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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there any costs to accessing services from META ?
A: Services at META are no cost to you as we are funded by the Government of Canada and Employment Ontario.

Q: I need help with my resume. Can you do this?
A: We are a specialized service assisting people with disabilities and barriers to employment. If you meet the criteria, you may register with us and a counsellor will assist you through the process. If you are not a client with a disability and/or a barrier, we will direct you to the appropriate employment services.

Q: I’m looking to go back to school for re-training. Are there any programs at META that can help me with this?
A: Yes, our counsellors are qualified to help you through the Second Career application process. They have access to the resources and information that you may need. We also have  a Training Preparation workshop available that assists clients who are seeking provincial funding for training.

Q: Do I need an appointment to come in for job search help?
A: In order to access services from META Vocational Services, you will need to complete an assessment. This can be done over the phone or in person.  The assessment process will determine if this is the correct service for you.

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The staff continue to be helpful by checking in on my progress, assisting with problems that may arise...and are always there to answer questions and lend a helping hand. In future, if I do look for a new job for whatever reason, I know that I can count on META to assist me with finding a job that is right for me and providing the services I need to get me there. Past services I have used have failed to live up to my expectations and did not help in finding suitable employment that I was able to stay at for an extended period, so I am grateful for their hard work and dedication. Without them, I might still be unemployed or even somewhere that does not adequately support my needs in the workplace.
2017-07-25T12:12:59+00:00
The staff continue to be helpful by checking in on my progress, assisting with problems that may arise…and are always there to answer questions and lend a helping hand. In future, if I do look for a new job for whatever reason, I know that I can count on META to assist me with finding a job that is right for me and providing the services I need to get me there. Past services I have used have failed to live up to my expectations and did not help in finding suitable employment that I was able to stay at for an extended period, so I am grateful for their hard work and dedication. Without them, I might still be unemployed or even somewhere that does not adequately support my needs in the workplace.
“I have to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to META. The staff in the Whitby Office goes far and beyond what would be expected from any centre that deals with unemployed”…”My counsellor has been there, building up my confidence and making me believe in myself.”
2014-04-10T15:10:48+00:00
“I have to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to META. The staff in the Whitby Office goes far and beyond what would be expected from any centre that deals with unemployed”…”My counsellor has been there, building up my confidence and making me believe in myself.”
“Thank you so much for referring [your client] to me to start a career in financial planning”…“he has been a great addition to my team. Thank you.”
2014-04-10T15:10:32+00:00
“Thank you so much for referring [your client] to me to start a career in financial planning”…“he has been a great addition to my team. Thank you.”
“Thank you for everything”
2014-04-17T17:33:44+00:00
“Thank you for everything”
“I [can] do [it] you can too. You have the best support system right here wanting to help you. What[ever] you need they will go far and beyond to teach, encourage & support you”…”Pleas[e] give them a hand. clap, clap, clap THEIR REWARDS ARE OUR SUCCESS.”
2014-04-17T17:36:58+00:00
“I [can] do [it] you can too. You have the best support system right here wanting to help you. What[ever] you need they will go far and beyond to teach, encourage & support you”…”Pleas[e] give them a hand. clap, clap, clap THEIR REWARDS ARE OUR SUCCESS.”

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