New to town? Here are some tips

New to town? Welcome! Here are some links to info you might find interesting in regard to finding employment: First of all, if you are not working or in school, OR if you are working fewer than 20 hours per week, we highly recommend booking an appointment with a Career Link Career Counsellor-- drop by... Continue Reading →

Work BC’s Single Parent Employment Initiative: Starting Sept. 1, 2015

On March 12, 2015, the B.C. Government announced the Single Parent Employment Initiative. Effective September 1, 2015, the following changes will be made to existing income assistance policy and employment programming to support single parents on income and disability assistance find and secure long-term sustainable employment. Expansion to the current Employment Program of BC (EPBC)... Continue Reading →

Tips on how to access the hidden job market

          What is the so-called 'Hidden Job Market'? The hidden job market is a term used to describe jobs that aren't posted online or advertised. Job seekers can tap the hidden job market by using networking connections to help find unadvertised job openings. Many employers choose to hire internally or through... 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 →

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 →

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