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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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A New Career and Diverse Skills

July 10, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Debra had recently put her diverse skill set to work as both an assistant controller and a project coordinator involved in two major airport projects. Once the airport projects wrapped up, Debra found herself unsure of where she could apply her skills next. She was unemployed for three months before seeking help from Calgary Career […]

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Finds Hands-On Outdoor Work

May 25, 2018 | by WCG Services

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James worked full-time for 24 years before losing his job last year in May 2017. He struggled to look for work for two months before he contacted WCG’s WorkBC Employment Services Centre in Salmon Arm. He was new to the town and did not yet know the local community well. He also felt unsuited to […]

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Supports Young Family with New Job

May 17, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Jon, a father of a young family, was laid off from his last employer due to a work shortage. After losing his job, he received Employment Insurance for a fixed period and searched for work as well as applied for jobs. However, he had difficulty receiving responses from employers. For this reason, he felt uncertain […]

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Changes Jobs to Find Better Work Schedule

May 7, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Denise worked in a high-stress seasonal position as a kitchen manager at a golf and country club. She worked long hours and was on-call while caring for her grandchildren. In the off-season, she relied on Employment Insurance and lived a quiet life in rural Smithers, BC.

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Develops New Interview Skillset

April 24, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Peggy led a career working as a Project Manager and had a good amount of work experience. Yet when her last work contract ended, she struggled to find a new position. She was looking for a role as a Senior or Junior Project Manager or as an Analyst. However, the market was filled with qualified […]

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Finds New Fit in Rural Area

April 10, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Greg worked as a Purchaser at a lumber yard before being laid off when the company restructured. He searched for work unsuccessfully for two months afterward. As well, he struggled to travel into town every day to look for a job from his home in the rural area outside Smithers, BC. His family convinced him to visit the WorkBC Centre in Smithers, delivered by WCG, and to book an appointment with a Case Manager there.

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Career Lifts Off with Skills Training

April 5, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Ryan held an Aircraft Engineering Diploma from Okanagan University College. He worked over a few years assisting with helicopter maintenance. However, the work was sporadic and only seasonal. To find steadier work, he needed to attain endorsement by professional bodies and to have an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer License. To do so, he first needed more training for specific types of aircraft and engines.

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