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Online Event Series

ACCES's Online Event Series helps individuals and jobseekers with their career development and job search.  New events are added each month and the series features knowledgeable guest speakers and employment experts to help with your employment journey. 

Register now to save your spot for an upcoming webinar (you will receive a confirmation email with login details for that specific webinar).

Online webinars and workshops from past seasons can be viewed here. If you have any questions regarding our Online Event Series or would like to suggest a topic or be a host please contact the Program Manager.

If you have any questions, that haven’t been answered here, please refer to our FAQs.

Upcoming Schedule 

Second Career Information Sessions (EO Webinar)

Presenter: Joy Henderson – Employment Consultant
Date: Friday June 5th
Time: 2pm to 3pm


Second Career provides eligible laid-off workers with skills training to help them find jobs in high-demand occupations in Ontario.  Join us for this informative workshop that introduces Second Career and provides direction and advice for the application process.

Click here to register. 


Digital Etiquette 2.0

Michelle Hannikainen - Resource Manager at Robert Half Financial Services
Date: Monday June 8th
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm EST

The digital tools we use for connecting with coworkers and clients are ever-evolving, and so are the rules for common courtesy and professionalism while using them. This presentation dives into what to do — and not to do — when video conferencing, texting, instant messaging and more at work so you come off as the consummate professional you are.

Click here to register

Facts You Need to Know About Banking in Canada

Jane Chen - Assistant Branch Manager at RBC
Date: Tuesday June 9th
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm EST

Together, with RBC Meeting Place we’re excited to be hosting financial literacy webinars each month covering various topics! ACCES Employment and RBC are proud to have a unique co-location and partnership serving Markham and surrounding communities in York Region. Jointly, we support newcomers with achieving short and long-term goals in Canada. RBC Meeting Place is a welcoming environment where you will find warm, personalized advice in banking and beyond, helping newcomers navigate your journey each step of the way. Please stay tuned for upcoming webinar dates & themes. Please register today!

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Job Hunting and EI Supports in the Time of COVID-19 (EO Webinar)

Zehra Ramsha, Employment Consultant
Peter Rattan, Employer Liaison
Date: June 10, 2020
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm

This timely webinar addresses moving your job search online and preparing to present your best-self in virtual interviews. It will also touch upon the new benefits available to people who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19.

Click here to register.

Building Resilience in Challenging Times

Vivian Li - Inclusive Recruitment at RBC Royal Bank
Amit Brahme - Senior Director (Newcomer Client Segment) at RBC Royal Bank
Kirill Kiselev - VP (Capital Markets) at RBC Royal Bank
Date: Wednesday June 10th
Time: 10:00am to 11:00am EST

The current environment has presented unexpected challenges and tested our resilience, especially for new Canadians who are looking to start their new life and career in Canada. In uncertain times, it is important to believe in yourself and stay positive and hopeful. In this webinar, we are going to invite 4 senior RBC leaders to talk about challenging times in their careers and how they have thrived through finding strength within. Their tips and advice might benefit you navigating your own journey.

Click here to register

Job Search Webinar

Joy Henderson – Employment Consultant
Date: Friday June 12
Time: 2pm to 3pm

Understand the difference between a job-search method and job search strategy and determine which tools/strategies will strengthen your job-search. Develop confidence by using the workshop resources in order to plan and implement your job search strategy.

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Job Searching for Youth with Swob

Stephanie Florio - Co-Founder of Swob Inc
Date: Monday June 15th
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm EST

Join us and learn how to use Swob - an app created for youth to help them find a job. 

Click here to register

CPA Ontario Webinar Information Session

Carmen Jacques - Manager – Student Recruitment at CPA Ontario
Date: Wednesday June 17th    
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm EST

Carmen Jacques, CPA, CGA (Manager, Student Recruitment) at CPA Ontario will provide an overview of the requirements of the CPA program and tips for enhancing a career in accounting. She will share how the CPA designation can help newcomers build the career opportunities they want. CPA is the most sought after accounting designation in Canada.


By clicking "REGISTER", you consent to submit your information to CPA Ontario, who may communicate with you regarding future events and other relevant services.

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LinkedIn Profile Optimization to Appear in Front of Right Opportunities & People to Help with Your Professional Goals in Canada

Khatija Qureshi - Social Media Consultant/Online Trainer and Founder of KdotDigital
Date: Thursday June 18th
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm EST

In this webinar, learn about:

  • LinkedIn Profile job seeker's hidden gems which will bring profile in front of the right people in search
  • Best practices on how to frame your LinkedIn profile to exhibit your professional expertise
  • Examples of LinkedIn profiles to take inspiration from
  • Do's & don't of LinkedIn Profile

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Do's & Don't before and after landing in Canada

Sweta Regmi - Founder & CEO at Teachndo
Date: Monday June 22nd
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm EST

Learn to strategize your job search before and after you land in Canada. Let's talk about things you might have missed while researching. What are the things you need to work on before you start hunting for that dream role?

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Understanding the Labour Market (EO Webinar)

Marcello Scarsella – Employment Consultant
Date: Monday June 22
Time: 2pm to 3pm

Understand the labour market and how it works including trends in Canada and the National Occupation Classification (NOC) codes. This workshop will benefit those who are unsure which occupations may be suitable for them.

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Social Media and Your Job Search (EO Webinar)

Marcello Scarsella – Employment Consultant
Date: Wednesday June 24
Time: 2pm to 3pm

Understand the role of social media in today’s job search. Learn how to set up LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media accounts to build your brand and use social media to get a job

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Getting Employed During Uncertain Times

Glen Matadeen – President at WorkLife Happiness
Date: Monday June 29th
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm EST

Re-energize your COVID-19 job search.

In this session you will learn:

  • How the job search has changed
  • Current employment trends
  • How to build your online presence
  • How to keep your job search moving

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Virtual Talk English Café

Starting Monday March 16, 2020, Talk English Cafe will be offered online only until further notice. **Spaces are limited for Virtual Talk English Café**

Talk English Cafe will be offered on the following dates, please click the link to register:

June 1, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW >  

June 3, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW > 

June 4, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW > 

June 8, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW > 

June 10, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW > 

June 11, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW > 

June 15, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW > 

June 17, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW > 

June 18, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW > 

June 22, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW > 

June 24, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW > 

June 25, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW > 

June 26, 2020 6:00 - 7:30pm ET REGISTER NOW >