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News & Events from Employment & Learning

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, […]

Employer Feature: Shining in Your Tourism & Hospitality Role

Summer is soon upon us, so bring on dining out on patios, large events with family and friends, and seasonal festivals. But while you are looking forward to relaxing summer days, employers in the hospitality industry are preparing for a busy season of restaurant customers, family weddings, large scale events, and increased tourist traffic. Now […]

Job Search Tip: Top Job Interview Tips and Tricks

You can actually tell a lot about an employer from the employment pages of their website, such as the values they have and how easy it is to find out about potential jobs. This may be a reflection of what it’s like to work there. If it’s friendly and easy to apply for a job, […]

Future Job Security!

How Secure is Your Job in the Future Automation is entering into white collar work and is becoming more and more noticeable. Manufacturing and agriculture has experienced this for decades with jobs already obsolete. The benefits to having an automation environment is that robots have 100% attendance, thus making them the perfect employee. With the […]

Commitment to Workplace Safety – YWCA Clients and Staff

The April 28 National Day of Mourning recognizes workers who have died—and those who are injured or become ill—on the  job. One workplace injury or death is too many. However, Saskatchewan recorded 32 workplace deaths in 2015. The National Day of Mourning reminds us that there is more work to do in the area of workplace health and safety. Workers […]

Preparing Solid Workers for a Great Career: YWCA Trade Journey

Recruitment, screening, and selection activities are a critical beginning for the YWCA Trade Journey program.  The next group of fifteen women will begin their sixteen week training on April 24, 2017. We can’t wait for the training to start! The YWCA Trade Journey program uses a rigorous screening process. Interested women attend an information session […]

April 27th Meet and Greet with Federated Co-operatives Ltd.

Be a part of something bigger!  Federated Co-operatives Ltd. provides wholesaling, manufacturing, marketing and administrative supports to the many co-operatives throughout Western Canada. Learn more about accessing employment opportunities from a human resources professional with Federated Co-operatives. FCL is growing and hiring, so don’t miss this Meet & Greet at the YWCA. Bring your resume, and […]

Job Search Tip: Networking Know-How

A Network is a group of people connected to you through family, friendship, work, education and community. Your skills, abilities and knowledge are keys to landing a job, but a network can help you get your foot in the door. Most jobs are in the hidden job market, positions that employers may fill through personal […]

Baby Boxes Arriving at YWCA Saskatoon!

A beloved tradition in Finland for 75 years, “Baby Boxes” have been given to expectant parents around the world, and the program has improved the outcomes for babies’ and families’ health. Now in Saskatchewan, a company called the Baby Box Co. has introduced the service, with a mission to “benefit families everywhere.” The Baby Boxes include […]