Upcoming Webinar- NEW ColourSpectrums Career Dashboard for Career Exploration

Work Prep is pleased to host a webinar to introduce the NEW ColourSpectrums Career Dashboard. Help us to celebrate Canada Career Month by attending this interactive Webinar to experience ColourSpectrums ON THE MOVE.

 

 

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Nov 18, 2020 09:00 -10:00 am Saskatchewan

Topic: NEW ColourSpectrums Career Dashboard for Career Exploration

Register in advance for this webinar:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZJUlhw68SHidLU0h4WqJXQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Description:

Join Rob Chubb, the founding director of ColourSpectrums, for an introduction and demonstration of the Career Dashboard Tool. The dashboard is a culmination of 20 years of research and experience. This powerful tool merges the well known ColourSpectrums Personality Styles model with the qualitative analysis of the 500 Unit Groups in National Occupational Classification (NOC): Canada’s national system for describing occupations.

This user-friendly interactive dashboard searches and analyzes 500 National Occupational Classifications to identify NOC unit groups that match clients’ ColourSpectrums profiles.

Learn how the ColourSpectrums Career Development Training will empower you to engage clients in practical exercises and conversations that focus on:

  • Self-awareness
  • Self-esteem
  • Job searches
  • Job descriptions
  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Job interviews
  • Teamwork
  • Interaction styles
  • Work styles
  • Work environment
  • Communication styles
  • Occupational classifications

Attend this webinar and Rob will give you access to the ColourSpectrums Career Development Dashboard so you can buckle up and take it for a test drive.

For more details on the dashboard please visit: https://www.colourspectrums.com/career-development

Answer: Mining Machine Operator 🚜

Yesterday we asked what is the most important soft skill employers consider when hiring for Equipment Operators? The answer:
-Attention to detail!
 
Heavy equipment operators use this equipment in the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, airports, gas and oil pipelines, tunnels, buildings and other structures. Also in surface mining and quarrying activities; and in material handling work.
 
All of these different duties come back to attention to detail. The single most important soft skill for operating such large pieces of machinery and in possible higher risk job sites.
 
You can come to Regina Work Prep Centre to try your hand at running rather large mining machine. Luckily it can be done safely in an office using the power of virtual reality technology. Here’s a sneak peak of what you will see in this fly by video. Check it out!
 

Answer: Robotic Welder Operator Education

Yesterday we asked the question about your best guess to what kind of education it would take to be hired in this type of career. Or more specifically Machine Operators in general.
 
The answer is simple. Some secondary school education is usually required. Employers typically want to see educational proof that you are indeed trainable.
 
On-the-job training is provided since each one of these positions is so unique.
 
If you plan to move on to an Inspectors position, it may require experience as an assembler in the same company.
 
Here’s a video that has a sneak peak of the Robotics Welder Operator environment inside the VR! Which you can try at Regina Work Prep Centre.
 

Question: Robotic Welder Operator

Also more formally known as Machine Operators. In this position duties are operating machinery or equipment to fabricate complete products or parts for use in the assembly of electrical appliances and equipment, and electrical apparatus, such as batteries, fuses and plugs. Inspectors in this unit group inspect and test completed parts and production items.
Which brings us to our question! What kind of education do you think is needed to be hired into this job?

Every guess is entered in for a $50 gift card!

Don’t forget that you can come to Regina Work Prep Centre to try this exciting career and more inside of virtual reality!

Question: Robotic Welder OperatorAlso more formally known as Machine Operators. In this position duties are operating…

Posted by Regina Work Preparation Centre on Monday, July 13, 2020

Question: Robotic Welder OperatorAlso more formally known as Machine Operators. In this position duties are operating…

Posted by Regina Work Preparation Centre on Monday, July 13, 2020

Question: In demand soft skills as a Pipefitter?

Steamfitters and pipefitters lay out, assemble, fabricate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair piping systems carrying water, steam, chemicals and fuel in heating, cooling, lubricating and other process piping systems. Sprinkler system installers fabricate, install, test, maintain and repair water, foam, carbon dioxide and dry chemical sprinkler systems in buildings for fire protection purposes.

 

With that in mind, here’s our question: What are the three most in demand soft skills employers are looking for in hiring a Pipefitter?

 

These aren’t skills that are normally taught in a class or in the actual trades work itself. These are desirable personality traits that help in certain jobs.
Every guess is entered in for a $50 gift card. This is the second last question so post your guesses!

Question: In demand soft skills as a Pipefitter? 🛠️Steamfitters and pipefitters lay out, assemble, fabricate,…

Posted by Regina Work Preparation Centre on Thursday, July 9, 2020

 

Answer: Residential Electricians in Saskatchewan

The answers to the yesterday’s question. There are 3,930 existing positions as a Residential Electrician in Saskatchewan and another 250 new positions to open in the next three years!
 
That doesn’t even include the already existing 1,650 positioning for Industrial Electricians in the province. With another 230 to increase that job pool in the next three years as well.
 
Here’s the fly by video to see a sample of what it would be like to try out being an Electrician in the VR at Regina Work Prep Centre.
 
Learn even more about this career on our website:
http://workprep.ca/labour-market-information/
 
Don’t forget to like and share our original post “Introducing VR to Sask Job Seekers” to be entered into our contest for a $50 gift card.
 

Question: Robotics Technician

The role of a Robotics Technician is varied and quite fascinating. Better known as it’s technical job title, Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians.
 
This job role usually involves: design, development, maintenance and testing of machines, components, tools, heating and ventilating systems, power generation and power conversion plants, manufacturing plants and equipment
 
This brings us to the question! Employment requirements. What is you best guess on the time in college it would take to earn a degree to be hired in this field?
 
Every guess on this Facebook post is entered in for a draw for a $50 gift card!

Answer: Heavy Equipment Operator in Saskatchewan

Here are the answers to the most recent questions we posted. There are currently 5,280 positions as a Heavy Equipment Operators in Saskatchewan and an estimated 540 more new openings in the province over the next 5 years!

Here’s the fly by video to see a sample of what it would be like to try out being a Heavy Equipment Operator.

 

Learn even more about this career on our website:

http://workprep.ca/labour-market-information/

 

Don’t forget to like and share our original Introducing VR to Sask Job Seekers Facebook post to be entered into our contest!

 

 

Invitation to National Town Halls on Youth Employment Sector Recovery Post-Covid

As a member of the Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity (CCYP), on behalf of Work Prep, and the CCYP, I would like to invite you to attend the CCYP’s upcoming town halls. Saskatchewan is a vast and diverse province, and it is important to capture the perspectives and realities of organizations across our province who are working with youth to support them in their employment goals.
From June 15-19, the Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity (CCYP) is hosting a series of regional town halls. These sessions are designed to engage with youth employment service providers about Canada’s post-pandemic recovery. Work Prep is a proud partner on this initiative and we invite you to attend a session and add your voice to this important discussion.
Recovery efforts of small to medium size businesses and job seekers will rely heavily on the services of local youth employment service providers.
In these sessions, we will explore and address:
  • What the youth employment sector needs to ensure we have the capacity to shape and support recovery efforts
  • How the youth employment sector will or should change service provision in response to the new labour market?
  • How the role of front-line practitioners will or should evolve as a result?
Your voice is important for the recovery of our sector. Please share this invitation with your networks and we hope to see you at the town halls.
Register here: https://www.ccyp-ccpj.org/national-youth-town-halls
If you have any questions, please reach out to me directly!
Take care,
Ashley