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3rd Annual Manitoba Start Employer Awards 2017 Luncheon

Join us in recognizing Manitoba businesses that access world-class talent and staffing resources at Manitoba Start to strategically build a culture of diversity and inclusion within their organizations! For more information, nomination and registration click here.


Manitoba Start selected to present at DevLearn’s Demofest!

This year, Manitoba Start was thrilled to be selected to showcase our New Employee Orientation Program at DevLearn – the largest conference geared for training and learning professionals in North America. Our interactive 30-minute elearning program was developed in-house and provides new employees the opportunity to learn about our business and our… Read More >


Manitoba Start Receives 2016 Career Development Award of Excellence

Manitoba Start was honoured to accept Career Trek’s 2016 Career Development Award of Excellence. This award recognizes Manitoba Start’s innovation in advancing career and program development in support of our vision: A stronger Manitoba workforce built on cultural diversity and global talent. Manitoba Start uses a client-centred approach in offering newcomers career… Read More >


Manitoba Career and Workforce Development Month

November is Manitoba Career and Workforce Development Month. Throughout Career and Workforce Development Month 2016 Manitoba Start will host several industry-specific events to provide newcomers with an opportunity to better understand Manitoba industries and the related competencies and career pathways. Click here to see upcoming events.


Manitoba Start Annual General Meeting 2015/16

Highlights from 2015/16: Since October, 2010, Manitoba Start has served 30,174 unique newcomer clients. Manitoba Start served 6,866 first-time and returning newcomer clients. 4,142 newcomers registered for Career Services. 3,282 newcomers gained employment with support from Career Services and Job Matching teams. 5,643 coaching sessions to support newcomers in career planning and… Read More >


Feb
22
Wed
2017
Get Into Landscaping! @ Youth Employment Services
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Are you an eager, motivated job seeker between
18 and 29 who is looking for a career in LANDSCAPING?

This 4 week intensive training program combines a mix of in-class training and a work placement with Kindret Landscaping.
The work placement could lead to potential job opportunities following the training.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please join us at ONE of our upcoming information sessions at our convenient downtown location!

More details here.

 

 

Feb
23
Thu
2017
Job Fair – KFC Canada @ KFC - Sherbrook
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

KFC Canada is hiring for various opportunities such as Team Members, Cook, and Management-level positions.

Kindly bring a copy of your resume and a pen.  Be prepared to accurately fill up an application form, and complete a 40-item paper-based assessment.

KFC Canada Job Fair Details

If you are a Manitoba Start client and you are interested in Shift Manager, Assistant Manager or Restaurant Manager positions, please contact your Career Coach to be referred to the Job Developer.

 

Success in the Workplace @ Youth Employment Services
Feb 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Learn what to expect from your workplace and what your workplace expect from you, including: general etiquette, communication, managing conflict, and managing your social media.

Youth Employment Services – Success in the Workplace

Get Into Landscaping! @ Youth Employment Services
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Are you an eager, motivated job seeker between
18 and 29 who is looking for a career in LANDSCAPING?

This 4 week intensive training program combines a mix of in-class training and a work placement with Kindret Landscaping.
The work placement could lead to potential job opportunities following the training.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please join us at ONE of our upcoming information sessions at our convenient downtown location!

More details here.

Mar
2
Thu
2017
PetSmart Store Associates – National Hiring Event @ PetSmart Stores
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

PetSmart Canada is the largest pet specialty retailer in North America with more than 1500 stores. They are the biggest One Stop Shop for all pet needs – dog, cat, reptile, bird, small animals and aquatics, plus grooming salon, training facilities and on-site boarding.

PetSmart stores all throughout Canada welcome all interested candidates to attend their National Hiring Day! At this event, you’ll have the opportunity to speak with management, explore the available positions, and discover your new career path.

Opportunities are available for:

  • Store Associates
  • Early Morning Stockers
  • Salon Bathers
  • Managers

On the day of the event, you may inquire within at any one of your nearest PetSmart stores.

To express interest/RSVP, please apply online in advance.

Apply here.

“You were always ready to supply me with great prospects.”

-
Ahmed, Associate Owner, Shoppers Drug Mart (2422)

“Manitoba Start knows how to support and get new Manitobans off to a great start!”

-
Leslie Wilson, HR Coordinator, Visions of Independence

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Email: frontdesk@manitobastart.com

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