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How to Find a Job as a Young Worker in This Changing Landscape

The first step for any successful job search is a goal: What kind of job do you want to have? When considering this question, keep in mind the work you’d like to do on a day-to-day basis, the salary you need, and what kind of office culture works well for you. But once you’ve got […]

Jan. 26 Employer Information Session with SaskTel

Are you interested in a career with SaskTel? Come out to the YWCA and learn about the current opportunities for employment with this employer. At this information session, you will have an opportunity to hear a representative from SaskTel  providing an overview and sharing best practices for applying for work with their company. This is a […]

Some Positive Rules for Cover Letters

Your resume lists your experience, accomplishments and skills; your cover letter should show how they are relevant to a particular job, and to the company’s goals. Before you write a word, research the company and the industry so that you can make informed references in your cover letter. “Look at the company’s website,” suggests Lakewood, […]

YWCA Trade Journey Update

Industry employers are key stakeholders in the YWCA Trade Journey program and have a vested interest in the success of the Trade Journey participants!  We are thrilled to be working with this group of employers who are providing work placements for the next three weeks. Banff Constructors Ltd. City of Saskatoon Comtech Communication Technologies Ltd. […]

#Gratitude Tuesday Donor Stories – A new country, a new career, and the YWCA

My name is Essien-anwan Akomolafe. Last year, I was trying to gain my footing in a new terrain (Saskatoon) as a landed immigrant. I learned about the YWCA Job Finding Club through social media. When I inquired about it with the employment counselor, he was very kind and invited me to come in and register for the […]

Trade Journey Employer Panel

Wow what a morning!  Sending a big thank you to the employers who joined us for the Trade Journey Employer Panel and Cafe.  Shannon, our CEO lead a panel of six employers who so willingly shared their expertise, knowledge and encouragement with the Trade Journey participants.  The room was buzzing with good questions and conversations.  […]

Adopting a Room at the YWCA

It’s that time of year again, the people of Saskatoon are coming together in support of the community services and programs happening inside every room at the YWCA, through a charitable program called “Adopt a Room”. Through the YWCA Adopt a Room program, individuals and businesses are able to pledge a charitable gift and adopt one […]

How to Nail a Job Interview and Get Hired

First impressions are everything, and it takes just three seconds to make a brilliant one. Here are a few hot tips to help you make a great first impression in a flash! There is one way to boost your chances, and that’s by honing your interview skills. Leading recruiters advise how interviewees could raise their […]

Job Seekers!

Learn about the current opportunities for employment at the University of Saskatchewan!  Monday, November 20, 2017 YWCA Saskatoon 510 25th Street East, Main Floor Studio Saskatoon Registration starting at 1:50 PM Event to start at 2:00 PM A representative of the University team will be giving a great presentation and sharing valuable information.  Come out and […]

University of Saskatchewan is coming…

Because you asked Job Seekers of Saskatoon!  The YWCA is excited to present an Employer Information Session with the University of Saskatchewan  Monday, November 20, 2017 YWCA Saskatoon 510 25th Street East, Main Floor Saskatoon Registration starting at 1:50 PM Event to start at 2:00 PM  Come out and learn more about this top Saskatoon […]