Email Etiquette

Cassandra Employment, Job Search, Resources

Communicating via email has become the norm in the job search and application process. Most organizations prefer to send out job postings and receive applications via email in order to maintain a digital trail of related activity. Take the time to think through the content of your emails. Click here for a PDF download to learn about email etiquette.

Hiring Event, December 7th

Cassandra Employment, Events, Job Search, MOSAIC, Vancouver, WorkBC

The Vancouver Northeast Employment Services Centre is pleased to host another hiring fair with leading companies: Angus One, Home Instead, MGR Construction, Merlin Plastics, Safeway, and SanMar. WHEN: Friday, December 7 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM WHERE: Suite 312 – 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4C1 (across the street from the Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain Station) All attendees are required to …

Hiring Event, November 16th

Cassandra Employment, Events, Job Search, MOSAIC, Vancouver

The Vancouver Northeast Employment Services Centre is pleased to host another hiring fair with leading companies: Air Canada, Avigilon, Compass Group, Easter Seals, Dufry, Impact Recruitment, Natural Factors, MT Seymour, the Brick, and UPS. WHEN: Friday, November 16 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM WHERE: Suite 312 – 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4C1 (across the street from the Commercial-Broadway …

Online Applications

Cassandra Employment, Job Search, Resources

Most employers accept online applications and resumés and many require you to apply online. Your online applications will be most effective when you understand an employer’s requirements, and format your information to conform to them. Click here for a PDF download to learn about online applications.

Screen Your Resume!

Cassandra Employment, Job Search, Resources, WorkBC

While screening resumes, employers ultimately look for work experience, skills and abilities that match the requirements of the position they need to fill, but they also pay attention to more subtle cues. Click here for a PDF download to learn about what you need to look out for when submitting a resume.

Hiring Event, September 21st

Shirin Employment, Events, Job Search, MOSAIC, Vancouver, WorkBC

The Vancouver Northeast Employment Services Centre is pleased to host another hiring fair with leading companies: Acciona,  Angus One, Fairchild Television, Fresh Direct Produce, GlobalMe, Mavi, Lululemon, Purdys, SMAK, Sodexo and UPS WHEN: Friday, September 21 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM WHERE: Suite 312 – 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4C1 (across the street from the Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain Station) …

Know Your Skills

Cassandra Employment, Job Search, Resources

Find your Transferable Skills Everything you learn and every skill you have is part of your personal tool kit. You carry these “tools” with you as you move through school and into the job market. When you develop a skill or gain experience in one place and put what you’ve learned to use someplace else, you’re using transferable skills. Look …

Hiring Event, August 24th

Shirin Employment, Events, Job Search, MOSAIC, Vancouver, WorkBC

The Vancouver Northeast Employment Services Centre is pleased to host another hiring fair with leading companies: Alliance Maintenance, Earls Kitchen and Bar, PerfectMind, Purdys, T&T Supermarket, VanFire  and Van-Whole Produce WHEN: Friday, August 24 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM WHERE: Suite 312 – 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4C1 (across the street from the Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain Station) All attendees …

Essential Soft Skills For Immigrants

Shirin Employment, Job Search, News

Skilled immigrants often focus on improving technical skills after coming to Canada, and so are shocked when they are told they have “no Canadian experience.” Shift your focus to the nine essential soft skills employers are looking for. Click here for more information.

Hiring Event, July 20th

Shirin Employment, Events, MOSAIC, WorkBC

The Vancouver Northeast Employment Services Centre is pleased to host another hiring fair with leading companies: ABC Recycling, Aryzta, Centerplate,  Food Process Solutions Corp, Home Care Assistance, Hudson Bay, Safeway, Unbounce and Van-Whole Produce WHEN: Friday, July 20 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM WHERE: Suite 312 – 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4C1 (across the street from the Commercial-Broadway …