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Listuguj Mi’gmaq Development Centre 2 Pacific Drive, Listuguj, Québec, G0C 2R0 Phone: 418-788-1347 - Fax: 418-788-3095 Email: lmdc@lmdc.ca - Website: http://www.lmdc.ca

September 2011

 Career Counselling Services LMDC’s Career Counsellor is available to assist you to identify an Action Plan to Employment,. 1. During your initial interview, the Career Counsellor will get to know you by obtaining information on your employment and education background; identify strengths, potential challenges, and barriers to overcome. 2. You will be guided through basic Interest and Skills assessments. Personality and Learning Style assessments are also available. The results of your self-assessments will assist you and your Career Counsellor to identify potential career options. 3. Based on your career options, your Career Counsellor will then guide you through Labour Market Information (LMI) research on occupations, training programs, training institutes, and requirements. 4. The combined background data, assessment results, and research information, will assist you and your Career Counsellor to develop an Action Plan that will outline all necessary steps needed for you to achieve your career goals. For more information, or to make an appointment please contact Myrna Isaac at 418-788-1347 or Email: misaac@lmdc.ca

Basic Entrepreneurship Workshop October 12 - 13, 2011 This Basic Entrepreneurship Workshop is designed to introduce the client to fundamental business concepts, including what it means to be an entrepreneur. This workshop will be offered quarterly and is mandatory for LMDC’s Self Employment Assistance Program. The workshop will explore what it means to organize, manage, market, and be productive in business as well as emphasize the importance of: understanding how financial institutions (banks) operate; communicating effectively in a business environment; and, knowing how to make and adhere to a budget. Upon completion of the workshop, the student should have a basic knowledge of these areas that becomes the foundation for the subsequent development of entrepreneurial traits and skills. For more information contact Anna Isaac at: 418788-1347 or email aisaac@lmdc.ca

GED - Refresher Course October 3 - 8, 2011 GED refresher will be offered to existing GED students with the LMDC (students who have already taken the initial test and need one or two more test to pass). Existing students can give their commitment to Myrna Isaac. Rewrites are tentatively being scheduled for October 28 & 29 in Campbellton, NB. For more information contact Myrna Isaac at: 418788-1347 or email: misaac@lmdc.ca


Career Cruising - http://www.careercruising.com/Public/tours/app_can/app_can_tour_p1.html With Career Cruising’s exceptional assessment tools, detailed occupation profiles, and comprehensive postsecondary education information, you move seamlessly through the career exploration and planning process. At the same time, you have access to the real-time information and statistics you need to track your students’ progress and achievement.

Career Matchmaker Proven - Matchmaker is based on a system that has been the world’s leading computer-based career matching tool for over 30 years. Easy to understand - You receive clear feedback on why individual careers may or may not suit their interests or skills. Interactive - Participating in the matching process creates an opportunity for learning and self-awareness. Flexible - You can complete anywhere from 39 to 116 interest-related questions, and you can complete the optional My Skills component. Intelligent - Matchmaker creates customized sets of questions for each user. Accessible - You can save your work and log back in from home or wherever you have access to the Internet.

Self-Awareness and Learning Career Matchmaker provides you with clear and helpful personal feedback. Matchmaker not only suggests suitable occupations, it also shows you how each of those occupations matches your personal and work interests. This practical and individualized feedback helps make the matching process a meaningful and empowering experience. If you complete the My Skills component, Matchmaker will also show you how your skills match up with those required for each occupation, helping you see which skills you may need to develop.

Web For All

Speak to a web for all leader today and come and see the infinite possibilities the web has to offer. For more information Contact Madison Come and see what the web for all program Vicaire at: 418-7881347 or email her at: can help you accomplish!! mvicaire@lmdc.ca

If you suffer from a visual, auditory or mobility impairment, concentration or learning difficulties, or any other obstacle that makes it difficult for you to use the internet…

Did You Know! Did you know that, the LMDC has a job bank board? Every week the bulletin board is filled with postings for local jobs or for positions with Native organizations in the Atlantic and Quebec regions.

September Newsletter 2011  

A monthly bulletin regarding local events

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