Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:00 - 13:30

CBDC Trinity Conception, 21 Industrial Crescent, Carbonear

Cyber security is a growing and significant issue for small business, and ignoring it could be devastating. Small businesses lack the protective measures available to governments and larger organizations.

Jim Bradley is the Business Development Officer at Canada Business NL and will be here to talk to you about the importance of cyber security. He brings 20 years of expertise and experience working with small businesses. Jim has had a long-standing personal interest in cyber security, and recently formalized those...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 (All day)

In order to enhance the security of the ERS files, we will be switching over from "http" to "https" on August 17 at 8:30 pm Newfoundland Daylight time. Please note that the current "http://" webpages will be automatically redirected to the new "https://" webpages; however, some firewalls may not like the automatic redirect. We encourage you to update your embedded links/bookmarks as of August 18.Please note that there will be no interruption of service to the ERS website.

The Family Reconnect Program is a new initiative at Choices for Youth. The program fills a critical gap in services available to youth (ages 16-29) and families in our community. Reconnecting with family, when safe and appropriate to do so, can have a powerful impact on youth who may otherwise be left to navigate challenges on their own. This new program seeks to support and facilitate the reconnection of youth with a family member - a cousin, a parent, an uncle or aunt, a grandparent or a family friend. 

The team supports young people and their families by facilitating the process of reconnection, offering counselling, and continuously working with the young person to help them achieve their goals. Anyone can refer to our program using the online or downloadable forms...

Applications are currently being accepted from newcomer youth for twenty spots available for the Pathways to Success Program. The deadline for application is August 15th, 2017 for the September 2017 – March 2018 program.


The Pathways to Success project supports newcomer youth looking for mentorship and information on post-secondary education, employment, and career pathways. Youth will receive individual support with their questions and will be matched with mentors in the fields they are considering studying or working.


Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must be

1- Former refugee / immigrant.

2- Student in grade 11 or 12 in high school (in St. John’s, NL) in 2017-2018 academic year.


To apply, please fill out...

This mornings Yakety Yak will meet at Jumping Bean on Elizabeth Avenue. Coffee is on me! 


Get connected, stay connected and mine the brain trust of your colleagues. This CoP (community of practice) for career practitioners is where you stay up to date, problem-solve and share resources. 

Register by messaging Elayne at or call 579-6606. We need to know if you are coming so we can be prepared.

What: These cafe sessions are facilitated networking session specific to the employment sector. We provide a menu of questions or conversation starters for small group discussions. Come grab a coffee while connecting with...

Can you believe that is 7 years old? Time flies, our employment community adapts and software is constantly changing. This month we are focuing on redeveloping the site! 

Now is the time to let us know what you love and hate. 

  1. What is absolutely necessary to keep? 
  2. What have you never used? 
  3. What would you love to see revised or enhanced?
  4. Are there features that are missing? 

Any and all suggestions will be gratefylly considered. Email Elayne: