The Employment Placement Program helps participants prepare to find employment. It gives them tools and a realistic action plan to achieve clear career goals. The program consists of intake, assessments, one-to-one support, job search training workshops in resume writing, interview skills, networking, labour market research and on-going evaluation and support.
The program consists of workshops as well as one-to-one sessions and includes the following:
Potential participants are assessed for employability, emotional and personal barriers, skills, and past work history/experience.
INTRODUCTION TO JOB DEVELOPMENT
Meet with the Job Developers who work one-on-one with participants to find the job that meets the career goals of the individuals.
Obtain a general assessment and overview of the participant’s readiness for employments and create a bio, including final primary and secondary job objective(s).
RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS
Participants create resumes and cover letters suitable to their employment objectives. Also learn how to complete employer application forms.
JOB OBJECTIVES AND LABOUR MARKET INFORMATION
Participants develop awareness of the labour market and a clearer understanding of their career choices.
COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMAL NETWORKING
Learn how to develop connections for information and jobs among their peers, families, relatives, friends, etc.
JOB SEARCH TECHNIQUES AND FORMAL NETWORKING
Participants learn how to use the various tools available for job searching and the procedures for networking within the industry of their choice.
INTERVIEW SKILLS AND JOB MAINTENANCE ISSUES
Practice interview techniques, understand employer expectations and review job maintenance issues.
Upon completion of the Employment Placement Program, the participants will work with our experienced Job Development Team to find the job that is right for them. Whether the participant is preparing to re-enter the workforce or looking for a new career, we can help. The Job Development Team continually researches the labour market and individuals work one-on-one with the Job Developers to find the ideal job.
Oasis Job Placement Services also include job maintenance support for a minimum of six months after employment to assist both the employee and the employer overcome any issues that may arise.
This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.