Career Workshops in Calgary

  Interview Strategies and Techniques Workshops Career Vitality Services Inc. is offering an Interview Strategies and Techniques workshop in June  “Wow” prospective employers during your interview with your knowledge, preparation and how your skills and abilities fit what they are looking for in a new hire! [caption id="attachment_840" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Interview Strategies and Techniques"][/caption] Learn how to;  Conduct labour market research about the industry and organization that will help you in the interview process. Understand the key words found in  job adverts that employers look for in successful candidates. Determine how  your skills match up with potential employment opportunities. Prepare for the variety of different questions you will be…

Careers in Calgary

The Power of Labour Market Information! The value of Labour Market Information(LMI) for a people looking for work or changing careers in Calgary is immense and the process of gaining this information starts with the following three questions. What Is Labour Market Information? What Is The Value of Labour Market Information?  Where Do I Access Labour Market Information? One of the best sources of information to answer these simple questions about the complex and sometimes confusing world of Labour Market Information is a free publication offered by Alberta Employment and Immigration entitled  “Making Sense Of Labour Market Information [caption id="attachment_809"…

Retirement Transition

  How to Retire: Who you are? Vs. What you do? One of the most difficult things for anyone to do as they are preparing for retirement is to start looking at their world with a much broader lens than just work. Now having said that, this is not necessarily the case for everyone in Calgary as some people have the whole work thing in check and really work to make money to enjoy the things that are really important to them. The first question that usually comes out when you meet someone for the first time is what you…

Changing Careers

  Managing the Interview Process: Ten Things to Do During Your Interview So you have finally decided on a new career direction have sent out several resumes and have secured a job interview. It is now time to prepare for the interview. This is often the point when people changing careers  fall short in successfully securing that dream job. Many people here in Calgary are not only looking to make a good impression with their potential employers but also attending interviews to decide if their employment suitors provide a good fit for their skills, talents and personal values. Workopolis is a…

“Accelerate Your Career” in Calgary

Interview Strategies and Techniques Seminar   On Saturday, May 12th, the Central Library is hosting its annual Accelerate Your Career event. Local career consultant Brian Lambier will be presenting the Brian Lambier, Career VitalityInterview Strategies and Techniques program from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., where you will learn how to WOW prospective employers with your knowledge, preparation and "fit." We asked Brian a few questions about current interviewing trends: 1. Is it true that the decision on whether or not to hire a candidate is often decided in first 40 seconds of the interview? A skilled, experienced interviewer who understands the position and the type of person they are looking for…