Strong Interpersonal Skills Critical For Young Workers

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Young workers can give themselves an edge in the labour market by developing interpersonal skills.

The Canadian labour market is trending as we’ve never seen before. Despite reportedly having more jobs than employees, the youth unemployment rate is almost double the national average. According to NBC, LinkedIn reports, “in a post-pandemic workplace, the ability to build relationships and collaborate with teams globally is an important skill.”

Job Skills’ You Fit program provides personalized employment solutions for young people who are not currently in education, employment, training, or enrolled in educational activities. The program identifies and provides the support needed for success by increasing youth’s employability skills through a concentrated five-day intensive “boot camp” program.

During the program, the participants are paid a living allowance equivalent to 30hrs x minimum wage. Post-program, participants not employed are paid to attend a six-week work placement at 35hrs/wk x minimum wage. 

Job Skills’ Youfit program will be delivered online to youth job seekers residing in GTA, including; York and Peel Regions.

Click here to register or learn more: https://www.jobskills.org/you-fit/register/ 

Job Skills’ employment specialists are there to answer any of your employment questions. Job Skills‘ staff offer solutions to all job seekers, including youth, newcomers, mature workers, persons with disabilities, and entrepreneurs. Job Skills knowledgeable team can help you make educated decisions, set goals, and create a strategy to help you become happier in your career. Job Skills works with local employers creating employment opportunities for Job Skills’ clients. 
Thanks to government funding, Job Skills’ programs and services are free to all users. Job Skills have locations across Keswick, Markham, Brampton, and Mississauga. Job Skills also offers virtual services for community members unable to attend one of our offices for in-person activities.
Find your employment solution today. Visit www.jobskills.org

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