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.

Volunteering

Shirin Employment, Job Search, MOSAIC, News

Helping others can help build your work experience and demonstrate your employability… Do any of the following questions apply to you? Are you looking for a job but don’t have the experience you need? But you can’t get experience because you can’t get a job? Do you need more skills or a better network so you can find work? Are …

When to Disclose

Shirin Employment, Job Search, News

The BC Human Rights Code makes it illegal for employers to: advertise a job in a way that discriminates against someone because they have a disability; deny someone a job because of their disability, if the person is able to do the job; pay someone a different wage than others doing the same job because the person has a disability; …

Apprenticeship – Getting Started

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“We expect over 59,000 jobs in construction to open up by 2027, and that means we’re going to need more diversity in the workforce. This is good news for women and Indigenous groups looking for a good-paying job.” Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training Click here for more information.

MOSAIC 7th Annual Job Fair – April 10th

Shirin Employment, Job Search, MOSAIC, News

Save the date! Over 70 companies at MOSAIC’s Job Fair are looking to fill up to 1500 positions! Bring resumes and be prepared to interview with recruiters from great organizations including: City of Vancouver; Royal Bank of Canada; Home Depot; Airport Terminal Services; Canada Revenue Agency; Fortinet Technologies; LUSH Cosmetics; UPS; Canadian Tire and many more. Present your best self …

Meaningful Networking

Shirin Employment, Job Search, News

Wherever we go, whoever we meet has power to potentially impact your life. “Networking”, one of the most powerful tools in job search and having a successful career, can happen anywhere. Applying to advertised jobs online through websites such as indeed.ca is often the most common form of job search used by job seekers. While this may not be the …

How to Select Job Postings

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Having helped numerous people apply for jobs advertised online I find myself repeating one thing again and again – “Make sure you really read the job posting!” Applying to advertised jobs online through websites such as indeed.ca is often the most common form of job search used by job seekers. While this may not be the most effective form of …

Hiring Event, January 19

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

The Vancouver Northeast WorkBC Employment Services Centre is pleased to host a HIRING FAIR with leading companies: Alliance Maintenance Ltd., Angus One Recruitment, Cowell Auto Group, EcoService, Home Care Assistance, The Home Depot, SMX Staff Management, WIS International WHEN: Friday, January 19, 2018 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM WHERE: Unit 312 – 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4C1 (across …

Planning Ahead for Your Job Search

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Is planning ahead useful when job searching? Yes, it is! Like anything else in life planning ahead makes the process easier and more productive. It’s important to be organized and to know what steps you need to take to be successful in your job search. Remember, searching for a job is a full time job, it takes hard work, time …