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News & Events from the YWCA | Monthly Archives: November 2014

Donations This Holiday Season

Thank you for thinking of YWCA Saskatoon during this season of giving! Our greatest need is financial support for the essential services we provide. How can I help the most? Your donation helps us provide the most essential needs: safety, housing, counselling and support. Our doors are always open, and we rely greatly on donations […]

Welcome to the New YWCA Saskatoon Website

YWCA Saskatoon is excited to announce the launch of our new and improved website! The design is effective, clean and visually appealing, and is consistent with both the YWCA Canada brand and the earlier YWCA Saskatoon site. The site is the result of much consultation within the YWCA, along with our website agency. We were […]

YWCA Canada’s Rose Campaign and #NOTokay Initiative

25 Years after the Montreal Massacre, Violence against Women is #NOTokay. YWCA Canada’s new campaign calls for every day action to end violence Press Release Ottawa, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – Calling for dramatic action to end violence against women and girls, YWCA Canada, the nation’s oldest and largest women’s multi-service association, launches its annual […]

Statistics on Reporting Sexual Assaults in Canada

This is particularly timely and offers some startling statistics about the lack of reporting of sexual assaults in Canada. YWCA Canada: out of 1,000 sexual assaults, only 33 are reported to the police. In 2012, there were 460,000 sexual assaults in Canada.

Trade Journey in Living Spaces

YWCA Saskatoon’s Trade Journey and an interview by Executive Director Barb Macpherson was recently featured in Living Spaces magazine. Read more about how Trade Journey breaks down barriers to careers on page 80.

7 Impressive Questions

While an interview is an opportunity for a potential employer to ask the questions, if you come prepared and ask THEM questions, you are sure to make a lasting impression. If you’re not sure what to ask here are 7 great questions to ask in your interview!

Before Noon

Here is a great motivating piece if you’re looking to be more efficient, productive, and become a ‘Killer Employee’!

Things You Should Never Do at Work (Part 3)

Source: Kathy Caprino from LinkedIn **This is a part 2 in a 5 part blog** 3. Lie We tell lies most often when we think that the truth will hurt us somehow, or when we want to avoid facing the consequences of our truth. The problem with lying is two-fold: 1) When you tell yourself […]

Things You Should Never Do at Work (Part 2)

Source: Kathy Caprino from LinkedIn **This is a part 2 in a 5 part blog**   2. Backstab your colleagues I’m astounded at how many people today feel completely comfortable ridiculing, disparaging or undermining their colleagues, co-workers and even their friends. I used to be that kind of person – talking behind someone’s back if I […]