Start Growing Your Professional Network!

Need help finding a job in PEI? This highly effective networking program will put you directly in touch with Connectors — business owners and operators, managers, civil servants and community leaders in PEI who work in the same field as you.

Through one-on-one scheduled meetings with several Connectors you will have the opportunity to enhance your networking skills, build a professional network and improve your job search in PEI.

Can You Be A Connectee?

All Connectees must have an active LinkedIn profile and be registered with WORKPEI. Connectees can be any new Islanders and new graduates in the following categories:

Local & International Students

  • Have recently completed a post-secondary degree or diploma and/or are in the final year of a post-secondary program
  • Hold a valid work permit to be able to work in PEI
  • Currently live in PEI with the intent to work and stay in PEI
  • Have sufficient English or French language capability to be employable in PEI
  • Currently unemployed or under-employed

Immigrants

  • Have completed a minimum of a 1-year post-secondary education or training program and/or received a diploma, certificate or degree
  • Hold a valid work permit and have immigrated to Canada within the last five years
  • Currently live in PEI with the intent to work and stay in PEI
  • Have sufficient English or French language capability to be employable and functional in PEI
  • Currently unemployed or under-employed

Local Graduates

  • Have completed a post-secondary education or training program (college or university)
  • Have less than 3-5 years of work experience in their field and are actively job searching or have recently acquired a new trade/career
  • Currently live in PEI with the intent to work and stay in PEI
  • Currently unemployed or under-employed

As a Connectee, what benefits
will you enjoy?

  • Direct contact with business owners and operators, managers, civil servants and community leaders with interests in the same field as yourself
  • Faster and more efficient job search
  • A professional network on which you can build and advance your career

How does it work for Connectees?

  • You meet with Connectors in one-on-one scheduled meetings
  • You ask questions and make note of current market demands and skills required in your field
  • After the meeting, you receive 3 more contacts in your field.
    Each of these contacts will in turn be asked to give you 3 more!!!
  • You receive honest feedback from Connectors through a PEI Network Manager
  • You can follow-up with Connectors and begin to develop your own personal network

Build a professional network