Windsor, ON – Today, Workforce WindsorEssex launched the new WEjobs Portal and Resume Builder for jobseekers in the region, in partnership with the City of Windsor’s Employment and Social Services Department. The WEjobs Portal brings together Workforce WindsorEssex’s no-cost job finding and career development tools as well as the all-new Resume Builder tool, in a new user-centred and personalized job search platform that allows jobseekers to quarterback their job search across 50+ job boards simultaneously.
Jobseekers will benefit from the innovative WEjobs Portal with 24/7 access to their personalized job feed, which updates hourly with new opportunities based on the user’s career interests and types of jobs, companies, occupations, and industries they’re following. WEjobs Portal’s intuitive system allows users to follow and unfollow jobs, find related job suggestions, and remove jobs they’re not interested in. Users can configure their own skillset so it can be overlaid against all job postings in the system.
New skill badges, career jump badges, and related career badges will help experienced jobseekers pivot to another occupation easier. Employers who already post on one of the 50+ job boards the WEjobs Portal includes will have their job postings automatically shared with jobseekers without extra effort or additional cost. As a result, jobseekers will no longer have to search dozens of job boards, look at jobs they’ve already looked at the day before or on another website, or even repeat the same keyword searches over and over again.
Additionally, WEjobs Portal account users have access to the new Resume Builder tool, which makes creating a professional quality resume quick and easy. Jobseekers can create an unlimited number of resumes, customizing each one to a unique job, and transform their resume’s look and feel by switching between any of the nine different templates.
The WEjobs Portal and the Resume Builder are available online at Workforce WindsorEssex’s website. The tools are web-based, with no downloading required. While not an app, the website is mobile responsive and accessible.
“Workforce WindsorEssex makes job search easier by narrowing down job postings to those that fit the jobseeker’s skills and interests. Whether you’re looking for a specific job or exploring your options, the WEjobs Portal has tools that help you achieve your career goals.”
- Justin Falconer, CEO, Workforce WindsorEssex
“The City of Windsor is always looking for new and innovative ways to make both job searches and career development easier for our clients. Working collaboratively with Workforce WindsorEssex, WEjobs Portal was developed to address these employment needs and fill a gap in our community.”
- Andrew Daher, Executive Director of Employment and Social Services, City of Windsor
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Workforce WindsorEssex is a workforce and community development board whose mission is to lead regional employment and community planning for the development of a strong and sustainable workforce.
Workforce WindsorEssex is an experienced leader in the development of regional labour market tools, research, guides, and events that create positive change in the local labour market while saving others time and effort. These resources, created in close coordination with employment, education, and industry partners, are designed to help job seekers, employers, students, and educators, as well as the community, make more informed labour market decisions using locally-responsive, data-rich, and unbiased resources. To learn more about Workforce WindsorEssex and view our tools and resources, visit www.workforcewindsoressex.com.
The City of Windsor’s Employment & Social Services Department, as a Consolidated Municipal Service Manager (CMSM), is responsible for the delivery of both the Ontario Works program as well as Employment Services to individuals in Windsor-Essex County. The Employment & Training Services division is one of ten Employment Ontario delivery sites across the municipality and one of six CMSM’s in the Province that delivers both Ontario Works and Employment Ontario programs. The City of Windsor’s Employment & Training Services division is funded by the Ministry of Labour, Training & Skills Development (MLTSD).
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