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Canadian Cancer Society – Relay for Life!

Barb Revelle, Fundraising Coordinator for the Kingston office of the Canadian Cancer Society, came and spoke to staff and students about the Relay for Life walk on Saturday, June 04, 2016. So many of our lives have been touched by this terrible disease and Barb talked about all the positive research that is being done

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Opportunities in the Financial Planning Industry

Thanks to John Ryce for coming out to our Guest Speaker Series to talk to the student body about opportunities in the Financial Planning sector.  John is the Division Director of the Investors Group in Kingston, Ontario.

 
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The New Goodway Thrift Store Needs Volunteers!

It was great having Chris Grimshaw, Manager, Workforce Development at The Goodway come and talk about volunteer opportunities at the new Goodway Thrift Store scheduled to open toward the end of August 2015 on Division St.       Here are some more details about the Job:                  

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The Daffodil Principle

Racheal Hickey, the college’s Academic Upgrading teacher, took some time to share the Daffodil Principle with staff and students. This is a great storey that supports the idea that there is no better time than right now! Enjoy the read …

 
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A Winning Job Search Attitude & Dress for Success

It was great to have Emily Koolen CHRP, come and speak to staff and students at our guest speaker series. Emily gave an inspiring talk to the student body about having a winning attitude when looking for work and participating in interviews. To find out more about Emily visit: www.emilykoolen.com. Emily also talked about her

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Network with Drake International

It was a pleasure having Zermaan Khan, Client Relationship Manager of Drake International, address both staff and students at our Guest Speaker Series. Zermaan described the services offered by Drake and explained how they are a full service consulting company and not just an industrial placement agency. He talked about the current need for people

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Opportunities in Financial Planning – Investors Group

It was a pleasure having John Ryce, CFP and Division Director for Investors Group join us for our guest speaker series. John spoke about the opportunity to become a Financial Planner with his company and how important the candidates personality is. As he said, it’s not for everyone but for the right person that wants

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Manpower – Employment Opportunities

Kingston, Ontario Manpower Branch Manager, Lisa MacInnis, took part in AOL College’s Wednesday Guest Speaker series.  Lisa spoke to the student body about how Manpower can help recent graduates find meaningful temporary and full time positions.  She stressed the need for more than just general skills and suggested that having solid medical, bookkeeping, payroll or

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Kelly Services- Helping people find meaningful employment

Victoria Lessard, an employment recruiter for Kelly Services, appeared as a guest speaker for our College’s weekly student meeting.  Victoria shared that she was a past student of Academy of Learning College and has been in the staffing field for 20 years. Kelly Services offers their support free to job seekers.  This covers a variety

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KEDCO: Providing support for a more productive Kingston

  Academy of Learning welcomed guest speaker Carey Bidtnes, Human Resources & Labour Market Specialist, from KEDCO. Carey spoke to the students about some of the FREE services that KEDCO offers including business advice. One of their specialties, through the Business department, is helping Entrepreneurs starting up their own business. Local businesses can access government

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