FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
1) How much do your services cost?
Our services are free! CDS is funded through the Canada/PEI Labour Market Development Agreement initiative.
2) Do I have to be on EI to use your services?
Anyone can use our resource centre services. Regardless of your employment situation, contact us to see if we can help.
3) When are you open?
Winter Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
We’re closed on Saturdays, Sundays and during holidays
4) Will someone at CDS type my resume for me?
We don’t provide a typing service, but you can use our Resource Centre computers to type your resume. Staff at each CDS location would be happy to assist you in the basic use of our computers.
6) Do I need to know how to use a computer to use your services?
Our staff will help you with some basics, and some locations offer computer training. Check out our workshop schedule.
7) Does CDS provide money for training?
Career Development Services does not offer funding for training or skills development, but our staff can help you explore funding options.
8) Can you help me with my job search?
Yes, the CDS staff is up to date in the best job search methods. They will share their information with you, direct you to the best places to find job openings, and provide workshops/sessions when needed.
9) Do I have to book computer time in advance?
No, we have a number of computer workstations available for job search purposes only. Booking isn’t necessary, but people use our computers on a first come, first served basis.