ACFO of London-Sarnia has a vast array
of valuable community services and resources available
to all French-speaking persons and Francophiles in
the London-Sarnia area. Services are provided in French
and in English. If you looking for employment or you
are an employer looking for qualified bilingual job
seekers, we are here to assist you!
For job seekers, we offer…
· one-on-one job search assistance
and career planning;
· help with resume writing;
· assistance with the application for Second Carreer Program;
· various workshops on job
For employers, we offer…
· a database of bilingual
· wage subsidies for qualified
employees through the Job Connect Program.
Call (519) 850-2236 between 9am - 5pm or by
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information or to book an appointment with
Job Search Techniques and Career
Why take these workshops?
Should you want to develop a better
understanding of what careers paths are right for
you, receive assistance with your career development
planning, write a better resume or improve your job
search techniques, these workshops will be of great
benefit. Please note that the workshops are offered
in French only.
Some highlights of our workshops:
· dynamic, experienced and
· groups from 2 to 8 persons that
allow personalized attention in a friendly, positive
and relaxed setting;
· individual follow-up with an Employment
Counsellor who will assist you in your job or career
The goal of this workshop is to help
you explore career choices that will suit your individual
situation and personality. A series of questionnaires
will help you prioritize your needs and examine the
factors that are important to the process of choosing
a career. The workshop will guide you in narrowing
down career choices and establish the necessary actions
to achieve your goals.
Duration: 5 days (including the True Colours workshop)
The True Colours workshop discusses the Don Lowry
four personality types. The workshop will help you
identify your personality type, main colour, and secondary
colours. Participants begin to see themselves and
others around them in a new light and are able to
improve their communication skills either in their
personal or professional lives. The workshop is educational
and entertaining as well!
Duration: 5 hours
Job-Search Techniques Workshop
The goal of this workshop is to give job seekers an
overview of the process and the different tools used
in job search. Themes discussed are: job market, resume
writing, networking, telephone skills, interviews,
follow-ups, etc. The workshop will be adapted to the
needs to the participants to improve their individual
job search techniques.
Duration: 5 days (including the Resume
Resume Writing – The Self-Promoting
The Resume Writing Workshop is part of the Job Search
Techniques Workshop. The goal of this one-day workshop
is to help participants write professional resumes
and to offer them the tools to build and update their
own resume with minimum assistance. The structure
and the various types of resumes will be reviewed,
including the SnapShot resume and how to avoid common
Duration: 3 hours (or more to help participants
write their own resumes)
Call (519) 850-2236 between
9am - 5pm or by e-mail at email@example.com
for the workshop schedule or to register.
· Books, brochures, newspapers
and other job search materials in French and English.
· Computer and Internet access.,
fax and photocopy services.
· Brochures and other information
on community services in London.
· Directories of Canadian
colleges and universities.
· A comprehensive and updated
computer software “CHOICES/CHOIX”. This
personal career planning software program
is designed to help you discover more about yourself
and assist you in making more informed
career choices and training options.
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