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WorkBC Tools for BC Labour Market Research

Shirin Employment, Job Search, News

Use the latest WorkBC tools to gain a better understanding of what is meant by Labour Market Information (LMI) Increase your awareness of the value of LMI and how it can help you feel more confident and make informed choices about your job and career choices Click here for more information.

WelcomeDay Oct2017

Welcome Day Celebration: October 14th, 2017

Shirin Events, News

Welcome Day Celebration! October 14, 2017 from 2pm to 6pm Kids Games and Activities, Giveaways, Buffet, Music and Performances Bonsor Recreation Complex, 6550 Bonsor Ave, Burnaby BC FREE ADMISSION! Registration advised on or at 604.630.0316  

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Setting Goals – Visualization for Job Search

Shirin Employment, Job Search, News

Visualization is a tool that can help us “see” our ideal future. When we use visualization for career goals we gain a deeper understanding of the outcome we actually desire. This method is a well-developed technique that is supported by scientific evidence and widely used by successful people. When we use visualization in career development, or in any aspect of …

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Workplace Bullying & Harassment

Shirin News

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) defines workplace bullying as “acts or verbal comments that could ‘mentally’ hurt or isolate a person in the workplace. Sometimes, bullying can involve negative physical contact as well. Bullying usually involves repeated incidents or a pattern of behavior that is intended to intimidate, offend, degrade or humiliate a particular person or …

Application Tracking Systems

Tips to help you beat Applicant Tracking Systems

Shirin News

You have 5-7 seconds to grab employer’s attention with your resume, but what if it’s not a person reading your resume but an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)? Click here for more information.


Use the STARS technique to your advantage

Shirin News

The STARS technique can be used to describe your accomplishments, and to prepare for interviews. During an interview you may be asked situational and behavioural questions that require a detailed response.  Employers use these questions to make an objective assessment of a candidate’s experience, qualities and skill sets that make them suitable for the job. Click here for more information.


First impressions count!

Shirin News

It only takes 3-5 seconds for someone to form an impression and that initial opinion can have a direct impact on your success in finding and keeping a job Click here for more information.


Job scams targeting Canadians

Shirin News

Before you sign on the dotted line… Be on the lookout for job scams targeting Canadians! Learn about the warning signs and how to protect yourself. Click here for more information.


Get the most out of job fairs

Shirin News

Job fairs provide the opportunity to make a positive impression  in person and meet employers face?to?face. It’s important to take advantage of every opportunity to connect with employers, especially in a difficult and competitive job market! Click here for more information.


References available upon request

Shirin News

References available upon request. Choosing the right people to be your employment references is a crucial step in the job? Click here for more information on choosing your references.