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News & Events from Employment & Learning

Job Searching and Social Media

This past Monday the Trade Journey Program invited graduates to join us for our first in-house Social Media Lunch and Learn. The focus of the session was to discover how we can use Social Media to develop our own personal brand and how to market ourselves within the various platforms. As we learnt many of […]

Upcoming Employer Event

Tuesday February 20th is almost here! Adecco is coming to the YWCA Adecco is a world leader in professional staffing. In Saskatoon and surrounding areas, Adecco recruits for temporary or permanent positions. Areas of recruitment include: executive positions, administration, accounting, human resources, sales and marketing, production and manufacturing, and skilled trades. A representative from Adecco […]

Job Searching Hints You May Not Have Heard Before

When searching for a job it’s good to realize there are many ways to look at your approach and further steps. When you go on a job interview, and the person behind the desk seems a bit tense, if they answer the phone in the middle of your speaking, or you feel like they are […]

Staff Picks and Tips!!

  “One important key to success is self-confidence.  An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”  Arthur Ashe The dictionary says that success is the accomplishment of one’s goals. One would find that the thesaurus also uses the word accomplishment for the word success along with gain, benefit, happiness, and achievement. If one does not have […]

Trade Journey Program

Coming soon! Trade Journey is a 16 week program designed for women tired of minimum wage jobs, who like working with their hands, who have already experienced some work in either construction, renovation, mining or maintenance positions and want to make a transition into a career in the trades. Our program offers you the ability […]

Feb. 20 Employer Info Session with Adecco

Are you looking ahead to the next steps in your career? Join us for our upcoming employer info session with a leading Saskatoon recruiter. A representative from Adecco will provide an overview, share best practices for applying and answer your questions. Adecco is a world leader in professional staffing. In Saskatoon and surrounding areas, Adecco recruits […]

Summer Jobs

Attention Students!  Now is the time that employers are advertising for summer student positions!  This could be a chance to work in your field of study and have some relevant work to put on your resume when graduation time comes.  While there is competition for these positions, you don’t have to compete with non-students as […]

How to Find a Job as a Young Worker in This Changing Landscape

The first step for any successful job search is a goal: What kind of job do you want to have? When considering this question, keep in mind the work you’d like to do on a day-to-day basis, the salary you need, and what kind of office culture works well for you. But once you’ve got […]

Jan. 26 Employer Information Session with SaskTel

Are you interested in a career with SaskTel? Come out to the YWCA and learn about the current opportunities for employment with this employer. At this information session, you will have an opportunity to hear a representative from SaskTel  providing an overview and sharing best practices for applying for work with their company. This is a […]

Some Positive Rules for Cover Letters

Your resume lists your experience, accomplishments and skills; your cover letter should show how they are relevant to a particular job, and to the company’s goals. Before you write a word, research the company and the industry so that you can make informed references in your cover letter. “Look at the company’s website,” suggests Lakewood, […]