Employment

YWCA employment services: Helping youth find jobs and joy

Naturally friendly and outgoing, Jolissa Crossley’s positivity is infectious. She has a wide smile and talks excitedly about her life and pursuits...

What is the value of volunteering while job searching?

As a job seeker, you know that looking for work can be overwhelming and consuming; consequently, you may feel that volunteering while job searching...

Networking - the missing link to employment

Does the word networking cause you to break out into a cold sweat or make you want to run and hide? You are not alone. Why not reframe the entire...

The value of employment programs: Skills Max

"Why would I invest my time in a 6-week program? I'm sure I can already get a minimum wage job in the service industry on my own." This is a valid...

How The Video Interview is Changing the Way People Access Employment

The middle ground between telephone and in person interviews is the video interview, often used where distances between a company and candidates make...

What is labour market information and how can it help you?

The labour market is “the supply of available workers in relation to available work.” Labour market Information (LMI) tells you about the current...

4 Tools to Promote Yourself in Your Job Search

If you’re a strategic job seeker, you know that the job search goes beyond the job posting. Way beyond. This is where self-marketing comes in. The...

Everything you need to know to succeed at phone interviews

After you’ve hit SEND on a job application, get ready for the interview. Telephone interviewing is becoming increasingly popular as an additional...

The steps to finding the right job for you

Finding work that’s meaningful to you has important benefits: a job that's the right fit results in increased job satisfaction and better performance...

5 Habits of Successful Jobseekers

After working in employment services for a few years and seeing hundreds of job searches up close, you start to notice patterns. Effective jobseekers...

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