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Fight the Challenge of Chronic Diseases

Chronic diseases, also known as non-communicable diseases, are an increasing global epidemic. Chronic diseases kill 36 million people per year and are the leading cause of death globally. In Canada, 67% of all deaths per year are caused by four major chronic diseases: cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and chronic respiratory diseases. Three out of five Canadians aged […]

The Pyramid of Health: Exercise, Healthy Diet and Rest

Regular exercise and the consumption of a healthy diet together with having enough rest are the main three components of health which can lead you to a host of benefits, including increased energy, happiness, and even a long life. The three components of health are pivotal to determining a person’s overall health, and making them […]

Create a Job Search Game Plan

Landing the right job and finding fulfillment in your job requires planning, says Halifax-based Executive Recruiter and Career Coach Gerald Walsh. In his recent book Pinnacle Walsh asks clients to ponder some aspects of jobs such as compensation, vacations, workspace, boss, colleagues and opportunity for advancement. Then rank those aspects, to clarify what’s really important. […]

5 Strategies To Deal With Stress

According to Harvard Health, 25% of population report experiencing high levels of stress and another 50% point to moderate levels due to dozen, potentially hundreds of cases from the weather to the economy to personal situations. Based on a study by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, people cope by talking to friends and […]

Call for Applications: YWCA Saskatoon Board of Directors

YWCA Saskatoon is currently accepting applications for membership on its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors advances the mission of YWCA Saskatoon and fosters its continued success. Its role includes fiduciary responsibility, governance, stakeholder communications, oversight of business, and support for fundraising. If applicable, candidates are encouraged to self-identify as under 30 years of […]

July 18th Employer Info Session with WCB

Want a career where you make a difference for workers and employers? The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board has career opportunities where you will make a difference, plus great benefits. Opportunities include: Case Management, Claims Adjudication, Information Technology, Injury Prevention & Safety, Employer Services, Human Resources, Health Care, Finance, Customer Services and Communications. Come early and […]

The Mind-Body-Spirit Balance

Wellness is the search for enhanced quality of life, personal growth and potential through positive lifestyle behaviors and attitudes. Certain factors influence our state of wellness, including nutrition, physical activity, stress coping methods, good relationships and career success. Each day we work toward maximizing our level of health and wellness to live long, full and […]

Some Job Search Strategies for 2017

There are always new ways to using job search strategies, and here are some different approaches that may enhance your pursuit. For example,  It’s no secret that networking is an important component to your career success. If networking is a new concept to you, take some time to brush up on your skills.  Scrolling through […]

June 15th Employer Info Session with GardaWorld

Are you looking for employment? Canada’s leading security provider is looking for good people. GardaWorld protects people, assets and reputations. Come and learn what it takes to become part of this great team. This employer is hiring now. Bring your resume, and get connected. Date: Thursday, June 15 Time: arrive at 9:25 am, session starts at 9:30am […]

Sept. 15 YWCA Shine a Light Run: Why We Run

Welcome to the YWCA Shine a Light Run! This is why we run. Every participant in the Shine a Light Run has their own reasons for committing to run the 2K, 5K, or 10K course. We are running to shine a light on needs and solutions right here in our community, like safe streets, homes for everyone, […]