Registration For Fall 2020 Workplace Education Programs Now Open

Please visit;

https://www.ehcc.ca/upcoming-essential-business-skills-programs/ for more info and registration.


Welcome New Board Members

Here is a list of our updated board of directors after our 2020 AGM.

President – Michael Blois
Past President – Amy Thomas
1st Vice President – Glynn Irving
2nd Vice President – Carrie McDougall
Treasurer – Ryan Tilley
Secretary – Sheila Bianchi

Directors:

Pam McNeil

Julie Gilby

John MacDonald

Amy Wardrobe

Tracey Isenor

Brent McIsaac

Yun Trzebiatowski

Michelle Macphee


Diversify Your Workforce Webinar with ISANS

JUNE 25 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Join ISANS for a 1-hour webinar to learn about ISANS Employer Support Services, and how ISANS can help you settle and retain skilled immigrants and international student graduates as well as help you meet your human resource needs by connecting you to potential employees.
In this webinar, you will learn about the following employer supports:
• Skills Match Online Recruitment Tool, which provides you with access to qualified, pre-screened ISANS clients
• On-site Recruitment and Information Sessions (ORIS) to help you promote various job opportunities
• Programs such as Professional Practice, Trades Practical Assessment, and Engineers Work-based Competency Assessment, which allow you to assess the skills and qualifications of potential employees in on-the-job situations
• English in the Workplace, which supports immigrant employees and helps you build a stronger and more diverse workforce

Please RSVP to receive the link to the webinar.


Business Planning Through a Crisis

Thrusday, June 4th 1-2 pm

Join Wanda Leese and Greg Mosher of MNP, who will deliver a business planning presentation covering cash flow considerations, tax implications, qualifications for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), entrepreneur support programs, and the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) to lead your business through the coronavirus crisis.

FREE webinar for everyone!

Please register to receive the link.


Business After Hours Networking

Thursday, May 28th 6-7pm  Register here! 
Please join us virtually with your favorite beverage at your home office for a casual meeting with local businesses like yourself.

Reconnect,  discuss issues and share ideas. Hear what others have been doing during these uncertain times.

Thursday May 28th from 6 – 7 pm.

Once registered you will receive a link to the event on Wednesday afternoon.

Please tell your friends, business partners and colleges. All are welcome!


Brewing Business Coffee Hour

Please join us virtually with a cup of coffee from home or curbside delivery for a casual meeting with local businesses like yourself.

Reconnect,  discuss issues and share ideas. Hear what others have been doing during these uncertain times.

Thursday May 28th from 9-10 am.  Register here! 

Once registered you will receive a link to the event on Wednesday afternoon.

Please tell your friends, business partners and colleges. All are welcome!


Cluster Employment

Register here! 

Join us for a FREE Webinar on the innovative new collaborative employment solution: Cluster Employment

Wednesday, May 27th at 11 am – noon.

This webinar is particularly pertinent as employers try to navigate this new economy climate. Cluster Employment provides full time solutions to part time needs. The Cluster Employment Team will outline the origin, the how-to, the collaborative cost sharing and the functionality of the online platform.

Free for EVERYONE!

 


Business After Hours

Register Here!

Please join us virtually with your favorite beverage at your home office for a casual meeting with local businesses like yourself.

Reconnect,  discuss issues and share ideas. Hear what others have been doing during these uncertain times.

Thursday May 21th from 6 – 7 pm.

Once registered you will receive a link to the event on Wednesday afternoon.


Productivity Strategies

Thursday May 21st @ 8:30 – 9:30 pm

Register here. 

FREE! Open to everyone!

Join Debbie Lawrence of Abundant Living Inc. to learn about…

  • Time blocking and how it can help to make you more productivehttps://www.ehcc.ca/2020/05/productivity-strategies-webinar/
  • How batching can help you stay focused
  • Start – up and shut-down routines 
  • The power of three in helping you kick start a productive day
  • How to establish and communicate Rules of Work

We’re Hiring!

Position: Summer Chamber Office Assistant

Salary: $13/hr for 37.5 hours per week

Date: June 8th tentative start date.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (May require some weekend shifts)

Reports to the Chamber Coordinator

Basic Qualifications: Must be enrolled in school. Excellent written communicaton and organizational skills; personable and professional presence and the ability to pivot from one task to another. Savvy social media skills, create graphics, command of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Experience with Micro Soft Office.

Job Description: 

  • Assist in the preparation notices, emails etc. as requested.
  • Attend Committee meetings virtually when required.
  • Assist with different Action Items of the committees.
  • Assist Chamber Coordinator and Admistrator by making phone calls to Members.
  • Ensure membership and benefits offers are current on the webiste.
  • Assist with keeping the EHCC website current with our upcoming webinars, events, and Chamber news.
  • Handle any problems with the website and social media accounts by contacting the appropriate people in the absence of the Chamber Coordinator.
  • Engage with Members online.
  • Create a social media content calendar for the summer and remainder of the year – including national holidays, creative new posts, and interesting content to increase followers.
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly newsletter.
  • Assist Coordinator when required to work with the Events Committee.
  • Organize workshops and vitual events.
  • Use software programs to generate invitations and notices where needed.
  • Assist with booking speakers and outline and slides for approval.
  • Attend and assist with virtual events when required; this includes scheduling the meeting, collection of registrations and communications with registrants.
  • Answering emails in the Chamber Coordinator’s abscence.
  • Filing of documents.
  • Other various duties as assigned by the EHCC Board of Directors.
  • Specific projects and Action Items allocated to the Summer Student.

Other Requirements: High Speed Internet

How to Apply: Send your resume and cover letter to info@ehcc.ca

Application deadline: May 22nd, 2020


Member Services

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Do you wonder why some customers buy and others don't?

Well, you can find out about consumer motivation and relationship marketing in the business skills online program, Strategic Marketing instructed by Debbie Lawrence, this September.

Content will include:
- Marketing fundamentals
- Marketing research
- Pricing for profit
- Online marketing basics
- and so much more!

Wondering about the cost? Well, there's no cost to the participants!

September may seem far off, but seats are limited so visit bit.ly/2YI6PMr to apply today!
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Happy Canada Day from all of us to you!
Hope you have a day full of fun and celebration!
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As businesses we all have projects big and small!

Whether it's the expansion of a building or product line, planning an event, or the changing of software programs, a project is a project no matter the size or cost. Well, learn how to manage them more effeciently with the business skills online program, Project Management Essentials instructed by Lynn MacKinnon, this September.

Content will include:
- Project charter
- Work breakdown structure
- Gantt chart to illistrate your project schedule
- Life cycle of a project
- and so much more!

Wondering about the cost? Well, there's NO COST to participants!

September may be months away, but seats are limited, even online, so visit bit.ly/2Zn1XLt to apply today!
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