Utilisation de l`Internet pour la Recherche d`emploi et l`Offre de service
Service d‟aide à l‟emploi
is a Centre de ressources éducatives et
communautaires pour adultes (Créca) ‟s service
in partnership with the Centre local d‟emploi (CLE)
Créca is a charitable organization.
Our students are adults who want to improve their basic
knowledge in French or in computing.
They have in common to have a low level of studies.
We give basic computer courses.
We give literacy courses for everyone who needs it.
We teach French-literacy courses for immigrants.
Employment insurance (Canada)
Employment Insurance (EI) provides temporary financial assistance to unemployed
Canadians who have lost their job through no fault of their own, while they look
for work or upgrade their skills.
Local employment centre (CLE)
CLE d'Ahuntsic (256)
10520, l'Acadie Boulevard
Montréal (Québec) H4N 1L9
Tel.: (514) 872-4949
Fax: (514) 872-7098
ONLINE LABOUR MARKET INFORMATION
A site that groups together information about:
more than 500 occupations
33 sectors of activity
businesses with more than four employees in each region of
Data for all of Québec and each of its 17 regions
Interaction with the Online Placement service
SERVICES AVAILABLE AT LOCAL
EMPLOYMENT CENTRES (CLEs)
Tools and documents to help you search for employment
Support from an employment-assistance officer, who can:
answer your questions
provide you with support or refer you to
the appropriate service
help you register for Online Placement and use the
Online Placement and Labour Market Information
SERVICES AVAILABLE AT LOCAL
EMPLOYMENT CENTRES (CLEs)
If you are able to look for work,
here are the steps to find a job:
define and identify your skills and interests
find out about the labour market
prepare tools (résumé, cover letter) to tell people
consult the job offers that are posted and find out
about jobs that are not posted (“hidden” offers)
get ready for a job interview
present your candidacy in a positive way
First of all, you must think about your professional life.
• To have a career goal, you must spend some serious time thinking
about yourself. What you can do, love to do, want to do. This selfanalysis step is very important.
• Don‟t search for the answers right now. Feel free to ask questions with
an open mind. Feel free to ask yourself questions you never ask before.
• The main question is « How can I improve my skills, update it, maintain
it at the same level or get one. »
• Think of yourself as a value for the company. What is your ability to
create value for an employer.
• Be curious, get information about your sector of work
A successful job search is a matter of attitude. A positive
attitude is the cause of a successful job search, not the
Employers are looking for people who believe in
themselves and in their skills, who want to work, who
want to work for them, and who generally have a positive
Feel good about yourself. This is the key to a positive
attitude. The points that follow are ways of helping you
feel good about yourself.
Talk positively about yourself and your abilities. You
know the story about the little engine that could, right?
What you believe about yourself is the foundation of all
your future actions.
Job searching club
(Club de recherche d’emploi)
Search for a job
Write with you your CV
Digitize your cv and cover letter in order for you to
An employment adviser may answer your
All this for free.
A resume is an ad, a publicity.
Your are marketing yourself
Every sentence, every word in your CV has
to be useful. If not, it shouldn‟t appear in it.
Employers will scan a resume for less than 30 seconds to decide
considering the applicant. He will read those left after.
Some may use an automated scan instead to short list resumes and
get your resume in the „for consideration‟ pile.
A resume is a "snapshot" of your personality and needs to be:
Written with the employer‟s interests in mind
Professional in appearance
Targeted for a particular job or organization
"Letter-perfect." Spelling and grammar mistakes can mean an
automatic trip to the reject pile
An honest and clear demonstration of your skills, abilities and
A clear indication of what you offer to the employer.
A skill base résumé
123 rue des Ormes Montréal (Québec)
Email: [email protected]
• Languages: French, English, and Spanish (basic)
• Computer skills: Word,
access, Excel, power point,
avantage, and Simple Comptable
• General accounting: Client accounts, supplier accounts, payroll, billing, and
• preparation and analysis of monthly and yearly financial statements
• Inventory management
• Customer service
• production of tenders and sales reports
• Creation and management of data bases
• Translation of documents
• office work (receiving and dispatching telephone calls, filing, drafting correspondence, etc.)
ABC Enr., montréal (Québec)
Meubles du jardin Ltd., Laval (Québec)
Portes et Fenêtres astro, montréal (Québec)
Garage Morin, montréal (Québec)
Diploma of Collegial Studies
(Administration: Management Option)
Cégep Saint-Laurent, montréal (Québec)
Office automation updating
Collège informatique de la rive-Sud, Longueuil (Québec)
English and Spanish courses (conversation)
École des langues, Laval (Québec)
Volunteer during benefit activities for Leucan
Member of the board of directors of Lespetites Souris daycare centre
Secretary-treasurer of the Laval Figure Skating Club
•The cover letter shows the employer why they should consider your
•It is the first impression you make on the employer and it shows how well
you communicate in writing.
•Break the text into short paragraphs, that makes it easier to read.
•The cover letter provides the opportunity to highlight how your skills and
qualifications will benefit the employer, It provides an individual touch
•Tell the employer why he should call you for an interview
•Never send a resume without a cover letter.
Before the interview
Collect information on the company you want to work for.(clients,
suppliers, past achievement, plans for years to come)
Prepare your answers (who are you, why do you want to work for
this company, what do your bring to the company)
• During the interview
• Believe in yourself an go fo it, do your best!
• Tell them why should they trust you
• Remember, your are a solution, not a problem.
• Act like a solution to their problems.
• Tell them why your difference can be a valuable asset for them.