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Résumé Writing Help: Overview

Career & Employment Services

A number of community agencies offer support to Brandon citizens seeking employment opportunities. These agencies can help you with:

  • Résumé and cover letter writing
  • Interview skills
  • Job placement
  • Career counselling

 

Brandon Friendship Centre: Partners for Careers

836 Lorne Ave, Brandon, MB, R7A 0T8  |  (204) 727-1407  |  Email

Services:

  • Résumé and cover letter writing
  • Interview skills
  • Employer information services
  • Employment readiness
  • Cousellors available

Eligibility: Open to anyone seeking employment

How to access: Phone or in-person

Cost: Free

Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


 

Career & Employment Youth Services

9-940 Princess Ave, Brandon, MB R7A 0P6  |  (204) 571-8800  |  Email  |  Website

Services:

  • Job placement
  • Résumé and cover letter assistance
  • Career counselling
  • Online services
  • Computer and Internet access 
  • Resource library and video centre

Eligibility: Must be between 15 & 30 years of age

How to access: Register in-person

Cost: Free

Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to noon and 1 to 4:30 pm


 

Manitoba Jobs and Skills Development

127-340 9th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 6C2  |  (204) 726-6500 or (866) 332-5077  |  Email  |  Website

Services:

  • Pre-employment preparation
  • Adult upgrading
  • Skills upgrading
  • Work experience placement
  • Wage subsidy
  • Job placement
  • Employment and career counselling
  • Computers for résumé writing and Internet job search

Eligibility: Varies by program

How to access: Phone or in-person

Cost: Varies by program or service

Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


 

Samaritan House Employment Resource Centre

Unit C-03, The Town Centre 800 Rosser Ave Brandon, MB R7A 6N5  |  (204) 717-3507  |  Email

Services:

  • Individual and group based assistance in career exploration and planning
  • Writing résumés and cover letters
  • Learning job search techniques
  • Preparing and practicing interview skills
  • Computers available for job search purposes
  • Resource library

Eligibility: Anyone seeking employment

How to access: Register in-person

Cost: Free

Hours: 

  • Monday and Thursday to Saturday: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:30 am to 8:30 pm

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