Paint my house green, please

By Melany Hallam What do you think of when you hear that someone is “building green”? Do you think that the house will be made of unusual materials and that it’ll end up being really expensive? This is a common belief in the Powell River housing market today but change is coming, albeit slowly. “In... Continue Reading →

Want to Plant Trees for a Living?

By Maureen Latta Sure, it takes a strong back to be a tree planter, but there’s more to the job than physical endurance. Those in the know say anyone interested in planting trees as a career also needs to be determined and have a strong work ethic. That’s because tree planting is piecework. You are... Continue Reading →

Career Link Covers The “Green” Economy

Earth Week events are set to take place in Powell River, BC from April 22-27, 2014 (with a main event at Willingdon Beach on Saturday April 26), and Career Link is gearing up for a series of Career Sense blog posts on the Green Economy. Most of us think of "green jobs" as having to do with: Agriculture and... Continue Reading →

Extension on Get Youth Working!

 Extension! New Funding Now Available Apply NOW Get Youth Working! Program We are pleased to announce that the Get Youth Working! Program is extended and that they are now accepting applications for new hires with a start date on or after April 1st, 2014. The Get Youth Working! Program offers employers a $2,800 hiring incentive... Continue Reading →

Coastal Postings March 2014: A monthly look back at our job postings

Accommodations 9 Administration & Business Support 3 Agriculture, Animals, Aquaculture 4 Construction 10 Education 3 Finance 4 Food Services 18 Health Care 14 Manufacturing 1 Other Services (non government) 3 Public Administration 3 Recreation & Sports 1 Retail Trade 13 Social Assistance 8 Transportation 3 Waste Management/Remediation 2

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