Students in the Clinton area took part in a Job Skills Workshop recently

Students gain job skills at Constantia workshop

Several students from the Clinton area benefitted from Constantia Resources' Job Skills Workshop on March 20.

Constantia Resources sponsored a Job Skills Workshop on March 20 in co-operation the High Bar First Nation and Village of Clinton. The workshop was part of the recently signed Co-operation and Benefits Agreement between Constantia and High Bar First Nation.

The workshop was held at the Clinton Community Hall with 11 students from the High Bar First Nation, Whispering Pines/Clinton Band, Canoe Creek and Clinton area. They were taught how to effectively communicate to a potential employer by having a well prepared resume and excellent interviewing skills.

They learned how to: a) Recognize the key elements of good versus bad resumes; b) Write clear, brief and complete descriptions of their work experience; c) Recognize what employers look for during an interview; and d) Answer interview questions more effectively.

Mayor Jim Rivett attended to speak about the importance of the workshop for gaining employment, while the Mill Girl Follies provided an excellent lunch that was enjoyed by all. The hall was provided by the Village of Clinton.

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