Powell River Employers: Career Link needs YOUR help. Take our quick survey today (you can win a prize!)

Powell River Employers: Click on our image to take the fast and easy survey!
Powell River Employers: Click on our image to take the fast and easy survey!
Calling all Powell River Employers:
Career Link is hosting a job fair!

Are you having trouble finding qualified, motivated employees? We can help you save both time and money while meeting your recruiting needs.

Scheduled for early spring, this free event will bring together employers and jobseekers in a low-pressure, structured environment. Employers will benefit from free advertising in all press releases, newspaper and radio ads, brochures and posters.

In completing our online survey you will help us create an event that meets your needs. There is no commitment to participate in the event itself. Be among the first 10 employers to respond and you’ll receive a complimentary gift for your workplace.

Using the new Work BC Labour Market Navigator

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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.
navigateThe featured content section of the tool allows users to track industry trends, find the fastest growing regions for job growth, and discover which occupations are going to be in highest demand.

Vancouver Island-Coast Snapshot
Vancouver Island-Coast Snapshot

The Labour Market Snapshot page is updated monthly and provides a graphical representation of information found in this report. The more detailed Labour Market Snapshot can be found here.
 The tool features an easy to use navigational structure and a responsive design which makes it accessible on mobile devices so you can access the latest numbers while on the go! Explore the navigator here: www.workbc.ca/navigator

As you can below, the predictions for sectors with the best chances for employment in are region are:

We will be closed for BC Family Day: Monday, Feb 11

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Career Link will be closed for BC Family Day, Monday Feb. 11

This year on February 11th British Columbians will celebrate our first official holiday dedicated to families – B.C. Family Day.

We all know B.C. is an incredible place to live – and setting aside a day for families to spend together is an important way we can help keep them strong. It’s also the ideal time get out and discover some of the incredible activities B.C. has to offer!

familyWhether it’s a special evening out at your favourite local bistro, a visit to your local recreation centre, art gallery or museum, a day of browsing the shops, or maybe getting outdoors and enjoying some winter sport – our province is blessed with countless opportunities to spend quality time together.

Visit BC Family Day’s website to check out some great affordable ideas for how you can spend this special day with your loved ones.


My Next Job; Click to visit our workshop calendar.
My Next Job; Click to visit our workshop calendar.

Starting bright and early on Tuesday February 12 is our new workshop series, My Next Job (Tues Feb. 12, Wed Feb. 13, Thurs Feb. 14 from 10am-3:30pm). Topics include:Creating a Leads List, Searching the Online Job Banks, Marketing Yourself to Employers, How to Shine in Interviews, Managing Your Motivation, and more. Call 604.485.7958 to reserve your spot in this FREE workshop series.