Working Together Webinar Series

Please join our national Working Together team for a webinar series on a variety of topics designed to support:

  • Job Seekers with disabilities, injuries, or illnesses
  • People who face barriers and challenges to employment
  • Businesses interested in hiring or supporting their existing staff

There is no cost in attending our webinar series. You may register for all or some of the webinars.

May 3rd: Disclosure of a Disability: Who Needs to Know?

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Deciding if, when, and how to talk to your employer about your disability, the challenges you face, and solutions that will benefit you is an important part of your back to work action plan. In this webinar, we will cover the importance of being able to discuss your disability, injury, or illness, and how doing so will ease the fear-of-the-unknown for a potential employer.

Topic: Disclosure of a Disability: Who Needs to Know?
Date: May 3rd, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Central Region Neil Squire Staff
This webinar has already been held. You can attend our next webinar on September 20th.

May 17th: Resume Building and Cover Letter Writing

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This webinar will walk you through how to create a great resume and cover letter that will catch an employer’s attention! We will guide you through tips and tricks you can use to make your resumes and cover letters stand out amongst the rest.

What you will learn:

  • What employers look for
  • The best info to include on your resume and in a cover letter
  • Dos and don’ts for resume and cover letter formatting and content
  • Samples—what great resumes and cover letters look like

Topic: Resume Building and Cover Letter Writing
Date: May 17th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Atlantic Region Neil Squire Staff
This webinar has already been held. You can attend our next webinar on September 20th.

May 31st: Roles of the Job Developer, Assistive Tech Specialist and the Employer in Accommodation

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Employers may be fearful that accommodating someone with a disability will be costly, that it will cause hardship to them and their other staff, and that the employee will become a burden.  In this webinar, we will highlight how the Job Developer, Assistive Tech Specialist, and the Employer can work together to simplify the road to accommodation and how easy the process is with the needed supports in place.

Topic: Roles of the Job Developer, Assistive Tech Specialist and the Employer in Accommodation
Date: May 31st, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Prairie Region Neil Squire Staff
This webinar has already been held. You can attend our next webinar on September 20th.

June 14th: Volunteering – How It Can Help You Find a Job

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In this webinar, you will learn what volunteering is and why it is an important part of job searching.

Topic: Volunteering – How It Can Help You Find a Job
Date: June 14th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Western Region Neil Squire Staff
This webinar has already been held. You can attend our next webinar on September 20th.

June 28th: Windows 11 Accessibility

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In this webinar, we are excited to share the accessibility options in Windows 11. It will focus on a broad overview of the accessibility options, including new Contrast themes, how Windows 11 makes accessibility features easier to find and use, and more.

Topic: Windows 11 Accessibility
Date: June 28th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Atlantic Region Neil Squire Staff
This webinar has already been held. You can attend our next webinar on September 20th.

July 12th: Information Interviews: The Inside Scoop

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Information interviews put you in the driver’s seat and can help you decide which jobs to apply for. In this webinar, you will learn all about information interviews and what you need to do to get the inside scoop on jobs that interest you. They are also a great way to tap into the hidden job market!

Topic: Information Interviews: The Inside Scoop
Date: July 12th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Central Region Neil Squire Staff
This webinar has already been held. You can attend our next webinar on September 20th.

July 26th: Stress Management

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Stress is an unavoidable reality that we all share. It is very important therefore that we have healthy coping strategies during times of stress, some of which you will learn about in this webinar. The webinar will include the following topics on stress:

  • Effects of Stress
  • Recognizing:
    • Physiological Signs of Stress
    • Your triggers
  • Window of Tolerance (WOT)
  • Healthy Coping Strategies Such As:
    • Practicing Self Care: Exercise, Sleep and Healthy Eating Habits
    • Emotional Regulation through Practicing Mindfulness
    • Combatting Negative Thoughts

Topic: Stress Management
Date: July 26th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Atlantic Region Neil Squire Staff
This webinar has already been held. You can attend our next webinar on September 20th.

August 9th: Why Hire a Person with a Disability?

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The prospect of hiring a person with a disability can bring up many questions for employers. Will the person be able to do the job? How much money is accommodation going to cost me? Why should I do this if I can hire someone without a disability? Are there benefits to hiring someone with a disability? In this webinar we will answer all of these questions and share a personal story of someone with a disability who works full-time at a high-level, high-stress job, with great success.

Topic: Why Hire a Person with a Disability?
Date: August 9th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Prairie Region Neil Squire Staff
This webinar has already been held. You can attend our next webinar on September 20th.

August 23rd: Converting Inaccessible Documents Into Accessible PDFs

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This webinar will show you easy ways to convert an inaccessible document into an accessible PDF. A series of different tips and tools will be shown.

Topic: Converting Inaccessible Documents Into Accessible PDFs
Date: August 23rd, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Atlantic Region Neil Squire Staff
This webinar has already been held. You can attend our next webinar on September 20th.

September 6th: The Spoon Theory and Creating a Wellness Action Plan

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Do you often find yourself exhausted at the end of the day? Would you like to learn effective ways to overcome your fatigue? In this webinar, you will learn about the Spoon Theory, and how it can help you manage your energy. We will also teach you how to set S.M.A.R.T goals and develop a personal Wellness Action Plan to improve your physical, emotional and social well-being.

Topic: The Spoon Theory and Creating a Wellness Action Plan
Date: September 6th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Western Region Neil Squire Staff
This webinar has already been held. You can attend our next webinar on September 20th.

September 20th: Home Office Ergonomics

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In this webinar, you will learn how to set up your home office, as well as how to prevent musculoskeletal injuries due to repetitive movements and prolonged posture.

Topic: Home Office Ergonomics
Date: September 20th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Atlantic Region Neil Squire Staff
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Questions About Our Webinars?

Contact us by email at info@neilsquire.ca or by telephone at 1 877 673 4636.