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Career Opportunities

are available at the following Markham or GTA Companies

Click on the company links below for job details, and submit your resume


AMD
Bank of Montreal

Canada Premier Life Insurance Co.

CIBC

City of Markham

Global Consulting Group
Highland Transport


IBM Canada
Job Skills
Keating Technologies Inc.
Markham-Stouffville Hospital
Markville Shopping Centre

NDA Corporation
Network Builders, Inc.
Scotiabank


Stantac
TD Canada Trust
Toshiba
York Catholic District School Board
York Region District School Board

York South Association for Community Living


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JVS logo

Spring Job Fair

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location: Milliken Mills Library
7600 Kennedy Rd.  map

 Interested in exciting job opportunities? JVS Toronto 
is hosting a Spring Job Fair at Milliken Mills Library in Markham.

 Employers looking for various position include:
· York University
· Cognizant
· Altis HR
· VHA Home HealthCare
· and more!

 Please register at
https://springjobfairjvs.eventbrite.ca

 For more information about this event, please call 905-470-9675.







Markham Job Workshops & Training



 


Job Search Bootcamp

Monday, April 1, 2019

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

A workshop designed to assess your job search knowledge and identify where you need to focus your job search efforts. You’ll discover where you are on the Job Loss Rollercoaster, brainstorm ways to overcome barriers to employment, and set SMART goals for a strategic job search.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Information Session. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org

 


Computer Lab

Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Are you good with computers but need to build your confidence? In this self-directed workshop you’ll be given time to explore a variety of computer programs and skills:

- typing
- email
- internet
- on-line safety
- devices
- digital skills
- Photoshop/graphics
- blogs
- Facebook
- LinkedIn
- MS Office Suite (2000-2013, XP)
- Reading
- Math
- Life Skills
- Money Management
- Workplace Skills

Laptops will be provided, but if you have your own, feel free to bring it. We also recommend that you bring headphones or ear-buds to listen to the tutorials.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101 map

For more information call 905-948-9996.


Apprenticeship Information Session

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Apprenticeship is a hands-on training program for people who want to work in a skilled trade, that can lead to a rewarding career in a high demand market. 

This session discusses some of the skilled trades in Ontario, and the process for becoming an apprentice.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101 map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org


Second Career Information Session

Monday, April 8, 2019, 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Second Career is an Ontario government program that helps you train for a new job. If you were laid off any time after January 1, 2005 you may be eligible to apply for Second Career. This session will provide step-by-step information about the eligibility and suitability criteria for Second Career and will discuss the financial support that may be available along with direction for next steps in the process.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Information Session. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org



Career Exploration Workshops

Career Exploration Series: Changing careers can be scary and exciting all at the same time. This workshop series will demystify the whole career exploration process and give you the tools that you need to make a clear career decision. The series of 4 workshops is highly recommended to be done in order, but you can attend individual sessions as needed.

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Career Exploration: Personality & Career Fit: 
Unclear of your career direction? 
Start by understanding yourself through Personality Dimensions.

Monday, April 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Career Exploration: Skills & Abilities:
Here you’ll learn what skills and abilities you have, which ones you want to use, and where you need to develop.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Career Exploration: Exploring Skills, Values & Change:
Learn about your perfect work environment including your key work values, wants, must-haves, and work stressors. We’ll also explore the benefits and the fear of change.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Career Exploration: Labour Market Information & Decision Making:
This workshop explores the ever-changing Labour Market landscape and the affects it has on our job choices. You’ll learn about and use tools, tips and research techniques that will help you choose the best career option for you.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101 map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop.

www.jobskills.org


Youth Job Search

Thursday, April 11, 2019
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Topic:
Resumes

Thursday, April 18, 2019
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Topic:
Employment Standards & Health and Safety

Thursday, April 25, 2019
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Topic: Interviews

Location: Job Skills Employment Services, 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 -101  map

Are you 15-29? Do you need some guidance on how to write an effective resume? Nervous about interviews? Not sure what education you should pursue? Finished school and need to figure out what do with your education? Book an appointment to meet with our Resources & Information Specialist and attend our monthly workshops to learn about effective job search strategies and meet with our Business Liaisons!

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop.

www.jobskills.org


Identifying Skills & Accomplishments

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Identifying Skills & Accomplishments: To have the most effective resume, you must first identify your skills and create accomplishment statements. In this workshop, you’ll decide what skills to include on your resume and learn to write accomplishments that will help make your resume more competitive. Note: This is a pre-requisite for attending the resume workshop.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101 map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Information Session. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org


Write Your Winning Resume Workshop

Friday, April 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

You will learn how to highlight your skills and accomplishments effectively to employers. Functional, Chronological and Combination Resumes will be discussed.You will develop the key elements of your resume in this workshop. Follow-up assistance will be provided through resume critiques.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101 map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org


Dynamic Cover Letters Workshop

Friday, April 5, 2019, 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

A cover letter allows you to highlight the key points of your resume and add details that will set you apart from other candidates. This workshop will provide a step-by-step guide to writing effective cover letters as well as some hands-on practice and feedback.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org




Hidden Job Market Workshop

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Not sure where to begin your job search?

Attend our Hidden Job Market workshop to help greatly improve your job search skills.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org




Interview Strategies Workshop

Friday, April 12, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

You will learn the secrets of making a great first impression, how to sell your skills to employers, and develop effective ways to answer the most frequently asked interview questions.

Ample time will be devoted to practicing interview techniques.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org





Need help creating cover letters, visit
http://www.hloom.com/cover-letters

 


Need help creating a good resume, visit
https://www.livecareer.com/resumes/samples

 


Language & Skills Training Services

COSTI provides English language training as well as Enhanced Language Training for Internationally Trained Professionals at Welcome Centre Immigrant Services in Markham North. Childminding services are also provided to eligible participants who attend these training programs as well as other services at the centre. COSTI also provides settlement services for permanent residents of Canada, landed immigrants, convention refugees, Minister's Permit holders, or refugee claimants approved by Citizenship Immigration and Canada.Through a partnership of agencies, one-stop service is available to residents of York Region at Welcome Centre Immigrant Services. Services include: settlement and integration services; language training and enhanced language training in the accounting field; accreditation and qualification assistance, and employment supports.

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Welcome Centre Immigrant Services
8400 Woodbine Avenue, Suite 102-103  map
Markham, Ontario
L3R 4N7

Tel: 289.846.3645

www.costi.org

 


Enhanced Language Training Services

COSTI provides English language training as well as Enhanced Language Training for Internationally Trained Professionals at Welcome Centre Immigrant Services in Markham South. Childminding services are also provided to eligible participants who attend these training programs as well as other services at the centre.

Through a partnership of agencies, one-stop service is available to residents of York Region at Welcome Centre Immigrant Services. Services include: settlement and integration services; language training and enhanced language training in the accounting field; accreditation and qualification assistance, and employment supports.

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Welcome Centre, Markham South
7220 Kennedy Road map
Markham, Ontario
L3R 7P2

Tel: 905.479.7926

www.costi.org



The Top Job Search Engines of the Greater Toronto Area


Below are helpful job search web sites listing job opportunities
in Markham, York Region and the Greater Toronto Area.
Begin by clicking any one of the web sites below.

 
All Star Jobs canjobs
Career Builder Careerjet
Career Owl Employment News
Hire Canada jobboom
JobPostCanada Media Job Search Canada
Ontario.ca Ontario Jobs
Roevin TorontoJobs
Workopolis Youth.gc.ca


Employment Agencies

Jobs are also available at employment agencies in the Markham area.
To apply for a position, please send your resume in Word format

to the email address listed below, or you can fax your resume.


Abel Placement Consultants Inc.
• www.abelplacement.com
• 7030 Woodbine Avenue, Suite 500  map

   Markham, Ontario
   L3R 6G2
• Tel: 905-513-1515
• Fax: 
905-764-8112
• Email: 
info@abelplacement.com  
• resumes:
resumes@abelplacement.com

Global Consulting Group
• www.globalrecruit.com
• 195 Main Street North Markham  map
   Markham, Ontario
   L3P 1Y4
• Tel: 905-472-9677
• Email: infoweb@globalrecruit.com 

International Talent Placements
• www.itplacements.com
• 201 Whitehall Drive, Unit 4  map

   Markham, Ontario
   L3R 9Y3
• Tel: 905-513-9999
• Fax: 
905-513-9995
• Email: contactus@itplacements.com
  Jamieson Y Recruitment
  • www.jamiesonyrecruitment.com
• Markham, Ontario • Tel: 416-937-9341
• Email:  mmcqueen@jamiesonyrecruitment.com

Job Skills
  • www.jobskills.org
• 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map
    Markham, Ontario
    L3R 1N1
• Tel: 905-948-9996
• Fax: 905-948-9920
• TTY: 905-415-6900
• Email: es-markham@jobskills.com 

Kelly Services
• www.kellyservices.ca
• 7030 Woodbine Ave, Suite 400  map

   Markham, Ontario
   L3R 6G2
• Tel: 905-415-9203
• Fax: 
905-415-8095
• Email:
7671@kellyservices.com

Manpower
• www.manpower.ca 
• 7500 Woodbine Ave.  map

   Markham, Ontario

   L3R 1A8
• Tel: 905-948-1235
• Fax: 887-441-7965

The Bagg Group Staffing Solutions
• www.bagg.com
• 3000 Steeles Ave E. Suite 100  map

   Markham, Ontario

   L3T 4T9
• Tel: 905-709-3917
• Fax: 
416-350-9648
• Email:
resumes@bagg.com

W5 Staffing Inc.
  • www.w5.net
• 90c Centurian Drive, Suite 212  map
   Markham, Ontario
   L3R 8C5
• Tel: 905-940-0255
• Fax: 905-940-0258
• Email:
info@w5.net



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