Employment

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...

Why Tech?

The tech sector in Vancouver is booming, with an estimated 75,000 tech professionals working in the city and over 7000 companies operating across the...

Creating the Perfect Elevator Pitch

Picture this: You are invited to a party. You’re a pretty social person, so you’re excited about the prospect. But then, it hits you. You are...

CARF accredits our YWCA Employment Services Centres

The YWCA Employment Services Centres have been awarded a three-year CARF accreditation – the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an...

Didn’t get the job? Seven tips on how to deal with job rejection

No one likes rejection, but as a job seeker it’s important to be aware that each rejection is another step towards securing employment. When dealing...

Create an Inclusive Workforce this September

In 2014 the BC Government proclaimed September BC Disability Employment Month – an initiative that aims to celebrate people with disabilities in the...

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...

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