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Feature Article - September 14, 2006

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Feature Article - September 14, 2006

Work ready for women: a women's employment training project

Work ready for women - A women’s employment training project

Northern Connections Adult Learning Centres and the North Rural Women’s Program of Land o’ Lakes Community Services are beginning an exciting and positive new training called Work Ready for Women. Work Ready for Women will help women get ready for the workplace. The training will take place three days a week at Northern Connections in Sharbot Lake and Northbrook , starting September 18 and running until the week of December 11.

Work Ready for Women will lead to success in the workplace. It will boost your self-esteem, discuss your rights and help you deal with conflicts. It will cover many topics such as choosing good childcare, recognizing stress, caring for yourself, and overcoming discrimination and harassment.


You will work at your own pace to improve your workplace Essential Skills (reading, document use, writing, numeracy, oral communication, thinking skills, working with others, computer use, and continuous learning). Your group will meet every other Monday in Kaladar at the Community Centre to enjoy guest speakers and have interesting discussions with the North Rural Women’s Program.

Women are needed who want to improve their chances for a great future work experience! Contact Northern Connections in Sharbot Lake at 613-279-2499 or in Northbrook at 613-336-0691. Transportation and childcare subsidies are available for eligible applicants.

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