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3 Things You Need To Know About A February Job Search

There’s no bad time to look for a job, but there are seasonal trends that can work in your favor or slow your progress. If you’re planning to launch or continue a job search in February, here’s what you need to know to maximize your efforts. 1. It’s a lot like January, but better January […]

Rethinking Your Job Search Strategy for 2022

As the new year starts, many of us start thinking about our resolutions, both personal and professional, to make 2022 the best year it can be. Here are some picks for how to rethink your job search strategy for 2022. Research New Companies During a stressful job search, it can be tempting to simply accept […]

The Top 5 Growing Career Fields In 2022

Predicting which careers will flourish in our post-COVID world isn’t easy. Still there are some definite trends. If you are considering a change, here are the top five growing fields in the years ahead. 1. Healthcare The COVID-19 pandemic had an outsized impact on health care workers. Although there has been a shortage of skilled […]

How the job search will change in 2022

Nothing about the job market has felt “normal” lately—but that is not going to stop things from changing yet again as we move into a new year. (Surprise!) If 2020 and 2021 were about dealing with an unprecedented situation and figuring out how to cope, 2022 is going to be about how to move forward. […]

Want a New Job in 2022? Here’s Why You Should Start Looking Now

By Robert Francos It pays to get moving on your job search sooner rather than later. There are plenty of good reasons to get a new job in 2022. Regardless of your motivation, if you are hoping for a new job in the coming year, now is a good time to kick off your search […]

Holiday Hours December 2021 – January 2022

See below for our holiday hours at the YWCA Saskatoon. Admin Offices Closed on December 24th at 12 p.m.   Employment & Learning Centre Closed on December 24th at 12 p.m. Re-opens on January 4th at 8:30 a.m.   Child Development Centre Closed on December 24th at 12 p.m. Closed on December 27th and 28th […]

The Job Market Trends for 2021 You Can’t Afford to Ignore

By Robert Francos Despite the rollercoaster of a ride that 2020 was, there are some things we know for certain this year. Remote work is now a thing Finally, employers have learned what freelancers have known for years – that it IS possible to be productive from home. Who knew? Whether you wish to work […]

Job Market Trends and Insights for 2021

by Robert Francos COVID-19’s impact on the job market actually accelerated pre-existing trends such as flexible schedules for employees, more remote work options and a rise in contingent workforces. So what job market trends can employers and employees expect? Remote work is here for good The trend toward a more remote workforce has been a […]

What’s happening at the computer lab? Part 1

The Computer Lab at the YWCA Saskatoon Employment and Learning Centre is the place to be for job seekers hoping to become more familiar with computers. Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday morning, our lab plays host to a number of computer classes open to anyone looking to upgrade their computer skills. Our monthly schedule always […]