For Job Seekers
Skills for Success: Discover the Skills You Need for Work and Daily Life
What is a Mock Interview? How Can It Help You Get the Job You Want?
How to Think Like an Employer and Understand the Hiring Process
How to Create a Good LinkedIn Profile
How a Marketing Mindset Can Lead to Better Job Opportunities
4 Game Changing Strategies When Competing for Jobs
7 Keys to Job Search Success
Education and Training
Education and Training Resources
Library of 150+ Skilled Trades Descriptions
Trades Information, Compulsory Trades, and Non-Compulsary Trades
Skilled Trades Ontario: Starting and Finishing an Apprenticeship
Supporting the Apprenticeship Journey for Youth
Apprenticeship 101: What is an Apprentice and How to Become One
What is an Apprentice?
Video Series: The Future of Apprenticeship in Canada
Labour Market Information
Labour Market Information (LMI) Resources
Starting a Business
Entrepreneurship and Business Resources
Support in Peterborough County
Business Advisory Centre (Peterborough and area)
Doing Business in Peterborough
Lending and Business Advice, Mentorship and Business Support
Peterborough + Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce
Peterborough and The Kawarthas Innovation Cluster
Peterborough & The Kawarthas Economic Development
World of Work
Discuss what influences job choices, the benefits of working, and explore the hidden job market for possible opportunities.
Prepare for Meaningful Employment
Get to know yourself by taking an inventory of your values, interests, skills, and strengths. Learn how this plays a key role in your job satisfaction.
Explore how personality impacts workplace interactions, learn to understand yourself while appreciating differences in others, and find ways to communicate effectively in your relationships.
Making Work Stick
Find out how to stay employed, reduce stress, and feel more satisfied at work. Explore common work challenges and tools to help you make work stick, even when it gets tough.
Review the value of time management in the workplace and explore strategies to best manage time in your personal and professional life.
Working in Teams
Explore what a team is, the benefits of teamwork, and how to improve your teamwork skills.
Learn key elements of body language and verbal communication. Apply communication tactics and discuss topics for professional workplace conversations.
Learn techniques to routinely deliver positive customer experiences, deal effectively with difficult customers, and demonstrate a positive, confident, and professional approach.
Learn to recognize and address problems as they arise and acquire the skills to solve problems in an effective and timely manner.
Learn to recognize default conflict style patterns to improve self-awareness and explore positive solutions for resolving workplace conflicts.
Technology in the Workplace
Explore strategies to use e-mail, text messaging apps and social media effectively and professionally at work and for job searching.