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Employment Events & Workshops

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Microsoft: Free Online Certification Courses

Microsoft offers free online certification courses where you can learn the fundamentals of their platform (e.g. Office 365). Each certification consists of passing a series of exams to earn certification.
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Time Management – Tips & Tricks of the Trade, with a Screen Reader

Have you ever missed important events? Forget what's in your schedule as demands increase? Want to stop worrying? This session will show you how to work with time effectively from a technological stand point. Learn how to leverage technology to make you more efficient, more productive and less stressed. This program runs via Zoom web conference on May 19 from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Working with Indeed: Job Search & Apply with Screen Reader

Have you ever missed important events? Forget what's in your schedule as demands increase? Want to stop worrying? This session will show you how to work with time effectively from a technological stand point. Learn how to leverage technology to make you more efficient, more productive and less stressed. This program runs via Zoom web conference on May 19 from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Employee & Employer Rights and Responsibilities

In this workshop, we'll review the rights and responsibilities for employers and employees who are working with individuals with disabilities. Topics covered will include accommodation requests, disclosure, and the roles and responsibilities of both parties. This workshop runs via Zoom web conference on May 14 from 1 to 2 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Come to Work: Core Skills Series

The five workshops in this series will provide you with a number of tips, and tools to assist you in your job search. Whether you are just beginning your job search journey or exploring a new career path, the topics in this series will provide you with valuable information to make that next step. May 25, 27. June 1, 2, 3 from 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time.
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Connecting the Dots Conference – English Event

Connecting the Dots is Canada's largest educational and professional development conference focused on education, technology, and employment for people who are blind or partially sighted.
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Microsoft Teams: Use Your Tech To Connect

Microsoft Teams is a unified communication and collaboration platform that combines workplace chat, video meetings, file storage, and application integration. In this session you'll learn what Teams is and how it is used, how to navigate the interface, and how to access resources for additional learning. This group meets via Zoom web conference on May 18 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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How I Did It Speakers Series

In this monthly virtual meeting, a guest speaker shares their story and path to employment with fellow members of the community and job seekers from coast to coast. “How I did it” and in doing so, acts as inspiration and guidance for those walking down the path which can be so daunting for many. This group meets via Zoom web conference on the second Thursday of every month at 9 a.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.