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NEW! Understanding HR and Recruitment

Job seekers spend countless hours completing online applications, writing cover letters, and tweaking their CVs when hunting for their next great job. But job seekers rarely put themselves in the recruiter’s mindset. This can be especially challenging when competition amongst candidates is soaring, industries have been totally disrupted, and employers’ capacity and needs have once […]

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NEW! Creating and Refining a Stand-Out CV

Having a strong CV will increase your chances of landing an interview, but writing a CV can be daunting! What’s the secret? In this workshop, we’ll show you what employers and recruiters are looking for and how to make them notice you. Different industries accept different CVs, so even your documents deserve individualized attention. Together […]

Free

NEW! [email protected]: TikTok 101 for Businesses

These free seminars are offered over lunch as a live webinar. Seasoned professionals and guest speakers will cover a wide range of topics pertinent to entrepreneurs. With over 1 billion active users, Tiktok is one of the biggest and fastest-growing social media platforms in the world. However, many businesses still struggle with understanding, using, and […]

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NEW! How to Write a Winning Cover Letter

Do you spend hours tweaking your cover letter? Do you send out applications and receive no replies? If so, this workshop is for you! Recruiters and employers see cover letters as CV boosters, and consider them critical in their decision to interview. Learn how to master the skill of writing a winning cover letter that […]

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Jump Start Your Business

I have an idea for a business, but where do I start? If you’re trying to figure out what you should do now or where to start your entrepreneurial journey in Quebec, we strongly encourage you to begin with this free workshop. You will learn the necessary steps to develop your startup ideas, evaluate their […]

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NEW! How to Have S.M.A.R.T Goals and S.M.A.R.T.E.R Action Plans

Goals are part of every aspect of work, life, and the job search process. They provide a sense of direction, motivation, a clear focus, and allow us to clarify the importance of what we want to accomplish. By setting goals, you are providing yourself with a target to focus on. S.M.A.R.T goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, […]

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Grant Writing Essentials – 2-Part Mini Series

Online / Remote 666 Rue Sherbrooke O Suite 700, Montréal, Quebec

Artists need peer and public recognition as well as the capital to produce, promote and distribute their work to gain credibility. Grants can provide both but are notoriously hard to get. This mini-series focuses on essential grant-writing techniques, including crafting a persuasive “pitch,” budgeting, timelines, and other handy tips to help you turn out grant […]

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Leveraging Your LinkedIn

Optimizing LinkedIn isn’t about filling your inbox with job offers, it’s about connecting with industry professionals and employers. We will take you step by step through the process of determining your personal brand, creating an “all-star” profile, and getting results all while making meaningful connections with people in your field. Learn how to leverage your […]

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Self-Assessment and Career Exploration: A Guide to Self-Awareness

If you’re starting your career, exploring options, or changing your professional direction, the process can be both exciting and overwhelming. Your career identity contributes to your sense of confidence, well-being, and overall professional growth. This is why it’s vital to learn how to articulate such a complex and ever-changing aspect of our lives. Knowing how […]

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Jump Start Your Art + Financing Options

Are you an artist seeking to make a living from your creativity and talent, but don’t know how? This workshop is the starting point for artists who are doing what they love but not quite making a living yet. We’ll outline the services and resources available to you at YES and from other arts organizations […]

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NEW! Career Transitions and Lifelong Learning

It’s no surprise that COVID-19 has propelled dynamic shifts in the workforce and as a result, a lot of people are reconsidering and renegotiating their career goals. Whether you are looking for a title change, a higher salary, more creative input, or a completely new industry, there are important factors to consider when making such […]

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Jump Start Your Job Search Express

Wondering what to expect when it comes to your job search during COVID-19? Looking for a job during these particularly challenging times is uniquely different, but what is certain is that we’re here to support you. Find out how to connect with us online and how to get access to free career counseling and career […]

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