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 →

Bladerunners is back!

What is Bladerunners? Bladerunners is one of the most successful youth employment programs in BC. It helps participants with multiple barriers to employment to successfully transition into the workplace. By providing essential certifications and personal guidance, Bladerunners helps to ensure participants have what it takes to get hired. This session of Bladerunners is geared towards... 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 →

Top Tips for Boomtown Job Hunt

By Maureen Latta The race is on to pipe resources across Northwest BC to the coast and then ship them to the markets of Asia. You’ve seen the headlines. A retrofitted ferry ship cruises into Kitimat to house 600 labourers working on Rio Tinto Alcan’s $3.3-billion aluminum smelter modernization project. Enbridge seeks approval for a pipeline to pump... Continue Reading →

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

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... Continue Reading →

Training the Musicians of Tomorrow

Conductor Arthur Arnold believes there is a future in music for young people with passion and commitment. “Music is so much a part of who we are, what we need in life. It’s a necessity when something big happens, like what we saw during 9/11. Once the streets of New York were clear and safe,... Continue Reading →

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