Making Inclusive Employment Work

Last month, our Employment Supervisor attended a Pre-Conference workshop in Richmond BC, as part of the 2017 Inclusion BC Conference, Inspired By Love. This workshop was focused on Inclusive Employment. It brought together service providers from across the province to discuss the successes, the challenges, and the long term goals of inclusive employment for people … Continue reading Making Inclusive Employment Work

Employment Program Updates

Things continue to grow and evolve here at Lifetime Networks, and the Employment Program is no exception. Read on to learn about some of the exciting changes happening right now.  Staff Changes and Additions Congratulations to our Employment Manager, Mel MacDonald, who is starting her maternity leave this week. Mel has been overseeing the employment program … Continue reading Employment Program Updates

Wondering what our Employment Program is all about? Read this!

Our employment program is here to help individuals work on their employability skills and find valued, paid work in their communities. We have two main program streams to allow us to work with individuals at all levels of employment readiness. Customized Employment Services are for individuals facing barriers to finding or keeping employment. Individuals accepted … Continue reading Wondering what our Employment Program is all about? Read this!

Don’t give up on your job search, especially during the holidays!

Many people look at the holidays as a slow hiring season; Things get busy, seasonal positions have been filled, and no one has time to spend on hiring. Because of this, many job seekers take a break from job searching over the holiday season. Don't fall into this trap! Job searching is a full time … Continue reading Don’t give up on your job search, especially during the holidays!

How well do you know the Employment Standards Act? (Quiz)

Understanding employment standards when you are a job seeker or someone who is new to the workforce can be a daunting task. It’s a good thing that knowing all of the legal ins-and-outs of employment is your employer’s responsibility, right? Wrong! It is very important that you know your rights as a worker in BC. If … Continue reading How well do you know the Employment Standards Act? (Quiz)

Face-To-Face: LNV job seekers given a chance to practice their interview skills.

Yesterday, two of our job seekers attended the Face-to-Face event hosted by GT Hiring and Garth Homer Society. This was a fantastic event that allowed job seekers to connect with real employers to practice their interview skills. Sarah and Karen both attended and had practice interviews with three employers each. They were able to receive … Continue reading Face-To-Face: LNV job seekers given a chance to practice their interview skills.

Fall Employment Program Update

Things have been busy here in the Lifetime Networks Employment program! We had a rush of new intakes to our program in September, as everyone got into the back-to-school/back-to-work spirit! As these new job seekers work their way through the Discovery process, our more established program participants are working hard at developing their job skills. … Continue reading Fall Employment Program Update