sandwichboard bread cards


Published on

Published in: Automotive, Career, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • blkasjd
  • sandwichboard bread cards

    1. 1. Helping youth with summer employment needs since 1968 Service Canada Centre for Youth
    2. 2. My Resume <ul><li>7404 King George Hwy, surrey BC V3W 0L4 </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 604-590-3346 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>SIN# : 123-455-789 </li></ul><ul><li>DOB : Jan 23, 1992 </li></ul><ul><li>Objective : To get money from a well paying job </li></ul><ul><li>Education: Sept 2005 – now Oliver High School BC </li></ul><ul><li>Work History: (Dec 2004-March 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Snowboard Instructor, Whistler Resort </li></ul><ul><li>I taught people how to snowboard and stuff </li></ul><ul><li> (May 2005 - August 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit Picking, Kelowna </li></ul><ul><li>I picked different kinds of fruit for a local farm. </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Experience: I worked in the Anarchists club for the destruction of tomorrow, I’m the youth recruit litre and Ifind guys who hate the government and authority and actively try to bring down the erected legislature. </li></ul><ul><li>Hobbies: Tanning, shopping, internet, reading, and hanging out with my girlfriends. </li></ul><ul><li>Accreditations: Achievd Food safe certificate </li></ul><ul><li>Languages: English </li></ul><ul><li>References: NONE! </li></ul>
    3. 3. What NOT to Put on Your Resume <ul><li>Age </li></ul><ul><li>Sex </li></ul><ul><li>Social Insurance Number </li></ul><ul><li>Personal information (height, weight etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Race or religion </li></ul><ul><li>Salary expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Political views or philosophies </li></ul><ul><li>Photo unless validly requested </li></ul><ul><li>Marital status </li></ul><ul><li>Why you left your previous job </li></ul><ul><li>The word ‘Resume’ </li></ul><ul><li>SLANG </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Objective: Obtain full-time summer employment as a Camp Leader at FAT Sports Camp. </li></ul><ul><li>Qualifications: </li></ul><ul><li>Standard First Aid and CPR Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoys working with children </li></ul><ul><li>Have experience in leading youths </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant Experience: </li></ul><ul><li>P.E. Leadership Student , Langley Technical School 2006-present </li></ul><ul><li>Assisted the teacher with sports related activities </li></ul><ul><li>Lead and guided students who had difficulties with sports </li></ul><ul><li>Looked after the class when the teacher was not present </li></ul><ul><li>Score Keeper , Langley technical School 2004-2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Kept scores for basketball, volleyball home games </li></ul><ul><li>Communicated with coaches, referees and linesmen </li></ul><ul><li>Babysitter , Ms. Penny Johnson 2003-2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Supervised and cared for two boys aged 4 and 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraged and tutored the boys to read </li></ul><ul><li>Education: </li></ul><ul><li>Vancouver Technical School, Grade 11 2006-present </li></ul><ul><li>Interests : Volleyball, basketball, soccer, outdoors, team sports </li></ul><ul><li>References Available Upon Request </li></ul>Germaine Jones 1234 Douglas Crescent Langley, BC V5T 3E6 H: 604-348-2333 E:
    5. 5. Making a Great Resume! <ul><li>Advertise yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it brief </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it focused on one job </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it neat and organized </li></ul><ul><li>Put your contact information at the top </li></ul><ul><li>Use dynamic action words! </li></ul>
    6. 6. What if I have NO work experience? <ul><li>Everyone has skills, sometimes we just don’t see them! </li></ul><ul><li>Self-reflection will help you find your skills </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT SKILLS DOES A… </li></ul>
    7. 7. … Soccer Player have?? <ul><li>I am dependable because I show up for practice twice a week. I take direction from the coach and work well under his supervision. I also get along and strategize with the other team members, which makes me a good team player. </li></ul><ul><li>Dependable </li></ul><ul><li>Take direction well </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to strategize </li></ul><ul><li>Good team player </li></ul>
    8. 8. ...Babysitter have? <ul><li>I am responsible and work unsupervised. I am effective at working with children, and I am creative at keeping them entertained. I have excellent interpersonal skills and I am good at problem solving. </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible </li></ul><ul><li>Independent </li></ul><ul><li>Good with children </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal skills </li></ul><ul><li>Active problem solving </li></ul>
    9. 9. Cover Letter <ul><li>Short – 3 paragraphs!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First is an introduction about yourself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second showcases what skills you will bring to the company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third thanks the employer for their time and asks for an interview </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Used when not applying in person or applying for an office job </li></ul><ul><li>Addressed to a specific person when possible </li></ul>
    10. 10. Application forms <ul><li>Neat, Use pen </li></ul><ul><li>No blanks (write N/A in sections that don’t apply) </li></ul><ul><li>Proofread!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Do not put your SIN # </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiable salary </li></ul><ul><li>Attach resume & cover letter </li></ul><ul><li>Give it directly to the manager </li></ul>
    11. 11. Interviews <ul><li>Time to show employer why they should hire you! </li></ul>
    12. 12. Who would you hire? <ul><li>Firm Handshake </li></ul><ul><li>Professional dress </li></ul><ul><li>Eye contact </li></ul><ul><li>On time </li></ul><ul><li>Positive, outgoing, confident </li></ul><ul><li>Asks questions </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable about company </li></ul>
    13. 13. Where can you look for a job? <ul><li>Friends and family </li></ul><ul><li>Local organizations, associations & businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers or your school’s counselling office </li></ul><ul><li>Want ads in newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow Pages - call local employers </li></ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Internet/ job banks </li></ul><ul><li>YOUR LANGLEY SCCY!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Or our website, </li></ul>
    14. 14. SCCY Job bank
    16. 20. TRUE OR FALSE <ul><li>Your employer does not have to pay you for orientations, training or staff meetings. </li></ul>False
    17. 21. TRUE OR FALSE! <ul><li>Employees must purchase, clean, and maintain the uniform </li></ul><ul><li>A white shirt and black pants is considered a uniform. </li></ul>False False
    18. 22. TRUE OR FALSE <ul><li>If you’re sent home early after being scheduled for a shift of less then 8 hours, you won’t get paid because you didn’t do any work </li></ul>False
    19. 23. TRUE OR FALSE False <ul><li>Money can be taken off your pay cheque if someone leaves without paying or you break something </li></ul>
    20. 24. FILL IN THE BLANKS! <ul><li>The minimum wage in B.C. is $___ hour </li></ul><ul><li>There is also a “first job / training” wage of $___ and up per hour for employees who have worked fewer than ____ hours total. </li></ul>Overtime 8 6 500 8 <ul><li>Overtime is when you work more than ____ daily or 40 hours weekly </li></ul>
    21. 25. FILL IN THE BLANKS! <ul><li>If you work more than five consecutive hours, you are entitled to an ____ minute break </li></ul><ul><li>Coffee breaks are legally required, they are at the discretion of the employer </li></ul>30 not
    22. 26. Termination After 3 Months of Work <ul><li>Employers must give a written notice of termination </li></ul><ul><li>If not, they must provide compensation for 1 week’s pay </li></ul><ul><li>After 12 months, it goes to 2 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>After 3 years, they must pay for 3 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Continues for a maximum of eight </li></ul>
    23. 27. Statutory Holidays <ul><li>There are nine statutory holidays in B.C. </li></ul><ul><li>New Year’s, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, B.C. day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Christmas </li></ul><ul><li>To qualify for statutory holiday pay, you must: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have been employed for at least 30 calendar days </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have worked or earned wages on at least 15 of the 30 days before the holiday </li></ul></ul>
    24. 28. Statutory Holidays continued <ul><li>Statutory holiday pay is an average day’s pay </li></ul><ul><li>If you work on a statutory holiday for which you are entitled to statutory holiday pay: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You are entitled to 1.5x for the first 12 hours worked, and 2.0x for any hours afterwards. </li></ul></ul>
    25. 29. Need more help? <ul><li>Visit our centre! </li></ul><ul><li>Visit ! </li></ul>
    26. 30. EVERYTHING THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT…. Health and Safety
    27. 31. Health and Safety <ul><li>Do you think workplace safety isn’t relevant to youth? That an accident or worse could never happen to you in the workplace? </li></ul><ul><li>THINK AGAIN! Youth in the workplace need to take an active role in their safety! </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics show that in Canada, one in seven young workers, ages 15-29, is injured on the job. </li></ul>
    28. 32. <ul><li>Workplace injuries might not make it onto the news, but which is more likely to happen? A workplace injury or a traffic accident injury? </li></ul><ul><li>You are 3 times more likely to be hurt on the job than in a traffic accident. </li></ul><ul><li>An average of 4 workers are killed every working day in Canada . </li></ul><ul><li>Every 9 seconds, a Canadian worker is injured on the job. </li></ul>Health and Safety
    29. 33. It could happen to you! <ul><li>Young males under 25 are most likely </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3/4 young worker claims are for young males </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Injuries occur the most in restaurants ! </li></ul><ul><li>Each day in BC, 36 young workers are hurt on the job </li></ul><ul><li>Every week , 5 young workers are permanently disabled </li></ul><ul><li>You are 3 times more likely to get hurt on the job than in a car accident </li></ul>
    30. 34. Be Aware! <ul><li>Top Dangers </li></ul><ul><li>Lifting Objects </li></ul><ul><li>Working on elevated surfaces </li></ul><ul><li>Working with knives </li></ul><ul><li>Working with hot objects </li></ul><ul><li>Using mobile equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Working with food slicers </li></ul><ul><li>Working with machinery </li></ul>
    31. 35. <ul><ul><ul><li>1. You have the right to KNOW </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(about dangers in the workplace) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. You have the right to PARTICIPATE </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(In workplace health and safety activities) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3. You have the right to REFUSE unsafe work </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4. You have the right to NO DISCRIMINATION </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>( you can’t be fired for participating in health and safety activities ) </li></ul></ul></ul>Know Your Rights!
    32. 36. If you have any health and safety questions… <ul><li>Visit: </li></ul><ul><li>Call WorkSafeBC at </li></ul><ul><li>604-430-1421 or toll-free at </li></ul><ul><li>1-888-223-5669 </li></ul><ul><li>Contact us! (SCCY Langley) </li></ul>
    34. 38. WHAT IS CASUAL LABOUR? <ul><li>Temporary employment lasting FIVE days or less </li></ul><ul><li>One of the most popular forms of summer student employment </li></ul><ul><li>Great way to earn a few bucks on the side </li></ul>
    35. 39. What kind of jobs? <ul><li>Gardening </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Cleaning </li></ul><ul><li>Lawn mowing </li></ul><ul><li>Painting </li></ul><ul><li>Babysitting </li></ul><ul><li>But it could be anything! </li></ul>
    36. 40. What are the benefits? <ul><li>Provides flexible and casual work </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate payment </li></ul><ul><li>Great work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Can gain a reference for resume </li></ul><ul><li>Some jobs you can work on with a friend </li></ul>
    37. 41. How do students sign up? <ul><li>Fill in a casual labour card </li></ul><ul><li>Come into our office in person </li></ul><ul><li>Attend a Health and Safety workshop </li></ul>
    38. 42. How does the program work once students have signed up? <ul><li>Casual labour runs on a “first come, first served” basis. </li></ul><ul><li>Call in on days you are able to work </li></ul><ul><li>We refer you to jobs that come into our office </li></ul><ul><li>Or check our website: </li></ul>
    39. 43. Wage… Salary… Pay… etc… <ul><li>Most jobs are paid out by cash </li></ul><ul><li>Wages usually paid out at the end of the day, though some employers may decide to pay the student at the end of several days </li></ul>
    41. 45. Why We Rock! <ul><li>We’re here to help YOU for no charge! </li></ul><ul><li>(and all youth from 15-29) </li></ul><ul><li>We know who is hiring! </li></ul><ul><li>We help with resumes, cover letters and interview skills </li></ul><ul><li>We know about health & safety, employment standards, labour market information and other government programs! </li></ul>
    42. 46. SCCY Langley <ul><li>We hope to see you in our centre! </li></ul><ul><li>Visit us at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>101-20621 Logan Avenue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone: 604.533.1201 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fax: 604.533.1291 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We’re open weekdays 8:30-4:00 </li></ul></ul>
    43. 47. Come to our OPEN HOUSE!! WHEN : (Thursday) June 14 th WHERE : SCCY Langley Office (20300 Fraser Highway) WHY GO?? Familiarize yourself with our office, and win some PRIZES and EAT some yummy food!!!
    44. 48. Thank you for being a great audience!
    46. 50. WHAT DO YOU THINK?? <ul><li>What kinds of jobs do most youths have? </li></ul><ul><li>In BC a majority of youth find of their jobs in two huge service sectors: </li></ul><ul><li>Wholesale and Retail Trade </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodation and Food Services </li></ul>
    47. 51. High Opportunity Occupations <ul><li>Among young women in B.C. the number of jobs in these two sectors has increased in recent years, rising since 2003 by 17,000 persons! </li></ul><ul><li>Since 2003 the employment of young men in construction has risen by 17,000 people and in manufacturing by 3,000 </li></ul>
    48. 52. Unemployment in BC <ul><li>Do you think that there is a high or low level of student unemployment in BC right now? </li></ul><ul><li>The unemployment rate for BC returning students has gone below the national average (13.8%) for the first time since 1996. </li></ul><ul><li>The employment rate of BC’s returning students has risen from 40.8% in 2003 to 49.1% in 2006 </li></ul>
    49. 53. SUMMER JOBS, 2007 <ul><li>Youth should consider looking for jobs in the basic goods-producing industries, especially construction. </li></ul><ul><li>Although it is typically easier for young men to get into these jobs, young women will also find it easier since there has never been a more advantageous time for them to enter these positions (due to the overall decline in unemployment and shortages of trades and labour) </li></ul>
    50. 54. WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2007… <ul><li>Given the continuing strength of the provincial economy we can expect there to be a continuation of the current trends: </li></ul><ul><li>Further reductions in youth and student unemployment rates </li></ul><ul><li>Increases in their employment rates </li></ul>