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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Looks to Support Family and Finds Career

March 19, 2018 | by WCG Services

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When Victor first moved to Canada he took on several jobs to support himself and his family. He went on to find a steady position with a single company. However, after two years the company closed and Victor again had difficulty finding a position. He spoke English as a second language and struggled in interviews to confidently discuss and market his skillset and experience. He was out of work for six months before he joined the Calgary Career Hub, delivered by WCG Services.

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Gaining Experience & Matching Skills to Work

February 15, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Joseph was new to Canada and had immigrated to Calgary from Nigeria. He struggled to find work in his new home city as he did not have any Canadian work experience and he was seen by employers to be over qualified for positions that he applied for. He was unemployed for eight months when he joined the Calgary Career Hub. The Calgary Career Hub, delivered by WCG Services, offers job search and preparedness services and works directly with job seekers to help them find work quickly.

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Finding a New Role in Maturity of Career

January 22, 2018 | by WCG Services

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Laurie worked for 27 years before being laid off after a major downsizing in her bank’s department. The necessity to find a new position caused her to feel overwhelmed. She was lacking in self-confidence due to being unemployed, feeling that her resume and interview skills were rusty as well as not having certifications that would help her to be more competitive in the job market.

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