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January to March 2019

(disponible en anglais seulement)

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Our winter webinar schedule is now available!  Please join us online in GoToTraining for this series of interactive sessions.  Anyone is welcome to attend, free of charge.

For further information please email webinars@makeachangecanada.com or phone 1-888-9-ASPIRE (1-888-927-7473), Ext. 702.

To register, please sign up for the sessions listed below.

SPECIAL GUEST! Tapping the Hidden Job Market
with Tara Thom Burnett of The Time to Write Communication Solutions
Tuesday, February 5 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)

Statistics suggest that over 80 percent of job vacancies are never advertised. This means you need to go beyond the regular job boards and online job listings to find your next opportunity. Accessing the hidden job market requires tactics such as networking and research. So where do you start? In this session, Tara Thom Burnett, who has worked extensively as an employment services professional, will provide tips on how to access these "hidden" jobs and increase your chances of finding the work you really want!

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NEW! Overcome Your Fear and Master the Cold Call
with Doug Tardif
, Business Advisor
Tuesday, February 12 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Many budding entrepreneurs rely on the anonymity of the internet to sell their product or service. But when it comes to developing long-lasting relationships with your customers, nothing beats face-to-face contact. In this session Doug will provide tips on how to overcome your discomfort with cold calling, how to break the ice at a trade show, and how to communicate effectively in front of an audience. Some people do it naturally, while the rest of us must conquer our shyness. The good news is that we can all learn to radiate confidence in any setting. This will serve you well in all aspects of your life!

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NEW! Using Digital Moderation to Increase Your Productivity at Work
with Chantal Orr
, Business Advisor
Tuesday, February 19 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
We’ve all experienced it. We feel overwhelmed and distracted throughout the day from the constant stream of alerts and messages sent by our media devices. In the workplace, productivity becomes more of a challenge as our time is consumed by social media apps and other addictive digital media platforms. Can we learn to become more focused and productive at work? Is multi-tasking really effective? Can we better manage our digital consumption and build a healthier relationship with technology? In this soft skills webinar Chantal will explore these questions and offer simple techniques to help you remain focused and productive throughout your work day. Sign-up today!

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GUEST SPEAKER! Digital or Traditional Marketing? Finding the Right Mix
with Chris Holland of Juggernaut Marketing Communications
Tuesday, February 26 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)

Congratulations! You are following your dream and are well on your way to becoming a new entrepreneur. But with so many tools and options available, where do you begin with marketing? Join Chris in this session to see how he uses the SWOT method (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) in determining whether digital or traditional marketing is most appropriate. The trick is learning that digital and traditional marketing work together, and finding the right mix. Chris will review the pros and cons of each so you are better able to reach your target audience. As you will learn, this is really industry specific. Don’t miss this one!

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NEW! Build a Stronger You Through Stress Management
with Louise Doyle
, Business Advisor
Tuesday, March 5 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Many people identify stress as their number one problem. It is no surprise that in today’s complex world we deal with stress in every corner of our lives. Therefore, it is critical for our own well-being to learn how to manage stress and practice strategies to maintain our physical, mental, and emotional health. In this session Louise will show you how to recognize the signs of stress and be better prepared to minimize or reduce the effects of stress in your life. This is a topic everyone can relate to, so be sure to sign-up early!

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DISCOVER! Information Forum: Find Your Fit with Make A Change Canada
with Make A Change Canada Team Members
Thursday, March 7 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Join our next information forum to learn about our supportive online skills training programs in web development and entrepreneurship. As a national charitable organization, our goal is to help more Canadians develop the skills they need to find or maintain employment, or start their own business. Whether you are a potential new client, community partner, or supporting agency with similar goals, this conversation with our staff and program participants will help you find your fit with Make A Change Canada.

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