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The Workforce Connections program provides practical tools and information to help job seekers with obtaining an entry-level position in their chosen field of study.
In addition to receiving one-on-one support, you will also be provided the opportunity to participate in customized group workshops.
- Career Connections (8 sessions over a 4 week timeframe)
- Job Options (2 full days)
Designed to help you with learning about Canadian workplace culture and enhancing your interpersonal communication skills, these workshops are a prerequisite for participation in the STEP and Internship programs. (Maximum of 8 participants for each group session)
Networks is a job start program to help you identify your personal career goals, develop essential skills, and increase your self-confidence for successful entry into the Canadian workplace.
In addition to completing a series of group workshops, a Job Coach will assist you with your search for employment.
The Energy Sector Language Training course is designed to assist Engineers, Geoscientists, Chemists, Accountants, workers in Skilled Trades, and other support staff with developing their professional workplace communication skills to work in the Oil and Gas Industry.
If you are already employed, or preparing to work in the energy sector, the ESLT course may help you! For more information, please contact your Career Practitioner at AXIS. (Maximum of 10 participants for each session)
AXIS offers preparatory classes for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), the Test of English for International Communications (TOEIC), as well as the Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL), and the Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainers (CanTEST) when instruction is required.
These classes are offered on a regular basis to assist you with preparing for examinations. The successful completion of one of these examinations is a prerequisite for many post-secondary programs or for licensure in particular professions. (Maximum of 10 participants for each session)
An Employment Portfolio can help you organize and present your work experience and competencies to a potential employer.
A trained Facilitator at AXIS can help you identify, articulate and document your previous learning and experience to assist with achieving your career goals.
For individualized assistance with beginning the process, or for information about group sessions, contact your Career Practitioner. You may also upload supporting documents into the e-Portfolio section of your Job Seeker account.
Are you looking to hire international workers who are living in Newfoundland and Labrador? AXIS can help!
Through our skills matching process, job-ready newcomers are pre-screened to ensure that they have the necessary skills and qualifications to meet your human resources needs.
In addition, you may be interested in hosting an Internship or STEP Career Training Placement (volunteer), or becoming a Mentor.
For further information, please visit the Employer page or email: email@example.com.
Our Resource Centre contains a variety of resources and information about job search, labour market information, and college and university programs in Canada and abroad.
Through our AXIS Small Loans Initiative, Internationally Educated Professionals, who are permanent residents living in NL, may be eligible to apply for financial assistance with obtaining licensure/certification to begin working in their fields in Newfoundland and Labrador. For further details and information about eligibility criteria and the application process, contact your Career Practitioner at AXIS.
Anthony & Smith is a chartered professional accounting firm based in St. John’s and was founded in 1994. The firm provides accounting, tax, and consulting services to small and medium sized businesses.
Anthony & Smith has partnered with AXIS to assist and support newcomer integration over the past few years. In 2014, they hosted an AXIS Internship Placement Program for one of our client’s in the accounting field. The placement was a success and the client is happily employed as an Accountant at Anthony & Smith to this date.
In 2015, Anthony & Smith participated in a focus group for the upcoming launch of the Career Essentials e-Learning Program. They provided feedback on this new program based on an employer’s perspective. More recently, Anthony & Smith participated in the Career-Focused Mentoring Program, where the employer provided one-on-one guidance regarding the client’s career path.