Water Cooler Survey (Nov. 2014): Is your workplace safe? YOU decide

By Melany Hallam Take the survey at http://www.careerlinkbc.com It’s possible to get hurt on the job in just about any workplace, but I imagine that most people picture an industrial setting when they think of workplace injuries. Not so. In fact, restaurants are the number-one location for young worker injuries. The second most common workplace... Continue Reading →

Self Employment Success: October 2014

Are you considering starting your own business?  Community Futures Powell River can assist you!  We deliver the Self Employment Services under the Employment Program of British Columbia.  Self Employment Services provides a 48-week-long program that assists participants in developing and launching their own businesses.  We work closely with you to help you build a sustainable... Continue Reading →

What’s up at VIU Fall 2014

As we prepare to run off to summer jobs or holidays, it's a great time to set down some education and training plans for September! This week we offer a peek at what is on offer at Vancouver Island University (VIU)'s Powell River Campus. As we are simply compiling and relaying this information, it's best to check with... 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 →

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