Taking Steps To Protect Young Workers From Workplace Injuries

Recently, Glenda Luymes wrote an article in the Vancouver Sun highlighting the risks young workers face in British Columbia. Child safety advocates are urging the provincial government to change B.C. labour laws to protect the province’s youngest workers – those 15 Continue reading Taking Steps To Protect Young Workers From Workplace Injuries

Helping job seekers resolve to get a new job in 2018

After a long winter break, many job seekers will be ramping up their job search in the new year having resolved to get a new job; preferably in the next couple of weeks. Here’s the challenge: I can’t to get Continue reading Helping job seekers resolve to get a new job in 2018

Dedicated Job Search Nets New Career within a Month

Emily left her job on the Lower Mainland as a private care aid to pursue her Health Care Assistant certification at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo. After graduation on August 3, 2017, she was able to find temporary employment until Continue reading Dedicated Job Search Nets New Career within a Month

VIVRS Success Story – Gary & Noah, Unpaid Work Experience Program

To continue our celebration of WorkBC Disability Employment Month, we’re excited to share a story from Vancouver Island Vocational & Rehabilitation Services, our WorkBC Partners in Nanaimo. This is the story of Gary, who came to VIVRS with unique challenges, Continue reading VIVRS Success Story – Gary & Noah, Unpaid Work Experience Program

8 Tips for Acing a Phone Interview

by Amy Phipps The dreaded phone interview: an increasingly common pre-screening tool used by employers before inviting candidates for in-person interviews. While typically these interviews are short and straightforward, more and more employers are doing in-depth phone screenings which more Continue reading 8 Tips for Acing a Phone Interview

Making WorkBC Wage Subsidy Work for You (Video)

WorkBC Wage Subsidy

How do you make WorkBC’s Wage Subsidy program work for you? John Tait, job developer with our Nanaimo partners Supporting Employment Transitions, shares the biggest key in making wage subsidy work for your job search. Watch the video below:

Triple your Visibility with this LinkedIn Tweak

by Ray Colegrave So you’re looking for a new job, or perhaps just testing the waters to see if there’s something better lurking in the depths. You’re tech savvy; your internet presence is strong. A Google search on your name Continue reading Triple your Visibility with this LinkedIn Tweak