Employment

FOCUS@Work Empowers Women in Job Search and Career Transition

“We are hiring!” This sign has become commonplace across Metro Vancouver in recent years. While it may not be hard to find a job these days, finding...

How to Create a LinkedIn Profile that Stands Out

With 87% of recruiters using LinkedIn to vet job candidates, an active LinkedIn profile has become the standard for today’s job seeker. Standing out...

Gender Equality in the Workplace: Where are our Female Leaders?

Canada is ranked among the top 10 countries in women’s equality in the workplace, however, women continue to be underrepresented in political and...

Single Parent Employment Initiative removes barriers to meaningful employment

In British Columbia, there are 17,000 single parents with 26,000 children on income and disability assistance. For most of these parents, being on...

10 Tips to Succeed in a Job Fair

A job fair is a unique opportunity for job seekers to meet face-to-face with employers and make a positive first impression. Whether you are between...

Survivors of violence take control of their careers

Overcoming trauma can be a long and complicated journey, but it’s not one you have to take on your own. Violence, abuse and bullying can impact a...

5 reasons tourism is a great career

How lucky are we to live in a province that attracts millions of tourists from around the globe each year? Tourism boosts our local economy and...

Setting SMART New Year’s Resolutions

With the year-end just around the corner, it’s time to set out some achievable goals for 2018. Some people can’t wait to set goals for the new year,...

From breakdown to breakthrough

When Kevin walked in the Westside WorkBC for the first time, he had been on leave for over six months due to stress and anxiety. He was burned out...

Changing Lives with Changing Gears

Putting the words ‘women’ and ‘trucking’ together is becoming more common in today’s world. Even though women represent only 3% of drivers in the...

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