Professional Development Seminars

Looking for some guidance and current information on ways to better your job search or retraining goals? Look no further! At the London Employment Help Centre, we offer a wide range of professional development training that will better equip you. Seminars run bi-weekly or monthly and are free to attend. Simply view our schedule of events and contact the office to book yourself to the date of your choice. Please note that we do ask that you book ahead in order to reserve your seat.
Please call 519-439-0501 or email your contact information to info@lehc.ca and register today.

Resume Building

Come with a job goal and leave with a professionally formatted resume (emailed to you within a week). This seminar will help you target your resume with content that will impress a potential employer by showing your unmistakable value. Review your reference list to be sure they are current and are going to promote you well. Learn what needs to be included in a cover letter and why cover letters are important to consider.

Seminar offered bi-weekly – 1 day (9:30 – 3:00)

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Interview Techniques

Learn how you can ace your next interview with confidence! Know why questions are asked and how to be prepared for any question asked!

Seminar offered bi-weekly – 1/2 day (9:30 – 12:00)

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Mock Interviews

Take the opportunity to see yourself as others see you by doing a short mock interview on video and receive valuable feedback from a LEHC Career Employment Specialist.

This session can be set-up directly with your Career Employment Specialist.

Building a Network

Unlock the meaning of the hidden job market and access its potential! Learn how to start conversations to build your contacts, whether you are an introvert or extrovert.

Seminar offered monthly – Half day (9:30 – 12:00)

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Informational Interviews

This is potentially the hidden gem in the job searching world to find your next position! What is it? How do you set it up? What do you ask? Why are they so important to do?

Seminar offered monthly – Half day (1:00 – 3:30pm)

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Social Media Intro / Advanced

We live in a digital age, and as such, it is only natural that the job search transitions into the digital world as well. In our Social Media workshop, participants will learn step-by-step how to make this happen.

The course is broken up into two halves; the morning consists of an introduction to social media, with focus given to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

The afternoon is aimed at more advanced techniques and building a LinkedIn profile to search jobs, network, and connect with other professionals in a field.

Seminar offered bi-weekly – Duration 1 day – two half day sessions. Introduction runs from 9:30 – 12:00 and advanced runs from 1:00 – 3:00. Participants can take part in introduction, advanced or both components of the workshop.

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Personal Branding Assessment (Day 1)

Through assessments identify your strengths, values and interests to help in your job search or make a career change (Personality Dimensions, Career Key and Values Card Sort).
Participants will experience a day course aimed at assessing one’s strengths, interests and passions and using them to help build confidence in their search.

Seminar runs monthly –1 day (9:30 – 3:00)

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Personal Branding Assessment Interpretation (Day 2)

This seminar is an optional follow-up to the Personal Branding session. Understand the inter-relationship of the assessments completed and how to utilize this information in your career/job search decisions.

Seminar offered monthly – Half day (9:30- 12:00)

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Labour Market Research

Learn the local, regional and national labour market information including industry trends and how to use online resources available to compliment your job search and/or your career decisions.

Seminar offered bi-weekly – 1/2 day (9:30-12:00)

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Apprenticeship

Register today for the Apprenticeship Information Session at the London Employment Help Centre. Learn the benefits of becoming an apprentice in a trade, how to access an apprenticeship, approach a sponsor and why there is such a need for apprenticeships. Also learn about new changes to the apprenticeship process.

Sessions offered monthly – 1/2 day  (9:30 am – 12:00 pm)

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Second Career Information Session

Interested in a return to school? Not sure if you qualify for the Second Career program? If you have been laid off, had a contract end, your company closed or you are currently working temporarily, you may be eligible for re-training in a new career path. You may also qualify if you were forced to quit your workplace due to medical issues. Financial supports are for tuition, books and basic living expenses. To learn more, join us for this information session.

Program runs bi/weekly on Tuesdays –  (9:30 am – 12:00 pm)

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