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A Fresh Perspective – Doug’s Success Story

November 28, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Doug had the skills and experience necessary to be a great employee, but he was not hearing back from employers. Frustrated, he decided to try a different approach to his job search and came to the Calgary Career Hub (CCH). The biggest barrier to employment for Doug was that he had been out of the […]

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Remembrance Day

November 9, 2018 | by WCG Services

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November 11th, 2018 marks 100 years since the end of The Great War. On this important moment in history, we will honour and remember the sacrifice of the many who fought in WWI and those who have continued to serve. We offer gratitude to the countless veterans who sacrificed so much to uphold the values […]

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Discovering and Applying Strengths – Akiko’s Success Story

November 8, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Akiko spent the majority of her work life in customer service in a variety of industries including retail, transportation and animal services. She found herself out of work when one of Canada’s oldest retailers closed its doors. After struggling to find work, her confidence began to wane.   “My confidence level coming into the LevelUp […]

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Learning About Canada Leads to Success

October 4, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Bahjat immigrated to Canada in 2017 bringing with him a wealth of sales experience in the construction and fabrication industries, where he had led sales teams of 5 to 10 people and 35 to 40 factory workers. He had managed projects ranging from $2,000,000 to $5,000,000. He also held a Bachelor of Arts degree in […]

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Learning to Job Search and Interview with Confidence

September 6, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Qamar was a recent graduate with a very specialized skill as a Chemical Petroleum Engineer.  Timing was Qamar’s biggest challenge in his job search. While Alberta has been recovering from the recession, and there has been some strong economic growth, the market is still saturated with engineering candidates. After three months of applying and no […]

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Retrains for Work After Health Setback

September 5, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Melody experienced a health setback that left her with a disability and that required she work from home. Due to her change in circumstances, her skills and professional training were suited to roles that she could no longer work in. She looked at different employment options but she was unsure about how to move forward and was unemployed for two and a half years when she visited WCG’s WorkBC Employment Services Centre in Smithers. She decided to try WorkBC when a friend of hers said that it had helped her to find work.

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Sustainable Work to Support a Family

August 23, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Noelle was struggling to find employment that could support her family. She was looking for all the help she could to get a new full-time job. That’s when she came to the WorkBC Employment Services Centre in Salmon Arm delivered by WCG Services.   Noelle got help to revise her resume, and she participated in […]

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Finding Confidence in Leadership

August 15, 2018 | by WCG Services

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After two years of being unemployed, Tess’s confidence had spiraled downward to the point where she was afraid to apply or interview for jobs and, even though previous employers recognized her potential to grow into a leadership position, she lacked confidence in her ability to lead. That’s when she sought the help of LevelUp, delivered […]

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Calgary Career Hub Success Helps Others

August 9, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Martina wasn’t sure where to start when she lost her job as store manager after eleven years due to a store closure. After nine months of unemployment, Martina decided to seek the assistance of Calgary Career Hub, delivered by WCG Services. Martina hadn’t looked for work in over eleven years and was not up to […]

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Applying New Skills to Find a New Job

July 30, 2018 | by WCG Services

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David found himself unemployed due to a lack of projects with his previous employer. After a year and a half of being unemployed, David sought the help of LevelUp, delivered by WCG Services.   David lacked confidence in his networking, interview, and resume writing skills. He needed reinforcement and encouragement to find employment. David recognized […]

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