Jun 28, 2022 | News | 4 comments

Skills for Hire

News | 4 comments

Skills for Hire Atlantic is a 20-week career-building program designed to up-skill individuals to become qualified and ready to contribute to an innovative technology industry. Participants will develop valuable skills, a solid foundation, and the confidence they need to find meaningful job opportunities, helping them thrive in Atlantic Canada’s tech sector. Funded by the Government of Canada’s Adult Learning, Literacy and Essential Skills Program. 

Technical Skill Building

  • Options include Data
    Analyst or Web
    Development training
  • Certifications completed
  • Live sessions & direct
    one-on-one support
    offered through teaching

Career Development

  • Career support with cover
    letter and resume writing,
    LinkedIn, interview
    practice, and networking
  • Assistance building a career plan
  • One-on-on support sessions with career strategies

Industry Connections

  • Networking opportunities
    with industry professionals
  • Virtual industry panels
  • Career advice from people
    working in the sector
  • Industry mentorship
    through Connector
    Programs and partners

Community Partner Involvement

Community partnerships add significant value to the Skills for Hire Atlantic program. We are very interested in discussing joint goals and potential opportunities for collaboration with community partners across all four provinces 

Examples of partnership opportunities include:

  • Share and promote this program across your networks, social channels, and through your newsletters
  • Offer feedback on learning accommodations and needs
  • Recommend this program to your clients who are interested in exploring a career within the tech sector
  • Share the opportunity with members of your tech sector to help secure jobs for our graduates