Employment

Mindfulness: A resource for your job search toolkit

Job searching or navigating a career transition can be a full-time job in itself. To-do lists can seem endless and the process can take a toll on...

7 Reasons Why a Warehousing Job is a Great Place to Launch Your Career

Before Joe* even touched down in Canada, he knew where he wanted to work. “I looked out the window of the airplane as we were landing in Vancouver. I...

Get your first job this summer

School’s out for summer! Students couldn’t be more excited for the dog days of summer to start–especially after such a long and wet winter. Although...

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...

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...

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...

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