Employment Success Stories
Every year YWCA employment centres help thousands of jobseekers with their job search needs, from resume help to one-to-one career advice. Check out the success stories below to find out how the YWCA helped connect these jobseekers to employment.
Have an employment success story of your own to share? We’d love to hear from you! Please contact your YWCA employment centre and let your career advisor know how the YWCA helped you.
Bill's Success Story
Unemployed for four months, Bill decided to visit the WorkBC Employment Services Centre - Career Zone when his online job search wasn't successful. With hard work and the help of a career advisor, Bill landed a fabulous job with a software company—a great stepping stone for his future goals!
Justine's Success Story
Justine wanted to change jobs and heard from a friend that the WorkBC Employment Services Centre - Career Zone would be a great place to get some advice. A native French speaker, she was grateful to meet with a French-speaking case manager. Justine is now employed as a spa concierge and really enjoying it!
Ada had just graduated from UBC and was looking for a job in the field of social work. She came to WorkBC Employment Services Centre - Career Zone and, with the help of one of our career advisors, she set up several informational interviews—one of which landed her the job. Watch this video to hear her story.
Nicholas Ponce was new to Vancouver and in dire need of a job. He came to WorkBC Employment Services Centre - Career Zone where he received help finding work. Watch this video to find out how.
Alex Hodgins (25) moved from Ontario to Vancouver last year after completing a master’s degree in sports psychology. He came to WorkBC Employment Services Centre - Career Zone for help with his job search. There he learned all about the power of networking and ended up landing a job in his field.