I’ve Been Laid Off

I’ve Been Laid Off

Facing a layoff is difficult. Where do you go? Who can help? What are your options? We have the answer and will help you navigate and weigh your options.

Employment Counsellors will help you develop your goals and create a personalized action plan. They will give you feedback on your progress and walk you through any challenges you might experience.

Services you can expect from your counsellor include:

Career Exploration/Consultation & Self-Assessment

Discover and consider available options through consultation and self-assessment tools to identify aptitudes, values, and interests and establish career transitions and educational goals.

Second Career

After the completion of an initial assessment, an Employment Counsellor can provide you with information about the services and training opportunities through the Second Career program, help you to pursue re-training for a new career and obtain financial support.
The Second Career program provides up to $28,000 to cover the cost of tuition, books and living expenses for individuals who have been laid off on or after January 1, 2005.
Eligibility to apply for funding through the Second Career program:

All applicants for funding need to demonstrate that they require skills training to assist them to find employment in occupations with demonstrated labour market prospects in Ontario.

This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario and through the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement

Job Searching & the Hidden Job Market

Connect with employers and the labour market with effective job searching techniques, job readiness training, job coaching, hiring incentives, and job leads.

Resumes & Cover Letters

Create your first resume or have your current resume reviewed and updated to compete in today’s labour market.

Interviewing & Mock Interviews

Prepare, practice, and receive feedback on interviewing techniques.

Community Partnerships & Services

Identify additional programs, services, and supports for which you may qualify.

Workshop & Events

Receive job related computer assistance and current information on employment related issues, certifications, and educational opportunities though our Resource Centre workshops, events, and on-site community partners.

North Bay
149 Main Street East
North Bay , P1B 1A9
Phone: 705-476-3234
Fax: 705-476-9302
E-mail: info@yesnorthbay.com

Mattawa
540 Valois Drive
Mattawa , P0H 1V0
Phone: 705-744-0395 ext 24
Fax: 705-744-3967
E-mail: info@yesnorthbay.com

Marten River
Phone: 705-476-3234
Fax: 705-476-9302
E-mail: info@yesnorthbay.com

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