Employment

How a Truck Driving Training Program Changed Lisa's Life

Meet Lisa. She’s been a hydrovac truck driver with Badger Daylighting for about a year now. She’s got stable hours, loves the work she does and has...

Finding Career Success with YWCA FOCUS@Work

For new immigrants to Canada, making the first steps into employment may seem like a daunting task. It’s not only about finding work, it’s also about...

10 Tips to Improve Professional Email Communication

With the popularity of texting and online communication channels such as WhatsApp, Messenger, etc. rising, emails have been on the decline,...

FOCUS@Work Empowers Women in Job Search and Career Transition

“We are hiring!” This sign has become commonplace across Metro Vancouver in recent years. While it may not be hard to find a job these days, but...

How to Create a LinkedIn Profile that Stands Out

With 87% of recruiters using LinkedIn to vet job candidates, an active LinkedIn profile has become the standard for today’s job seeker. Standing out...

Gender Equality in the Workplace: Where Are Our Female Leaders?

Canada is ranked among the top 10 countries in women’s equality in the workplace, however, women continue to be underrepresented in political and...

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...

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