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Career Opportunities

are available at the following Markham or GTA Companies

Click on the company links below for job details, and submit your resume


AMD
Bank of Montreal

Benson Medical Industies Inc.
Canada Premier Life Insurance Co.

CIBC

City of Markham

Global Consulting Group
Highland Transport


IBM Canada
Job Skills
Keating Technologies Inc.
Markham-Stouffville Hospital
Markville Shopping Centre

NDA Corporation
Network Builders, Inc.
Scotiabank


Stantac
TD Canada Trust
Toshiba
York Catholic District School Board
York Region District School Board

York South Association for Community Living


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OfficeTeam Hiring Event - On-the-spot Interviews!
  
June 15, 2017

10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location:
JVS Toronto
 3780 14th Ave., Suite 110
map 

Are you a HR, accounting, project management or administrative professional looking for a great new opportunity? JVS Markham is excited to invite OfficeTeam for on-site on-the-spot interviews for positions they're looking to fill ASAP! 
 
 JOBS: 
 • Administrative Assistant 
 • Human Resources 
 • Project Coordinator 
 • Sales Assistant 
 • Receptionist 
 • Data Entry Specialist 
 • Bookkeeping 
 • Accounts Payable/Receivables 
 • Customer Service Supervisor 
 • Medical Records Clerk 
 • Plus MORE! 

To register, send your resume to markhamonline@jvstoronto.org or call us at 905-470-9675 ext. 3407 for more information. Interview slots are limited!




 




Markham Job Workshops & Training



 


 Skills for Change

Skills for Change is known for pioneering programs that respond to shifting immigration and workplace trends and lead to employment. We are committed to building a Canada where every immigrant succeeds.

Our Trades Win Support Program helps Internationally Trained Electricians, Millwrights, Plumbers, Carpenters and HVAC Mechanics to get RED SEAL License and gain employment in the skilled trades. Learn more.

We connect employers to the right candidates through placement services, test-to-hire, internships, unpaid work experience placements and we provide access to Employment and Training incentives offered by the Government of Ontario. 

www.skillsforchange.org        (905) 764-0202 ext 101

 

 



 


Business Start Up Requirements Information Session
with Markham Small Business Centre

Thursday, June 15, 2017

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Do you have an idea for starting a business, but are not sure of how or where to start?

It can certainly be an exciting prospect, but making your start up successful requires a lot of hard work and careful research.

To begin the process, please join us for this information session where we walk you through the basic, business start up requirements and considerations.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101 map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Information Session. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org

 


Youth Job Search

Thursday, June 8, 2017

3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Job Skills Employment Services, 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Are you 15 - 29? Need some guidance on how to write an effective resume? Nervous about interviews? Not sure what education you should pursue? Finished school and need to figure out what do with your education? Join us to meet with other youth sharing the same concerns. Together you’ll work on exploring career or educational pathways; learn about and receive help with an effective job search; and gain the skills necessary to find and keep a job.

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop.

www.jobskills.org

 


Second Career Information Session

Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
or Thursday, June 29, 2017, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Second Career is an Ontario government program that helps you train for a new job. If you were laid off any time after January 1, 2005 you may be eligible to apply for Second Career. This session will provide step-by-step information about the eligibility and suitability criteria for Second Career and will discuss the financial support that may be available along with direction for next steps in the process.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Information Session. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org

 


Apprenticeship Information Session

Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Apprenticeship is a hands-on training program for people who want to work in a skilled trade, that can lead to a rewarding career in a high demand market. This session discusses some of the skilled trades in Ontario, and the process for becoming an apprentice.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Information Session. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org

 


Identifying Skills & Accomplishments

Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Identifying Skills & Accomplishments: To have the most effective resume, you must first identify your skills and create accomplishment statements. In this workshop, you’ll decide what skills to include on your resume and learn to write accomplishments that will help make your resume more competitive. Note: This is a pre-requisite for attending the resume workshop.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101 map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Information Session. Pre-registration is required.

 



Hidden Job Market Workshop

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Not sure where to begin your job search?

Attend our Hidden Job Market workshop to help greatly improve your job search skills.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org



Job Search Bootcamp

Monday, June 5, 2017

9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

A workshop designed to assess your job search knowledge and identify where you need to focus your job search efforts. You’ll discover where you are on the Job Loss Rollercoaster, brainstorm ways to overcome barriers to employment, and set SMART goals for a strategic job search.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Information Session. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org

 

 

Interview Strategies Workshop

Monday, June 26, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

You will learn the secrets of making a great first impression, how to sell your skills to employers, and develop effective ways to answer the most frequently asked interview questions. Ample time will be devoted to practicing interview techniques.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org 

 



Dynamic Cover Letters Workshop

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

A cover letter allows you to highlight the key points of your resume and add details that will set you apart from other candidates. This workshop will provide a step-by-step guide to writing effective cover letters as well as some hands-on practice and feedback.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org 

 



Write Your Winning Resume Workshop


Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

You will learn how to highlight your skills and accomplishments effectively to employers. Functional, Chronological and Combination Resumes will be discussed. You will develop the key elements of your resume in this workshop. Follow-up assistance will be provided through resume critiques.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101 map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org

 
Soft Skills Solutions Certificate Program

June 1, 2, 16, 23, & 30, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

With a diverse, everchanging workforce, employers struggle to find employees who not only have the right technical skills, but also have the right soft skills. Master the workplace skills that are in demand by signing up for this
free 5-day training course!

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - Workplace Communication
Friday, June 2, 2017 - Teamwork
Friday, June 16, 2017 - Personal Management
Friday, June 23, 2017 - Problem Solving & Critical Thinking
Friday, June 30, 2017 - Professional & Skills Advancement

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org

 


New Step 4 U: Stress Busting for Youth with 3D Art!

Thursday, June 15, 2017

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Exams stressing you out?

Need a break from making major life decisions? Then join us for a fun and creative workshop to de-stress and create some happiness using the latest technology. No artistic ability is required!

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101 map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org

 

Career Exploration Workshops

Career Exploration Series: Changing careers can be scary and exciting all at the same time. This workshop series will demystify the whole career exploration process and give you the tools that you need to make a clear career decision. The series of 4 workshops is highly recommended to be done in order, but you can attend individual sessions as needed.

Friday, June 9, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Career Exploration: Personality & Career Fit:
Unclear of your career direction? Start by understanding yourself through Personality Dimensions.

Monday, June 12
, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Career Exploration: Skills & Abilities


Monday, June 12, 2017, 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Career Exploration: Exploring Skills, Values & Change

Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Career Exploration: Labour Market Information & Decision Making

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101 map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop.

www.jobskills.org

 


Mock Interview Review & Job Search Review

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Watch your mock interview and receive professional and peer feedback. Learn from your mistakes now so you can succeed atthe real thing! We’ll also include a fun and interactive review of all the Employment Training workshop content from Bootcamp, Skills& Accomplishments, Resumes, Cover Letters, Hidden Job Market, & Interview Strategies.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Information Session. Pre-registration is required.

www.jobskills.org

 



ESL (English as a Second Language)

COSTI’s ESL Basic level program teaches students to improve their English speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Students will learn English quickly, and have ample opportunity to speak and participate in English discussions and exercises.

This program is delivered by certified instructors in partnership with the Toronto and York Catholic District School Boards.

Students attending the ESL Basic level program, will learn:
 - basic conversational English; and
 - basic grammar structures within English conversation.

Services are available to Canadian citizens, landed immigrants, convention refugees, or refugee claimants with a study permit. Students must be 18 years of age or older.

Day and evening programs are available.

Welcome Centre Immigrant Services
8400 Woodbine Avenue, Suite 102-103  map
Markham, Ontario
L3R 4N7

Tel: 289.846.3645

www.costi.org 


 



 Language & Skills Trainings Services

COSTI provides English language training as well as Enhanced Language Training for Internationally Trained Professionals at Welcome Centre Immigrant Services in Markham North. Child minding services are also provided to eligible participants who attend these training programs as well as other services at the centre.

Through a partnership of agencies, one-stop service is available to residents of York Region at Welcome Centre Immigrant Services. Services include: settlement and integration services; language training and enhanced language training in the accounting field; accreditation and qualification assistance, and employment supports.

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Welcome Centre Immigrant Services
8400 Woodbine Avenue, Suite 102-103  map
Markham, Ontario
L3R 4N7

Tel: 289.846.3645

www.costi.org 




The Top Job Search Engines of the Greater Toronto Area


Below are helpful job search web sites listing job opportunities
in Markham, York Region and the Greater Toronto Area.
Begin by clicking any one of the web sites below.

 
All Markham Jobs All Star Jobs
Career Builder canjobs
Careerjet Career Owl
Charity Employers Employment News
hcareers Hire Canada
jobboom Job Bus Canada
JobPostCanada Jobshark
Markham Jobs Media Job Search Canada
Monster Canada Now Hiring
Ontario.ca Ontario Jobs
Roevin TorontoJobs
Toronto Job Shop Workopolis

Youth.gc.ca





Employment Agencies

Jobs are also available at employment agencies in the Markham area.
To apply for a position, please send your resume in Word format

to the email address listed below, or you can fax your resume.


Abel Placement Consultants Inc.
• www.abelplacement.com
• 7030 Woodbine Avenue, Suite 500  map

   Markham, Ontario
   L3R 6G2
• Tel: 905-513-1515
• Fax: 
905-764-8112
• Email: 
info@abelplacement.com  
• resumes:
resumes@abelplacement.com

Global Consulting Group
• www.globalrecruit.com
• 195 Main Street North Markham  map
   Markham, Ontario
   L3P 1Y4
• Tel: 905-472-9677
• Email: infoweb@globalrecruit.com 

International Talent Placements
• www.itplacements.com
• 201 Whitehall Drive, Unit 4  map

   Markham, Ontario
   L3R 9Y3
• Tel: 905-513-9999
• Fax: 
905-513-9995
• Email: contactus@itplacements.com
  Jamieson Y Recruitment
  • www.jamiesonyrecruitment.com
• Markham, Ontario • Tel: 416-937-9341
• Email:  mmcqueen@jamiesonyrecruitment.com

Job Skills
  • www.jobskills.org
• 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map
    Markham, Ontario
    L3R 1N1
• Tel: 905-948-9996
• Fax: 905-948-9920
• TTY: 905-415-6900
• Email: es-markham@jobskills.com 

Kelly Services
• www.kellyservices.ca
• 7030 Woodbine Ave, Suite 400  map

   Markham, Ontario
   L3R 6G2
• Tel: 905-415-9203
• Fax: 
905-415-8095
• Email:
7671@kellyservices.com

Manpower
• www.manpower.ca 
• 7500 Woodbine Ave.  map

   Markham, Ontario

   L3R 1A8
• Tel: 905-948-1235
• Fax: 887-441-7965

The Bagg Group Staffing Solutions
• www.bagg.com
• 3000 Steeles Ave E. Suite 100  map

   Markham, Ontario

   L3T 4T9
• Tel: 905-709-3917
• Fax: 
416-350-9648
• Email:
resumes@bagg.com

W5 Staffing Inc.
  • www.w5.net
• 90c Centurian Drive, Suite 212  map
   Markham, Ontario
   L3R 8C5
• Tel: 905-940-0255
• Fax: 905-940-0258
• Email:
info@w5.net



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