Job Placement Program Right Management Inc. About Right Management Inc. Right Management is the talent and career management expert within Manpower, the global leader in employment services. 30 Canadian locations.
About Right Management Inc. • Right Management is the talent and career management expert within Manpower, the global leader in employment services. • 30 Canadian locations. • For nearly 30 years, Right Management has served large and medium-sized businesses in all industries – and include over 80% of the Fortune 500 and over 70% of the Fortune Global 500. • Experience working with Ministry of Defence – U.K., Ministry of Defence – Norway, Ministry of Defence and Recruitment in Australia.
What is the Job Placement Program? • The Job Placement Program is a career transition program that provides CF personnel practical help finding suitable and satisfying employment within the civilian community. • It is a partnership between Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), the Department of National Defence and Right Management.
Key Components of JPP • 2-Day Career Transition Workshops: For CF members to participate at any point during their career. Note: Member must register with Right Management. • Individualized One-on-One Career Transition Coaching Note: Member must apply to VAC and meet eligibility criteria. • Job-Finding Assistance: Follows career transition coaching component.
Job Placement Program Eligibility Workshops • All Regular Force members who are still serving or are within two years after their release and some Reservists. One-on-One Career Transition Coaching and Job-Finding Assistance • All Regular Force members or those who have released within a 2 year period at time of application. • All Reservists who have completed 21 continuous months of a 24 month contract, or who has served on a deployment in a SDA/SDO. • CF Veterans who are in receipt of the Canadian Forces Income Support Benefit (CFIS) and can apply for the program (no time limit) • Survivor of a member or Veteran who would have otherwise been eligible
Job Placement Partnership *Apply for JPP (VAC) Yes Release Process Career Transition Coaching SCANSeminar JPP Workshops No *Up to 2 years post release to apply Have a great Retirement!
Program Components • Career Transition Workshops.2 full days with 4 half day interactive sessions offered on or near the base/wing covering: • Career Assessment: • Understand more about the world of work and how your career fits within it. • Determine your strengths (motivated skills), behaviours and values. • Examine your interests, needs and motivators. • Identify the ideal work environment and culture for you – ensuring the best ‘fit’. • Résumé Basics: • Construct and deliver a 30 second commercial. • Understand the components of a results-based résumé. • Improve your draft résumé to effectively sell your key strengths.
Program Components • Job Search Strategy and Techniques: Learn: • Effective approaches to your job search. Begin developing a personal marketing plan/job search strategy • How to respond to ads, work with recruiters and build a network of contacts • How to conduct information and referral meetings • Interview and Negotiation Strategies: Learn: • What to wear and how to interview effectively in a civilian setting. • How to identify the types and purposes of different kinds of civilian job interviews. • How to anticipate interview questions and practice your responses. • How to respond to salary questions in the interview process. Begin developing negotiation techniques for successful salary negotiations.
Program Components • Individualized One-on-One Career Transition Coaching. Whether you are currently in negotiations or just beginning your search, or perhaps contemplating retirement or entrepreneurship as an option, our nationwide team of highly qualified civilian career transition coaches will: • Identify your interests and transferable skills through a career assessment • Build an individualized job search strategy • Connect you with the people, processes and resources you need to access “hidden” networks and markets • Assist you with assessing opportunities to determine right ‘fit’ • Coach you on managing the first 90 days of your new job • Help you to explore self-employment or retirement planning Please Note:You need to apply for the Job Placement Partnership program though VAC.
Program Components • Job-Finding Assistance. A trained Job Resource Consultant will provide you with local labour market employment trends and industry information and help you to connect to civilian employers across Canada through: • A National Job Bank: • That is easy-to-use and allows employers to post opportunities on-line. • Automatically matches you to openings at qualified hiring organizations. • National and Regional career fairs • Connections to local employers Please Note: You can enter into this upon completion of career transition coaching.
On-line Resources • Marketplace Resources: Right-from-Home®, easy-to-navigate internet portal gives you anytime, anywhere access to information and resources, including: • Premier research databases of current company data for over 17 million companies World Wide • Seven eLearning modules with just-in-time information and guidance on topics such as résumé writing, self-marketing, interviewing and negotiating techniques • Comprehensive start-up info for entrepreneurs • National Job Bank and Talent Profile Bank
Key Points • JPP is a career transition program providing CF personnel practical help finding suitable and satisfying employment within the civilian community. • This career transition program is portable and flexible. • Helps members make the right decisions–and determine the right ‘fit’. • Helps members develop career transition skills for life.
Statistics & feedback from participants who attended JPP Career Transition workshops • The overall satisfaction level based on close to 2000 participants at these workshops was 4.7 out of 5. Top 3 Actions steps after taking workshops: • Update résumé. • Practice interview skills. • Research Job Market. Feedback: • “Excellent workshop. Very happy I did this.” • “Facilitator was excellent at relating material to real world events.” • “Great course! Thanks so much.” • “Excellent source of information… I learned a lot.” • “Brought a good awareness of what to expect on the outside.” • “Workbook is very informative and will come in handy over the next several months.”
Feedback from members who’ve completed the One-on-One career transition coaching process • “I am entirely satisfied with your services as well as Veterans Affairs. I would do business with you any time and would recommend you to everyone I know.” • “I truly benefited from the Right Management’s program (JPP) and especially the personal guidance offered by my counsellor.” • “I applaud you for your passion helping us (military people) to transition to a new career. Your dedication, integrity, sense of humour, facilitation and coaching skills are amazing. Thank you for your help… I really appreciate it.” • “I wasn’t in the program very long before finding a great new career. I give credit to my counsellor for making my résumé shine above my competitors’. He gave me the tools I needed to bring out my civilian-oriented qualities that I struggled to show on my own. Thank you for your help; I now have a job I love with years of growth and professional development ahead”.
Scheduled Workshops When: October 27-28, 2009 November 24-25, 2009 (Fr) December 8-9, 2009
For More Information Workshop Registration: Contact Right Management at: 1.888.221.2202, or www.jpprightfromhome.ca/EventsCalendar/ Releasing members and Veterans: VAC Offices or Call VAC, toll-free: English: 1.866.522.2122 Français: 1.866.522.2022