Unit 1 – 107 Osborne St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3L 1Y4

10 January 2021
How To Overcome Lack of Relevant Experience

Some ideas of what to do when you have the education, but lack experience. You did it! You graduated and after some blood, sweat and tears, you received a certificate, diploma or degree. You may have thought that your education alone would get you the job, yet now that you are ready to join the […]

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21 December 2020
Career Planning and Dreaming go Hand and Hand

Figuring out what to do in terms of work can be a daunting and seemingly overwhelming task, one which is made much easier with some help. Here at OVRC, we have a wonderful crew of career professionals ready to assist you, every step of the way. As one of the career counsellors at OVRC, my […]

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7 December 2020
Positivity and Focus: Celebrating the Wins

Covid-19 Blog Edition (Bonus Round Two) Greetings fellow earthlings! ‘Tis I, Betty, your friendly neighborhood Employment Facilitator here with some more tips about staying positive during a pandemic job search! snorts at self Anyway, aside from the total Shakespeare moment up there, hopefully you’re staying safe and following all the public health guidelines. Now that […]

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12 August 2020
Positivity and Relationships – COVID-19 Blog Edition – Session Four (Bonus Round)

Howdy folks! It’s Betty again – and this time I want to discuss something that we don’t get into in the workshop any more because it’s almost its OWN workshop due to the complexity. That topic is how our relationships affect our positivity. We can have the best intentions in the world. However, our free […]

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14 July 2020
Manifesting Positive Outcomes (Goal Setting) – COVID-19 Blog Edition – Session Three

Hi, it’s Betty here. I’m back! Well, for certain strange socially-distanced values of back. *checks to make sure I am wearing adult pants and waves from behind Plexiglas shield* OVRC is open for one on one appointments if you need help with a resume and a cover letter; call us at 204-989-6503 for details. We’re […]

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11 April 2020
Interviewing Remotely – Quick Tips

Hi. John Perry here. I have decided to come up with some quick tips on ways to be successful on a Telephone Interview, since many people may never have done one before… The first thing that comes to mind, especially on a cell phone, is to make sure you have good reception for your phone […]

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1 April 2020
Positivity, Resiliency, and Self-Care – COVID-19 Blog Edition - Session Two

Hey everyone, it’s Betty again. Let’s talk some more about staying positive, since I have your attention anyway. Positivity is not happiness. In fact, they’re not really related at all. In my opinion, positivity is more about resiliency. Resiliency is about building a buffer space between yourself and the ‘slings and arrows of grievous fortune”, […]

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27 March 2020
Staying Positive – COVID-19 Blog Edition – Session One

Hello everyone, it’s Betty – hope you’re staying safe at home while we all navigate the chaos. I wanted to take a moment to share something that comes up in our positivity workshop; namely, why are we so negative when we know it’s not helpful? I know I am just as guilty as anyone of […]

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2 September 2019
How to Prepare and Make the Best of your Resume Appointment

By Lisa Elmhurst - Employment Facilitator Often I have had conversations with clients who did not realize how much information and time it takes to develop a strong well written resume that highlights your relevant skills in a clear, concise way. Unless you already have a strong resume that clearly demonstrates your relevant background and […]

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5 August 2019
Top 7 Tips on Developing an Effective Job Search Plan

Written By: Lianne Stephensen – Career Counsellor and Workshop Facilitator – Osborne Village Resource Centre As a Career Counselor, I see many people in career transition at different stages of their life who need assistance with job search. As someone who has changed careers several times, I have come to know the importance of developing […]

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3L 1Y4
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