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  • Remote Work Skills: Do You Have What Employers Need? novembre 23, 2020
    Turns out that in 2020, without even thinking about it, you’ve acquired a whole repertoire of unexpected new skills that might come in handy for your next job. Think about it: whether you’ve been working remotely from home, or just using your computer to stay in touch with family and friends using video and social […]
    Karin Lewis
  • Employment opportunities in Canada beyond the big cities novembre 12, 2020
    Although Canada is a big country most immigrants settle in the country’s biggest cities – Greater Toronto and Metro Vancouver areas. This has a big impact on cost of living and labour market which means settling in these cities comes at a significant cost. It is important for new immigrants to understand that smaller cities […]
    Donna Chabot
  • Keep Your Skills Current: Identify Top In-demand Skills and Ways to Learn Them novembre 2, 2020
    Are your skills considered valuable by employers in 2020 and into the future? Do you know what careers are most valued? What skills do you need to add and how? Questions about job trends are frequently asked of employment and career counsellors, and answering these questions is never easy. Right now, as we face an […]
    Karin Lewis
  • Cyber Fraud Awareness for Newcomers to Canada octobre 29, 2020
    Newcomers often become easy targets to fraud and scam since they may not be used to how banks, companies and government work in Canada. In this webinar, the team from the RBC Meeting Place will share tips and strategies for protecting yourself and your information from cyber fraud. Topics include: Cyber Crime/ Fraud in Canada […]
    Donna Chabot
  • JVS Toronto Announces 2020 AGM Award Winners octobre 7, 2020
    Recognizing client success, and the contributions of volunteers and employers, has been a staple each year at JVS Toronto’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). On September 30th, JVS Toronto presented its AGM Awards to six very deserving recipients. Avi Pollock, JVS Toronto’s incoming Board Chair, mentioned that the awards ceremony is always his favourite part of […]
    Donna Chabot
  • How to stay on top of job searching by using organizational skills octobre 6, 2020
    By Ligia Chiari Organizational skills are essential to many jobs. If you are job searching, you probably have come across postings that require the candidate to be organized, good with time-management and multi-tasking. But these are skills you will need not only on the job but to actually help you find one. This is especially […]
    Donna Chabot
  • COVID-19 Service Update – November 20, 2020 septembre 11, 2020
    As JVS Toronto continues to closely monitor and adhere to all Public Health advisories about COVID-19 we are taking proactive steps to minimize transmission. At this time, all JVS Toronto sites are closed for in-person services with the exception of our Psychology Division. We continue to provide all other services online and over the phone. […]
    Donna Chabot
  • Mental Health & Newcomers août 6, 2020
    Emotional well-being during immigration, settlement & job seeking in Canada Moving to a new country, adjusting to a new culture, and adapting to new employment realities are difficult transitions that can negatively impact your health, including your mental health. Change is difficult, but you can handle it. In times of change, learning how to support […]
    Donna Chabot
  • I found a job before arriving in Canada amidst Covid juillet 21, 2020
    A Canada InfoNet Success Story The current pandemic situation has changed everyone’s lives and we know that for those immigrating to Canada at this time it might seem even harder to stay motivated to continue with your job search. These are challenging times but there is no reason to give up on your goals. Today […]
    Donna Chabot
  • COVID-19 Service Update – July, 2020 juillet 6, 2020
      Service Update and Safety Procedures for Resuming In-Person Services As of Tuesday July 7, JVS Toronto’s Psychology Assessment Services will reopen to the public by appointment only. These services include: Psychoeducational assessments Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) assessments Vocational assessments Psychovocational assessment All other JVS Toronto services continue to be available virtually. JVS Toronto is […]
    Donna Chabot