Powell River has a new Apprentice Advisor

The Sunshine Coast Region and Sea to Sky region has a new Apprenticeship Advisor, Shannon Hanson. Shannon’s main office location is at North Vancouver at the NSMA Office, 211 – 260 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 3G7. She can be reached at 604.971.1599 or by emailing her at shanson@itabc.ca Part of her role is... Continue Reading →

What can a career counsellor do for you?

by Melany Hallam Water Cooler question for April 2015: I have used the services of a career counsellor to help plan my career or find a job. Yes/No (take the survey now: ) Have you ever felt completely at sea when faced with having to find a new job or decide on a career path at... Continue Reading →

Haedy Mason a life skills worker at the Powell River Community Resource Centre (CRC), who runs the Shift Happens program there, was able to sit down with Career Sense and give us a little more of her story. Haedy moved here during 2014 from Vancouver to start a brand new job that she found through... Continue Reading →

Facing The Fear Of Cold Calling

By Susan Biagi It used to be that people’s greatest fear was public speaking. It’s even been said their fear of public speaking was greater than their fear of death! But the times, they are a’changing. According to a new survey published by Sandler Training Inc., people are now more afraid of cold-calling than they... Continue Reading →

Minimum Wage Increase for BC

On March 16, 2011 Premier Christy Clark announced British Columbia’s minimum wage will increase in three stages to $10.25 by May 1, 2012 and the training wage will be eliminated. The Premier's press release states:  “Raising the minimum wage and eliminating the training wage is a fair and reasonable step forward in putting families first... Continue Reading →

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