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Aren't sure what type of career you're compatible with? What kind of workplace would you fit into? Find a career path that will have you excited to go to work in the morning (or evening) with these great career planning resources:
Talentegg.ca: Provides career guides in the form of curated microsites that provide all the information you need to know about starting a career in many different types of industries.
Pymetrics.com: Proven neuroscience games assess the cognitive and emotional strengths of candidates and proprietary data science algorithms match them to their ideal jobs
Assessment.com: Uses the popular MAPP career test which is used by career counselors, outplacement firms and school psychologists for advising students and clients on future careers.
Whether you're seeking childcare services, one-on-one guidance with a career professional, Vulnerable Sector Checks for your new job, or afforable training courses, you can find it all and more with these great links to organizations in the local Niagara Region.
Find Niagara job listings, resume building tools, career guidance, and much more at your local Niagara Employment Help Centre.
Job Gym provides many different kinds of certifications, seminars and training workshops led by experienced and compentent facilitators in the Niagara Region. Click on this link to find out more about what they offer.
Will you need child care services when you enter the workforce? Check out the Niagara Region's official website for all kinds of great resources.
Vulnerable Sector & Criminal Record Checks are requirements for many jobs around Ontario. Find out how to
get one locally through the Niagara Regional Police.
Find employment and volunteer opporunities
for the Town of Grimsby here.
Take adult education courses at the local
Grimsby Secondary School
Tons of tools to help you get started on your career.
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24/7 gateway that provides easy and quick access in English and French to up-to-date information on the more than 1,000 programs and 18,000 courses available online and at a distance from Ontario’s public colleges, universities, district school boards, literacy and basic skills and other training providers.
It also features easy access to resources and support services for students interested in studying online and at a distance in Ontario, including direct links to live staff who can answer your questions about available programs and courses, help you register and other services.
Make an appointment by filling out the pdf Contact North Booking Form , and sending it to Grimsby's area representative.
Take your resume to the next level by adding these provincially & nationally recognized certication programs.
WHMIS.ca WHMIS training is essential and mandatory for many jobs in the workforce. Get a jump start and grab your certification BEFORE you start handing out resumes so you can give it some extra padding.
YMCAofNiagara.org The YMCA of Niagara offers Standard First Aid courses and recertification. Check out this link to find dates and times.
SmartServe.ca Get state-of-the-art training and certification to work in the hospitality industry with official Smart Serve Certification. Affordable, easy to complete!
RedSeal.ca The Red Seal is nationally recognized and helps tradespeople obtain good, well-paying jobs across Canada. Click here to learn how to obtain yours through their examination process.
Already discovered a career in trades you want to pursue? Take it one step further by applying to one of the excellent apprenticeship programs offered by local colleges in Niagara and Hamilton.
MohawkCollege.ca Join a workforce in-demand. With a number of Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship programs, Mohawk is one of Ontario’s largest Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Colleges
NiagaraCollege.ca Niagara College is a training delivery agent for a number of apprenticeship programs for the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), including red seal certification apprenticeship programs.
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