Upcoming Workshops

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Certification Workshops

Certification workshops have an associated fee unless you are registered with KEYS.  If you wish to attend, but are not registered with KEYS services, please call ahead to make an appointment to meet with an Employment Advisor.

Other Workshops

You must be registered with KEYS services to attend any other workshops. Speak with your KEYS Advisor or call 613 546 5559 for an appointment.


In Motion & Momentum+ - Zoom

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Monday, February 20th, 2023 (part-time) on Zoom for 10 weeks.

WHERE:
Interactive Workshop through Zoom

In Motion & Momentum+ is a free program delivered through Zoom that helps you begin to move in a way that feels good, tap into your full potential and create the life you want to live. The program has 3 parts:

In Motion:   

  • Focus on who you are – your strength & skills
  • Take charge and create a vision for your future 

Momentum:     

  •  Continue to build on your vision for the future & take steps to make it a reality
  •  Contribute in meaningful ways to your community in collaborations with others

Momentum+:  

  • Continue to build momentum towards achieving your goals
  • Move from planning the life you want to actually living it

The IM&M sessions in Gananoque will be delivered virtually and there are some funds available to purchase equipment and/or supplies.

Call to book your appointment today to find out more about this awesome program!  Contact:  Celeste or Casey at gan@keys.ca  or 613.382.1085


Pitching Yourself

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Tuesday, 7th March 2023, 1.00pm to 2.30pm

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Pitching Yourself (first because it helps with resume/cover letter writing, and informational interviews, job fairs, etc.,)

  • Knowing your strengths and career exploration
  • Learning how to talk about yourself to potential employers
  • What’s a pitch and when do I use it
  • verbal and non-verbal presentation skills
  • how to craft a 30 second pictch
  • opportunities  to practice

    Eventbrite link: https://keyselevatorpitch.eventbrite.ca


LinkedIn for Beginners

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Thursday, 23rd February, 10.00-11.30am

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Are you ready to optimize your job search?

A strong Linkedln  profile  can attract  employers to you and help you discover new and exciting opportunities to grow your career. Whether you're new to Linkedln or are just looking for tips to get the best out of your profile. Join us for a step by step workshop on how to build your profile and create a strong online presence.

Register at: https://keys-linkedin-workshop.eventbrite.ca


Resume Ready

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Tuesday, 14th February, 2023, 1.00pm to 2.30pm

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Description: A successful job search begins with a strong resume. Learn how to present yourself for the job you want and stand out from the crowd.

Topics covered:

  • Career exploration and where to start looking for work
  • The purpose of a resume and cover letter
  • Different types for different occasions, with samples/templates for each
  • How to tailor your resume for each job
  • Do’s and Don’ts
  • Making sure your references are in order

Eventbrite link: https://keysresume.eventbrite.ca

 


Customer Service Excellence (Certification)

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Wednesday, 15th February, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm

WHERE:
KEYS, 182 Sydenham Street, downtown Kingston

Service Excellence Certification

Excellent and consistent customer and client service is the foundation of any successful business.

The new dynamic, interactive and engaging workshop encourages participants to go beyond basic customer service and empowers you to create memorable positive experiences for your customers and clients, and to navigate challenging situations safely and with  a satisfactory resolution for all.

This full day, in-person workshop will cover:

Customer and Client Experience

Communication

Emotional Intelligence

And you will leave with a certification in Service Excellence 

Who Should Attend:

Frontline employees, Supervisors, Managers and anyone who wants to work with the public.

English (CLB 5)

Must be registered with KEYS prior to the workshop.

Lunch is included.

Register through Eventbrite: https://ServiceExcellence.eventbrite.ca

 

 


Resume Ready

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Tuesday, 14th March, 2023, 1.00pm to 2.30pm

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Description: A successful job search begins with a strong resume. Learn how to present yourself for the job you want and stand out from the crowd.

Topics covered:

  • Career exploration and where to start looking for work
  • The purpose of a resume and cover letter
  • Different types for different occasions, with samples/templates for each
  • How to tailor your resume for each job
  • Do’s and Don’ts
  • Making sure your references are in order

Eventbrite link: https://keysresume.eventbrite.ca

 


Pitching Yourself

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Tuesday, 9th February 2023, 1.00pm to 2.30pm

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Pitching Yourself (first because it helps with resume/cover letter writing, and informational interviews, job fairs, etc.,)

  • Knowing your strengths and career exploration
  • Learning how to talk about yourself to potential employers
  • What’s a pitch and when do I use it
  • verbal and non-verbal presentation skills
  • how to craft a 30 second pictch
  • opportunities  to practice

    Eventbrite link: https://keyselevatorpitch.eventbrite.ca


Acing the Interview

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Tuesday, 21st March 2023, 1.00pm to 2.30pm

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

A great interview can go a long way to getting you the job. Learn how to demonstrate your strengths, manage your interview anxiety, and answer questions with confidence.

Acing the Interview

  • What to expect in an interview
  • The interview as a two-way street
  • How to prepare and how to follow up
  • General tips on remote and in-person interviewing, including managing stress
  • Typical types of interviews, how to answer common questions, and opportunities to practice.

 Eventbrite link: https://keysinterview.eventbrite.ca

 


Acing the Interview

DATE(S) AND TIME(S):
Tuesday, 21st February, 2023, 1.00pm to 2.30pm

WHERE:
Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

A great interview can go a long way to getting you the job. Learn how to demonstrate your strengths, manage your interview anxiety, and answer questions with confidence.

Acing the Interview

  • What to expect in an interview
  • The interview as a two-way street
  • How to prepare and how to follow up
  • General tips on remote and in-person interviewing, including managing stress
  • Typical types of interviews, how to answer common questions, and opportunities to practice.

 Eventbrite link: https://keysinterview.eventbrite.ca

 


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DATE(S) AND TIME(S): Thursday, February 23rd, 5.00 - 7.00pm

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Book an appointment to see how KEYS services can help you.

Call or email at your leisure and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Kingston (Main Office):

Phone: 613.546.5559
E-Mail: info@keys.ca

Kingston (Newcomer Services):

Phone: 613.546.5559
E-Mail: info@keys.ca

Gananoque:

Phone: 613.382.1085
E-Mail: gan@keys.ca

Smiths Falls:

Phone: 613.552.2759
E-Mail: gan@keys.ca

Elgin:

Phone: 613.359.1140
E-Mail: elgin@keys.ca