Employment Resources

When you’re looking for work, it can be hard to know where to turn.

Welcome to our Employment Resources page, your gateway to a wide range of job search resources designed to enhance your employment journey.

Iris Unger Recognition Award – Apply Today!!

Iris Unger Recognition Award – Apply Today!!

For more than 18 years, as our longest-standing Executive Director, Iris Unger stewarded the growth and expansion of our organization. The Iris Unger Recognition Award aims to honor exceptional artists and entrepreneurs whose project embodies these values. If you are a YES Client and have created an artistic project or business that has positively impacted your community, we encourage you to apply.

French For The Workforce

French For The Workforce

Looking to boost your professional French skills? Join French for the Workforce, our comprehensive program designed to help you excel in workplace conversations, job interviews, and meetings. Whether you’re looking for a job or want to increase your career prospects, our courses will provide you with the skills and confidence you need to succeed.

The Pros and Cons of Remote Work

The Pros and Cons of Remote Work

Until a few short years ago, the idea of working remotely was firmly planted in “must be nice” territory for most employees, with just 20% of people whose work could be done remotely actually working remotely. Fast-forward to the post-pandemic landscape of 2023, and remote work has become the new normal. But, as many employees are fast discovering, remote work arrangements have their pros and cons. It’s worth considering both before deciding what works best for you!

So You’re About To Graduate … What’s Next?

So You’re About To Graduate … What’s Next?

Graduation is a major milestone, but what happens next? Don’t wait too long to start your job search. Gain real-world experience while you’re still a student. Reflect on what’s best for you. Network with professionals in your field. Access valuable resources and support. Set yourself up for a lifetime of success and fulfillment. Congratulations and best of luck on your journey!

English Mental Health Services & Resources

No matter where you are on your employment or entrepreneurial journey, taking care of your mental health is important. To help you find the support you need, we have compiled a comprehensive list of English-language mental health resources across the province. Whether you need help with stress, anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues, there are resources available to support you. Don’t hesitate to prioritize your mental well-being and explore these resources today.

Mental Health And The Work Place: It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

Mental Health And The Work Place: It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

It’s time to break the stigma surrounding mental health in the workplace. Despite increasing awareness, many employees still fear discrimination and are reluctant to ask for help. But it’s okay to not be okay. In this article, we delve into the importance of mental health and the reasons why it’s important to prioritize it in the workplace. Together, let’s create a supportive and understanding environment where employees feel comfortable seeking help and taking care of their mental well-being.

Career Fairs: How to Prep for Success!

Career Fairs: How to Prep for Success!

Career fairs are one of the very few places where hundreds of employers gather under one roof to recruit new employees. With the job-hunting season in full swing—particularly for those of you graduating this spring – these can be great events to help you evaluate your career options.  But with hundreds of job seekers who will be there trying to land a job, the competition is tough. So you’ll need to take full advantage of this opportunity to get yourself noticed.