The (Possible) Future of Career Planning

The Career Thought Leaders’ 2014 Global Career Brainstorming Day included career professionals from Canada, United States, and overseas. Their newly released 2014 Global Career Brainstorming Day White Paper covers trends in careers, resumes, job search, hiring, recruiting, and much more. Here are 20 intriguing predictions from the report reproduced, with permission, from the Career Thought Leaders (CTL): Identity theft concerns drive elimination... Continue Reading →

Top Interview Questions

"Be prepared" is a familiar motto. It's a good one to remember when going in for a job interview, not only to be able to wow them, but - more importantly - to help you clarify your own goals. A Career Counsellor is available at Career Link if you are unemployed or under-employed (working fewer than 20 hours per... Continue Reading →

Work BC’s Single Parent Employment Initiative: Starting Sept. 1, 2015

On March 12, 2015, the B.C. Government announced the Single Parent Employment Initiative. Effective September 1, 2015, the following changes will be made to existing income assistance policy and employment programming to support single parents on income and disability assistance find and secure long-term sustainable employment. Expansion to the current Employment Program of BC (EPBC)... Continue Reading →

GED Program Discontinued

By Rob Hughes Passing the GED (General Equivalency Diploma) test once gave those who did not complete high school the opportunity to earn their high school equivalency credential.  GED® certification is useful when it’s accepted by employers or post-secondary institutions as proof that you meet basic education requirements.  The BC Ministry of Education discontinued the... Continue Reading →

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