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New: Wednesdays at One!

ESC’s Recovery Conversations are professional development and
networking opportunities to learn and share together.

Wednesday's at One
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Introducing Wednesdays at One: Three types of Professional Development (PD) for all employment, education and training staff. Join us for networking, information, tools, and conversations to enhance how we serve and support others, particularly those impacted by the pandemic. Leave with practical ways to apply these PD learnings and insights in your daily roles, right away.

What’s Working?

Our What’s Working sessions feature current programs and supports available to help people to be successful in their employment journey. For all staff in all roles.

Disclosure & Job Search: Wed, December 7, 2022, 1:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Disclosing a disability to an employer is a critical part of the job search for people living with a disability. Donald Guse Salah from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s Discover Ability Network will be here to provide information about disclosure, accommodations and best practices so that you can help your job seekers with disabilities flourish both in interviews and on the job.

Adult Literacy Programs: Your Partners in Employment Success - Wed. December 14, 2022, 1:00 pm

Across the province, adult literacy programs offer free reading, writing, computer, math and interpersonal skills upgrading individualized to the needs of adults. Join us for an informative session with Summer Burton of Literacy Link South Central, who will talk about how adult literacy programs help build the skills adults need for employment, and how literacy and employment programs can work together effectively . Summer will also offer tips on identifying if your client may have undisclosed literacy needs and how to get a referral or recommendation.

Engaging Employers:

Join job developers and colleagues in similar roles to discuss programs, resources, and strategies for assisting employers in their recruiting, hiring, training, and retention needs.

Coming Soon!

Bite-Sized LMI:

Are you helping others to make employment decisions? Take in one of our short and sweet Labour Market Information (LMI) sessions and learn practical ways to help others better understand our region’s dynamic labour market.

Wednesdays at One:

LEDC - Role, Resources & Perspective: Wed, November 23, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Robert Collins and Sandra Zarate will be joining us to provide a brief overview of their organization’s services as an economic development agency and some of the key resources they provide that would be useful for job seekers and employers.  This will include the elements of the LEDC website that they think would be most useful for you to share with the clients and employers you work with.

ESC Recovery Conversations are a partnership between Employment Sector Council and Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning & Development Board, and are supported by The City of London.