Employment

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...

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...

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