Explore Your Options Job & Training Fair

Northern College News and Events

New Liskeard, ON: Employment Options Emploi is hosting the recruitment event of the year! The Explore Your Options Job & Training Fair will be held on Thursday, April 26th, 2012 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Horne Granite Curling Centre in New Liskeard, ON.

This free event is a one-stop shop for career seekers to network with employers and trainers, to gather information about the current labour market, job opportunities as well as options for training and development. Employers will be accepting applications and may conduct interviews onsite. Trainers will be there to provide information about programs and available funding.

“We are so excited to be providing this comprehensive and unique opportunity for employers, trainers and career seekers to come together.”

The event is expected to attract over 500 career seekers and 40 exhibitors from a wide range of industries, including mining and exploration, manufacturing, construction, road maintenance, healthcare, and retail. Employment Options Emploi is running workshops every Thursday at 11am, from March 29th until April 19th, to help individuals prepare for the Fair. Topics like what to before/after/during the Fair, how to build a personal skills inventory, things to remember when talking to an employer, typical interview questions, resume preparation and printing, and more.

In support of mental health, CMHA will be providing food onsite with all proceeds going directly to their Northern Star Network.
The following employers are registered: Boart Longyear, Brigus Gold Corporation, Northern College and Collège Boréal, the City of Temiskaming Shores, EACOM – “The Elk Planning Mill”, Electronic North – The Brick, Georgia Pacific, Hydro One, Miller Paving, Nor-Arc, the OPP, Wal-Mart, 5th Wheel and more.

This event is made possible by generous community support such as the Local Initiatives Fund from the South Temiskaming Community Futures Development Corporation, the Far Northeast Training Board, EACOM, Northern Telephone, Northern College, Collège Boréal, Electronic North, and the Temiskaming Speaker.

Exhibitors can register by calling Employment Options Emploi at 705-672-5244 or by emailing bedardc@northern.on.ca.

Employment Options Emploi (EO) provides services to those who are unemployed or under-employed, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, as well as employers. EO offers a range of bilingual services and supports to respond to the career and employment needs of individuals and the skilled labour needs of employers.