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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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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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