A Career in Forest Firefighting

A forest fire can injure or kill animals, threaten towns and communities, emit pollutants into the air, and alter the soil and water. It can spread very quickly, and will destroy everything in its path. As a forest firefighter, it’s your job to minimize the damage that’s caused by a blaze like this one on... Continue Reading →

Summer Jobs to (Really) Watch Out For

Summer's almost here, and as scores of high school and post-secondary students rush into the job market, the risk of applying for a bogus job are heightened. Seasonal work provides students with a limited window of opportunity to work and save up some money for the rest of the year, so while you may be in 'gotta get a job' panic... Continue Reading →

Spotlight on Careers in Adventure & Accessible Tourism

Coming on the heels of our Earth Week special series of blog posts on "Green" jobs, this month in Career Sense we feature Adventure and Accessible Tourism as a "Green" career option. The Adventure Tourism industry is gaining in popularity all the time, and especially in smaller markets like Powell River, it is a notable seasonal career option that... 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 →

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