NEW Skills Training Opportunities

Are you living in Powell River, currently unemployed, and in need of new skills to get back into the workforce? Skills Training might be for you! Skills Training through Career Link assists eligible job seekers who cannot find sustainable employment with their current skill set to obtain valuable training at certified/recognized training institutions to meet... Continue Reading →

How to avoid the “Sitting Disease”

What are the risks of sitting too much? Answer From Edward R. Laskowski, M.D. When you sit, you use less energy than you do when you stand or move. Research has linked sitting for long periods of time with a number of health concerns. They include obesity and a cluster of conditions — increased blood pressure,... Continue Reading →

Good words to use in a resume (and what they mean)

Words are our framework of meaning. Every one is a metaphor reaching to something beyond its simple spelling and articulation. Words have incredible power. Words create worlds. The words we use define ourselves and the world around us. They shape our reality. Our words determine our ideologies. Jon Foreman, Use “success verbs.” These are action verbs that require... Continue Reading →

Coastal Postings September 2018

Accommodations 10 Business Management 1 Construction 29 Education 5 Finance 7 Food services 51 Health care 13 Information/Culture 2 Manufacturing 6 Mining/Quarrying 2 Other services non-gov't 18 Professional Services 5 Public Admin 4 Retail Trade 54 Social Assistance 4 Transportation 3 Waste Management 1 Total # of positions offered in Sept. 2018 215

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