For Immediate Release: Getting Motivated & Staying Focused 2009-09-16
MONTREAL, September 16, 2009 – YES offers innovation this fall with new workshops and servicesfor those affected by rocketing unemployment particularly among young people. Three new workshops are available this fall: Getting Motivated & Staying Focused, Transferable Skills, and Organize Your Job-Search.
“Highly skilled job seekers walk through our doors every day feeling like progress has made their specialty obsolete,” says Annalise Iten, YES Job Search Director. “You learn something during any activity in your life – jobs, classes, projects, parenting, hobbies, sports, virtually anything. Those are skills, transferable skills, and they’re valuable to employers.”
The deft use of transferable skills should pervade a job search and be a key factor in resume, cover letter, and interview strategies. YES now offers a two-part Transferrable Skills workshop. The first September session starts on September 17.
YES also offers a third new workshop for today’s job seeker. Organize Your Job Search explores how to achieve and maintain an efficient job search.
To read more about YES’ new and existing programs, visit us at www.yesmontreal.ca.
As a not-for-profit organization, YES Montreal (Youth Employment Services) enriches the community by providing English-language support services to help Quebecers find employment and start businesses. www.yesmontreal.ca
For more information, please contact:
Director of Marketing and Communications
514.878.9788 ext. 301