Tackling Unique Challenges – Dustin’s Success Story
January 2, 2019 | by WCG Services
Dustin was unemployed and looking for part-time work. As a youth with Autism and non-verbal communication, Dustin had unique challenges and abilities. He was receiving services from New Direction and financial support through Community Living BC. It was suggested to Dustin and his family that they reach out to WorkBC in Smithers to seek a […]
Tapping The Hidden Job Market – Kelly’s Success Story
December 15, 2018 | by WCG Services
Kelly was getting interviews but was not getting job offers. He had been unemployed for a year when he found Calgary Career Hub (CCH) online and applied. The main goals identified for Kelly were to help him feel confident in answering interview questions and to give him strategies so he was comfortable networking. He […]
Discovering a New HR Career – Marsha’s Success Story
December 14, 2018 | by WCG Services
Marsha had not worked in Calgary since 2017 when she moved out east to be with her family. When she returned to Calgary a year later, she wanted to make a fresh start and considered a career change to human resources. Previously her entire career was in administration, and although she had coordinated projects and […]
Excelling With Management Skills – MyAn’s Success Story
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MyAn was under-employed for six months, and as someone who likes to keep busy, was feeling highly anxious to get back to work. With increasing pressure from her family and decreasing self-confidence, she was even considering roles that were below her skill set. Her most recent experience was in non-profits, but she hoped to return […]
A Fresh Perspective – Doug’s Success Story
November 28, 2018 | by WCG Services
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 […]
November 9, 2018 | by WCG Services
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 […]
WCG Services Earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation
March 6, 2018 | by WCG Services
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CARF International announced that WCG Services has been accredited for a period of three years for its Employment Services Centre programs. This is the first accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has given to WCG Services.
Why WCG Created Our Manifesto
December 12, 2017 | by WCG Services
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One of the questions I have been asked most frequently over the years by people is about what makes WCG special. There is a unique quality that you feel when accessing our services, partnering with us in the community or collaborating with one of our team members. It’s hard to articulate in just one word, and over time people have joked about it being the “WCG Kool-Aid” or “WCG’s Secret Sauce”. Both of those answers are a little vague and amusing, especially given the context of our work.
60 for 60: Week Thirteen
September 6, 2017 | by WCG Services
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Every trainer I have ever spoken to or worked with stresses the importance of cross training. Always being one to listen to subject matter experts, I undertook a bit of cross training on Saturday. I mucked out a few paddocks with my youngest daughter! And then I walked a half marathon! It was a hot and humid day, but all systems were go!
60 for 60: Week Twelve
August 30, 2017 | by WCG Services
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39 days and counting to October 8! Training is going well, I will be ready and I have no excuse to back out of a walk now. Abbie, my new puppy, has me up and at ‘em by 6 a.m. every day!