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Build the Career You Want Blog

Build the Career You Want Blog is a content collaboration between DIVERSEcity employment specialists and the Get in the Know online resource for workplace diversity. Get job search tips and labour market information to help you build your career.

Build the Career You Want | Jobs in the marine sector

October 13, 2023

Jobs are diverse and bountiful in the dynamic marine industry in BC. The Association for BC Marine Industries… Read more

Build the Career You Want | How to create a compelling cover letter

May 17, 2023

Cover letters are one of the most important factors in successfully landing a job. Discover how to write… Read more

Build the Career You Want | Acing the reference check

February 1, 2023

So, you’ve made it through a successful job interview and the employer has asked you to provide references. … Read more

Build the Career You Want | Learn about the tool employers use to screen candidates

July 7, 2022

Today, when you send your job application off to an employer, chances are they use an application tracking… Read more

Build the Career You Want | How to create a Canadian-style resumé

February 16, 2022

By Shivani Arora and Don Duthie, Employment Specialists, DIVERSEcity Employment Programs One of the first steps in getting… Read more

Build the Career You Want | How to get your resumé noticed by a Canadian employer

December 16, 2021

By Shivani Arora and Don Duthie, Employment Specialists, DIVERSEcity Employment Programs Resumés are one of the most important… Read more

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Learn to swim: An essential skill for everyone. Dive into safety and make swimming a fun and important part of life. 🏊🏊 DIVERSEcity and the Lifesaving Society BC & Yukon Branch have partnered to spread awareness and water survival skills during National Drowning Prevention Week. Learn more about our water survival workshop being held tomorrow, July 24, at Sungod Recreation Centre with City of Delta - Local Government aquatic staff here: forms.office.com/r/GqAmahQNya#NDPW2024 #lifesavingsociety#DrowningPrevention #DrowningIsPreventable ... See MoreSee Less
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Are you an internationally trained #nurse who wishes to restart their career in BC, but are unsure where to start? Join us for a FREE information and orientation workshop for internationally trained nurses, virtually on Wednesday, July 31, August 14 or September 25. The foreign credential recognition process for nurses can be cumbersome and difficult to navigate. That's why we have created this workshop, underCoast Capitalpital Credentialing Program, to offer accurate, up-to-date and easy-to-understand information about how to get started in your credential recognition journey. This workshop will cover the requirements needed to become a nurse in BC, resources to support your credential journey, and an overview of careers in health care to get your foot in the door and obtain relevant Canadian work experience. Register for free here: forms.office.com/r/VkMWsZja3v#forpeopleforcommunitiesi#surreybcr#nursen#BCe#workshopk#foreigncredentialst#credentiallingl#credentialst#recredentialn#foreigncredentialn#nursesuCoast Capitalpital ... See MoreSee Less
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We are thrilled by the overwhelming response to our resumé course testing! Due to high demand, we’ve closed the initial sign-up sheet. We’ll be notifying selected participants for the official testing group on Monday, July 29 — please remember to check your junk and spam folders! For those not selected this time, we still value your feedback! Due to the high level of interest, we’ve decided to open additional spots for testers to give as many of you as possible the opportunity to review the course. Please note, only the official group will receive a Starbucks gift card. On Monday, July 29, we will send out an email with a link to sign up for a two-week testing window. To everyone who signed up, we truly appreciate your enthusiasm and support! Stay tuned for more updates as we expand our course offerings in the DIVERSEcity learn Career Development Journey. #ThankYou #DIVERSEcitylearn ... See MoreSee Less
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Movement and activity can make you healthier and happier! At DIVERSEcity, we are pleased to start delivering the 12-week Choose to Move program, as a partner to Active Aging Society, University of British Columbia and Government of British Columbia. The free 12-week program provides older adults (age 55 and up) with the motivation and support to become more active. You will work with a trained activity coach to create a plan with activities you enjoy, like walking, yoga, gardening and more. You will also have a chance to meet new friends in eight dynamic group meetings. Our first session will be held in #punjabi, starting July 26, 2024. Future sessions will be held in English, too. To register, phone 778-549-2863 or email seniors@dcrs.ca Learn more about our services for seniors here: www.dcrs.ca/our-services/services-for-seniors/ #seniors #ActiveAging #seniorshub #forpeopleforcommunities #surreybc #Delta #seniors ... See MoreSee Less
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