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Events and Programs

Core Skill Series: LinkedIn & New Job Search Methods

June 20, 2024  @ 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT |  Virtual Event

Discover how personal branding can be used as new job search methods in our one-hour workshop for individuals with sight loss. Learn at it means to have a personal brand including: how to optimize your LinkedIn, and create impactful content to network strategically.

How I Did It – June Session

June 25, 2024  @ 7:00pm to 8:00pm EDT |  Virtual Event

The "How I Did It" series welcomes individuals living with sight loss as they share their personal triumphs, challenges, and often creative solutions as it pertains to job-seeking, employment and overcoming some common barriers. Speakers from a variety of industries and diverse backgrounds will be highlighted during this monthly series.

Tech Lab Monthly Session – June

June 26, 2024  @ 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT |  Virtual Event

Tech Labs are monthly sessions held by our Come to Work Assistive Tech Trainers. Sessions can have a topic, but often, it's for individuals who have not had a chance to book some 1 on 1 time with an Assistive Tech Trainer to learn or trouble shoot their Assistive Technology as it pertains to the world of work!

Taking Stock of Transferable Skills

June 26, 2024  @ 7:00pm to 8:00pm EDT |  Virtual Event

Learning Lab sessions are oriented around preparing for work. Topics vary week-to-week. Learning Labs take place every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. Eastern on Zoom. 

Core Skill Series: Interviewing

June 27, 2024  @ 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT |  Virtual Event

When you hear from an employer that they want to interview you, what do you do? Interviews can be a challenging, and stressful thing to prepare for! Luckily, we have a great session on how to prepare and show up confident to an interview, either virtually or in person.

Core Skill Series: Disclosure (Part 1)

July 2, 2024  @ 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT |  Virtual Event

We live in an age of never ending self disclosure where everything about us is online and up for grabs. We talk to strangers about any and everything. It feels like an age of transparency and acceptance, or is it? Knowing how to disclose your disability is of primary importance in the workplace and begins before you take the job offer.

Come to Work "Come Learn the Way" Session – July

July 2, 2024  @ 7:00pm to 8:00pm EDT |  Virtual Event

The "Come Learn the Way” sessions are all about learning about CNIB's Come to Work Program for members of the sight loss community who are 15 to 65 years of age, looking to work. That could be working for someone else (Talent Pool) or starting their own business (Venture Pool). Sessions are designed for participants to learn more about the program and ask questions before joining in on the program.

Building self-awareness through career assessments

July 3, 2024  @ 7:00pm to 8:00pm EDT |  Virtual Event

Learning Lab sessions are oriented around preparing for work. Topics vary week-to-week. Learning Labs take place every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. Eastern on Zoom.

Core Skill Series: Disclosure (Part 2)

July 4, 2024  @ 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT |  Virtual Event

We live in an age of never ending self disclosure where everything about us is online and up for grabs. We talk to strangers about any and everything. It feels like an age of transparency and acceptance, or is it? Knowing how to disclose your disability is of primary importance in the workplace and begins before you take the job offer.

CTW Information Session - Public Service Commission

July 9, 2024  @ 2:30pm to 4:30pm EDT |  Virtual Event

The Canadian Public Service Commission is delighted to host "Information day" : a virtual event designed for the talent pool members of the CNIB's Come to Work program.