The Work Place/Carlson & Company Inc.
Carlson & Company Inc. has provided career and employment-related services, training programs, workshop facilitation, needs assessments, and business planning services for both private and public-sector organizations since 1990.
In 2008, Carlson & Company Inc. opened The Work Place at #105, 9840 – 97th Avenue, Grande Prairie offering employment-related services to both job seekers and employers. Denise Derenowski-Carlson, Owner/Manager of Carlson & Company Inc. has over twenty-five years’ experience in the career and employment field.
THE MISSION IS BASED UPON SPECIFIC GUIDING PRINCIPLES (VALUES):
- Customer service: To consistently provide customers – job seekers and employers – with services of the highest quality and value.
- Respect: To provide customer service in a professional, empathetic, courteous and consistent manner.
- Continuous improvement and quality: To embrace ongoing innovation and change in providing services.
- Partnerships: To establish and maintain partnerships with other community organizations and employers.
- Confidentiality: To rigorously maintain privacy and confidentially of customer information and records.
Our commitment to high quality standards, a results-oriented approach with a strong emphasis on excellence in customer service is the reason so many job seekers have successfully found employment using the services of The Work Place.
The Work Place provides career and employment-related services/resources, at no charge, on behalf of the Government of Alberta. Computers with internet access, resume templates, copying/printing/faxing employment-related information, phone message service, assistance with resume preparation/updating, and job postings are some of the available resources. Eligible unemployed or underemployed job seekers can make an appointment with an Employment Consultant to receive individualized career and job search services, support, and guidance. Some services provided by the Employment Consultants are assisting with preparing/updating resumes, writing cover letters, completing online applications, interview coaching, acquiring networking skills, and job leads. On your first visit, you will be asked to complete a short, one-time registration form. If you are considering hiring employee(s), The Work Place can provide assistance with your employee recruitment and retention needs at no charge. We offer: Job posting service for full-time, part-time, seasonal or casual employment. Advertise job openings at no charge at The Work Place. We are not a placement agency; we cannot guarantee employees or take money for our services. Complete the Job Posting Form available online at www.gpworkplace.ca. Job seeker referrals based on employer’s criteria Employer resources, at no charge, regarding human resource management A training room to conduct job interviews and/or hold mini-job fairs