and Hollie have discovered that one of the most difficult things about
getting started in any career is finding a company that is in need of
employees. And most post-secondary school students as well as recent
graduates and even young adults, really don’t know where to turn to get
VACANCIES TO BE POSTED
can look in the newspapers and check the internet for advertisements, but studies
have shown that almost 80% of all job vacancies are never posted. They are
filled by referrals or because someone knows someone. It is becoming clear
that when it comes to
getting your big break in finding a meaningful job, it is more about
“who you know” than “what you know”.
under the supervision of Robert Kirwan, a local Marketing and Public
Relations specialist, these two
students helped develop a special employment services project that will help people living in
actually have a better chance
of finding employment.
goal is to list all of the businesses in Valley East
and Capreol as part of an ONLINE DIRECTORY of businesses which will be
posted as part of the community web site at www.valleyeasttoday.ca..
The businesses will be encouraged to post job vacancies on the site
whenever they have vacancies.
This online job posting will
allow people from
with a chance to learn about
full and part-time jobs that may be available close to home. It will
especially be useful as we get into the summer job season for students.
Summer jobs are very hard to find for most young people who depend on the
earnings during the summer months to help pay for their post-secondary
education. Local businesses
will be urged to do whatever they can to create openings for local