Job Search Resources

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Employment Resource Centre
The World Skills Employment Resource Centre at 219 Argyle Avenue, 1st floor, offers free use of computers equipped with high speed internet access and basic word processing, a fax machine for local use, a photocopier and a laser printer.

You are invited to use the resource library’s job search materials, course calendars and referral information. Knowledgeable staff and trained volunteers are on hand to assist with job search techniques as well as resume and cover letter preparation. The centre is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., closed for lunch, then open 1p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Resume Clinic
World Skills professional coaches offer registered and referred clients one-on-one assistance with resumes and cover letters.

If you are not a current World Skills client, accessing the resume clinic starts with a personalized assessment of your education, experience and goals. Together we then plan your next steps. To schedule an appointment please call 613-233-0453 ext. 300 or email ws@ottawa-worldskills.org

Interview Roulette
World Skills coordinates a monthly event which brings together a pool of qualified HR professionals from different industries/companies who offer clients one-one one assistance with their interview skills in a Roulette format.

If you are not a current World Skills client, accessing the Interview Roulette starts with a personalized assessment of your education, experience and goals. Together we then plan your next steps. To schedule an appointment, please call 613-233-0453 ext. 300 or email ws@ottawa-worldskills.org

Your Portfolio
Career Portfolios can be powerful tools for job seekers as they visually verify your accomplishments. Suggested documents to put into your portfolio are:

  • Copies of your current resume
  • Reports you have written
  • Samples of your work (if you are a writer, photographer, graphic artist or designer)
  • Reference letters or letters of recognition you have received.

Most interviewers will not ask to see the content of your portfolio so it is up to you to respond to a question in a way that allows you to integrate samples from your portfolio. Make enough copies of your documents to leave with the interviewer.

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