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June Client of the Month: Mia Scalabrin

June Client of the Month: Mia Scalabrin

Meet Mia Scalabrin our June Client of the Month! Upon graduating university, Mia was not sure which career path to take. Returning to Montreal after spending time in the US, Mia wanted to become fluent in French, and wanted to take advantage of this musical city. Her main goal however was to get her foot in the door of her professional career. Her lack of work experience and uncertain career path made this a challenge, but with the help of YES, she accomplished her goal.

April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Dive into a wealth of valuable content tailored to jumpstart your April! Whether you’re aiming for career advancement, eager to elevate your artistic career, seeking entrepreneurial guidance, or looking to enhance your French fluency, we’ve got you covered with a diverse line-up of workshops and programs.

April Client of the Month: Kate Lavut

April Client of the Month: Kate Lavut

Meet Kate Lavut, our April Client of the Month! Kate is the playwright of A Little Bit Pregnant and is also the author and illustrator of the graphic novel ‘Chico’ which was shortlisted for the Quebec Writers Federation Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. In 2015, she founded Paper Dog Press, a small publishing house that specializes in illustrated children’s books and graphic novels that are all printed locally in Montreal. She published ‘Crowned in Curls’, by 14-year-old author Aisha Boubacar which gained national attention and is currently in talks to become a television series.

Did You Miss Out On Our Business Skills for Creative Souls Artists Conference?

Did You Miss Out On Our Business Skills for Creative Souls Artists Conference?

Last Monday, the Unitarian Church of Montreal was buzzing with energy as close to 100 artists and creatives gathered, all eager to delve into the strategies for thriving as an artist.

Our panels were packed with insight, covering everything from earning a livable income to defining success on your terms. Speakers shared invaluable tips on finding your niche, bouncing back from rejection, and crafting your unique path to success as an artist.

March Newsletter

March Newsletter

Spring into action with our March Newsletter! Every step of your journey with us is carefully crafted to guide you toward success; whether you’re in pursuit of the perfect job, nurturing your creative side, building your business, or honing your French proficiency. Get ready to dive into the boundless opportunities that March has in store for you!

March Client of the Month: Sarah Aziz

March Client of the Month: Sarah Aziz

Meet Sarah Aziz, our March Client of the Month! Despite facing hurdles such as lacking qualifications and navigating a new city, Sarah’s determination remained unwavering in her job search. Her aspirations to work in the healthcare field fueled her job search, alongside her goal of finding stability while balancing her personal and professional life. Seeking opportunities to improve her skills and expand her knowledge, Sarah actively sought learning opportunities to enhance her employability and pave the way for her career growth. With these objectives in mind, Sarah began actively seeking employment in July 2023, marking the start of her transformative journey.