Employment

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...

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...

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