Calendar

The Langley WorkBC Centre offers a variety of programs and workshops to assist individuals to develop training and career plans and to prepare and conduct effective job searches. Browse the calendar and the workshop descriptions listed below the calendar.

To learn more and to register, please contact WorkBC Langley at: 604-360-4196 or info-langley-willowbrook@workbc.ca

Workshop Series 

The Langley WorkBC Centre offers the following career exploration and job search workshop series. Please check the calendar for upcoming workshops.

The Discovery of Work Options
This series of workshops is for clients interested in career exploration. Career and occupational assessments, career planning, goal setting, labour market research and job search are some of the topics covered by the workshops. The series is delivered over two weeks; participants attend a three hour workshop each day. In addition to the workshops, participants will be supported by an Employment Coach.

Employment Planning
This series of workshops is for clients who need help to enter or re-enter the workforce. Workshops cover topics including personal planning and goal setting, occupational interests and the current labour market, self-awareness, effective communication and job maintenance. Workshops are delivered over two weeks; participants attend a three hour workshop each day. In addition to the workshops, participants will be supported by an Employment Coach.

Job Search Strategies
This series of workshops is for clients who are looking for strategies to obtain their dream job. Workshop topics include accessing the Hidden Job Market, informational interviews, networking and self-marketing, interview skills and post-interview follow-up, effective communication and job maintenance strategies. Workshops are delivered over four days; participants attend a three hour workshop each day. In addition to the workshops, participants will be supported by an Employment Coach.

Steps to Training Success
This series of workshops is for clients considering skills training. These workshops assist clients the readiness necessary to build and complete a skills development plan. Clients will research and develop a skills plan to support the career options they identified within The Discovery of Work Options workshop series. Workshops are delivered over four days; participants attend a three hour workshop each day. In addition to the workshops, participants will be supported by an Employment Coach.

The Professionals Workshop Series
This workshop series is for clients who have been career professionals and want to re-enter the workforce. Workshop topics include job loss and transition, working in multi-generational teams, resumes vs. CVs, professional portfolio development, online job search and networking. Workshops are delivered over four days; participants attend a three hour workshop each day. In addition to the workshops, participants will be supported by an Employment Coach.

One to Three Hour Workshops
In addition to the workshop series described above, the Centre offers a number of one to three hour stand-alone workshops. Check the calendar for the following upcoming workshops.

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Keeping Your New Job
  • Joining a New Team
  • Working Safely
  • Money Matters
    Stress & Anger Management
  • Housing – Good Tenant Practices