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CareerClass 107 | Backstage pass to HR For job seekers, the HR department seems mysterious and complicated. It doesn’t have to be. By knowing how HR professionals make decisions around hiring, you can gain a competitive edge over other job seekers applying for the same position.

You might be asking yourself:

Who are HR professionals?
How do they screen and hire for positions?
How do they promote their positions and do you find those openings??
How do I get their attention and connect with them in a meaningful way?
What are their needs and fears in hiring?


Join this CareerClass webinar to understand HR professionals and their motivations in hiring to get that next role you apply for.

You’ll learn:
how applicant tracking systems work and how to use them to your advantage
the hierarchy of roles within HR departments and how to cater your application all all decision makers
the specific challenges they face and how that impacts their hiring decisions
how to network in a meaningful way to get their attention

About the Facilitator
Stephen Williams came to CareerJoy with a comprehensive HR background. He has more than 25 years of experience as an HR Leader has given him keen insights to provide the crucial feedback clients need. His deep understanding of HR provides a strong support for clients seeking to re-enter workplaces or change career direction. A former recruiter, Stephen has recruited hundreds of employees and retains an inside perspective which is invaluable in helping clients successfully navigate the recruiting process.

Jul 15, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
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Leading & Managing the “New Normal” in the Public Service | Diriger et gérer la « nouvelle normalité » dans la fonction publique (Le français suit l'anglais)
(Ce groupe de discussion sera bilingue)

The New Normal : Our Public Sector panel will discuss innovative ideas, practical wisdom and how to address this phase with time for Q&A and live polling. Themes that may be covered include:

- The New Work Environment: Deputy Ministers’ opening remarks on their perspectives on social distancing, office design and leading the return.
- Leadership Redefined: the need to manage differently i.e., divisions, regions, horizontal
- How to communicate well while moving from crisis management towards the return to work. Guide your workforce to navigate the organizational turbulence successfully.
- and more...

Introduction: Jacqueline Rigg (CEO, APEX)
Moderator: Alan Kearns (Founder, CareerJoy)
Panelists: Nancy Chahwan (CHRO TBS), Taki Sarantakis (President, CSPS)
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La nouvelle normalité : notre groupe de discussion du secteur public discutera d’idées novatrices, de sagesse pratique et de la manière d’aborder cette phase, avec une période de questions et des sondages en direct. Parmi les thèmes qui pourraient être abordés, mentionnons les suivants :

- Le nouvel environnement de travail : le mot d’ouverture des sous-ministres avec leurs perspectives sur la distanciation sociale, l’aménagement du lieu de travail et l’orientation à donner au retour au travail.
- Redéfinition du leadership : le besoin de gérer différemment c’est-à-dire, par division, par région et horizontalement
- Comment bien communiquer dans la transition de la gestion de crise vers le retour au travail. Les conseils à donner à votre effectif pour naviguer les turbulences organisationnelles avec succès.
- et de plus...

Présentation : Jacqueline Rigg (chef de la direction, APEX)
Animateur : Alan Kearns (fondateur, CareerJoy)
Panélistes : Nancy Chahwan (BDPRH du SCT), Taki Sarantakis (président, EFPC)
Jul 15, 20201:00pm EDT1.5 hours
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Building a Successful Public Service Career | The Right Way Federal Public Service shouldn’t mean “boring government job”. It should mean exciting opportunities in the largest Canadian employers. It should mean “room to grow” and “continuous development”. It should mean “personal learning plans that are maximized”. It should mean “waking up everyday with energy to take on challenges”.

You might be asking yourself:
- How do I balance my personal life with my desire to grow in my career?
- What are my options for training and professional development within the Public Service?
- Am I in the right department and role within the Public Service?
- How can I use my Personal Learning Plan in the most strategic way possible?
- How do leverage my experience to win competitions?
- How do I network strategically within and outside of my department?

For over 17 years CareerJoy’s individual Public Service programs have been helping public servants in departments such as the Treasury Board Secretariat, House of Commons, and Office of the Auditor General to achieve greater success in Government careers.

We are Government of Canada Pre-Qualified through Supply Arrangement (SA) info: SA # E60ZT-180026/183/ZT.

By better understanding your career goals you can achieve greater balance and wellness in your professional and personal life.

Join this lunch and learn webinar to explore the Career Identity Program for the Public Service, the Talent Management Program for the Public Service and other opportunities for you to invest in your Public Sector career.

You’ll learn:
- 7 soft skills you need to achieve public service career growth
- How to identity your best career path through our Career Identity Program
- How to make your personal brand the one your colleagues associate with career success
- How to tell your story in competition interviews
- Whether you’re managing your career or your career is managing you

By investing in your career in the Public Sector, you strengthen your ability to serve other Canadians.
Jul 21, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
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CareerClass 201 | Be your own boss, get started with self-employment Entrepreneurship is the number one choice for Canadians who want more out of their careers. One third of Canadians (32%) like the idea of being their own boss, and one fifth (20%) want to start their own business within five years. Small businesses account for 77% of all private jobs created in Canada. Could it be the right path for you?

Join Laurie Fenske, Senior Career and Leadership coach, as she discusses high-level business planning and how working with a CareerJoy coach could help you get started to owning your own business.
Jul 22, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
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CareerClass 202 | What it really means to engage your employees The fact is, across the board – employees are feeling more disengaged than ever. To be precise, it is estimated that up to 26% of employees are not just checked out, but actively disengaged. And the problem is that these individuals can disrupt your vision and interrupt amazing organizations when it comes to accomplishing your goals. Engagement, however, is not just about your people feeling happy, or that they are the elusive "right fit".



In part one of our Employee Engagement webinar, you will learn about:

-What it means to "Engage" your employees
-The importance of listening carefully
-Formulating a strategy for a survey, focus groups or interviews
-Ensuring that you’re measuring the right things
-Securing buy-in from leadership and communicating to employees

In part two, you will learn about:
-Employee surveying 'best practices'
-Top pitfalls when it comes to measuring engagement
-The importance of secure deployment
-Developing Action Plans based upon your results
-Open Q&A to answer your burning questions
Jul 29, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
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CareerClass Webinar 101 | Get the right career, right now Finding the right career that fits all your needs, interests and passions is really the pinnacle of job seeker's success yet seems almost impossible. It doesn't have to be.

You might be asking yourself:

Did I choose my career or did my career choose me and am I satisfied with my current career path?
How do I identify and optimize my transferable skills in order to get the most out of my career?
Is there a career out there that suits both my skills, and supports my lifestyle, and provides financial stability?
Do I need to go back to school or are there options that enable me to leverage my previous education and/or work experience?
If I want to upgrade my education or leadership skills, what realistic options are available that will enable me to reach my career goals?
How do I overcome a plateau in my current role? Should I change careers, organizations, sectors/industries?
Should I or can I consider self-employment, contract, part-time, flexible or consulting options given my background and situation?


Join this CareerClass webinar to understand how to find the best fitting role for you and the next steps for how to get there.

You’ll learn:
How to take an active role in choosing your career
How to use your transferable skills to transition into your dream job without direct experience
How to identify why type of transition or pivot will help you meet your career goals
Whether self-employment options could be a good fit for you
Aug 5, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
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CareerClass 102 | LinkedIn StrategyAug 12, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
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CareerClass 102 | Find your next job with LinkedIn Our expert in LinkedIn, George Muenz, Senior Career and Leadership Coach, will discuss best practices of LinkedIn and how to leverage LinkedIn to improve your job search strategy.

The world of work has never been more competitive and yet, more interesting. You may be looking for the next step in your career and wondering how to best leverage LinkedIn in the world of work. How can you utilize this tool to advance your internal and external brand and career?

If you're looking for the next step in your career and wondering how LinkedIn fits into your strategy, join George Muenz as he leads you through this interactive webinar on managing your network online. 

You will learn how to: 
-move from a selling mindset to a marketing mindset
-use LinkedIn when working with recruiters
-focus your job search efforts to maximize your time and energy
-target decision makers within organizations

George Muenz has over 20 years as a Career Coach and Human Resources professional working with a very diverse clientele ranging from students to international CEOs.

His also has extensive experience leading teams in the military, pursuing entrepreneurial endeavours, and recruiting in the High Technology field. He has worked with clients such as IBM, Telus, Motorola, and Price Waterhouse Coopers. George helps clients be clear and confident about their value proposition.
Aug 12, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
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Building a Successful Public Service Career | The Right Way Federal Public Service shouldn’t mean “boring government job”. It should mean exciting opportunities in the largest Canadian employers. It should mean “room to grow” and “continuous development”. It should mean “personal learning plans that are maximized”. It should mean “waking up everyday with energy to take on challenges”.

You might be asking yourself:
- How do I balance my personal life with my desire to grow in my career?
- What are my options for training and professional development within the Public Service?
- Am I in the right department and role within the Public Service?
- How can I use my Personal Learning Plan in the most strategic way possible?
- How do leverage my experience to win competitions?
- How do I network strategically within and outside of my department?

For over 17 years CareerJoy’s individual Public Service programs have been helping public servants in departments such as the Treasury Board Secretariat, House of Commons, and Office of the Auditor General to achieve greater success in Government careers.

We are Government of Canada Pre-Qualified through Supply Arrangement (SA) info: SA # E60ZT-180026/183/ZT.

By better understanding your career goals you can achieve greater balance and wellness in your professional and personal life.

Join this lunch and learn webinar to explore the Career Identity Program for the Public Service, the Talent Management Program for the Public Service and other opportunities for you to invest in your Public Sector career.

You’ll learn:
- 7 soft skills you need to achieve public service career growth
- How to identity your best career path through our Career Identity Program
- How to make your personal brand the one your colleagues associate with career success
- How to tell your story in competition interviews
- Whether you’re managing your career or your career is managing you

By investing in your career in the Public Sector, you strengthen your ability to serve other Canadians.
Aug 18, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
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CareerClass 103 | Networking your way to a better career It’s easy to get lost in a sea of job search portals such as Indeed or Workopolis, and often they don’t always post those prime positions. At the same time, you have to know how to market yourself well enough to shine above your competitors.

You may be asking yourself, "How do I find opportunities that are not advertised? How do I access the 'hidden job market'? What are the best practices around LinkedIn for networking? How do I set informational interviews with hiring managers?

Join Laurie Fenske, Certified Career and Leadership Coach, as she discusses how to make the most of networking.
Aug 19, 202012:00pm NDT1 hour
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CareerClass 104 | Master interviewing, land that next role How do you ensure that your experience, education, and talents are properly presented during an interview? Join Kevin Schafer for our next CareerClass webinar on mastering interviewing skills. You'll walk through anticipating questions, preparing your success stories, deciphering what the employer is looking for, and making sure the role is a good fit for you. Aug 26, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
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CareerClass 105 | Get noticed get hired, build your personal brand with LinkedIn LinkedIn is more than a social network, it’s a place full of opportunity. The challenge? Finding the right opportunity.

You might be asking yourself:

- What are the best practices around connecting with others on LinkedIn?
- How do I access the hidden job market?
- How can I use LinkedIn to find new opportunities?
- What is my personal brand and how do I develop it?
- How do I get recruiters to notice me?
- What should I do to make my profile stand out from the rest of the competition?
- How do I network in a meaningful way that brings value to others and me on LinkedIn?

For over 17 years CareerJoy’s individual branding support has been helping professionals achieve their career goals. Knowing how to get your career story noticed, fast is an essential skills for any professional. We can help.

Join this CareerClass webinar to learn to convey your value proposition through your LinkedIn.

You’ll learn:
- what recruiters are looking for when searching you on LinkedIn
- how to identity your best networking opportunities
- how to make your personal brand the one your colleagues associate with career success
- what to do to make your profile stand out from the competition

In a recent study, 100 Executives from Canada’s largest companies revealed that almost all hiring managers are turning to LinkedIn to screen an applicant. If your LinkedIn isn't making you stand out from the crowd then you're losing out on valuable opportunities.

Join James Amarelo, Certified Career and Leadership Coach, as he walks you through the best practices of developing a personal brand on LinkedIn and leveraging its networking, branding and job search power by using it as more than just social media.
Sep 2, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
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CareerClass 106 | Maximizing your finances in times of transition Only 30% of Canadians have a long-term financial plan that includes savings and investment goals. Financial planning isn’t just about budgeting and paying the bills…it’s about getting the most out of your compensation and planning your career transitions so that you can keep as much in your pocket as possible.

You might be asking yourself:
- Should I take a payout from my employer in a lump sum when I’ve been let go or should I take a longer term payment plan?
- What type of severance pay should I ask for?
- Is it better to take a higher base salary with fewer benefits, or to take a lower base salary with really bonuses?
- How do I make sure that I’ve considered all financial factors when preparing for retirement?
- What’s the best way to maintain an income during a sabbatical?


Join this CareerClass webinar to learn how to take all factors into account when making career transition decisions so that you can earn the most money possible for your situation.

You’ll learn:
- how to identify your unique situation impacts your personal finances
- how to choose which type of severance to choose
- what financial impacts to consider when planning for a career transition
- how to maximize your earnings when transitioning your career
Sep 9, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
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Building a Successful Public Service Career | The Right Way Federal Public Service shouldn’t mean “boring government job”. It should mean exciting opportunities in the largest Canadian employers. It should mean “room to grow” and “continuous development”. It should mean “personal learning plans that are maximized”. It should mean “waking up everyday with energy to take on challenges”.

You might be asking yourself:
- How do I balance my personal life with my desire to grow in my career?
- What are my options for training and professional development within the Public Service?
- Am I in the right department and role within the Public Service?
- How can I use my Personal Learning Plan in the most strategic way possible?
- How do leverage my experience to win competitions?
- How do I network strategically within and outside of my department?

For over 17 years CareerJoy’s individual Public Service programs have been helping public servants in departments such as the Treasury Board Secretariat, House of Commons, and Office of the Auditor General to achieve greater success in Government careers.

We are Government of Canada Pre-Qualified through Supply Arrangement (SA) info: SA # E60ZT-180026/183/ZT.

By better understanding your career goals you can achieve greater balance and wellness in your professional and personal life.

Join this lunch and learn webinar to explore the Career Identity Program for the Public Service, the Talent Management Program for the Public Service and other opportunities for you to invest in your Public Sector career.

You’ll learn:
- 7 soft skills you need to achieve public service career growth
- How to identity your best career path through our Career Identity Program
- How to make your personal brand the one your colleagues associate with career success
- How to tell your story in competition interviews
- Whether you’re managing your career or your career is managing you

By investing in your career in the Public Sector, you strengthen your ability to serve other Canadians.
Sep 15, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
Register
CareerClass 107 | Backstage pass to HR For job seekers, the HR department seems mysterious and complicated. It doesn’t have to be. By knowing how HR professionals make decisions around hiring, you can gain a competitive edge over other job seekers applying for the same position.

You might be asking yourself:

Who are HR professionals?
How do they screen and hire for positions?
How do they promote their positions and do you find those openings??
How do I get their attention and connect with them in a meaningful way?
What are their needs and fears in hiring?


Join this CareerClass webinar to understand HR professionals and their motivations in hiring to get that next role you apply for.

You’ll learn:
how applicant tracking systems work and how to use them to your advantage
the hierarchy of roles within HR departments and how to cater your application all all decision makers
the specific challenges they face and how that impacts their hiring decisions
how to network in a meaningful way to get their attention

About the Facilitator
Stephen Williams came to CareerJoy with a comprehensive HR background. He has more than 25 years of experience as an HR Leader has given him keen insights to provide the crucial feedback clients need. His deep understanding of HR provides a strong support for clients seeking to re-enter workplaces or change career direction. A former recruiter, Stephen has recruited hundreds of employees and retains an inside perspective which is invaluable in helping clients successfully navigate the recruiting process.

Sep 16, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
Register
CareerClass 201 | Be your own boss, get started with self-employment Entrepreneurship is the number one choice for Canadians who want more out of their careers. One third of Canadians (32%) like the idea of being their own boss, and one fifth (20%) want to start their own business within five years. Small businesses account for 77% of all private jobs created in Canada. Could it be the right path for you?

Join Laurie Fenske, Senior Career and Leadership coach, as she discusses high-level business planning and how working with a CareerJoy coach could help you get started to owning your own business.
Sep 23, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
Register
CareerClass 202 | What it really means to engage your employees The fact is, across the board – employees are feeling more disengaged than ever. To be precise, it is estimated that up to 26% of employees are not just checked out, but actively disengaged. And the problem is that these individuals can disrupt your vision and interrupt amazing organizations when it comes to accomplishing your goals. Engagement, however, is not just about your people feeling happy, or that they are the elusive "right fit".



In part one of our Employee Engagement webinar, you will learn about:

-What it means to "Engage" your employees
-The importance of listening carefully
-Formulating a strategy for a survey, focus groups or interviews
-Ensuring that you’re measuring the right things
-Securing buy-in from leadership and communicating to employees

In part two, you will learn about:
-Employee surveying 'best practices'
-Top pitfalls when it comes to measuring engagement
-The importance of secure deployment
-Developing Action Plans based upon your results
-Open Q&A to answer your burning questions
Sep 30, 202012:00pm EDT1 hour
Register

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