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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...

5 family-friendly hiking trails in Metro Vancouver

Balancing work, life and a family can get a little tougher over summer break. If you’re a parent to school-aged kids, it takes a lot of creativity to...

Another Year of Successful Matches

Life for a teenage girl is far from easy. With conflicting roles for friends, family and school, it can be hard for teenagers to focus on where they...

Member Success Profile: Mike

When children, family and career came into the picture, Mike became less active. Realizing that he was becoming something that he wasn’t, he turned...

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...

Canada Day 2017: Let's look to the future

Canada Day 2017 was one of reflection, many celebrations around the city looked back at the 150 years since Confederation and many more celebrated...

Celebrating Canada 150+

Saturday marks the 150th year of Confederation for Canada, but around Vancouver we're celebrating Canada 150+. If you're not sure what's going on, we...

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...

YWCA AGM 2017: A Recap

“History may well be a series of stories we tell about the past, but the stories are not just any stories. They're not chosen by chance. “ – Thomas...

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