Ontario Society of Professional
2002 to present
build and implement employment related programs and services
to benefit membership.
and enhance career centre services including the job posting/resume
mining system for employers and applicants, referral services,
career resources, etc.
- Act as
liaison to employers seeking assistance in recruiting qualified
site usage, completed postings and similar statistics to
monitor relative success of services and create monthly
reports for the provincial government and the board.
a large employer database using Access and Excel to accurately
target all marketing efforts.
managed the pre-screening process of a work preparation
- Write and
deliver e-newsletters to members and employers to announce
new services and increase web traffic.
presentations to community agency staff to increase awareness
of career centre services.
screened, and selected candidates for administrative positions
and student job placements.
Information Specialist / Career Consultant
Progress Career Planning
1998 to 1999
and 2000 to 2002
- Improved employment-related resources
in the employment resource center (ERC) by recommending,
acquiring, & classifying them to the current labour
market to provide resources to staff & clients.
- Designed and presented group workshops
pertaining to job search techniques, including goal setting,
accessing the hidden job market, resumes, cover letters,
- Delivered group orientation sessions
to inform individuals of programs and services.
- Administered career planning assessments
in group setting to help establish realistic career goals.
- Identified barriers to employment
(needs determination) and refer individuals to appropriate
interventions (develop action plan) resulting in successful
- Case managed client progress, long
and short-term goals, strengths and weaknesses, and recommendations
systematically through effective file maintenance and documentation.
- Facilitated training options through
involvement with training brokerage to support clients'
- Acted as the agency representative
conducting regular community outreach and participating
in regular meetings with partners to maintain open lines
of communication and effective service delivery.
ACCES - Accessible Community
Counselling & Employment Service, Toronto
1999 to 2000
- Coordinated and implemented various
projects/events including job fairs, career-related presentations,
fundraising, and events.
- Scheduled employee tasks monthly
ensuring optimum program delivery and fair division of labour.
- Trained, supervised and evaluated
career counselling students.
- Identify and address client and
organizational issues and concerns developed systematic
method of prioritizing daily tasks to streamline workflow
and meet deadlines.
- Employ excellent computer skills
to create and update resumes, cover letters, workshop material.
Women's Centre for Education and Development, Scarborough
Becky Jones & Associates
& Community Services, Scarborough
John's Ambulance First Aid Certificate, Toronto
in the GATB, Toronto
Annual Job Search Workshop (JSW) Conference, Toronto
Job Connect Service Decision Model Training, Toronto
in Common Assessment Approach, Toronto
Development Training, Toronto
Survivability® Leader, Toronto
Certificate in Constructivist Career Counselling Master Class
Consultation on Career Development (NATCON), Ottawa
Professional Association of Ontario (HRPAO), Toronto
Member of the
Ontario Alliance of Career Development Practitioners, Toronto
Girl Guides of Canada, 1st Milliken Mills Brownies,
PORTFOLIO AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
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