What’s Happening at the YWCA

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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 […]

Shine a Light Run Tips: September 10th

by Fred Dyck, B.Sc.P.E, Director of Fitness, YWCA Saskatoon When I first began regular run training about 20 years ago, I really just ran (or jogged if you will). I might have done some push ups occasionally but mostly I just went out the door and ran. As time has gone by I had added […]

Running Tips

Click here or read below for some tips on getting into a running routine for the 5th Annual Shine a Light Run on September 25th, 2021. The 5th Annual YWCA Shine a Light Run is quickly approaching and that could inspire you to begin a walk/jog/run exercise program. Where to start? Should you start? Is running […]

Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021

This last year was…extremely unordinary. The coronavirus pandemic had an effect on every aspect of our lives—including, and in some cases especially, the way we work and what our job searches look like. And while we’re starting to see glimmers of light at the end of the tunnel, there are still a lot of variables […]

Reasons Summer’s Actually the Best Time to Job Search

By Robert Francos. Oh sweet, sweet summertime. Chances are, it’s a time of year when your social schedule is packed. But your professional life? An office is quieter than usual, thanks to the various vacations workers have planned. To-do lists gets abandoned a little early on Friday afternoon in favor of escaping the desk and enjoying the […]

PreHab & Mobility Program: VooDoo Flossing

PreHab and Mobility is one of the most successful programs we offer to our members at Fitness on 25th. PreHab and Mobility training is an important part of functional fitness that we offer at our centre. The term “Mobility” refers to the ability to create correct and proper movements and move the joints and soft […]

YWCA Member Biking to Toronto!

Here at YWCA Sasktoon, we are often inspired by our members. Daily in fact. It is an honour to be part of so many people’s pursuits, dreams and goals. Larry McCallum is one of our members who always had a unique goal in mind after his retirement. He moved to Saskatoon 7 years ago from […]

Red Cross Swim Lessons are back!

With COVID-19 restrictions becoming less restrictive, we are offering Red Cross Swim Lessons in August. The first set of crash lessons will start on Tuesday August 3rd and includes 9 lessons, with the last day on Friday August 13th. The second set of crash lessons will start on Monday August 16th and includes 10 lessons […]