Career Information

Oct
16
Tue
2018
City of Winnipeg Information Session @ Manitoba Start
Oct 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Are you a Manitoba Start active job seeker who may be interested in learning more about the career opportunities with the City of Winnipeg?

At this Information Session, the employer will share information about their organization, workplace culture and the types of positions they may be looking for in the future. You are encouraged to ask questions about the roles, skills needed and the application process. There will be time to network at the event and meet the employer.

For more information on City of Winnipeg Careers, click here.

If you are interested in attending, spaces are limited so please register today to secure your spot.

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Oct
18
Thu
2018
SkipTheDishes Hiring Café @ Manitoba Start
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Skip the Dishes is a North American technology company seamlessly connecting people to local restaurants and food couriers, making great food more accessible.

Are you a Manitoba Start active job seeker who may be interested in learning more about the career opportunities with SkipTheDishes?

A Hiring Café is an event where the employer is looking to fill current job roles and includes:

  • 10-15 minute presentation by the company
  • Question and answer session
  • 5-10 minute interview with each participant
  • 30 minute computer-based Work Assessment

The employer is currently looking for positions within their Live Operations division.

Check the SkipTheDishes website for more details: https://www.skipthedishes.com/jobs

If you are interested in pre-registering, please send an email to jmu@manitobastart.com. Please include SkipTheDishes in the subject line and attach your current resume. The deadline for registration is October 12, 2018.

Manitoba Start will review all applications.  Candidates who meet the employer’s qualifications will then be pre-interviewed by phone to complete the registration process prior to attending this event.

Loewen Windows Hiring Café @ Manitoba Start
Oct 18 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Are you a Manitoba Start active job seeker who may be interested in learning more about the career opportunities with Loewen Windows in Steinbach, Manitoba?

A Hiring Café is an event where the employer is looking to fill current job roles and includes:

  • 10-15 minute presentation by the company
  • Question and answer session
  • 5-10 minute interview with each participant

The employer is currently looking for:

  • Cabinetmakers TBD, day shifts, 4 vacancies
  • Shipper $14.87, day shift – 1 vacancy
  • Cyprium Assembler $14.87 – 1 vacancy
  • Assembly Production Worker $13.00, day shift – 8 vacancies
  • Assembly Production Worker $14.30 night shift – 11 vacancies

Visit the Loewen website for more details: https://www.loewen.com/careers/

Loewen Windows is in Steinbach. A driver’s license and available vehicle is an asset.

(Other transportation options such as gas or mile coverage/shuttle/relocation are to be discussed individually.)

If you are interested in pre-registering, please send an email to jmu@manitobastart.com. Please include Loewen Windows in the subject line and attach your current resume and transportation method. The deadline for registration is October 15, 2018.

Manitoba Start will review all applications.  Only candidates who meet the employer’s qualifications will be contacted to attend this event.

Oct
19
Fri
2018
World Financial Group Information Session @ Manitoba Start
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Are you a Manitoba Start active job seeker who may be interested in learning more about the career opportunities with World Financial Group?

This Information Session is focused on World Financial Group’s marketing/sales positions which are 100% commission-based.

At this Information Session, the employer will share information about their organization, workplace culture and the types of positions they may be looking for in the future. You are encouraged to ask questions about the roles, skills needed and the application process. There will be time to network at the event and meet the employer.

If you are interested in attending, spaces are limited so please register today to secure your spot.

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Oct
25
Thu
2018
Wawanesa Insurance Information Session (for IT positions) @ Manitoba Start
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Are you a Manitoba Start active job seeker who may be interested in learning more about the career opportunities with Wawanesa Insurance?

This Information Session is focused on Wawanesa’s IT related positions: Business Analysts, Database Developers, QA Testers, System Analyst and Software Developers. For more information on Wawanesa’s careers, click here.

At this Information Session, the employer will share information about their organization, workplace culture and the types of positions they may be looking for in the future. You are encouraged to ask questions about the roles, skills needed and the application process. There will be time to network at the event and meet the employer.

If you are interested in attending, spaces are limited so please register today to secure your spot.

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Nov
1
Thu
2018
Career Month
Nov 1 – Nov 30 all-day

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November is Manitoba Career and Workforce Development Month. Throughout Career and Workforce Development Month 2018,  Manitoba Start will host several industry-specific events to provide newcomers with an opportunity to better understand Manitoba industries and career pathways. See below for a list of scheduled events.

Nov
7
Wed
2018
Creative Manitoba Industry Insights @ Manitoba Start
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Interested in learning more about the career opportunities within Manitoba’s Arts and Creative industries?

Throughout this event, you can gain industry-specific information from leaders in the Creative Arts sector including:

Ask questions about their specific workplaces and gain insight on the diverse employment opportunities that can lead to a successful career within this sector in Manitoba.

ask questions about their specific workplaces and gain insight on the diverse employment opportunities that can lead to a successful career within this sector in Manitoba.

These events at Manitoba Start also facilitate direct connections between employers and highly skilled, job-ready newcomers, leading to new hires and work placements.

For more information on Creative Manitoba and career opportunities, click here.

If you are interested in attending, spaces are limited so please register today to secure your spot.

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Nov
13
Tue
2018
Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC) Portfolio Industry Insights @ Manitoba Start
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Are you interested in learning more about building a portfolio that will allow you to apply for the growing number of career opportunities within Manitoba’s Graphic Design Industry?

Throughout this event, you can gain industry-specific information from Certified Graphic Design Professionals working in Manitoba, ask questions about their specific workplaces and gain insight on the diverse employment opportunities that can lead to a successful career within this sector in Manitoba.

These events at Manitoba Start also facilitate direct connections between employers and highly skilled, job-ready newcomers, leading to new hires and work placements.

If you have a Graphic Design Portfolio and are interested in pre-registering, please send an email to jmu@manitobastart.com. Please include GDC Portfolio Review in the subject line and attach your current resume. The deadline for registration is October 12, 2018.

Manitoba Start will review all applications.  Candidates who meet the employer’s qualifications will then be pre-interviewed by phone to complete the registration process prior to attending this event.

Nov
14
Wed
2018
Banking Industry Insights @ Manitoba Start
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Interested in learning more about career opportunities within Manitoba’s financial institutions?

Throughout this event, you can gain industry-specific information from business leaders, ask questions about their specific workplaces and gain insight on the diverse employment opportunities that can lead to a successful career within this sector in Manitoba. We are pleased to have RBC Royal Bank and Scotiabank present at this event.

These events at Manitoba Start also facilitate direct connections between employers and highly skilled, job-ready newcomers, leading to new hires and work placements.

If you are interested in attending, spaces are limited so please register today to secure your spot.

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Nov
20
Tue
2018
Manitoba Child Care Industry Insights @ Manitoba Start
Nov 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Interested in learning more about early childhood education as a profession in Manitoba?

Throughout this event, you can gain industry-specific information from business leaders, ask questions about their specific workplaces and gain insight on the diverse employment opportunities that can lead to a successful career within this sector in Manitoba.

These events at Manitoba Start also facilitate direct connections between employers and highly skilled, job-ready newcomers, leading to new hires and work placements.

For more information on the Manitoba Child Care Association and career opportunities, click here.

If you are interested in attending, spaces are limited so please register today to secure your spot.

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Nov
21
Wed
2018
Credit Unions & Caisse Financial – Training & Work Experience Program Information Session @ Manitoba Start
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Are you interested in a career as a Member Services Representative?

Credit Unions & Caisse Financial – Training & Work Experience Program

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Permanent Residents with a valid Social Insurance Number
  • Strong English Language Communication Skills (prefer Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) of 7 or higher)
  • Bilingual (French/English) Language Communication Skills for a Caisse position (prefer (CLB) of 7 or higher)
  • Background in banking (teller) asset, but not required
  • Strong customer service and sales skills required
  • Proficient in use of computer, with attention to detail
  • Canadian cash handling experience preferred
  • Grade 12 High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Bondable
  • Flexibility regarding location of employment and work hours (between Monday and Saturday)
  • Successful completion of Banking Assessments

Program Description: (Starting Tuesday, February 19, 2019)

Part 1- 4 weeks Pre-training Program

9:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday

Hourly Wage is $14.25

Curriculum: Language and culture training with an orientation to financial and business language, Canadian and financial cooperative work culture, essential skills and other topics related to working as a Member Services Representative.

Part 2 -3 months Work Experience

Full-time, 37.5 to 40 hours per week, Monday to Saturday availability required

Hourly Wage is $14.25

Curriculum: On-the-job training and experience as a Member Services Representative in a Credit Union/Caisse Financial.

Program Completion:

Upon successful completion of the Work Experience Program, participants will be guaranteed a minimum of permanent part-time employment along with a Certificate of Completion.

If you meet the eligibility and commitments above, please email your targeted resume/cover letter to your Career Coach.  Your Career coach will then provide you with an overview of the application process and further assessments required for pre-screening.

Information Session Date & Times (at Manitoba Start):

Wednesday, November 21 at 10:30 am – 11:30 am;

Wednesday, November 21 at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

This Program is made available through a joint partnership supported by Manitoba Education and Training, I.R.C.C, Manitoba Start, Cambrian Credit Union, Assiniboine Credit Union, Steinbach Credit Union, and Caisse Financial Group.
Nov
22
Thu
2018
On Screen Manitoba Industry Insights @ Manitoba Start
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Interested in learning more about careers in Manitoba’s growing visual media production industry (Film Television and Documentary)?

Throughout this event, you can gain industry-specific information from business leaders, ask questions about their specific workplaces and gain insight on the diverse employment opportunities that can lead to a successful career within this sector in Manitoba.

These events at Manitoba Start also facilitate direct connections between employers and highly skilled, job-ready newcomers, leading to new hires and work placements.

For more information on On Screen Manitoba and career opportunities, click here.

If you are interested in attending, spaces are limited so please register today to secure your spot.

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