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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 […]

Thanks again Jazz Fest!!!

The YWCA Youth Program would like to thank the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival for their donation of 6 tickets to Arrested Development! Your donation allowed the young women that live in our program a chance to get out in the community and see a concert which is something not many of the youth get to […]

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 […]

It’s International Mud Day Today

  Mud. It seems like a nuisance, doesn’t it? As soon as it rains, mud is everywhere, and it literally gets all over everything. There are definitely no benefits this slippery, sticky dirty substance could offer, right? Wrong. And the creators of International Mud Day are out to prove it! After all, mud is quintessential […]

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 […]

A Big Thank-You To Apex!!!

The YWCA Crisis Shelter and Residence Youth Program would like to thank Apex Trampoline Park for their generous donation of 6 free 1 hour jumps! We seek to get the young women that live in our program to get involved in the community by taking them to various agencies and events in Saskatoon. It is […]

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 […]

YWCA Summer Basketball Camps

At the YWCA Summer Basketball Camps, we will take you through an exciting journey of learning to play basketball. Using structured drills together with fun games and activities, you will learn and practice fundamental skills of the game of the basketball such as ball-handling, passing, different types of shooting and also rebounding. At the Y, […]