“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 →

Working in “Fort Mac”– a primer

I have a friend working up in Fort McMurray who has steadily moved up the ranks in the industry.  I got in touch with him over the weekend to ask a few questions about the industry and what it takes to successfully land a job. -Brodie D'Angio Fort McMurray – Questions: We're trying to put... Continue Reading →

‘U’ Matter at Career Link

Click here for detailed program description. U Matter’ is a unique and creative approach to ‘life skills’ focusing on self-discovery, personal awareness and confidence building for… ‘U’ through exploration of story! In this 12-week program you will learn to create Digital Stories to communicate ideas, expand computer skills, problem-solve challenges in the production of story... Continue Reading →

New Employee Rises to the Challenge

Coranne Anderson, one of the owners of Aaron Service and Supply, is an enthusiastic supporter of the Wage Subsidy Service [WSS] delivered by Career Link. To date, she has hired three full-time employees through the service. Her newest staff member, Stacy Mogan, celebrated her first anniversary with the company in November. What kind of person were... Continue Reading →

Using the new Work BC Labour Market Navigator

Introducing the new Labour Market Navigator!  On March 21st WorkBC.ca launched a new online tool that helps users navigate their way through over 500 careers. The tool provides information on employment demand outlook, projected job openings, workforce characteristics, and earnings. Information is presented in an easily accessible infographic format.  The featured content section of... Continue Reading →

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