Become a better job seeker and attend our employment focused workshops

To register please call Directions for Immigrants at 403-770-5155.

Directions for Immigrants offers a series of workshops that discuss effective work search strategies, presentation skills, and Canadian business culture. If you are interested in attending our interactive workshops and have never been to Directions for Immigrants, please call 403-770-5155 to make an initial appointment with a career coach. If you are already a registered client, please call the above phone number to sign up for a workshop.

Job Search Strategies

This introductory workshop will help job searchers develop an effective job search plan, understand employer expectations and develop goals.  See calendar below for upcoming workshops. 

Networking and Information Interviews

Boost your career by attending this workshop and mastering two key areas of an effective job search: Learn how to use labour market information for your job search and master the art of networking. Gain practical tips for impactful information interviews and confident employer engagement. This is your chance to unlock hidden job opportunities and take your career to the next level.See calendar below for upcoming workshops.

Boost your LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a business oriented social networking website with over 930 million members. This interactive hands-on workshop will help you enhance your profile, expand your network and get feedback from a career coach. Learn how to use this tool for your job search and career advancement. See calendar below for upcoming workshops.

Marketing Transferable Skills

Focusing on your job title can be limiting. Learn how to identify yourself through your skill set rather than a job title. In this workshop you will identify your skill set and then learn the process to identify some new job targets within your industry or outside your industry that utilize your existing skills. See calendar below for upcoming workshops.

North Star Job Club

Join our North Star Job Club and move from the lack of motivation Mondays may bring to a highly energetic start to the week! If you are actively looking for a job, there is no need to do it on your own. Come and join our job club. It is an informal setting to navigate your job search and it provides an opportunity to network in-person with other immigrant professionals looking for work. See calendar below for upcoming workshops.

Power of Positivity

Learn how to stay positive while job searching. Topics include positive communication, stress management and handling change. See calendar below for upcoming workshops.

Speaking Skills for Success

Gain confidence and effectiveness in various professional settings, including networking, job interviews and presentations. This workshop offers practice and skill enhancement, plus and introduction to Toastmasters International ©, a platform for speaking and networking.  See calendar below for upcoming workshops.

Study Methods for Exam Preparation

This workshop has been designed to assist immigrant professionals in preparing for licensing, designation, and academic exams. Join us and learn efficient study techniques including learning styles, reading tips, note taking, and memory improvement tips. See calendar below for upcoming workshops.