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February 2021

Self-Esteem

February 3 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

“Each day, when you get up, how do you feel about yourself? Are you hopeful and optimistic about your abilities, or do you constantly question your worth? Learn to believe in yourself and apply daily practical strategies to work on improving your self-esteem.”

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Cover Letter Writing

February 8 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

In this workshop, you will be equipped with tools to help you create an updated cover letter to stand out in the crowd enough to get an employer’s attention.

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Resume Writing

February 10 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

We will also explore the different sections of a resume and aspects to focus on in order to make your application more effective.

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Mock Interview Day

February 12 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration required for a mock interview.  Talk to your Career Coach or the Career Engagement Facilitator; Jennyvel for more information. “Practice your interview skills on a 1-hour individual mock interview with our interview expert/(s). Limited time slots and by registration only. Talk to your Career Coach or Career Engagement Facilitator for time availability and to register.” For more details email training@osp.ab.ca Pre-requisites: send updated resume and sample job posting 24-48 hours in advance to training@osp.ab.ca

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Family Day ~ office closed

February 15 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Transferable Skills

February 17 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

“Have you been out of the workforce for some time? Changing careers? Or concerned about your lack of work experience? Learn about what talents and abilities you have to offer when transitioning to a new job or career. By attending this workshop, you will discover skills that you never thought you had before.”

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Conflict Resolution

February 22 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

“Do you face conflict head on or run away from it? Does it really matter how you deal with conflicts? What is the best way to handle conflict, anyways? By attending this workshop, you will understand the different approaches to conflicts and learn appropriate communication techniques to resolving conflicts.”

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Workplace Rights and Responsibilities

February 24 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

“To disclose or not to disclose, that is the question. Curious about what the rules are surrounding disabilities in the workplace? Whether you have a disability (visible/invisible) or not, an experienced worker or just starting out in your career, get informed about your rights & responsibilities at work.”

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Mock Interview Day

February 26 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration required for a mock interview.  Talk to your Career Coach or the Career Engagement Facilitator; Jennyvel for more information. “Practice your interview skills on a 1-hour individual mock interview with our interview expert/(s). Limited time slots and by registration only. Talk to your Career Coach or Career Engagement Facilitator for time availability and to register.” For more details email training@osp.ab.ca Pre-requisites: send updated resume and sample job posting 24-48 hours in advance to training@osp.ab.ca

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June 2021

Applying for a Position at the City of Edmonton: Tips & Recommendations

June 21 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Are you interested in working for the City of Edmonton? We have some great insider tips on how to best position yourself for the city, from general recommendations for the most effective resume and cover letter and interview strategies, to specific tips such as where to look for job postings, and more.  Join Renee Frank (she/her) Senior Talent Outreach Consultant, Talent Outreach and Programs of the City of Edmonton Employee Services l Talent Acquisition, Service & Solutions Branch, for an…

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