Access Trade Training Programs

To work as a certified tradesperson, you need training combined with job experience. Trades training usually takes from one to five years. Most apprenticeship programs take four years. The technical training takes place in a classroom or shop setting at a public institution such as a college or institute or at an approved private training... Continue Reading →

Upskilling Opportunities

up·skill verb gerund or present participle: upskilling teach (an employee) additional skills. "this is an opportunity to upskill staff and expand their capabilities" (of an employee) learn additional skills. "they will provide grants of up to 75% for staff who decide to upskill"   Canada-B.C. Jobs Grant to provide $7 million for "upskilling" by JOC... Continue Reading →

The Census is Coming

Click on the image above for more information Articles of interest regarding the census: The 2016 Census is coming The census and you Five things you should know about the Canadian Census Help future generations trace your family tree Five quirky facts about Canada you may not know Three steps to identifying official census enumerators... Continue Reading →

Coastal Postings March 2016

    Job postings in March 2016 = 134; 101 job postings through Career Link, and 33 job postings found elsewhere Jobs offered in March 2016 (because some postings were for more than  1 person) = 177 Repostings: 50   Previous Job Postings (not positions) March 2015 = 118 postings  (68 posted through Career Link... Continue Reading →

Volunteer your way into a job

by Melany Hallam Question: Do you find your volunteer work more rewarding than your paid work? Yes/No/About the same/I don’t volunteer I went to journalism school with someone who got hired at CBC radio in Ottawa just by showing up in the newsroom and working – every day – until the news director finally gave in... Continue Reading →

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