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On-line Resources to Stay Motivated in Your Job Search

YWCA Saskatoon has been working diligently and closely monitoring the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in our city, our province and across the globe. YWCA Saskatoon is taking our lead from Saskatchewan Health Authority who feel the COVID-19 risk remains low for the general population.

We have also closed our in-person Employment and Learning Programs but will continue with E&L programs that can be offered remotely.

In order to support your job search and to ensure you maintain your job search momentum, the E&L Center will offer you daily job search advice and support.  This will include a number of ideas to support your job search that you can complete from home.

Today’s post is the first of a series….

Here are some on- line resources that you can use to strengthen your resume and strengthen your skillset…..

https://www.ccohs.ca/   The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety offers WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Material Information System) training free to Saskatchewan residents.   In addition, the CCOHS offers free training in: Mental Health: Awareness, Nanotechnology and Health and Violence in the Workplace: Awareness.

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/ GCF Learn Free.org is a free online educational website focusing on technology, job training, reading, and math skills.   GCF provides the information you need to better understand computers and how they work in our Technology Basics series. Through GCF Learn Free, you can learn more about using web browsers, navigating Windows 10 and OS X, and staying safe online.  In addition, through this site, you can gain skills in Office 2019 and 365, including Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

https://www.lynda.com/portal/sip?org=saskatoonlibrary.ca The Saskatoon Public Library has a free subscription to Lynda.com, the online website offering video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills, for those with a library card.  If you do not have a library card, Lynda.com is free for your first month.

Your E&L staff will be working remotely and will provide assistance through email and phone services.  Should you have any questions or require assistance in your job search, feel free to contact any of our E&L Staff for support.

Stay motivated; stay healthy as you achieve your employment goals.