Job seeker being interviewed at CERC Ottawa office

JOB SEEKERS

Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) provides free employment services to all Ontario residents seeking employment and training, with a focus on those living in Bells Corners, Kanata, Stittsville, West Carleton and Rural Ottawa South West and North West. If you are interested in training, please refer to the Second Career information. Feel free to come in to our centre for assistance, no appointment is necessary.

OUR SERVICES

  • Resume development
  • Job search assistance
  • One-on-one Employment Counselling
  • Career interest assessments
  • Social Media Guidance

  • Apprenticeship information
  • Second Career assessments
  • Next Chapter Preparation
  • Labour Market Information
  • Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG)

JOBS

We work directly with employers and area agencies to maintain an up-to-date listing of available job postings. We help match and prepare applicable candidates for employment.

Contact us to register and let us help you.

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JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

  • Job Searching
    • Job searching tips ( pdf | doc )
    • Job search websites ( pdf | doc )
  • The Job Market ( pdf | doc )
  • Interviewing Skills
    • Behavioural Interview Questions ( pdf | doc )
    • Informational Interview Questions ( pdf | doc )
  • The Visible Job Market ( pdf | doc )
  • Labour Market Information Websites ( pdf | doc )

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS /

STUDENTS SUMMER JOBS

The Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) helps youth access various programs and services that will help them find work and gain valuable experience.

 

Our Services:

  • Assisting with career decision making
  • Obtaining labour market information and resources
  • Developing resumes, cover letters, and social media presence
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Connecting to employers
  • Drop in programming
Male and female students engaged in conversation.

CERC offers several employment focused workshops that will assist you greatly in your job search.