Job Fair Wrap-Up

Leading off Hiring Fair season, Career Link’s first ever job fair was clearly a success.  With 18 employers and hundreds of job seekers and career changers, this event hosted here at the Career Link, created an environment prime for fostering new employment relationships. A heartfelt thank-you to everyone who made this event a success.  The... Continue Reading →

Top Tips for Boomtown Job Hunt

By Maureen Latta The race is on to pipe resources across Northwest BC to the coast and then ship them to the markets of Asia. You’ve seen the headlines. A retrofitted ferry ship cruises into Kitimat to house 600 labourers working on Rio Tinto Alcan’s $3.3-billion aluminum smelter modernization project. Enbridge seeks approval for a pipeline to pump... Continue Reading →

Seaspan set to hire new tradespeople by Fall 2014

There couldn’t be a better time to pursue a career in BC’s burgeoning shipbuilding sector. Annual revenues in the BC shipbuilding and repair industry are projected to climb from an average of $265 million (2004-2010) to more than $1.4 billion by 2018, according to BCShippingNews.  At least 2,000 new direct jobs and 2,500 indirect jobs... Continue Reading →

“If you love it, others will too.” Karen Skadsheim on the process behind her successful business start-up

By Maureen Latta Townsite Brewing Owner Karen Skadsheim spoke with Career Sense about the process of developing a new business in Powell River. Townsite Brewing incorporated in 2010 and rolled out its first kegs in March 2012. The microbrewery’s beer won two BC Craft Beer Awards in its first year in operation, followed by another two... Continue Reading →

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