021

Mental Health Awareness: Anxiety & Depression. Join us to discuss mental health challenges and receive tips on:

  • Anxiety disorders

  • General signs and symptoms of anxiety OR

  • Depression

  • General Signs and symptoms of depression

To Register or for more information: https://mentalhealth-anxiety-depression.eventbrite.ca OR

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Jun. 01, 2021

Removing the Canadian Experience Barrier
This workshop will help you to understand:

  • What the "Canadian experience" barrier looks like

  • How requiring "Canadian experience" can be discrimination under the Ontario Human Rights Code

  • Other ways that you might face racial discrimination when trying to get a job

  • What employers and regulatory bodies should do differently

  • What you can do if you face a "Canadian experience" requirement or other racial discrimination

To Register or for more information: https://removingcanadianexperiencebarrierworkshop.eventbrite.ca OR

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May 28, 2021

Newcomer to Canada? Network with our TOP INCLUSIVE EMPLOYERS!

Employers will be sharing their perspectives on why inclusion of newcomers in the Canadian workforce matters.

This is a great opportunity to network with a variety of employers from different sectors and other immigrant professionals.

#inclusionmatters #diverstymatters #diversityandinclusion #newcomerscanada #networking #network​

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May 26, 2021

Interested in expanding your company's Diversity and Inclusion initiatives?

Join this 'lunch and learn' virtual session for employers and hiring managers! Learn about best practices and implementation strategies to foster a more culturally diverse workplace.

#diversityandinclusion #diversityequityinclusion #culturaldiversity #equitableemployers #diversitymatters 

Click here to register

 

May 20, 2021

WoodGreen Community Services and JobStart to integrate services to better support job seekers in Toronto

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May 19, 2021

The Balancing Act: Juggling Self Care, Work, Home, Life…
Answer "YES" to any of the questions below? Come join us on Tuesday, May 25!
Feeling overwhelmed like a candle burning at both ends?
Work, home, life as a continuous source of stress?
Want to learn how to balance it all with tips to achieve and maintain mental stability and overall wellness?
Learn how to build your resilience?
*NOTE: This session is for those identifying as female only.

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May 11, 2021

VIRTUAL LANDSCAPE JOB FAIR

HIRING!!!

LANSCAPE WORKERS

($18 to $21/hour)

TO REGISTER, FOLLOW THE LINK ON EVENTBRITE:
https://jobsjobfair.eventbrite.ca

Registration Closes May 11th

Or  Email Claudia – Job Developer

at: c.lio@jobstart.org

Click here to register

May 7, 2021

Parenting: Dealing with Stress of Virtual Learning

Let us discuss our challenges and receive tips on: 

  • Common parenting struggles with remote/virtual learning

  • Impact of virtual learning on mental health (yours and your child's)

  • Stress response associated with virtual learning

  • Tips to manage the stress that comes with virtual learning

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May 6, 2021

Digital Fluency for the Workforce 

  • Are you unemployed or underemployed?

  • Are you looking at a career transition?

  • Are you looking to upgrade your digital skills to function successfully in the workplace?

  • Do you want to Learn how to effectively use devices, software, and the internet?

  • Do you want to Improve your digital communication skills?

  • Do you want to earn a series of micro-credentials that are recognized and valued by employers?

This FREE program provides you with flexible training, please join if you are saying "yes" to one or more of the questions above!
For more information, or to RSVP:https://dfw-info-session.eventbrite.ca/

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May 5, 2021

This workshop will help you to understand:

  • What the "Canadian experience" barrier looks like

  • How requiring "Canadian experience" can be discrimination under the Ontario Human Rights Code

  • Other ways that you might face racial discrimination when trying to get a job

  • What employers and regulatory bodies should do differently

  • What you can do if you face a "Canadian experience" requirement or other racial discrimination

Click here to register

Apr 30, 2021

Looking for a #WORK?Join us for a #JOBFAIR on May 4th, 2021 at 10:00am to 12:00pm.- Inbound Customer Service Representative,- Outbound Customer Service Representative - ONSITE and many more!- connect directly with the Employer: Voysus

To registerhttps://lnkd.in/e77vF4Y

Apr 20, 2021

Welcome to our Virtual Toastmasters Session: An Introduction to Public Speaking, Buid and enhance your: Confidence, Communication & Leadership Skills

  • Learn and improve your presentation skills

  • Speak with confidence, prepared or impromptu speech

  • Learn in a supportive group setting with constructive feedback by an evaluator

Faciliated by: Roncesvalles Speakers Circle Toastmasters - Sean Hatchett, President & Nikki Foley, Strategic Training & Development Specialist

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Apr 16, 2021

Pssst....did you hear, Newcomer Programs at @JobStart is hosting a Newcomer Hiring Event! There are over 40 OPEN positions available from the Healthcare, Biotechnology, Finance, Business, Legal, IT and Engineering Sectors!​ Interviews will be held during the event.  To register and discover more information regarding the job roles, visit:  https://jobstart_newcomer_hiring_event_apr_28_2021.eventbrite.ca

#hiringevent #hiring #jobfair #newcomerhiringevent #newcomers #JobStart #careers #jobs #gethired #hirenewcomers #GTA #Ontario #jobopportunties ​

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Apr 13, 2021

Income Tax 101: Understand the basics of Canada's tax system & how to file:  

  • What are Income Taxes

  • Why we pay taxes

  • Benefits of filing taxes

  • How to file an income tax return

  • Free legal help for taxes

To Register: Contact: Liane Arandia 416- 231-2295 ext. 6246 or l.arandia@jobstart.org

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Apr 13, 2021

Join us to learn about:

  • Affordable micro funds/loans for newcomers

  • Loans to start small businesses

  • Funds to pay for career related expenses (certification, training, etc.)

  • Loan process and terms of application

  • Loan disbursal and repayment planning

Understanding Foreign Credential Loans for Newcomers Tickets, Tue, Apr 20, 2021 at 11:00 AM | Eventbrite

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Apr 7, 2021

Achieve your career goals with Youth Possibilities Project! We offer informative workshops and one-on-one job development support. Please contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295  Ext 424 or check us out @ https://www.jobstart.org/ypp 

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April 6, 2021

Newcomer Settlement Services- Virtual Workshop Serie
Removing the Canadian Experience Barrier
This workshop will help you to understand:

  • What the "Canadian experience" barrier looks like

  • How requiring "Canadian experience" can be discrimination under the Ontario Human Rights Code

  • Other ways that you might face racial discrimination when trying to get a job

  • What employers and regulatory bodies should do differently

  • What you can do if you face a "Canadian experience" requirement or other racial discrimination

Click here to register

April 6, 2021

Join us for a free Virtual Information Session on COVID-19: Protect Yourself, Your Family and Your Community. Receive Up-to-date Information on COVID-19:  

  • Transmission, prevention, protection, testing

  • Variants and vaccines

  • Community Support

  • Answers to your questions

Click here to register

April 1, 2021

Free Virtual Information Session on Job Training for the Food & Beverage Manufacuring Sector. Find out how to:  

  • Get a job in the largest manufacturing industry in Ontario

  • Train for free and start working

  • Receive Information on industry specific knowledge and work-related skills

For more information email l.arandia@jobstart.org

Click here to register

Mar 22, 2021

It's Motivational Monday here at @JobStart with our Mentoring Pathways to Employment clients. ​Thrilled to share our ​recent March Hires! Interested in becoming a client? Join our upcoming ​ Information Session.

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Mar 19, 2021

Attention 2021 Grads - Wondering what to do next? ​Contact JobStart to help plan your future! Send us an email or give us a call

c.boudreau@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295 Ext. 4279
#wherefuturesbegin #pwd #2021grads #disabilityservices #jobs #employmentservices #JobStartTO

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Mar 18, 2021

At Youth Possibilities Project, we know what it takes to make your dream career come true! If you are a youth looking for the best team of professionals to support you on your career journey, reach out to us at P.jackson@jobstart.org or check us out at https://www.jobstart.org/ypp

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Mar 17, 2021

Are you aware of cultural differences and how they can play out in the workplace? Do you factor in cross-cultural communication styles when preparing for an interview?
Join JobStart in an interactive workshop led by @Ritva Nosov on Cross-Cultural Communication and its importance in both landing the job, and succeeding in it once you're hired!
Wednesday March 31st, 2021 at 10:00 am 
#careerprofessionals #network #networking #employmentsupport #newcomers #hirenewcomers

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Mar 15, 2021

Rochester Aluminum is hiring 40 positions; Office Assistant, Lab Technicians, Packers, Machine Operation & General Labour. Pay is $15 to $25 / hr with benefits after 3 months.

Register Here https://jobstartjobfair.eventbrite.ca or contact Selina at s.tejani@jobstart.org - 416-253-2729 x 4263

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Mar 11, 2021

​Join Talk Tuesday on March 16th to learn how you can "Ace the Online Interview!"

Contact Shannon - s.kenney@jobstart.org for more information or

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Mar 10, 2021

Making sure you reach your career goal is our focus at Youth Possibilities Project at JobStart. Check us out at www.jobstart.org/ypp or contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org 

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Mar 8, 2021

At @JobStartTO we choose to celebrate, encourage, fight for, empower, support, and hire all individuals that identify as women not just today, but every week, month, and year. Happy International​ W​​omen's Day!  #IWD2021 #JobStart #empowerwomen #ChooseToChallenge

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Mar 4, 2021

When your client reviews your program as the BEST, you feel humbled & motivated to do better! The Youth Possibilities Project at JobStart is here, if you are interested in participating, Check us out at www.jobstart.org/ypp or contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org 

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Mar 1, 2021

Are you aware of cultural differences and how they can play out in the workplace? Do you factor in cross-cultural communication styles when preparing for an interview?

Join JobStart in an interactive workshop led by Ritva​​ Nosov on Cross-Cultural Communication and its importance in both landing the job, and succeeding in it once you're hired!

Friday March 12, 2021 at 10:00 am on Eventbrite - Register Today! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jobstart-cross-cultural-communication-event-tickets-142705153957

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Feb 23, 2021

JobStart Immigrant Peer Networking Event on Thursday, March 4th.
This networking event is targeted at internationally trained professionals looking to successfully integrate into the Canadian labour market. The event will feature an expert panel of JobStart mentors (former clients) offering tips on job search activities, career advancement, and mentoring support. Following a comprehensive panel discussion, the panelists will answer questions from the participants.

Click here to register

Feb 22, 2021

VIRTUAL JOB FAIR FOR:
PURE STAFFING SOLUTIONS
HIRING!!!
FORKLIFT OPERATORS, AZ DRIVERS AND LIGHT PACKERS
TO REGISTER, CLICK THE LINK ON EVENTBRITE: 

https://jobsjobfair.eventbrite.ca
Registration Closes March 3rd
Or contact Claudia – Job Developer
Email: c.lio@jobstart.org | Tel: 416-253-2990

Click here to register

Feb 22, 2021

VIRTUAL JOB FAIR FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS!!
Join us Wednesday March 3rd @ 10 am with Bayshore Home Health
Pre-Register Link: https://jobfairjobstart.eventbrite.ca or contact Muavviz  (Information Officer) for information: m.ayvaz@jobstart.org | Tel: 416-231-2295 x 574

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Feb 19, 2021

Don't miss out on this great opportunity to learn about the essential Canadian traits to help you fit in at work! 
Join @JobStart for an interactive workshop led by @Katina Deichsel on Canadian Workplace Culture.
#careerprofessionals #network #networking #immigrants #newcomers

Click here to register

Feb 17, 2021

JOIN the event on Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 at 12:00 PM, @Jobstart FOR A VIRTUAL LUNCH AND LEARN MENTORING EVENT WITH @Marc Belaiche​, President of Torontojobs.ca​​, author of 'Tales from the Recruiter: A Canadian Recruiter's Perspective on How to Get that Perfect Job'.
* Learn modern trends & requirements of recruitment processes
* Understand employer expectations 
#lunchandlearn #torontojobs.ca #networking #newcomers #mentoring ​

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Feb 12, 2021

Join JobStart's Newcomer Programs for an interactive networking event on Wed​, Feb 17, 2021 at 6:00 PM​!

Get live feedback from professional panelists in: HR, Business Management, Investment Management and Career Coaching.

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Feb 05, 2021

Are you a Newcomer Professional trying to crack into the Canadian Job Market?
Guest Speaker @Katina Deichsel will be leading an engaging virtual workshop at @Jobstart on Canadian Workplace Culture. Learn how to:
Identify the essential Canadian traits to help you fit in at work
Understand acceptable non-verbal behaviours
Model Canadian communication basics

Click here to register

Feb 04, 2021

You Have to Network To Get Work! ​
Join @JobStart on February 17th at 6PM! Learn how to network confidently and effectively. What makes @JobStart's Networking Events unique -  breakout rooms, panel discussions, live feedback!
Panelists from Human Resources, Finance, Professional Coaching, Investment Management, Employee Engagement. #careerprofessionals #networking #newcomers #immigrants #career #jobs #employmentcounselling #GTA

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Feb 01, 2021

Skilled immigrants - Discover how Newcomer Programs at JobStart can help you land your dream job. We teach you what Canadian employers are looking for in a candidate, and how to present yourself accordingly.  Information Session tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 2nd at 1PM.  https://jobstart_newcomer_programs.eventbrite.ca
#careerprofessionals #networking #mentoring #newcomers #GTA #jobs #employmentcounselling #immigrants

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Jan 29, 2021

JOIN US:  Virtual Job Fair - Wednesday February 10, 2021 at 10am

By attending this virtual event, participants can hear all the job postings including the hidden jobs that Girish and I are currently representing.

We will have a Recruitment Manager from Home Concierge – providing Concierge & Care Services for Seniors joining us and speaking to everyone ‘live’ at our Event. They’re looking to hire positions of Personal Support Worker, Senior’s Companion, Housekeeper and many more!

For your convenience, the job postings are being posted at our JobStart website: http://jobstart-cawl.org/JobPostings.aspx

We are conducting our "live" Event on: 

Wednesday February 10th, 2021 at 10am

PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK TO PRE-REGISTER TO THE EVENT:

https://virtualjobfairbyjobstart.eventbrite.ca

or RSVP directly to Muavviz at m.ayvaz@jobstart.org.

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Jan 27, 2021

Tomorrow - January 28th is Bell Let’s Talk Day – which is a wide-reaching, multi-year program designed to break the silence around mental illness and support mental health all across Canada, on Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell will donate more towards mental health initiatives in Canada by contributing 5¢ for every applicable text, call, tweet or TikTok video using #BellLetsTalk, social media video view and use of our Facebook frame or Snapchat filter.
Let’s all take some time to make sure we are checking in with family, friends, clients and colleagues to make sure we are all connected and reaching out to anyone who might need a special note, nudge or some reassurance that we are all ok – we will get thru this, together.
Thank you and Let’s TALK!

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Jan 14, 2021

We are keen to gather insights on existing hiring practices and employer attitudes towards newcomer talent, so are looking to engage 2 sectoral experts with extensive experience and industry connections in two sectors as below: 

  • Mental Health / Psychotherapist / Clinical Research

  • Engineering (civil, chemical, mechanical etc.) or IT with Project Managemen

Write to us directly at resumes5@jobstart.org or Refer to our website for more details. Know someone who would be a great fit for the same? Tag them in the comments below.
#JobStart #expert #engineering #civilengineering #mechnicalengineering #a11y #mentalhealth #newcomertalent #NewcomertoCanada #informationtechology #IT #projectmanagement #mech #mechanical ​

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Jan 13, 2021

Setting SMART career goals is one of the keys to a successful professional life! Join us and gain more knowledge about building a successful career. Please connect with Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org /(416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.  Also check us out https://www.jobstart.org/ypp

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Jan 13, 2021

What the “Canadian experience” barrier looks like

  • How requiring "Canadian experience" can be discrimination under the Ontario Human Rights

  • Other ways one might face racial discrimination when trying to get a job

  • What employers and regulatory bodies should do differently

  • What you can do if you face a "Canadian experience" requirement or other racial discrimination

Register on Eventbrite: https://removingcanadianexperiencebarrierworkshop.eventbrite.ca
 

Jan 08, 2021

Pleasure to share that our YPP clients feel prepared and confident to advance their career after our pre-employment workshop series! To learn more about our workshops and paid placement opportunities, please contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.

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Jan 05, 2021

Unlock new opportunities with JobStart's Youth Possibilities Project! We offer an informative workshops series and one-on-one job development support. Please see flyer for more details & contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.

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Jan 04, 2021

Join us the Workshop on January 11, 2021 - Learning how to protect yourself from
Frauds and Scams

Register on Eventbrite: Seniors Mentoring Workshop Tickets

For more information contact: Trudy Vojvodic on email: t.vojvodic@jobstart.org Or:416-231-2295 ext. 5739

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