Thinking of changing career directions in 2021? Whether you've been laid off due to the pandemic and need to go down a different job route, or you feel it's just time for a change, switching course in your career can be a daunting task. Learn how to go about it in this episode of Get a Job, where we chat to WorkBC Centre staff Zehra Kizilbash and Carolynn Duggan.
Links referenced in this episode:
WorkBC Midtown East monthly Career Planning workshops, next ones Feb. 11 & 12 as well as Feb. 24 & 25: Call (604) 829-2300
WorkBC LEADS North Vancouver & Richmond, starts Feb 16: https://workbccentre-northvancouver.ca/leads
How to Network, A Free Virtual Workshop, Feb 11: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/how-to-network-a-free-virtual-workshop-tickets-135591705441
Find your local WorkBC Centre: https://www.workbc.ca/Employment-Services/WorkBC-Centres/Find-Your-WorkBC-Centre.aspx
Free career assessment resources:
Personality Testing Holland Occupational Themes – Interactive version of the IIP RIASEC Markers Scales.
Service Canada Job Bank: Career Exploration – Assessments and resources to help narrow career options.
Service Canada Job Bank: Making Career Decisions – Links and resources to help narrow career options.
TypeFocus – Assessment measures three interactive concepts: personality, interests, and values.
WorkBC Career Compass – Three free assessment tools to help discover potential careers
WorkBC Explore Careers – Find Labour Market information on over 500 careers in BCwww.16personalities.com
- Free personality test to discover who you are and why you do the things you do. https://msb.franklincovey.com/
- Build a personalized mission statement that will help you to identify your values and vision for your career.https://www.educationplannerbc.ca/
- EducationPlannerBC is a centralized resource that helps learners plan, search and apply for admission to post-secondary institutions in British Columbia.