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<em><strong>Ongoing Events</strong></em>

MONDAYS

BA? MA? MBA? If you’re so smart why waste time and money? G.A.! Gamblers Anonymous meetings every Monday at 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Church, 825 King St. W., Kitchener (basement).

TUESDAYS

“With or without God” — where spirituality is about values, not beliefs. Beginning January 20 at Chaplains Office, SLC, room 3108 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (drinks provided, bring your lunch). For info contact Keith Martin, nonreligious chaplain at keith.martin@uwaterloo.ca or 519-372-4642.

THURSDAYS

Learn magic, ventriloquism, juggling and take in lectures by professional entertainers at the KW Hat and Wand Magic Club. Meet on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Kind of Magic Shop, 321 Weber Street., N., Waterloo. All visitors welcome.

UWRC Events

University of Waterloo recreation events are open to all employees of the univeristy and affiliated university colleges and their families. Register/for info uwrc@uwaterloo.ca.

Wednesdays — January 21 to April 1 — the GROOVE has been voted  #5 top fitness trend in 2014 by SHAPE magazine! Come on out and participate. For info contact Shirley at schatten@uwaterloo.ca.

Saturday, January 31 — Warrior Hockey vs Brock Hockey (Women’s) Game, 2:30 p.m., Columbia Ice Fields Arena.

Warrior Volleyball vs McMaster Volleyball Game, 6 and 8 p.m., PAC.

Come cheer on your Warrior Volleyball teams at home against McMaster during their Final Regular Season Home Game on Saturday, January 31, 2015.  The women play at 6 p.m. followed by the men at 8 p.m. at the PAC.   Athletics is offering uWaterloo employees 100 free tickets! To reserve free tickets RSVP now to Jenny at jmmackay@uwaterloo.ca (limit of four tickets per person while supplies last).

Wednesdays — UWRC Book Club, 12 noon, LIB 407. February 8: “The Silent Wife” by A.S.A. Harrison ; March 18: “The Hare with Amber Eyes” by Edmund de Waal.

February 21 — Hagey Bonspiel, Ayr Curling Club. For info contact Sheila at sahurley@uwaterloo.ca.

Survey Questions — Email uwrc@uwaterloo.ca if you are interested in the following (no charge): financial planning for retirement, chair yoga/stretching, bone health, free movies (Animal Farm, Gone Girl, Turbo, Croods, Mary Poppins, Monsters University) and vermicomposting (with Steve Schaefer – the Worm Wrangler).

Contest Question: (enter online)  — Win tickets to the Total Woman Show (February 7 & 8 at Bingemans Conference Centre in Kitchener).  Renison is offering a 10-week introductory Korean language class to staff and faculty at the University free of charge. The sessions will be held from noon to 1:00 p.m. every Thursday at Renison University College. What is the date of the first class?  Contest closes Friday, January 30, 2015 at 12 noon.  More than one pair of tickets to be awarded. 

CENTRE FOR CAREER ACTION WORKSHOPS

Workshops for all students. For more info/sign up — www.strobe.uwaterloo.ca/cecs/ca.

Monday, February 2 — Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) part I, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 1214. Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Work Search Strategies — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Tuesday, February 3 — Successfully Negotiating Job Offers, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208. NOTE: This workshop is geared toward graduating students.

Interviews: Preparing for Questions — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Professional School Interviews (Standard and MMI) — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., TC 1208. The first hour will focus on MMI; the second hour on Standard. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Wednesday, February 4 — Job Fair, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Manulife Sportsplex at RIM Park, Waterloo.Visit www.partners4employment.ca for more information. 

Rock the Technical Interview (Presented by infusion), — 5 to 6:30 p.m., TC 2218. 

Thursday, February 5 — Foundations of project management I (2-day workshop) — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., TC 2218. Please register at step.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on ‘The Workshops.’

Explore Your Options in Law — 6 to 7:30 p.m., TC 2218.

Friday, February 6 — Foundations of project management I (2-day workshop) — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., TC 2218. Please register at step.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on ‘The Workshops.’

Monday, February 9 — Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) part II — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 1214. Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Tuesday, February 10 — Kick-Start Your Career – Volunteer — 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., TC 1208.

Writing CVs and Cover Letters — 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC 1208.

Interviews: Proving Your Skills — 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC 2218. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop: Interview Skills.

Get Started on Your Grad School Applications — 4:30 to 6 p.m., TC 1208.

Wednesday, February 11 — Are You LinkedIn? Learning the Basics — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208.

NOTE: This workshop is intended for students who have limited experience with LinkedIn.

It’s All About Your Skills — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC1113.

Thursday, February 12 — Career Interest Assessment (Strong Interest Inventory) — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 1214. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Strong Interest Inventory online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Résumé Tips: Think Like an Employer — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218.

Multiple-Mini Interview (MMI) Practise Session — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., TC 2218.

Monday, February 23 — Working Effectively in Another Culture — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 1208.

This workshop is geared both toward students who will go abroad to work, and students who want to work in Canada.

Business Etiquette and Professionalism — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208.

Tuesday, February 24 — Career Professionalism — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., TC 2218. Please register at step.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on ‘The Workshops.’

Wednesday, February 25 — The “Who Am I?” Self-Assessment Game — 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., TC 2218.

Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) part I — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC 1214.

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Thursday, February 26 — How to Start Your Own Business — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218.

Friday, February 27 — Success on the Job — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208.

VOLUNTEER TUTORS

Looking for teaching experience? Become a volunteer tutor with Frontier College today! We are a literacy organization committed to enriching the lives of children and youth by improving their literacy. For info email waterloo@frontiercollege.ca or call 519.496.3079.

Upcoming events

Wednesday, February 4

Partnerships for Employment (P4E) Job Fair, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Meet with 200+ employers at the largest Fair of its kind in the country. Manulife Sportsplex @ RIM Park (Free busing from Ring Road at Hagey Hall). www.partners4employment.ca.

Saturday, February 21 and 22

UW Juggling Festival! Join us from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Life Centre for juggling workshops, games, competitions and more. Beginners and experts welcome. For more information, visit our website at hyperurl.co/uwjuggling2015, or e-mail us at uwjugglingclub@uwaterloo.ca. FREE admission!

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY

Mystery shoppers wanted — ideal candidates are focused, detail-oriented communicators who follow directions well and can keep details confidential. This is a one-time gig and once completed successfully, the candidate and their guest will receive a meal for free. Please send your resume to alexander.kelley@feds.ca. Must love food.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

International Sustainable Development Projects – C.L.O.U.D. Projects enable you to travel to a deserving partner community around the world, immerse yourself in a new culture, and actually make a difference in the lives of others. For more information visit www.TheNWC.com or email Waterloo@TheNWC.com.

STUDENTS/landlords—DO NOT put your house items to the curb — turn unused items into CASH by visiting kwauctions.ca. 

Classifieds

 

Help wanted: Weekend counsellors and relief staff to work in homes for individuals with developmental challenges. Minimum eight-month commitment. Paid positions. Send resume to Human Resources, KW Habilitation Services, 108 Sydney Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 3V2.

<strong>St. Jacobs Country Garden</strong> Centre is a full service garden centre with an award winning landscape division that includes hardscaping, softscaping and waterscaping. LANDSCAPE FOREPERSON needed: stellar people, communication and organization skills ; self-motivated individual capable of leading an installation crew of 3 to 5 workers. Experienced with job material scheduling and project management. Good penmanship and computer skills ; 3 to 5 years experience an asset. LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION&nbsp; EMPLOYEE needed: stellar people and communication skills ; capable of physical work ; high moral and work ethics ; able to follow instruction. Must have own transportation. PLEASE REPLY to st.jacobscountrygardens@rogers.com. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.



<strong>Angies since 1962</strong>, 47 Erb Street, Waterloo, is needing part-time and full-time cooks, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., with flexible hours. Call 519-573-4885 or 519-954-8500.



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