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Tell me about yourself – a simple guide to the dreaded interview question

"So, tell me about yourself." It was the best of times, it was the worst of times... Ok, while it’s important to tell a story, the employer is not...

YWCA AGM 2017: A Recap

“History may well be a series of stories we tell about the past, but the stories are not just any stories. They're not chosen by chance. “ – Thomas...

Celebrating National Aboriginal Day 2017

This year, Canada celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Confederation, but our history runs much longer than that. You may already be familiar with the...

Finding yourself before you find a job

Whether you are just starting out on your career path or looking for a change in direction after several years, it is important to know what you want...

Celebrating Youth: BC Youth Week 2017 events

It's BC Youth Week for first week of May. Young people have always played an active role in the way society has been shaped and now more so than ever...

Make a mother's day

Motherhood is a tough job. It’s even harder when you’re a young mom trying to complete high school. Raising a child while trying to improve your...

National Volunteer Week 2017

YWCA programs rely heavily on the help of volunteers in the community. Across Metro Vancouver, our volunteers do it all: they are workshop...

Intersectionality | YWCA Metro Vancouver Blog

People are talking about feminism more than ever. The use of the tag #feminism increased by 20% in 2016 from 2015. #feminism isn't the only thing...

Supergirl donates super foods to single moms

Single Moms Have Some ‘ Super ’ Friends Vancouver is known as Hollywood North because of the large number of television and films that choose our...

YWCA Young Women's National Leadership Summit brings together youth leaders

Last year, through my participation in YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Youth Advisory Committee , I was given the opportunity to join YWCA Canada’s Leadership...

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